Merry Mayport

Trees for Troops

MWR is giving away Christmas Trees! Text "MWRTrees" to 904-293-1321 to be the first to know when trees are available! 
Trees are first come, first served and are available for pickup the first week of December at Outdoor Adventures.

December 1: Mayport Tree Lighting

Join us for our annual tree lighting at BLDG 1 at 6pm. Enjoy performances from the Southeast Region Navy Band, Youth Activities Center children and a special visit from Santa and the Coca Cola Caravan.

December 2: Grinchmas Movie Night

Enjoy a cozy night in with the Grinch at The Beacon from 6pm - 8pm.. We’ll be playing “The Grinch” on the big screen, plus we’ll have an assortment of kids crafts, making “Max Munch”, cookies and juice, and of course a visit with the Grinch! Every child will leave with a special gift bag! Purchase your tickets for $5 at Tickets & Travel. 

December 3: Kids Christmas Bingo 

Join us for our annual Kids Christmas Bingo at Beachside Bingo. Ages 4-12 can play ten games at $5 each and the winners get to pick from the gift table full of toys. Doors open at 11:40am and games start at 12:30pm. Sign up at

December 7: Make a Gift Night

Come and make a handmade gift for someone special (or even for yourself!) at The Beacon from 6pm - 8pm. There will be several gift options available to choose from. enjoy a relaxed night of socialization with other crafters! 
Purchase your tickets for $12 at Tickets & Travel.

December 8: Deck the Chairs

Judging will take place from 5:30pm-6:30pm at the Fitness Center. Open to active duty commands only with 9 teams/chairs available. Top four teams win tiered Captain's Cup tournament points. All other participating teams will receive 10 points. Register at the fitness center or call 904.270.5451.

December 10: Breakfast with Santa

Join us for a festive breakfast with jolly Ole' St. Nick at Ocean Breeze from 9am - 10:30am! We'll have a breakfast spread available as well as crafts, holiday games, and of course visits and photo opportunities with Santa Clause. Purchase your tickets for $12 at Tickets & Travel before 5pm on December 8. 

December 10: Jingle all the Way 5k/1m

Choose between our 5k or make it a family affair and do our 1-mile fun run starting at 9am at the Fitness Center. Dress in festive green and red colors, Christmas attire, and, of course, lots of bells for shoes will be given out. Top 3 male and female finishers will win a prized miniature Christmas tree! Sign up at and pay $10 at the Fitness Center. 

December 10: Swim with Santa 

Following the Jingle All the Way 5k, the Aquatics program will be hosting Ol' Saint Nick inside the Natatorium from 10am - 12pm! This is a great opportunity to swim with Santa Clause and get into the Christmas Spirit. Sign up at

December 16: Woodshop with Rick

Learn how to make this beautiful snowman with our maintenance guy, Rick! This class is on December 16 at the MWR Admin building at 6pm. Tickets are only $25 at Tickets & Travel!

*Ages 18+
*Spots are limited

December 17: Bowling with Santa

Bowl with Santa, win toys and eat at Pinz Bowling Center! 
Pre-registration from 11/15 to 12/16 - $60.00 per lane (up to 6 people)
Pay at the door $70.00 per lane (up to 6 people)
Price includes 2 hours of bowling, large cheese pizza, shoe rental, re-fillable fountain drink. 

Party times available
Session 1, 12pm - 2pm 
Session 2, 3pm - 5pm 

Call ahead 904.270.5377 to book your spot! 

December 20-23 & 27-30: Kids Bowl Free

Children ages 2-15 can bowl 2 FREE games from 11am - 6pm. Children must be registered at

*Shoe rental is $3.50
*Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult
*Cannot be combined with other promotions

December 30: New Year's Eve Bingo

December 30: New Year's Eve Bingo at Beachside Bingo. Doors open at 4:30pm, games start at 6:30pm. Sign up at