4 Christmas Events We Don't Do Anymore In Jax

December 24, 2014 10 comments Open printer friendly version of this article Print Article

This week Jacksonville will celebrate Christmas for the 182nd time. Here's four major Christmas traditions that don't happen anymore in a city that continues to change.

Street Decorations

Street decorations in 2013. No, this isn't Jacksonville.

For much of the 20th century, Christmas in Jacksonville included street decorations on downtown's street lamps.  In 1964, the City Council approved spending $15,000 to add 63 new decorations to the 200 that were already in place.

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