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Black Santa Winter Wonderland now open in Jacksonville

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — The much-awaited Black Santa Jax Winter Wonderland is now open.

Located inside the Ndani Village, a grand opening of the studio will take place on December 4 at 10:00 a.m.

Black Santa Jax was created by Robert and Patricia Gresham, lifelong educators who sought to fulfill a need in Jacksonville.

“Kids need to see themselves in every walk of life, it allows them to develop a strong self-image that leads to an increase in motivation and performance,” said Robert Gresham, Santa, and co-founder of Black Santa Jax.

“We make sure our kids are exposed to black architects, lawyers, doctors, presidents—why not Santa?”

This Black Santa Jax marks the ninth year of serving the Jacksonville community.

The Gresham family says this year will be the most incredible year yet, with the space completely transformed into a magical winter wonderland for children and families inside of Ndani Village this Holiday season.

Black Santa Jax is accepting walk-ins and appointments and is also available for offsite events.

To provide for the safety of both clients and staff, Black Santa Jax has COVID-19 protocols in place for your comfort. For more information about COVID-19 procedures and to book with Black Santa Jax, visit their website HERE.

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