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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Christmas has come early at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds.

The Junior League of Jacksonville kicked off its second annual Holiday Market today with a ceremonial ribbon cutting at 510 Fairgrounds Place.

More than 50 vendors are set up offering a range of unique gifts, boutique merchandise and special holiday events.

Doors are open until 6 p.m. Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m to 4:30 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $7 a person.

Friday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. there will also be a blood drive held at the market benefiting the Blood Alliance.

This three day shop-for-a-cause benefits the Junior League of Jacksonville's volunteer programs and community improvement initiatives.

For a full list of vendors and look at the weekend events visit the Junior League of Jacksonville website.