The fourth weekend of JBDTC will focus on children and the arts. The weekend will feature the Jax Beach Winter Arts Market showcasing local artists and craftsmen; PLAY SPACE presented by The Playgarden by the Sea offering fun, educational activities for kids; more than 40 decorated lifeguard chairs on display; and, the CREATE JOY Light Show. On […]
During the Create Joy Night of Music & Dance held on Sunday, December 10, JBDTC Executive Director Kurtis Loftus announced the 2017 Chair Decorating Award Winners. Ballots were distributed to visitors of JBDTC on two weekend nights. More than 100 votes were cast, and the winners are: Best of Show: Singing Palm Trees by First […]
Executive Director Kurtis Loftus learns more about this jolly fellow. Come see Santa on Sunday, December 10 at the Create Joy Night of Music & Dance, and bring your Christmas wish list!
Jacksonville Beach Deck The Chairs is an annual lighted sculptural exhibit using the iconic chairs of The American Red Cross Life Saving Corps. Forty chairs are sponsored by local business and decorated by regional artists. The exhibit is on display in downtown Jacksonville Beach for the month of December.
Founded to benefit our nation’s only remaining Volunteer Life Saving Corps, Jax Beach Deck The Chairs (JBDTC) is a one-of-a-kind holiday event. JBDTC shares a joyful spirit of diverse creativity with the local community and visitors from all over the country, and provides important economic benefit to the region during off-season. Enjoy this short video […]
JBDTC is proud to support the Volunteer Life Saving Corps of Jacksonville Beach. All net proceeds from JBDTC go to help supplement funding provided by the American Red Cross and the City of Jacksonville Beach. Funds are needed for training and outreach programs, and maintenance of its oceanfront facility. For more information, visit www.jaxbeachlifeguard.org.
During the holidays, visit Deck the Chairs in Latham Plaza and the Seawalk Pavilion in downtown Jacksonville Beach. Latham Plaza is located at the corner of First Avenue North and Second Street North. The Seawalk Pavilion area is adjacent to Latham Plaza between First Street North and the beach.