Enter to Win: Unwrap a Year of Disney Memories!

Enter to Win: Unwrap a Year of Disney Memories!

First Coast News wants to give you the gift of four Disney Florida Resident Premium Annual Passes! Begin a year of Disney magic with the joy of the holidays at all four Disney Theme Parks. See a world of wondrous sights... and a castle wrapped in shimmering ice. Be inspired by songs of the season from a candlelit choir. Wrap yourself in a symphony of dancing lights. Then join in a wild parade that'll have you jumping & jiving for joy.

St. Johns Town Center Hosts FREE Holiday Spectacular

Holiday shoppers and families are invited to make merry at the fifth annual Holiday Spectacular, a full day of free festivities at St. Johns Town Center, culminating with a special performance from Dia Frampton of NBC’s The Voice, a spectacular tree lighting and fireworks show. Retailers will also offer great holiday shopping opportunities, in-store promotions and specials.

Tobacco Free Jacksonville Coalition and Tobacco Free Florida

Today marks the 36th Great American Smokeout, sponsored by the American Cancer Society. The Tobacco Free Jacksonville Coalition with the Duval County Health Department, the Florida Department of Health and Tobacco Free Florida are celebrating this event by encouraging Floridians to commit to being tobacco-free for 24 hours on Thursday.

FREE Pancake Breakfast

FREE Pancake Breakfast

Come out to Swaim Methodist Church, this Saturday, November 19th, for some FREE pankcakes!! 

That's right.. Swaim will be serving up pancakes, sausage, coffee, and all the fixins to any and all in the community that are hungry. 

Its part of an outreach ministry to meet and greet local San Marco residents.

Breakfast will be served starting at 9AM, in the parking lot under the tent.  And yes it is totally FREE!

Swaim is located at 1620 Naldo Ave, on the corner of Naldo and LaSalle. 

Hope to see you there!  Bring your appetite!!

Yummy photo from here

"An Affair With Flair" this Thursday in San Marco Square


Fashion Show

Boutiques from San Marco will be featured in a fashion show in Balis Park.  The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. and showcase this holiday season's must-haves!


Wine Tasting 

Don't worry!  It's still an Affair for everyone!  For those of you that just want to enjoy a glass of wine, the shops and boutiques will be featuring sparkling wines this month to compliment the fashions!  Get your passports at the shops or outside the San Marco Theater!



Event Sound will be rockin' the Square live from Balis Park!


Gift Basket Prize

Complete your passport for a chance to win the San Marco gift basket!  Turn it in at Taverna or The Grotto. 


Book Signings

Boorito is Back: Chipotle Hosts Halloween Fundraiser & Launches Short Film to Benefit Farm Aid

Boorito is Back: Chipotle Hosts Halloween Fundraiser & Launches Short Film to Benefit Farm Aid


Chipotle Mexican Grill  will raise up to $1 million to benefit family farmers through its annual “Boorito” Halloween fundraiser. Customers visiting any Chipotle restaurant in the US, Canada and the UK on Monday, October 31st from 6 p.m. to close dressed in a costume inspired by the family farm will be treated to a burrito, order of tacos, salad, or burrito bowl for only $2, and Chipotle will donate proceeds (up to $1 million) to Farm Aid and the Chipotle Cultivate Foundation.