- TREE LIGHTING CEREMONY: Saturday, November 27th at New City Hall @ 5pm Join us as we commence the 2021 Victorian Christmas season with our tree lighting ceremony. Enjoy community christmas carols, the lighting of our town tree and a possibly event a visit from a special guest! (206 N. 5th St)
- “After the Tree Lighting Party” at the Jacksonville Community Center- starts after the tree lighting till 8pm
- VICTORIAN CHRISTMAS PARADE: Saturday, December 4th on California St. If you would like to participate in this year’s parade, please complete this form.
- FATHER CHRISTMAS: On weekends between November 27th – December 19th you can take family pictures with Father Christmas and enjoy musical entertainment as you stroll the streets doing your holiday shopping. There is no charge for taking pictures with Father Christmas. We ask that all those 5+ wear a face covering and observe social distancing guidelines while waiting in line. You are welcome to take your own photos as there is no professional photographer. You will find Father Christmas on the 3rd St/California St. entrance of Beekman Bank 11am-4pm.
- NEW! TROLLEY HOLIDAY LIGHTS TOUR: Get into the holiday spirit with family and friends this Christmas. Sing-a-long to your favorite songs as you are guided through all of the neighborhood highlights in East Medford. Reserve your private trolley tour
- Dates: Daily 12/3-12/23
- Time: 5pm; 7:30pm (tour is approx. 1hr 45 min)
- MUSICAL ENTERTAINMENT AROUND TOWN: To be announced
- TOY DRIVE: 11/10-12/13: Stop-by Brodie Dental from 8:00am-5:00pm, Monday through Thursday to pick-up an Angel Tree Gift Tag from the holiday tree in the lobby. Then return an unwrapped gift matching the information provided on the tag to the dental office or to the Salvation Army, where it will be distributed in time for Christmas. Angel Tree Gifts may be dropped-off at Brodie Dental or the Salvation Army through December 13th. Brodie Dental (541-899-8833) is conveniently located at 305 Shafer Lane, Jacksonville
- BEEKMAN HOUSE MUSEUM: November 27-December 19 will be opening the 1873 Beekman House Museum every weekend for Jacksonville’s Victorian Christmas celebration. Tours are $5 per person and will be offered every 15 minutes from 12 to 3pm, but to keep everyone safe, we’re limiting tour groups to 6 people and observing all COVID protocols. Reservations are strongly encouraged!
Join us for Trick-or-treating in Jacksonville on Saturday, October 30th 11am-2pm
Look for the orange pumpkin on the door of participating businesses below: (scroll down)
- Artist & Gardener
- Art Presence
- Awen Winecraft
- Belita Space
- Blue Door Garden Store
- Cerberus Coffee
- Country Quilts
- Crown Jewel
- Farmhouse Treasures
- Good Bean Coffee
- Jacksonville Company
- Jacksonville Inn
- Jacksonville Old Library and Collectibles
- Jefferson Farm Kitchen
- J’Ville Tavern
- La Boheme
- La Fiesta Restaurant
- Las Palmas
- McCully House
- Pony Espresso
- Pot Rack
- Quady North
- Red Dog Pet Supply
- South Stage
- Terra Firma
- The Cotton Broker
- Trotting Fox Boutique
- Visitor Information Center
JACKSONVILLLE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE ART CONTEST
Paint, draw, snap your favorite depiction to represent Jacksonville.
Enter to win a $25 gift certificate and to have your art featured in our new merchandise release!
Entries must be received by October 15, 2021. Enter here!
The 2021 Haunted Trolley Tours have been canceled.
Due to the current stat mandates and rising COVID-19 cases, this event has been canceled. We apprediate your understading. Plans are already in motion to reintate the tours in October 2022 and we look forward to welcoming everyone back again next year.
Our Historic Walking Tours are Back!
Learn more about the history of Jacksonville with a guided walking outdoor tour led by Historic Jacksonville.
Non-profit Historic Jacksonville, Inc. are happy to announce that they are once again offering their free Saturday walking tours beginning through Sept. 4. These 1-hour tours will leave from City Hall/Courthouse Square (North 5th between C and D streets) at 10 am. (Donations are appreciated to help with the ongoing maintainenace of the historic properties.)
Space is limited!
For reservations or information, contact
email@example.com or call 541-245-3650
Participants who are not fully vaccinated are requested to wear masks.
Evening haunted tours resume June 11 and continue monthly through October.
Haunted tours are offered the second Friday of each month starting in June. In October tours will be offered on both Friday, Oct. 8, and Saturday, Oct. 9. A Britt Hill Tour features tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. The Courthouse Tour highlights stories of brothels, epidemics and hangings.
Summer tours begin at 7, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45 p.m.
October tours begin at 6, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, and 7 p.m.
Haunted tours are $10 per person and reservations must be made by 4 p.m. of tour days. No walk-up sales will be available. Private tours can be arranged for 10 to 12 guests at a cost of $15 per person. All tours begin at the Jacksonville Visitors Center at the corner of North Oregon and West C streets. Bookings can be made online here.
BEEKMAN HOUSE & BEEKMAN BANK TOURS
Beekman House and Beekman Bank are scheduled to reopen in September. is planned when the group resumes weekend living history presentations with one featuring Victorian Fashion.
Docents will be dressed in attire from the period. In October Victorian mourning customs will be presented. The traditional Victorian Christmas events will also be held at the house.
Beekman Bank is the oldest financial institution in the Pacific Northwest. Previous tours included “Secrets & Mysteries of the Beekman Bank”.
Cricket Hill Winery is now an additional option for wine tasting experiences right in Jacksonville. They have opened a tasting room in McCully House Inn at the corner of California & Fifth Streets.
Cricket Hill Winery is a traditional French winery that for 27 years has been solely focused on producing premium quality Right Bank Bordeaux styled wines. Wines made only from grapes grown on their estate vineyard in Southern Oregon’s Applegate Valley. At Cricket Hill expressing each wine’s individual personality replaces volume production. This rustic little winery produces some of the most drinkable wines in Southern Oregon – wines classically crafted in admiration of the most famous Châteaux of France and typically known only to dedicated wine aficionados.
“We know many of our McCully House guests consider the wine experience a major draw of their stay in Jacksonville. To satisfy those needs we are thrilled to have Cricket Hill, one of Southern Oregon’s favorite wine brands, as a part of the unique experience we can offer to our guests,” said Tamara Bushnell, Country House Inns Vice President of Operations. “With their focus on premium quality wines and a long history in the area, Cricket Hill has the right credentials. We look forward to working together with them to make our guests’ wine country experience something they will remember long after their stay.”
McCully House Inn is a unique Jacksonville property. Built in 1861, just at the start of the U.S. Civil War by John McCully, it’s a recognized local landmark. Today the McCully House Inn hosts visitors from America and around the world. It’s a strong draw for upscale visitors seeking that special Southern Oregon experience. The shared philosophy of enhancing the visitor’s enjoyment by offering luxury accommodations and unique winery experiences is what brought these two entities together.
“Cricket Hill is bringing our storefront winery tasting room to Jacksonville, offering the authentic winery experience to our guests,” said Duane Bowman, Cricket Hill Winemaker and Owner. “McCully House Inn is packed with guests every week but local wine fans will find the location convenient for their day-to-day wine needs. The capacity for what’s possible is endless and that’s going to make this relationship ‘great fun’ for Cricket Hill, the McCully House and everyone who loves wine with premium hospitality.”
Cricket Hill has a long-standing tradition of releasing rich and supple wines later than most wineries. They frequently introduce many of their guests to the pleasures of properly aged wines for the first time. This second Cricket Hill tasting room and the relationship with the McCully House Inn will mean increased scale and grandeur to expose more people to these remarkable wines.
“The Right Bank wines of Bordeaux are a favorite of the French people. They’ve long been recognized for their early drinkability as well as their ability to develop with age, a difficult to achieve combination sought in fine wines. We fell in love with those wines on our travels to France. Unfortunately, they can be prohibitively expensive so at its founding we decided to dedicate our winery to creating that amazing style of wine right here in Southern Oregon.” said Cricket Hill Winemaker and Owner Duane Bowman.
Cricket Hill was a pioneer winery in Southern Oregon. Established 27 years ago in 1991 on a carefully researched hillside it enjoys the singular combination of climate, soils, and slopes needed to grow Grand Cru quality grapes here in the Applegate Valley.
After years of visits to Bordeaux, France’s most famous wine region, this tiny winery decided to follow the French tradition of specializing to produce only one type of wine. It dedicated itself to producing only Right Bank Bordeaux style wines in homage to the wines of that small region of Bordeaux; premium wines of exceptional character made only from Merlot and Cabernet Franc grapes.
Jacksonville Oregon Chamber of Commerce & Business Association Visitor Information Center
185 North Oregon Street
P.O. Box 33
Jacksonville, Oregon 97530
Visitor Information Center hours: