Take a look at our suggestions below, if you have questions along the way ask a local their advice!
Things To Do
Be sure and check out San Marco, a quaint neighborhood located five minutes south of Downtown Jacksonville complete with plenty of boutiques and antique shopping. Stop in at Peterbrooke Chocolatier and get a free sample of their homemade chocolate covered popcorn, their signature snack. The San Marco Bookstore is a local favorite, where you can find an assortment of collectible and rare books.
The St. Johns Town Center in Jacksonville’s Southside is a destination on its own, welcoming over 10 million visitors each year. The outdoor lifestyle mall caters to all tastes and all budgets, from high-end retailers like Tiffany & Co. and Louis Vuitton to major budget retailers including Dillard’s, Old Navy, West Elm and other nationally recognized brands. Refuel before you drop at one of the many locally owned and operated restaurants near the St. Johns Town Center like Moxie Kitchen + Cocktails, Ovinte and MShack.
For the latest in must-have retail shopping stop into our indoors options, The Avenues Mall and Regency Square Mall. If you are in the hunt for some real savings the St. Augustine Outlets and Premium Outlets are a just hop, skip and jump from Jacksonville down interstate I-95.
Only In JAX
Stroll through our local vintage and antique stores, no matter what part of town you are near you are bound to stumble upon one like Avonlea Antique Mall, Rusted, Fans and Stoves Antique Mall, Southern Crossings or The Antique Market of San Jose. Funky, trendy Five Points built in the 1930s as Jacksonville’s first shopping area outside of Downtown, it continues to thrive as the region’s edgy town center.
At the Beaches, stroll thru one-of-a-kind shops at the Beaches Town Center in Atlantic Beach. This quaint entertainment, shopping and dining center is filled with beachy stores, art galleries and delicious dining options that you can find only in Jacksonville! Along St. Johns Avenue you will find the Shoppes at Avondale. Avondale’s sophisticated charm and oak-lined avenues cater to the upscale shopper with a variety of specialty boutiques, fine galleries and gourmet eateries. Shop until you drop at more than 45 stores featuring children’s clothing, women’s accessories, fine art and great antiques.
Timing Is Everything
Kick-off the holiday season with the Holiday Spectacular at St. John's Town Center a family-friendly event that includes holiday carolers, ice sculpture demonstrations, cupcake decorating, roaming characters, face painting, holiday cooking demonstrations, sledding hills, sleigh rides, and snow in Jacksonville!