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Celebrate Riverside Avondale Preservation Luminaria Night with a party at the Garden Club of Jacksonville and luminaria tours by Go Tuk’n. Take in the view of the luminaria from the front lawn of the Garden Club while you listen to holiday music, sip a beverage, nosh on small bites, and play lawn games.

The holidays are a perfect time to show your commitment to the environment and support for small businesses. Peruse our pop-up shop of vendors that sell homegrown or handmade items. Visit vendors selling plants, garden-produced goods, honey, artwork, jewelry, handcrafts, and much more.

Free and open to the public

Attend Budding Gardeners: Shell Holiday at 3-5 p.m.

Register for this special edition of Budding Gardeners where children and their families make holiday decorations using seashells. If you register, you can drop in for craft-making at any time between 3-5 p.m.

Budding Gardeners is aimed at children in grades 1-6 to discover gardening, conservation, and wildlife through interactive programs, crafts, and outdoor projects.

Want to Be a Vendor?

If you want to sell plants, food, or handmade items at the Luminaria Festival, download and complete the vendor agreement, then email it to info@gardenclubjax.org by November 22, 2024. Download the form here: 2024 Garden Club Luminaria Vendor Agreement Form

Go Tuk’n Tour Tickets on Sale This Fall

Catch a tour from Go Tuk’n and enjoy an open-air ride through the lights of Riverside and Avondale. Each Tuk Tuk seats six. Go Tuk’n will also run its Tuk’n Bus this year. Tickets are free for children ages 3 and younger, but they will need to sit on an adult’s lap.

Current Garden Club members will receive a $5 discount on each ticket. Details to come.

Luminaria Night Kits on Sale in December

The Garden Club invites you to participate in Riverside Avondale Preservation Luminaria Night by purchasing your own kit, which is a major fundraiser for RAP. The Garden Club is also inviting all of the neighbors on our stretch of Riverside Avenue to participate. We have invited all of them to purchase kits, and Garden Club volunteers will assemble the kits, place them in front of their businesses, and remove them at the end of the evening.

Want to Be a Sponsor?

The Signature Sponsor of the 2024 Luminaria Festival receives:

  • Recognition on event page, blog post, email marketing, social media, and event slideshow
  • Information table at the event

Supporting Sponsors of the 2024 Luminaria Festival receive:

  • Recognition on event page, blog post, email marketing, social media, and event slideshow

If you have questions about sponsorship, please email info@gardenclubjax.org or call 904-355-4224.

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