Saturday, December 2, 2023

(Save the date for 2024 Winter Celebration on Saturday, December 7, 2024)

Mandarin Museum held its annual Mandarin Winter Celebration Presented by TC Federal Bank on Saturday, December 2, 2023. The free event was filled with festive fun for the entire family, including:

At the Museum:

  • Santa and Mrs. Claus on the side porch for free photo opportunities
  • Meet the Maple Leaf divers in the Maple Leaf Shipwreck Gallery
  • Live music on the front porch
  • Mandarin Frogs for sale

Throughout Walter Jones Historical Park:

  • All the historic buildings open to visitors
  • Children’s crafts and games
  • Make your own s’mores and enjoy other goodies
  • Pony rides and barnyard animals
  • Performances from community groups on the Farmhouse front porch
  • “Ask a Duval County Master Gardener” at the Museum’s gardens
  • Local nonprofits sharing information and opportunities
  • Historical re-enactors
  • Raffle featuring gifts from local restaurants and businesses

Highlights from Winter Celebration 2023