Written by Jenn Heller
Excited for the holidays but wondering how you will keep the kids from getting bored and making you no doubt pull your hair out? Winter Break is one of the best times of the year for our little ones, but it can also be exhausting trying to keep them entertained. Hopefully you can hit up some of these local area events and create some memories this year!
Seven Bridges Breakfast with Santa – It’s not too late to visit Santa, share some pancakes and maybe a last minute gift request. Seating is limited at Santa’s table!
Jax Illuminations Drive Thru Holiday Light Show – Load up the mini van for this favorite drive thru light show going on thru January 2.
Deck the Chairs – Featuring more than 40 lighted lifeguard chairs decorated to the hilt, this one is a fan favorite. Going on thru January 1.
WinterFEST at Adventure Landing – Get ready for holiday thrills and chills on the slopes of Adventure Landing. Thru January 3.
ZOOLights at Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens – A fantastic light experience completely transforms the Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens thru January 3.
Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex Snow Days Open Skating – Get out your ice skates and head to the rink for some chilly extended hours on the ice thru January 3.
Pinspiration Jacksonville – D-I-Y Winterbreak Camps ornament creating.
Santa’s Balloon Factory – A fun, socially distanced, pop-up balloon art exhibit + holiday pictures with snow! Thru December 26
Santa’s Workshop & Reindeer Games All Day Workshop – It’s the perfect time for some hands-on holiday project creations! December 21
Ornament Extravaganza and LEGOs All Day Workshop – It’s time to decorate the Christmas Tree so why not do it in style? December 22
Sweet Pete’s – Candy making classes!
If you have other ideas, please let us know, and we’ll add to the list.