More Chairs, More Shows, More Memories


May 2022


2022 Jax Beach Deck The Chairs Marks Deckin’ Decade

Deck The Chairs Founder Kurtis Loftus is looking forward to welcoming Deckin’ Decade visitors

The DTC Board is excited to be working on the 2022 JBDTC Deckin’ Decade — Celebrating Ten Seasons of Jax Beach Deck The Chairs. Free and open to the public, the holiday showcase will feature nightly light and music programming with more than 60 lifeguard chairs decorated by small business, non-profits and schools.

The Return of SeaSongs Musical Light Show
The 140-foot in-the-round exhibit will have new music with enhanced integrated light programming. Shows will be running nightly four times on the hour.

Premiering the Deck with Students Exhibit Presented by Beaches Go Green
Ten area high schools will be participating in a narrative chair decorating display. Each school will present their own design and message focusing on plastics and environmental awareness. All schools will receive art funding support through DTC.

More Than 40 hours of Free Holiday Programs
DTC is planning more showcases this season with children’s dance troupes. Tuba Christmas is returning with 180 tuba players, and other DTC audience favorites including Jax Beach Moonlight Movie, UNF Alumni Night, Sterling’s Birthday Bash, a Santa visit, Christmas Eve Service and the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Pep Rally — for a busier, joy-filled holiday season than ever before!

2022 JBDTC Deckin’ Decade — Ten Seasons of Chair Decorating Awards
A special presentation from the Pavilion Stage of the 2022 top chair decorating winners with a look back at the past ten seasons of our audience favorite chair decorations.

2022 JBDTC Deckin’ Decade Collectible Merchandise and Holiday Concessions
DTC volunteers will be serving concessions on the weekends and special weekday nights, includes cocoa, coffee, and holiday treats plus 2022 JBDTC Deckin’ Decade collectible ornaments, tees, and toys for kids.

Closeup image of golden and red baubles on Christmas tree in front of burning fireplace. Beautiful Christmas background

Join us
Deckin’ Decade is forty, fun-filled, community supported days. Sponsorships and volunteer opportunities available.

More Chairs, More Shows, More Memories!
Seawalk Pavilion | November 23, 2022 – January 1, 2023
FREE and Open To The Public | Lights Nightly 5 p.m. – 1 a.m.

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