Fans invited to take free pictures with Santa on Dec. 7 at Very Shrimpy Christmas

Jumbo Shrimp kick off holiday season with screening of Christmas Classics at Baseball Grounds

By Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp | November 25, 2019 9:52 AM

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp are inviting families to kick off the holiday season with the second annual Very Shrimpy Christmas event from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, December 7 at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.


Fans can enjoy free pictures with Santa Claus, face painting, Christmas crafts and visits from Jumbo Shrimp mascots Southpaw and Scampi as the HD videoboard at the Baseball Grounds screens Christmas movie classics. Concessions, Christmas treats and refreshments will be available for purchase. Additionally, the Jumbo Shrimp Souvenir Store will be open.


Admission is only $1 per person at the home plate gate or free with one new, unwrapped toy, per family, to donate to children in need this holiday season.


A Very Shrimpy Christmas is a stroller and wheelchair-accessible event with seating available both on the concourse and in the stadium seating bowl. The field will not be open for this event, and no outside food or beverages will be permitted into the ballpark.


ABOUT THE JUMBO SHRIMP: The Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp offer affordable family fun at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville. Their inaugural season garnered the Southern League's Don Mincher Organization of the Year, Promotional Trophy and Jimmy Bragan Executive of the Year, won by General Manager Harold Craw. The club added its second Promotional Trophy in three years following the 2019 season. To experience the excitement with the terrific value of ticket and group options, call the Jumbo Shrimp at (904) 358-2846 or visit

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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