Jacksonville Beach Deck The Chairs 2023

Seawalk Pavilion


Deck The Chairs is FREE and open to the public with lights displaying nightly from 5PM-1AM. Handicap Accessible and dogs are allowed.

In addition to the nightly display, there are some key events throughout the event...

Wednesday, November 22, 5PM - Opening Night

  • Introducing Unite with Lights Student Exhibit at Deck The Chairs
  • Civic Orchestra of Jacksonville
  • Chair Decorating Voting Kicks Off
  • Sponsor Recognition

Friday, December 1, 7PM - 9PM - Moonlight Movie presented by City of Jacksonville Beach and PRI Productions

  • Polar Express

Saturday, December 2, 3PM - 6:30PM - Music & Dance Program l presented by Fusion Light & Sound

  • Jacksonville Suzuki Strings
  • Pine Forest Dance Ensemble
  • Dansations Ensemble
  • Synergy Dance Company
  • Dynamics Dance
  • Ballet Arts Centre

Sunday, December 3, 3PM- 7PM - Music & Dance Program ll presented by Fusion Light & Sound

  • Twofold
  • Bravo School of Dance
  • Fort Caroline Dance Ensemble
  • Switzerland Dance School
  • Fletcher Middle School Dance
  • Parker’s Lab Band

Saturday, December 9, 1PM - 7PM - Music & Dance Program lll presented by Fusion Light and Sound

  • Tuba Christmas
  • Atlantic Coast Dance Studio
  • First Coast Centre for the Arts
  • Scott Jones School of Dance
  • Nancy Dance
  • Level Up Dance
  • Showtime USA!

Saturday, December 16, 1PM - 7PM - Music & Dance Program IV presented by Fusion Light & Sound

*2:30PM - 3PM will feature the DTC Chair Awards and Student Exhibit Awards

  • Navy Band Southeast
  • Fletcher High School Dance Team
  • Fascination Rhythm Studio of Dance
  • World of Dance
  • BLA Dance Academy
  • Academy of Dance
  • SET Studios

Sunday, December 24, 5PM - 7PM

  • Christmas Eve Service Presented by Ocean City Church
  • Concessions Closed Christmas Eve & Christmas Day

Thursday, December 28, 5PM - 7PM

  • TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Pep Rally

Additionally, Deck The Chairs has invited area middle schools and high school art programs to participate in Unite With Lights, with two student exhibits this holiday season. The three-month in-school decorating project will feature students' creations at:

  • James Weldon Johnson Park December 6, 2023 - January 9, 2024
  • Jacksonville Beach Seawalk Pavilion November 22, 2023 - January 1, 2024

Visit DeckTheChairs.org for more info