Jacksonville Winterfest

WinterfestJacksonville Winterfest

December 4, 2021, 11AM-4PM

Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex

Join us for our Family Fun Festival that will have photos with Santa (bring your camera!), Reindeer Games, train rides, arts & crafts, face painting, live music, food trucks and a gingerbread workshop.  The annual Flotilla will be on the New River after dark.  All acitivities are free; registration and payment are required for the gingerbread workshop.

Gingerbread Workshops

We will be hosting three gingerbread workshops this year during the Winterfest Family Fun Festival.  Pre-registration and payment is required unless otherwise noted.  The cost of each kit is $10 which is payable at the time of registration. 

  • Workshop #1 - 11:30AM-12:30PM, 20 kits will be available.  Registration will open on November 8.
  • Workshop #2 - 1-2PM, 20 kits will be available.  Registration will open November 8.
  • Workshop #3 - 2:30-3:30PM, 20 kits available, day of registration only.

Jacksonville Winterfest Artisan Market

December 3-5, 2021

Jacksonville Commons Recreation Complex

Visit with and shop amongst a large collection of artisans in one location.  Admission is free and there will be kid activities available to entertain while you finish up your holiday shopping.  Door prizes will be awarded throughout the weekend and you do not have to be present to win.  Voting for the Upcycled Art Contest and the Chair-ity Contest will also be taking place during the three day market.  Be sure to stop by the voting table and vote for your favorite recycled creation.

  • Friday, Dec 3, 5-8PM
  • Saturday, Dec 4, 10AM-6PM
  • Sunday, Dec 5, 12-5PM

Photos with Santa

Santa will be available for photos on Saturday 11-4PM & Sunday 12-5PM. Pets are welcome on Sunday, December 5, between 12-5PM for special photo op. All proceeds go to a local animal rescue organization.

Interested in being a vendor at the Artisan Market?  You can find the vendor application here.

Thank You, Sponsors and Partners, for helping to make this event great!

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Winterfest is hosted by the City of Jacksonville and Jacksonville Recreation & Parks.