Pet Paradise Amelia VIP Party and More Stuff to do in Jacksonville

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Jacksonville! Whether you are celebrating Christmas or just want to spend time with family, we have your weekend plans. From holiday lights in Jacksonville to a pet party, we have it the ultimate list.

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It's a Paw-ty!

📷 Stuff To Do in Jacksonville

Raise your paw if you are ready for the Grand Opening of the newest Pet Paradise location in the Amelia/Yulee area! This ticketed VIP Party offers you and your pet a first look into Pet Paradise Amelia. Grab your fur friend on December 21st for food, drinks, holiday cookies, live music, giveaways & more! You can look forward to previewing some of our new features while letting your pet get a taste of Paradise!
Event Details
🗓 Dec 21 | 5:00pm–7:00pm
📍 Pet Paradise – Amelia
Yulee, FL 32097
🎟 FREE but must RSVP

Take a drive to see holiday displays

📷 St Augustine Ponte Vedra Historic Coast

Christmas is this week and what better way to celebrate then heading to St. Augustine to enjoy Light up the Beach at St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park. Not only  will you be in the beautiful historic city with Night of Lights happening nearby but there will be a beautiful Christmas tree on display to admire or for all the family photos. 

Event Details
🗓 Every evening – Jan 1st | 5:30PM – 10:00PM
📍St. Johns County Ocean Pier Park
St. Augustine, FL 32080

Looking to experience the St. Augustine Night of Lights? Make sure you go prepared! The St. Augustine Night of Lights is one of the biggest events in North Florida – attracting people from all over the country to see the spectacular views while touring the city.

Santa is coming!

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📷 St Augustine Ponte Vedra Historic Coast

Santa's Red Express Night of Lights Tour

Ripley’s Santa’s Red Express Nights of Lights tours will be held nightly except ChristmasYou will get to experience the beautiful holiday light display from the historic red trains while enjoying holiday carols, magic glasses and more. There will also be free entertainment on select Friday and Saturday nights in December.

Tours are around 30 minutes long and start at Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Grab your blankets and hot cocoa and make a reservation to enjoy a festive ride this weekend in St. Augustine. 

Event Details
🗓 Now – Jan 31 | 6:00pm–8:00pm
📍 Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
St. Augustine, FL 32084
🎟 $59.99 per row which will seat up to 4 people | Reservation only

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Let's go clubbin' with Chris Kringle

📷 Myth Nightclub

If you are wanting to ditch the cookies and milk for a cocktail, Myth nightclub is your place this Christmas night. They will be playing Top-40, Hip-Hop and Dance in The Main Room with so many artists! Ladies 21+ receive free drinks from 10PM – 11PM whether you are on the naughty or nice list. And another bonus for the 21+ ladies is if you come in groups of 4 or more, you will receive complimentary admission and free champagne with a ticket.

Event Details
🗓 Dec 25th | 9pm 
📍Myth Nightclub 333 East Bay Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
🎟 $7.10

"All eyes on me in the center of the ring just like a circus..."🎶

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📷 Venardos Circus

Venardos Circus

Venardos Circus is a retro-modern circus for the 21st century and is an animal-free circus! You will be transported back in time to a centuries-old tradition. You will enjoy aerialists, acrobats, juggling, balancing, comedy, magic, musical production and much more!

Event Details
🗓 Dec 26 | 1pm–2pm
📍 The St. Augustine Amphitheatre
St. Augustine, FL 32080
🎟 $13.50

Jacksonville Pro Tip


Nichole's Pro Tip:

One of Jacksonville’s best hidden gems and best place to watch the Jaguars game is Veteran’s United Brewery! It’s locally owned, and their beer cheese is even made fresh in house with one of their on-tap brews!

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