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Back to School Jamboree, Teacher Appreciation Event and a Backpack Giveaway!


Orange Park Mall Builds Excitement for Back-to-School with Jamboree and Teacher Appreciation Event, and a Backpack Giveaway

Families invited to celebrate the beginning of the new school year!

ORANGE PARK, FLORIDA  – With Back-to-School season approaching, Orange Park Mall is helping guests get ready for the new school year while also supporting Clay County students and educators.

“We are thrilled to help students and families kick off the new academic year,” said Randy Bowman, General Manager, Orange Park Mall. “Thanks to our diverse mix of tenants, Orange Park Mall is the place to find everything you need for back to school, especially during the Florida Tax-Free Holiday from July 25 through August 7.  Our Back to School Jamboree and Teacher Appreciation events are the perfect way for students to end the summer and build excitement for the school year. And, as part of our commitment to being a good neighbor in the community, we’re proud to help ensure every student has what they need to succeed thanks to Laugh World Kid’s Boutique school supply drive.” 

Kids and their parents can kick off the school year in style at the KidX Club® Back to School Jamboree on Saturday, July 23.   The event, held from 11am to 3pm will feature a hula hoop contest, face painting, a Silly School Picture Day station and more. While at the Back to School Jamboree, kids can contribute to the Orange Park Mall “Thank A Teacher” Chalk Wall, sharing friendly and thoughtful messages for their friends, classmates, and teachers.

The Teacher Appreciation event will kick off at 11am in center court and will feature special giveaways throughout the day along with two special fashion shows for educators at 1pm and 2pm showcasing the latest fall styles from Dillard’s. Plus, the first 50 educators that register at the event will receive a free swag bag from Dillard’s while supplies last. 

Orange Park Mall is doing its part to make sure every student is prepared for the new school year with a school supply drive in partnership with Laugh World Kid’s Boutique.  Guests are encouraged to bring supplies to Laugh World Kids Boutique, located near Vans through July 20.  A full list of needed items can be found on the Orange Park Mall’s website. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Florida will distribute the backpacks at the Back to School Jamboree on July 23 beginning at 11am. 

The variety of in-demand retailers at Orange Park Mall make it a convenient one-stop-shop for Clay County families’ Back-to-School needs. For more information on Back-to-School activities and other upcoming events at Orange Park Mall, visit