Weekend Guide 15+ Things To Do in Jax This Weekend

  • by Sali Salameh
  • November 24, 2020
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We hope you're not too full for a great time because there is a lot of festive fun happening in and around the 904 this weekend! Before we get into the weekend's events, we want you to know how thankful we are for supporting us and being a part of the 904 family! Be sure to tag us @904HappyHour and #904HappyHour on all of your fun activities this weekend.

Celebrate The Season on Jekyll Island 

The holidays are here and Jekyll Island is one of our top holiday road trip destinations to visit! Jekyll Island is just a little over an hour away from Jacksonville and is transforming into a winter wonderland with over a half-million lights, holiday events and so much more! Enjoy the Holly Jolly Jekyll season from November 27-January 3!

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Jacksonville Light Boat Parade

It’s the return of the Jax Light Boat Parade, happening this Saturday from 6 – 9 pm. It's been a holiday tradition for over 30 years and finishes with one of Jacksonville’s largest fireworks shows! It’s viewable from both the Northbank & Southbank Riverwalks!

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Miracle Pop Up Christmas Bars

Starting this weekend until Christmas, Miracle Pop-Ups are coming to two locations: Miracle on the Square at Grape & Grain Exchange in Jacksonville as well as Miracle at Forgotten Tonic in St. Augustine. Miracle pop-up bars are festive, fun and whimsical destinations for gathering with friends to enjoy delicious seasonal drinks, and 2020 will bring the same holiday magic along with a few twists to keep the health and safety of guests a top priority.

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Black Friday at Diamonds Direct

Diamonds Direct announced this week that their 20% Off* Holiday Savings Event is extended through cyber Monday, 11/30! If you're looking for the perfect Christmas gift or planning on proposing this holiday season, then hurry in to see our friends at Diamonds Direct because it's their last big sale of the year! Start browsing gifts now on their Holiday Gift Guide!

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BOGO at Rainbow Shades for Black Friday

Grab some new shades for yourself and someone on your holiday shopping list at Rainbow Shades this weekend! They are offering BOGO 70% on select items as well as price matching all authorized retailers.

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Drive-In Movies This Weekend

Grab some family and friends and head out to enjoy a movie from the safety of your car! We're so thankful that Sun-Ray Cinema puts on the best movies at the tailgaters parking next to TIAA Bank Field and its only $24 a car! PS - Get excited because holiday movies start next weekend!

This Weekend:

11/27: Back To The Future @ 7pm

11/27: Spaceballs @ 9:15pm

11/28: Zappa @ 7pm

11/28: Freaked @ 9:30pm

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Nights of Lights GRINCHmas Ride 

Plenty of GRINCHmas antics on this ride! Enjoy this family-oriented, fun-filled and ever so entertaining GRINCHmas experience. There are plenty of photo ops on this 45-minute ride through the holiday lights, holiday music, and sights of millions of dazzling lights and numerous displays! The tour can seat up to 7 adult guests.

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Music on the Main: Ramona & Tree Lighting Ceremony

This Friday from 5:30 – 8:30 pm, join the "Music on Main" as Historic Springfield ceremoniously turn on the holiday lights and a 25-foot tree! Bring a blanket and picnic and enjoy some favorite local food vendors. Food and drink purchases and live music by RAMONA will start at 5:30 pm. The tree lighting ceremony will be at 6 pm. Social distance squares will be marked for safe viewing and enjoyment.

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Cathedral District in Downtown Jax

Every night from Nov. 27- Dec. 31, 2020, thousands of sparkling lights are illuminating Downtown Jacksonville's historic churches and architectural landmarks. Enjoy audio narration as well as music by the Jacksonville symphony all from the safety of your car. 

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Juice and Smoothie Bar: Juice Paradise

Juice it up! Grab your post-thanksgiving cleanse at one of our favorite local spots. Juice Paradise! Stop by for your dose of paradise with a juice, smoothie, wellness shot, acai/pitaya bowl, or newly released gourmet toast.

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Daily’s Dash Holiday Sandwich

Daily’s Dash epic holiday feast sandwich is back for a limited time only! Get it before it’s gone, filled with delicious roast turkey, turkey gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce and is served hot on fresh, ciabatta bread!

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Sweet Pete's Candy Cane Classes 

Looking for a family-friendly holiday activity? Only at Sweet Pete’s can you watch the age-old tradition of creating hand-made candy canes. Ages 4 and up are welcome to join in on this sweet adventure. All guests will shape canes to take home for their snacking pleasure.

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Nights of Lights 

The time of year we have all been waiting for! The regions’ most spectacular holiday spectacle will take place every evening from November 14 to January 31! St. Augustine’s Nights of Lights features millions of tiny white lights that create a magical atmosphere in the Nation’s Oldest City, and it’s free of charge.

How To See The Lights

Jax Beach Annual Deck the Chairs 

The annual Jax Beach Deck the Chairs 2020 is starting this Saturday! Happening in the Seawalk Pavilion and Latham Plaza park space there will be lights and more lights! Come out and enjoy this free six-week event that lights up our beaches nightly.

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Illuminations Drive-Thru Light Show 

Bring the family together for this fun Jacksonville Tradition at the Morocco Shrine. Load up the family and tune your car radio to the special radio station. Listen to your favorite holiday tunes as you drive through a million lights that dance, twinkle and sparkle to the music. The Drive-thru features two mega trees, a 300 ft tunnel of lights, custom Christmas scenes and much more.

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Mayday Pink Friday

Mayday Iceream is having their soft opening in Riverside Jacksonville this Friday! Their team is excited to serve their handcrafted ice cream with delicious homemade sprinkles and bring joy to your Thanksgiving weekend.

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Jacksonville Jaguars vs Cleveland Browns 

Go out and support the Jacksonville Jaguars this Sunday as they face the Cleveland Browns at TIAA Bank Field!

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