Deck the Chairs

Deck the Chairs
Exhibit Lights on 5:00 PM – 1:00 AM Every Night November 25 through January 1.
             CREATE JOY Light Show at 7 PM, 8 PM and 9 PM Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday

Now in the sixth season, the Courtyard at 200 First Street has sponsored this program since the beginning!  It was become a nationally recognized event that engages a diverse audience in the spirit of creativity and promoting community. Our annual JBDTC sponsorship and the lifeguard chair decorating efforts fund a unique holiday experience that draws thousands of visitors to the area while providing a public showcase for young artists and musicians who perform regularly throughout the event.

The Courtyard at 200 First Street businesses partnered with the Fletcher Middle School Art Teacher and her students to produce a “Santa’s sleigh crashing into a lifeguard chair” display at Deck the Chairs.

At the end of the day, support of JBDTC also helps sustain the Jacksonville Beach Volunteer Life Saving Corps which remains the only organization of its kind in the U.S.
Deck The Chairs (DTC) promotes the arts and fosters community pride and involvement through a creative display of public art, featuring lighted iconic lifeguard chairs. Free and open to the public, the light displays and park activities provide a wholesome and festive downtown experience during the holidays. DTC has received national recognition from People Magazine, INSIDER, and Coastal Living, and recently won five awards from The Florida Festivals & Events Association. All net proceeds from DTC benefit the historic Volunteer Life Saving Corps of Jacksonville Beach. Deck The Chairs, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) Public Charity.

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