All I Want for Christmas Holiday Gift Guide

If you're like a lot of people, you probably haven't even finished wrapping up your Christmas shopping, much less the presents. Fear not. We've put together a little gift guide compiled from four different members of the community with a variety of interests to offer you some shopping inspiration this holiday season. Here are their picks grouped into two convenient segments.

Historic Christmas, Florida, Where the Yuletide Season is Recognized Year-Round

There's no arguing you won't find any snow-covered cabins or cozy B&Bs blanketed in white snuggled in the mountains or even foothills of Florida because there simply aren't any. But that's the picture-postcard image conjured up by millions when thinking about Christmas-y destinations. So what's a Floridian looking for some holiday cheer to do?

Dub Masters Set to Take the Stage New Year’s Eve at the Sandbar

Ready to reggae? Well, whether you are or not, the Dub Masters definitely are, and they'll be taking the stage at 9 p.m. New Year's Eve at the Sandbar in Cocoa Beach, so you've still got plenty of time to gear up for the show. That's right, the Central Florida-based reggae group has been booked for months at the sports…

Decorating 3 Ways for the Holidays

 In all three looks -   Look 1: Coastal Christmas  Look 2: Traditional Christmas

Surfing Santas Invade Cocoa Beach Christmas Eve

Far from the bitter nip of Jack Frost, here in sunny Florida we have our own traditions during the holidays. And on the morning of Christmas Eve in Cocoa Beach, one of them is surfing with Ol' St. Nick. That's right, surfing with Santa—actually, hundreds of them.

All Aboard the Nawrocki Express! Christmas Memories Abound with Toy Train Sets ‘Round the Tree

Regardless of age, one of the most cherished holiday memories for generations is the sight and sound of a toy train set chugging around the track beneath a Christmas tree. The memory is so nostalgic that for many people that delight is carried over into adulthood to form similar traditions with their own families.