Christmas is around the corner and Christmas events are everywhere. Here are FREE events happening this week in Pensacola that are great to do with kids.

Free Things To Do Pensacola on Monday

SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS PROGRAM 

Music, refreshments, a visit from Santa and fun on at 6:30pm at Homestead Village of Pensacola (7830 Pine Forest Rd, Pensacola). 

THE BALDWIN POPS

The Baldwin Pops will be hosting two holiday concerts with Santa as their special guest from 7-9pm at the Foley Civic Center. FREE

Free Things To Do Pensacola on Tuesday 

Story Sprouts

10am-NOON at Ever’man Cooperative Grocery. Children 3-5 can listen to a story, make a healthy snack and create an art project.

Dream Jar 

Children can listen to story Dream Job with their parents and make a dream jar to scare away their bad dreams at 4pm at the Tryon Branch Library (1200 Langley Ave.)

Santa Visits the Molino Branch Library 

Visit Santa at the Molino Branch Library (6450-A Highway 95A) at 6pm. He’ll be reading a story and hearing your Christmas wishes. 

Free Things To Do Pensacola on Wednesday  

Santa Visits the Pensacola Library 

Visit Santa at the Pensacola Library (239 N. Spring St.),at 10:30am. He’ll be reading a story and hearing your Christmas wishes. 

Read With A Dog 

School age children can register for 15 minute sessions from 4-6pm at the Pensacola Library (239 N. Spring St.), where they can practice reading with a furry friend. Preregistration prefered 850- 436-5038

POPCORN AND THE MOVIE 

Watch Christmas Vacation and enjoy popcorn, Christmas cookies, and hot chocolate t the Gulf Shores Cultural Center Auditorium from 6:30-8:30. Register

Free Things To Do Pensacola on Thursday

Santa Visits the Tryon Branch Library 

Visit Santa at the Tryon Branch Library (1200 Langley Ave.) at 10:30am. He’ll be reading a story and hearing your Christmas wishes. 

Santa Visits the CENTURY Branch Library 

Visit Santa at the Century Branch Library (7991 N. Century Boulevard) at 5:30pm. He’ll be reading a story and hearing your Christmas wishes.

Winter Shiver Shakers 

Children ages 4 and up can make a “winter shiver shaker” that includes a wintery scene and snow at 6pm at the Pensacola Library (239 N. Spring St.)

FPMS BAND HOLIDAY CONCERT

The Ferry Pass Middle School’s Holiday Concert from 6:30-8pm in the gymnasium.

DRIVE THROUGH NATIVITY

Drive through scenes from the nativity with live animals on from 6-9pm at Navarre First Assembly of God (9494 Navarre Pkwy.) There will also be hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, pony rides, a petting zoo and a bounce house.

Santa at the Station

Santa will be at the Avalon Fire-Rescue District (5408 Mulat Road, Milton) for pictures. There will also be a game for the kids and they can tour the fire trucks from 6-8:30pm. 

Free Things To Do Pensacola on Friday 

SANTA VISITS JTS

Head downtown to Jewelers Trade Shop for a visit with Santa and some hot cocoa from 4-7pm.

DAPHNE’S SNOW AND MOVIE NIGHT

Play in real snow, visit with Santa and enjoy a movie from 4-8pm at W.O. Lott Playground (2039 Main St. Daphne, AL).

VISIT SANTA DOWNTOWN AT WINTERFEST

Santa will be in downtown Pensacola for pictures starting at 5pm. Visiting Santa is always free! If you provide your email address, you will get a free photo from your visit that’s suitable for sharing online with your friends and family. In order to help Santa spend more time downtown each year, you are asked t0 not take personal photos or videos.

Reindeer Games

Play Reindeer games such as Reindeer Freeze Dance from 5-8pm in Downtown Pensacola

DRIVE THROUGH NATIVITY 

Drive through scenes from the nativity with live animals on from 6-9pm at Navarre First Assembly of God (9494 Navarre Pkwy.) There will also be hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, pony rides, a petting zoo and a bounce house. 

BIG SCREEN ON THE BLACKWATER

Holiday movies all month long in Milton. This week’s movie is Polar Express on one of the rail cars in Downtown Milton. More information 

Free Things To Do Pensacola on Saturday

CHRISTMAS FOR KIDS 

Kids day out with Christmas crafts, games, storytime, music and fun for ages 4-11 from 9:30am-NOON. Register 

Pet Partners read with me 

School age children can register for 15 minute sessions starting at 10am at the Tryon Branch Library (1200 Langley Ave.), where they can practice reading with a furry friend. Preregistration prefered

HOT CHOCOLATE DRIVE THROUGH 

Get free hot chocolate from 10am-NOON at West Pensacola Baptist Church (5213 W. Jackson St., Pensacola). 

SATURDAY WITH SANTA 

Storytime, snacks and a gift from Santa at the Milton Library (5541 Alabama St., Milton FL from 10-11:30am

SELFIES WITH SANTA 

Free selfie and treats from Santa at Rouses Markets Orange Beach on from 10am-NOON.  

SANTA AT T&W FLEA MARKETS 

Santa will be at the flea market (1717 N. T St, Pensacola) on from 10am-2pm. Bring your own camera to get picture with Santa. 

Lotions and Potions 

All ages can make bath products such as sugar scrubs and bath soaks for themselves or for gifts at the Southwest Branch Library  (12248 Gulf Beach Hwy) at 10:30am.

SNOW IN FOLEY 

Head over to Heritage Park in Foley for snow, crafts, live music, storytime with Mrs. Claus and more from 11am-2pm.

VISIT SANTA DOWNTOWN AT WINTERFEST

Santa will be in downtown Pensacola for pictures starting at NOON. Visiting Santa is always free! If you provide your email address, you will get a free photo from your visit that’s suitable for sharing online with your friends and family. In order to help Santa spend more time downtown each year, you are asked t0 not take personal photos or videos. 

SANTA VISITS JTS

Head downtown to Jewelers Trade Shop for a visit with Santa and some hot cocoa from 3-5pm.

ELF PARADE AND PARTY 

Dress up in your elf costumes and head to downtown Jay for the Elf Parade. The parade starts at 5pm and will go through downtown Jay, the hospital and the Terrace Retirement Home. After the parade there will be costumes for best elf, cookies and hot chocolate and the movie Elf at 6:40 at Opie’s Kool Stop Cafe and Coffee Shop (5252 Commerce St, Jay). 

Reindeer Games

Play Reindeer games such as Reindeer Freeze Dance from 5-8pm in Downtown Pensacola 

DRIVE THROUGH NATIVITY 

Drive through scenes from the nativity with live animals on from 6-9pm at Navarre First Assembly of God (9494 Navarre Pkwy.) There will also be hot chocolate, Christmas cookies, pony rides, a petting zoo and a bounce house. 

LIVE NATIVITY 

Live music, refreshments and a living nativity on from 5-8pm at Resurrection Lutheran Church (6305 N. Blue Angel Pkwy, Pensacola)

MILTON CHRISTMAS PARADE 

The Milton Christmas Parade starts at Guy Thompson Community Center on December 15th at 6pm. Route – South on Stewart St to Elva St. 

CHRISTMAS CHEER WITH KATE

Christmas performance by Kate Engelmeyer Musch at The Drowsy Poet (86 Brent Ln, Pensacola) from 7-9pm.

Free Things To Do Pensacola on Sunday

Reindeer Games

Play Reindeer games such as Reindeer Freeze Dance from 5-8pm in Downtown Pensacola 

SANTA AT T&W FLEA MARKETS 

Santa will be at the flea market (1717 N. T St, Pensacola) on from 10am-2pm. Bring your own camera to get picture with Santa. 

VISIT SANTA DOWNTOWN AT WINTERFEST

Santa will be in downtown Pensacola for pictures starting at NOON. Visiting Santa is always free! If you provide your email address, you will get a free photo from your visit that’s suitable for sharing online with your friends and family. In order to help Santa spend more time downtown each year, you are asked t0 not take personal photos or videos. 

TIS THE SEASON TO SING ALONG

Sing your favorite carols at the Rex Theatre Pensacola (18 N. Palafox St, Pensacola)  from 5-6pm. Presented by the Pensacola Choral Society’s Women’s Ensemble with special guest from the Pensacola Homeschool Choir and Pensacappella. The concert is free, however, if you can please bring a non-perishable food item for the food bank.

THE SOUNDS OF CHRISTMAS

Pine Terrace Baptist Church’s annual Christmas concert from 6-7:30pm at the church (6212 Pine Blossom Rd., Milton). Childcare available for children 5 and under.

COMMUNITY CHRISTMAS MOVIE NIGHT 

Watch The Star and enjoy free popcorn and drinks at Ensley Church of the Nazarene (8300 N. Palafox, Pensacola) from 6-8pm. 

SANCTUARY CHOIR CHRISTMAS CONCERT

Classical Christmas favorites performed with a full orchestra from 7:30-9pm at First UMC of Pensacola (6 E. Wright St, Pensacola).

 

Have a great week! 

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