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October is coming… 🍁🍂 Are you ready to experience the charm of State Street, with its foliage-covered sidewalks? Perhaps it’s the spook-tacular Halloween decorations that get you excited or the joy of downtown shopping when the weather is just right. 🎃 Or maybe it’s that first sip of your favorite fall drink from our local coffee shops that you crave. ☕️ As we embrace the charm of autumn here in Jacksonville, we’re curious - what are you most looking forward to this October? 🧡 Share with us your favorite October experiences in Jacksonville below. 👇 And don’t forget, for all things happening this Fall, visit www.jacksonvilleil.org. 🍁🍂
🍁Fall in Jacksonville is a time of crisp air, vibrant leaves, and some of the best seasonal drinks around!🍁 Here are a few of our staffs must-try drinks this season:

1. **Basic Witch** at Elm City Roastery: A classic choice, this witch is the right blend of sweet, spicy, and everything nice. 🎃☕
2. **Pumpkin Spice Chai ** at Soap Co. Coffee House : Indulge in the cozy embrace of autumn, blending housemade pumpkin syrup, fragrant pumpkin pie spice, and a comforting swirl of chai, creating a sip of pure fall bliss. Savor the seasonal flavors and let your taste buds embrace the pumpkin spice magic! 🎃🍂☕✨ 🍫☕

3. **Harvest Margarita** at The Little Stove: Nothing says fall like this cider and lime based Marg. The hints of cinnamon demerara syrup pair well with the grand marnier and mezcal 🍏🍂

4. **Polish Highboy** at Proud Richards: Spicy, hint of sweet, and full of autumn flavors. 🍂

5. **Oktoberfest** at Springfield Beer Company: Sip upon this Oktoberfest brew, a savory blend that ignites a festive fiesta in every sip. Prost to the flavors of fall! 🍻🍂🥨✨

Let’s welcome fall by savoring these delicious drinks! We would love to hear from you!  What are some of your favorites?  Don’t forget to snap a photo and tag us in your fall drink adventures with #JacksonvilleIL 🧡🍂

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