There's magic in the air and "in the chair" in Jacksonville this Christmas season at the sixth-annual Jacksonville Beach Deck the Chairs! This much-anticipated festival features more than 40 lighted and creatively-decorated lifeguard chairs as well as palm trees, beach huts, and boats of all sizes. There's even a "Jaguar" sleigh being pulled into the air by eight flying jaguars! If you aren't feeling merry and bright just yet, then seeing all of the festive light displays will definitely get you in the holiday spirit!

Deck the Chairs takes place at Latham Plaza and Sea Walk Pavillion in Downtown Jacksonville Beach; now through Tuesday, January 1, you can see all the spectacular holiday lights and more at this beach-themed winter wonderland. In addition to creative light displays and fabulous weekend light shows, the festival also has family-friendly activities, children's programs, arts, food vendors, live music, and interactive exhibits to delight everyone of all ages.

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A unique event with so much to offer, Deck the Chairs has been recognized as a premiere family event by People Magazine, Coastal Living, and INSIDER. And with several recent awards from The Florida Festivals and Events Association, you won't want to miss the chance to experience Christmas at Jacksonville Beach in 2018! These are just a couple of more reasons why, if you're in or near the area, you can't miss experiencing this haven of beach-hut-holiday fanfare.

With so many things to do during the holidays, carve out some time to stroll around Jacksonville Beach Deck the Chairs and get in the mood for a truly wonderful Christmas on the First Coast.

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