• Things to do in Jacksonville: Check out your weekend event guide for December 14-16!

    By: Karlyn McKell

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    Get prepared for a busy weekend in Jacksonville with your full event guide here. Be sure to also tune into our weekly Facebook Live show Jax in Action every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

     

    Miller Lite presents: The Ugly Sweater Pre-Game Party

    The Jacksonville Icemen and Miller Lite are attempting to break the World Record for Most Ugly Sweaters ahead of the Icemen game this Saturday at 7:00 p.m. 

    The pre-game party is family friendly fun for all, with activities such as a live DJ, photos with Santa-FANG, human snow globe races, food trucks, and much more. The party will be held in the plaza at Veterans Memorial Arena. Don't forget your ugly sweater! 

     

    Fernandina Beach Lighted Christmas Parade

    Downtown Fernandina Beach will light up for its annual lighted Christmas parade this Saturday. The parade will be held on Centre Street and will feature a marching band, walkers, dancers, cars and floats all decorated for the holidays. 


    Apex Theatre Studio presents: A Christmas Story


    Watch a live performance of "A Christmas Story" this weekend at the Ponte Vedra Concert Hall. This full-length comedic play is based on the beloved film. All of the elements from the classic motion picture are here, live on stage - from the famous lamp post scene to the exploding furnace. 

     

    Washington Redskins vs. Jacksonville Jaguars

    The last Jaguars home game is this Sunday at TIAA Bank Field. The Washington Redskins will be in town for the matchup that starts at 1 p.m. CBS47/FOX30 Action News Jax is proud to be the official station for the Jaguars. 

     

    Nights of Lights

    Downtown St. Augustine is transformed by millions of lights at this display that has been internationally recognized. Throughout winter you can see the lights by boat, trolley or foot. Expect traffic delays on weekend nights. 

     

    First Coast Nutcracker

    Enjoy this timeless holiday classic with performances Friday-Sunday. Jacoby Hall's Nutcracker will feature our area's only live orchestra performance. If you love both the sights and sounds of the Nutcracker, this performance is for you! 

     

    The Nutcracker

    The Florida Ballet will also be performing The Nutcracker at UNF. Dancers from around Florida will perform the holiday classic. Think swirling snowflakes and dancing bon bons. 

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