Volusia County

A December to Remember is a multi-day seasonal extravaganza at the Riverfront Esplanade. Enjoy the lights daily from 6 until 9 p.m., Santa sightings on Fridays and a Holiday Bazaar on Saturdays. Plus: The Howl-iday Pet parade is on Wednesday, Dec. 20, at 6 p.m. (Pre-registration is required.) and a Movie on the Lawn showing of The Polar Express is on Friday, Dec. 22, at 6 p.m. For the full December to Remember calendar of events, visit the Riverfront Esplanade site.

Listen to the sounds of the season at the Athens Theatre. “White Christmas” features songs from Irving Berlin in holiday fashion. Performances run through Dec. 17. For more holiday magic, including the Athens Theatre Youth Academy showcases, visit the Athens Theatre website to purchase tickets.

Don’t let Scrooge take over this season. Get rid of any “bah humbug” attitudes with the holiday classic “A Christmas Carol” at The Little Theatre of New Smyrna Beach. This beloved staging opens Thursday, Nov. 30 and closes on Dec. 10. Visit their site for dates, times and ticket prices.

DeLand Christmas Lights show is a spectacular display of nearly 10,000 glowing bulbs. Available daily to experience starting Dec. 1 until Dec. 31. Pack a snack and pull up your car or blanket to the Stetson Baptist Church. Beginning at 5:30 each evening until 8:30 p.m., the spectacle is about 30 minutes and repeats throughout the evening.

Flagler County:

Palm Coast Holiday Market happens on Dec. 2 from until 9 p.m. with 35 local vendors and artisans. Enjoy food trucks, kid activities and merriment.

Palm Coast Holiday Market

The Fitzgerald Performing Arts Center presents Motown & Mo Bringing in the Holidays, an all-ages crowd pleaser with favorite tunes from decades past. Tickets are $30. Show time is Dec. 2 at 5 p.m.

Santa visits Veterans Park! Every Friday beginning Dec. 1, St. Nick comes to the park from 6-8 p.m. Bring your kids to chat with the Big Guy. (This is free!)


2023 Palm Coast Holiday Boat Parade

Boat Parade sails through on Dec. 9 at 6 pm. The trail of sails begins at Cochise Waterway, heading south on the Intracoastal under Hammond Dunes Toll Bridge and by Waterfront Park. This event is a free spectacle for all ages!

Starlight Parade makes a grand return on Dec. 16 at 9 a.m. Come early for pre-march activities and games. The parade starts at 11 a.m. in front of Belle Terre Elementary.

St. Johns County

When the weather outside is delightful, celebrate the festive time at Christmas on the Farm! Sykes Family Farms offers hayrides, cocoa, shining lights and so much more!

Christmas on the Farm

The St. Augustine Ballet presents The Nutcracker at the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College. Performances are on Dec. 15, at 7 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 26, at 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 17, at 2 p.m. Visit their site to purchase tickets.

St. Augustine Winter Spectacular takes centerstage at the Lewis Auditorium at Flagler College on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 2, at 2 p.m. Tickets start at $20. Visit their website to reserve your seats!

What happens when traditions are about to end? Find out in the play The Trouble with Traditions, a Christmas musical at Limelight Theatre. Tickets are $30 plus fees and open Dec. 7 at 7:30 p.m. Visit Limelight Theatre for a complete list of days and times.


Please note: event details are subject to change. We recommend confirming all information, including date, time, venue and any additional details, closer to the event date.

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