We are honored to serve Jacksonville and The Beaches community in our support of children’s arts. We look forward to the continued success of this culturally significant holiday experience. DTC is grateful for the opportunity to pour back into the lives of everyone living at the Beaches, especially our children who will carry these memories forever.

Jax Beach Deck The Chairs Video

Annually showcasing more than 24 holiday stage programs featuring 1000+ young performers from across the region

Supporting youth arts through public/private partnerships funding a free, 6-week exhibit, featuring 60 decorated lifeguard chairs

An estimated 120,000+ residents and visitors sharing arts programming in public space providing major economic

National and international recognition including US News, People, Insider, Weather Channel, Fox News, and Southern Living

Investment in middle school, and high school arts programs through unique, student-lead, chair display decorating challenge


Jax Beach Deck The Chairs (JBDTC) has embraced the holiday lifeguard chair decorating spirit. That fun creative energy has garnered national media attention. Google, Fox New, People Magazine, Insider and USA Today have all recognized JBDTC as one of America’s most unique holiday displays. The following are testimonials from people who have been impacted by Deck The Chairs. The Magic.

JBDTC Children’s Arts Programming video

One of our favorite holiday light displays in Jacksonville. Deck the Chairs in Jax Beach is perfect for families. It’s totally free to visit and there’s tons of parking nearby.

– Jacksonville Beach Moms

Easy parking and a fun holiday outing. Only takes about 45 minutes to walk around and enjoy. It’s a must see at least once!

– Local Guide, Google

Very mesmerizing that individuals could use their talents to entertain the child in all of us.🎄🎁 Such beauty and hours and hours of work but most of all FUN!!!!!

– Facebook Review