Holiday Celebrations

Beaches Town Center Holiday Celebration


Saturday, December 5th, This free Holiday event will be held where Atlantic Beach and Neptune Beach meet the beach. Starting at 3 p.m. with a bike parade, there will be musical and dance performances, face painting and “Make your own and take it home” craft tables for all ages. Jump on the hayride  and join in the activities set up throughout Beaches Town Center.  The Mayors of both cities will light the community tree & Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by sleigh at 6 pm. The City of Atlantic Beach, The City of Neptune Beach, The Sea Horse Oceanfront Hotel, Beaches Town Center Agency and The Beaches Town Center Merchants Association sponsor this annual event.



Santa Claus will lead the parade. Prizes awarded for bikes and scooters decorated in a holiday theme!  And many other consolation prizes!


3-5:30 pm

  • Make your own & Take it home Craft Tables for all ages 
  • Hayride throughout Beaches Town Center
  • Cookie Decorating at Joseph’s Pizza
  • Jingle and Mingle in the Courtyard at 200 First Street
  • Face Painting at Shorelines Gift Shop
  • Dangling Donut Game at Jewels by Lubeck
  • Christmas Card Holiday Quick Takes at Deanne Dunlop Photography




Starting at 3 pm, ongoing entertainment including holiday tunes and performances by Nancy Dance Studio, Alius Studio, Studio 1014 and the First Coast Center for Performing Arts.


6 pm

  • Mayoral Address and Tree Lighting
  • Mayport Middle School Band
  • Santa & Mrs. Claus meets with the children


 For more information, contact Timmy Johnson at 247-5828 or



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