2019 Holiday Gift Guide

Give Experiences, Make Memories


Tis the season for trees, lights & quality family time. Make the most of your holidays by giving your munchkins memories that will last a lifetime via our 2019 Gift Guide, presented by iFly

iFly. The best things aren’t things, they’re experiences. This holiday season, give the only gift friends and family will remember: a gift voucher for iFLY to do indoor sky diving! Save up to 40% off standard rates. This is a gift they’ll remember for the rest of their lives. Click here today to book the best gift ever!

Burnt Glassworks. Give the gift of glass – Burnt Glassworks offers gift cards towards hands-on glassblowing experiences!  Gift card recipients can come into the studio and choose colors, then work one-on-one with a professional glassblower to create some unique glass. Prices start at $35. Children 6 & up are welcome to participate.

Children’s Art Classes. Give a child the gift of art! Children’s Art Classes offers full instruction to include painting, drawing, design, printmaking, clay and so much more. Classes available for ages 3 through adult. Help your child reach their true potential in the art studio or the classroom. You can purchase ongoing classes or a one-time workshop starting at just $20! Click here for details.

Jacksonville School of the Arts. Music lessons and classes for all ages & levels. Piano, violin, guitar, voice, drums and more! Schedule a $10 introductory private lesson with one of our awesome staff! Your little will love Music Mommy & Me and Baby School ages 4-36 months. Music Readiness ages 3 & 4. Try free classes! Call 757-717-7187 or email for info.

Jacksonville Symphony. Give the gift of music this holiday season! Bring the family for traditional carols and sing-along medleys at Holiday Pops, experience Tchaikovsky’s timeless ballet with orchestra at the First Coast Nutcracker, or celebrate the season with one of the most inspiring works of music ever written, Handel’s Messiah. The Symphony has something for everyone on your list!

Marineland. Stuff those stockings early with a gift that keeps giving for the whole year!  Marineland Dolphin Adventure Annual Passes BOGO free, each additional pass at 50% off! Passholders receive unlimited admission, year round discounts, no blackout dates. Black Friday Discount available Nov 29 – Dec 7, 2019.

St. Augustine Aquarium. An experience makes the perfect gift! It always fits! Admission tickets to the aquarium to view seahorses; touch starfish & horseshoe crabs; see over 200 colorful reef fish, cownose rays, sharks; and dig for shark teeth. Feedings, meet & greets and snorkeling are also available! New: Shark paintings of canvas or t shirts! Click here for details.

Gift a Love of Reading. This year, give your child a year of quality books chosen just for him/her. Subscribe to Munchkin Reads and get 4-5 book recommendations every month, plus access to your very own personal librarian, who’s on standby to answer questions and make additional recs. Best $50 you’ll spend this year.


fri13dec9:00 amAdventure Landing WinterFEST @ Adventure Landing Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

fri13dec10:00 amPhotos With Santa @ Orange Park Mall Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

fri13dec11:00 am5:00 pmGingerbread Extravaganza @ Old St Andrews Price: $10 Adults; $5 Youth (4–18); Free kids (0-3) Ages: All ages

fri13dec5:00 pm9:00 pmIlluminating Nature @ Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens Price: Free Ages: All ages

fri13dec6:00 pm8:30 pmCatty Claws Christmas @ The Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary Price: $17 Adults, $10 children Ages: All ages

fri13dec6:00 pm9:00 pmChristmas Classics Movie Night @ Southside United Methodist Church Price: Free Ages: All ages

fri13dec6:00 pm9:30 pmJax Illuminations Drive Thru @ Morocco Shrine Center Price: $20-$35 Ages: All ages

fri13dec6:00 pm10:00 pmAlhambra Theatre: Elf Musical @ Alhambra Dinner Theatre Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

fri13dec7:30 pmSCROOGE! The Musical @ Amelia Musical Playhouse Price: $15-$25 Ages: All ages

sat14dec8:00 am10:00 amBreakfast with Santa @ Dave and Buster's Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

sat14dec8:30 amHoliday Breakfast with Santa @ Ritz-Carlton Amelia Price: $49 adults, $25 kids Ages: All ages

sat14dec8:30 am11:30 amBreakfast with Santa @ Seven Bridges Grille & Brewery Price: $20 Adults; $10 Children (0-12) Ages: All ages

sat14dec9:30 amFamily Gingerbread School @ Ritz-Carlton Amelia Price: $175 Ages: All ages

sat14dec10:00 am11:00 amSt. Mary's Santa Express @ Theatre by the Trax Price: $20 Adult; $14 Children (3-12); Free (0-2) Ages: All ages

sat14dec10:00 am3:00 pmHolidays in Hemming @ Hemming Park Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat14dec11:00 am4:00 pmYulee Holiday Parade & Festival @ Yulee High School Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat14dec11:00 am1:00 pmBreakfast with the Grinch @ Princess Patch Girls Spa Price: $42.95 per child Ages: All ages

sat14dec11:00 am9:00 pmChristmas at Congaree @ Congaree and Penn Price: $15

sat14dec2:00 pm3:30 pmFeaturedClay Santa Workshops @ Children's Art Classes Beaches Price: 20 Ages: Ages 3+

sat14dec2:00 pm6:00 pmArmy Navy Watch Party @ TIAA Bank Field Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat14dec4:00 pm5:45 pmCool Side of Yuletide Holiday Concert @ Hendricks Avenue Baptist Church Price: $25 each Ages: All ages

sat14dec7:00 pm9:00 pmJungle Bells. Unusual Christmas Celebration @ St. John's Cathedral Price: $25 per ticket Ages: All ages

sat14dec7:30 pm9:30 pmHandel's Messiah @ Jacksonville Symphony Price: Prices vary Ages: All ages

sun15dec10:00 amRudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer Toddler Time @ Sweet Pete's Price: $7.50 Ages: Toddlers

sun15dec11:30 am6:30 pmSanta Photos & Cupcakes @ Smallcakes Cupcakery & Creamery Price: $35 Ages: All ages

sun15dec12:00 pm2:00 pmCaring Santa @ Sensory Towne Price: $12 non members; $6 members Ages: All ages

sun15dec1:00 pm6:00 pmLuminaria @ Memorial Park Price: Free Ages: All ages

sun15dec3:00 pmSundaes & Santa Photos @ Bartram Springs Community Amenity Center Price: Free Ages: All ages

sun15dec5:30 pm8:00 pmLuminaria Bike Ride @ Florida State College at Jacksonville - Kent Campus Price: Free Ages: All ages

sun15dec5:30 pmLuminaria Bike Ride @ Florida State College Price: Free Ages: All ages

sun15dec6:00 pm9:00 pmRiverside Avondale Preservation Luminaria 2019 @ Riverside and Avondale Price: Free Ages: All ages

sat21dec2:30 pm4:00 pmFeaturedClay Santa Workshops @ Children's Art Classes Baymeadows Price: 20 Ages: Ages 3+

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