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Downtown Jacksonville

Downtown Jacksonville

Located approximately 15 miles from Jacksonville Int’l Airport (JAX), Downtown Jacksonville lies on the St. Johns River, giving the city its impressive riverfront views. The cultural and entertainment center of the region, Downtown Jacksonville is home to the Jacksonville Jaguars, the Jacksonville Suns, The Jacksonville Landing, Jacksonville Symphony, multiple museums and galleries, and boasts many restaurants and eateries on the magnificent St. Johns River. It hosts a number of college football and basketball games, including Florida-Georgia weekend, the Gator Bowl, and the River City Showdown. Revitalization efforts in Downtown Jacksonville include a new entertainment arena, a new baseball stadium, a new main library, and a new federal courthouse.

Travel time from Jacksonville Int’l Airport (JAX) to Downtown Jacksonville: Approximately 25 minutes
Fare from Jacksonville Int’l Airport (JAX) to Downtown Jacksonville: $38 (with Towncar upgrade: $48)

For more information: www.jaxevents.com

Local Attractions

Jacksonville Municipal Stadium

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Home of the NFL Jacksonville Jaguars, The Jacksonville Municipal Stadium is adjacent to the St. Johns River in the heart of downtown Jacksonville. With 76,000 seats, The Jacksonville Municipal stadium is the result of a $135 million renovation project. It hosts the annual NCAA University of Florida vs. University of Georgia and Gator Bowl football games.

One Stadium Place
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904.633.6100


The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center
With 265,000 square feet of space, the Prime Osborn Convention Center has been the home of events such as the Jacksonville Home & Patio Show, the Southern Women’s Show, the Jacksonville Boat Show, Christmas Made in the South, and a variety of other community events.

1000 Water Street
Jacksonville, FL 32204
904.630.4000


Times Union Centerfor the Performing Arts
Home to the Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra, the Times-Union Center offers a wide range of theatrical events—from ballet to lavish stage productions.

300 West Water Street.
Jacksonville, FL 32202
904.633.6110

Florida Theatre
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the magnificently restored Florida Theatre is recognized as one of the finest concert venues in the Southeast. As an anchor to downtown development, The Florida Theatre draws 250,000 people to Jacksonville’s center each year.

128 East Forsyth Street, Suite 300
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Ticket Office: 904.355.2787

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Popular Hotels
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 East Coastline Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904.588.1234
Omni Jacksonville Hotel
245 Water St., Jacksonville, FL 32202
Phone: 904.355.6664
Wyndham Jacksonville Riverwalk
1515 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904.396.5100

Hampton Inn
1331 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904.396.7770

Popular Restaurants
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
1201 Riverplace Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904.396.6200
Morton’s the Steakhouse
1510 Riverplace Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904.399.3933
          
Chart House Restaurant
1501 River Bend Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32207
Phone: 904.398.3353