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Address: 12745 Chandler View Court, Jacksonville

Name:  Steve Loveall

Hours: 6 to 10 p.m. weekdays; 6 to 11 p.m. weekends

Details: About 15,000 computerized lights set to music broadcast to your car's radio, plus a singing Christmas tree quartet, 15-foot mega tree and snow machines.

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Address: 6091 Chestnut Gelding Lane, Jacksonville

Name: Mikki

Hours: 6 to 9 p.m. nightly

About the display: AMP’d Christmas is a fun, dazzling, and family oriented production that consists of thousands of LED lights and pixels “dancing” to music. This music is broadcast over the radio so that you can enjoy the show from the comfort and warmth of your car.

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Address: 7870 Dwyer Drive, Jacksonville

Name: Leon and Tammie Joiner

Hours: 5 to 11 p.m. nightly

About the display: Over 30 inflatables and more than 20,000 lights.

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Address: 3 Bonita Drive, Ponte Vedra Beach

Name: Angie

Hours: 6 to 10 p.m. nightly

About the display: A holiday fixture for eight years, each year the display grows bigger and bigger. Features include lights dancing to music, candy cane lane, penguin hangout, Nativity scene and lots more.

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Address: 225 E. Duval St., Jacksonville

Name: Jacksonville Children's Chorus

Hours: 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. nightly

About the display: The Jacksonville Children's Chorus (JCC) is proud to present its third annual downtown holiday celebration by illuminating the outside of its downtown office with festive lights synchronized to recorded songs of the season performed by JCC. Holiday, Christmas and Hanukkah songs will be broadcast on 94.5 FM radio for onlookers to enjoy.

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Address: 1235 Grandview Drive, Jacksonville

Name: Drew Ludwig

Hours: 6 to 10 p.m. weekdays; 6 to 11 p.m. weekends

About the display: Roof lights, lighted deer on roof, telephone pole made up like a Christmas tree with ornaments, lights in trees, lights on the boat, and much more, including holiday music.

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Address: 1392 Nochaway Drive, St. Augustine

Name: Jonathan Landingham

Hours: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. nightly

About the display: Over 3,000 lights, a mix of individually controlled “pixel LED lights” and Christmas lights that are synchronized to 15 songs. LED light matrix and blowmolds and other lighting.

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Address: 1618 Majestic View Lane, Fleming Island

Name: Tony and Kelly Toledo

Hours: Dusk to midnight

About the display: Lights are choreographed with motion and music.

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Address: 3629 Ft. Peyton Circle, St. Augustine

Name: Nicole Benchoff

Hours: 5:30 to 11 p.m. nightly

Tell us about the display: Around 50 Christmas blowups (and our neighbors have around 200!) It's a winter wonderland!

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Address: 3710 Beauclerc Road, Jacksonville

Name: Doug Alred

Hours: 5:30 to 10:30 p.m. nightly

About the display: It's a winter wonderland with lots of white lights and inflatables — and even snow machines on the weekends.

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Address: 4738 Sussex Ave, Jacksonville

Name: Chris Bohl

Hours: 6 to 11 p.m. nightly

About the display: 13,725 lights, including a 4-foot star that has 600 led lights and two crepe myrtles that have 5,000 lights.

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Address: 5355 Calf Rope Lane Jacksonville

Name: Gary & Cheryl Winsett

Submitted by: Melissa Sposato

Hours: 5 to 9:30 p.m. nightly

About the display: Several displays of lights - Santa and sleigh, Nativity Scene, Trains. Several neighborhood homes are decorated across the street as well.        

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Address: 1111 Dorwinion Drive, Jacksonville

Name: Dale Romine


About the display: Lighted and moving figures; holograms change daily; lights, lights and more lights!

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Address: 4568 Royal Port Drive, Jacksonville
Name: Mike Ellison
Hours: 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Sun.-Thurs; 6:30-10:30 p.m. or later on Fri & Sat. (Extended hours on Christmas Eve & Christmas Night)
Details: This is the 9th year of Mikayla's Magical Christmas Lightshow. There are 27,000 lights on 120 channels synchronized to music. We have a variety of songs, including a military tribute song using only the Red, White, and Blue lights. Our show in on a continuous loop that takes about 30 mins to see from start to finish and primarily focuses on the true meaning of Christmas. We have a 20' mega tree along with a 10-foot spiral tree. We are usually outside greeting our visitors and passing out candy canes, so we welcome them to get out of their cars, take pics or videos, and enjoy the Christmas spirit of others gathered. We have outdoor speakers to hear the music or on cold nights you can stay in your car and enjoy the music on FM channel 102.1.

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Address: 2185 Longley Green Court, Jacksonville
Name: J.R. Williams
Hours: 6 to 11 p.m. nightly
About the display: Thousands of lights and over 15 animated scenes.

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Address: 5224 Hoof Print Drive N., Jacksonville
Name: Tony & Margie Quintana
Hours: Dusk til 10 p.m. weekdays; until 11p.m. weekends
About the display: House and Gazebo outlined with lots of light and and yard filled with blow molds, but the Nativity is front and center.

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Address: 3354 Shenandoah Drive East, Orange Park

Name: Amy Carr

Hours: Dusk till 10:00 p.m. weekdays; until 11:00 p.m. weekends.

About the display: About 5,000 LED lights computer controlled and synced to music and video, all broadcasted on FM to the comfort of your vehicle.

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Address: 12055 Evans Bluff Court

Name: Rodney Walker

Hours: 5:30 p.m. to midnight

About the display: All LED lights around 20k lots of hanging stars, snowflakes, lighted balls and meteor lights hanging across the street.          

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Deck the Chairs

What: Twenty-six lifeguard chairs decorated with lights and more as well as the iconic 30-foot Deck the Chairs tree. Additional special events throughout the month.

When: Nightly, through Jan. 1. 4:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m.

Where: Latham Plaza and Seawalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach

Cost: Free

For more information: (904) 716-3853 or deckthechairs.org

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Jacksonville Zoolights

What: Thousands of LED lights transform the zoo into a winter wonderland with moving sculptures, forests of lighted trees and animal silhouettes. Extras not included in the price of general admission include a lighted train ride, carousel rides, marshmallow roasting and more.

When: Dec. 8-10, and Dec. 15-Jan. 5. (Closed Christmas Day.) 6-10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, 6-9:30 p.m. Sundays-Thursdays. (The zoo closes at 5 p.m. and reopens for Zoolights at 6 p.m.)

Where: Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens, 370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville

Cost: $10, non-members; $8, members.

For more information: (904) 757-4463 or jacksonvillezoo.org.

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Night of Lights

What: Millions of holiday lights outline the historic city’s government buildings, businesses and more in what National Geographic magazine has named one of the 10 best places in the world to see holiday lights.

When: Nightly, through Jan. 31

Where: Historic St. Augustine, including Plaza de la Constitucion, Bridge of Lions and other downtown buildings and businesses

Cost: Free (Free parking and shuttle rides available.)

For more information:  NightsofLights.com

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Jacksonville Landing Christmas Tree

What: 56-foot tall Christmas tree, featuring 78,000 lights and 240 ornaments

When: Nightly through Jan. 1

Where: Jacksonville Landing courtyard

Cost: Free

For more information: jacksonvillelanding.com

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Enchanted Christmas Village

What: More than 1 million lights decorate the village, which features wagon rides and other holiday activities.

When: Dec. 1-3; 8-10; 15-17; 21-23. 5 to 10 p.m.

Where: The Hope Pavilion, 899 Palm Valley Road, Ponte Vedra Beach

Cost: $10 (child), $19 (adult), or $50 (two adults, two children)

For more information: (888) 486-6413 or jacksonvillechristmas.com

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Jax Illuminations

What: A mile-long drive-thru holiday light display featuring a half million LED lights synchronized to holiday music broadcast to your car’s radio.

When: Nightly through Dec. 31. 6 to 9:30 p.m.

Where: Morocco Shrine Center, 3800 St. Johns Bluff Road S., Jacksonville.

Cost: $20 (car, truck or minivan); $35 (passenger van)

For more information: (904) 316-5673 or jaxilluminations.com

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Jacksonville Light Boat Parade

What: Dozens of lighted boats cruising the St. Johns River.

When:  Saturday, Dec. 30. 7 p.m.

Where: Northbank and Southbank, Downtown Jacksonville

Cost: Free

For more information: jacksonvillelanding.com


Looking for a family-friendly evening event? Gas up the car and head out to see some of Jacksonville's best Christmas lights displays as shared by Times-Union/Jacksonville.com readers. Here's a preview of some of those displays, courtesy of photos submitted by display creators.

View the entire list of displays on our interactive map at jacksonville.com.

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