List of attractions and events in Jacksonville, Florida

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The city of Jacksonville, Florida and the Jacksonville metropolitan area host numerous events year-round. This listing includes the most notable of those events.

Annual events[edit]

Most events are coordinated through the City of Jacksonville, department of Recreation and Community Services.[1][2]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

July[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

Churches[edit]

Event facilities[edit]

City owned[edit]

The city contracts with a company to manage and operate:

Each entity that rents the venue is responsible for the event's operations:

Privately owned[edit]

Historic homes[edit]

Museums[edit]

Outdoor attractions[edit]

Parks[edit]

Jacksonville operates the largest urban park system in the United States, providing facilities and services at more than 337 locations on more than 80,000 acres (320 km2) located throughout the city.[4] Several are located on the St. Johns River or have beaches on the Atlantic Ocean, such as Hanna Park. In addition to municipal parks, there are ten state parks and five national facilities in the area.

State[edit]

National[edit]

Shopping venues[edit]

Sports facilities[edit]

Baseball[edit]

Basketball[edit]

Football[edit]

Golf[edit]

The Greater Jacksonville Metropolitan Area boasts 64 golf courses, of which 18 are public, 18 are semi-private, 15 are private and 13 are resort courses. All are within a one-hour drive of downtown Jacksonville.[5]

Soccer and rugby[edit]

Other[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Special Events" City of Jacksonville
  2. ^ "Downtown Events" Tourist Development Council
  3. ^ [1] Archived 2013-01-21 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ "Recreation and Community Services". Archived from the original on 2007-12-18. Retrieved 2008-03-24. 
  5. ^ "Jacksonville Florida Golf Courses" Florida's Tees & Greens.com