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The Best Insta-Worthy Places in Jacksonville to Visit for the Holidays

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One of the best things about the holiday season is the chance to be with friends and family and of course, taking festive photos. From seasonally-decorated backdrops to twinkling lights, and even holiday-themed bars and restaurants, tis’ the season for Instagram! So, grab your partner, friends and family and get ready to strike a pose at these insta-worthy places in Jacksonville! 

📷 Selfie WRLD Jax

Selfie WRLD Jax

It’s no secret that a place called Selfie World would be one of the most insta-worthy places in Jacksonville, and for those looking for a seasonal backdrop, this is just the place! With an array of decorated walls and all-new sets decorated for the holidays, this is a must-visit for those hoping to get the perfect holiday shot. From brightly colored floral arrangements, regal thrones, silver trees, and even funky disco-themed backdrops, Selfie WRLD Jax has something for everyone this holiday season!

Monday-Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday-Thursday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Friday-Saturday|  12:00pm–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–9:00pm

📍 11112 San Jose Blvd Suite 25, Jacksonville, FL 32223

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Blackhawk Bluff Christmas Display on Girvin Road

Everyone knows that light displays are one of the most beautiful sights when it comes to the holiday season. Drive through the vibrantly decorated Blackhawk Bluff neighborhood on Girvin Road and take in the sight of hundreds of twinkling lights, fully-decorated houses, and displays hanging from oak trees from every corner. Taking place for over 15 years, Girvin Road has been recognized as one of the best light displays in north Florida and is fun for the whole family! So pile in your car or truck bed and drive slow, playing your favorite holiday tunes along the way. Just be sure to have your camera ready because this is one of the most insta-worthy places in Jacksonville for the holidays!

Wednesday | 5:30pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 6:00pm–10:00pm
Friday-Saturday |  6:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday-Tuesday | Closed

📍 1419 Yamasi Trail, Jacksonville, FL 32225

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Miracle Pop-Up Bars

Nothing goes better than a delicious cocktail and a holiday theme, and that’s precisely what Miracle Pop-Up bar was founded on! Each holiday season, Miracle creates a festive dream in select bars and restaurants throughout the country. From vibrant decor and holiday-themed cocktails, this is one of the most insta-worthy places in Jacksonville. With two locations to choose from, including Grape & Grain Exchange in San Marco and Forgotten Tonic in St. Augustine, guests can choose from festive sips including Bad Santa, Christmapoliton, Jolly Koala, and more from now through the end of December. Cheers!

Grape & Grain Exchange

Sunday-Thursday | 12:00pm–12:00am
Friday-Saturday |  12:00pm–2:00am

📍 2000 San Marco Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32207

Forgotten Tonic

Sunday-Thursday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Friday-Saturday |  12:00pm–12:00am

📍 6 Aviles St, St. Augustine, FL 32084

📷 Dazzling Nights

Dazzling Nights

The Jacksonville Arboretum and Gardens is hosting its first-ever Dazzling Nights holiday experience. The ¾ mile journey of shimmering lights is sure to be an experience you’ll never forget. Immerse yourself into a world of holiday cheer with a 30-foot-tall Christmas tree, live entertainment, interactive light shows, and more. And get ready to snap a shot as you walk through the 65-foot tunnel covered in twinkling lights. This sparkling sight is undoubtedly one of the most insta-worthy places in Jacksonville and is fun for everyone!

November 19 – January 9| 5:30pm-9:00pm

📍1445 Millcoe Rd, Jacksonville FL, 32225

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Downtown Jax Christmas Tree

Sometimes, the best things in life are classic. That’s why the beautifully decorated Christmas tree in downtown Jacksonville is a must-visit for the holiday season. The towering 56-foot Christmas tree is decorated in over 78,000 lights,150 ornaments and has been a Jacksonville holiday tradition for over 30 years. One of the most festive insta-worthy places in Jacksonville, head downtown and strike a pose with friends, family, or your furry friend and create memories that will last a lifetime. 

📍 135 W Monroe St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Tis' the Season

We want to see your festive photos! If you visit one of these insta-worthy places in Jacksonville, be sure to tag us on FacebookInstagramTwitter and TikTok and don’t forget to use the hashtag #StuffToDoInJacksonville

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