Special Events in Jacksonville
Toyota Gator Bowl Classic
(800) 374-BOWL toll-free
The Gator Bowl Association, a non-profit organization hosts Toyota Gator Bowl at EverBank Field on January 1 each year.
Ritz Voices Black History Jazz Concert
Enjoy the sounds of the Ritz Voices and celebrate Black History Month. Ritz Theatre & LaVilla Museum, 829 N. Davis St., Jacksonville. Call.
Monster Truck Show
Experience the excitement of the U.S. Hot Rod Superbowl of Motorsports. EverBank Field, 1 Stadium Place, Jacksonville.
World of Nations Celebration
Annual World of Nations Celebration celebrates the rich cultural traditions and unique heritage of people from around the world. An opportunity to experience the cuisine, artistry and customs. Saturday night features a fireworks showcase choreographed to music specially chosen for the World of Nations Celebration.
Annual Shrimp Festival
The shrimp festival is the largest event of the year on Amelia Island, attracts about 150,000 people during the weekend. The festival is rated as one of the best in Florida and one of the top 20 events in the southeast region of the U.S. Features shrimp, live music, and arts & crafts, antiques, etc.
Fiesta Playera dia de San Juan Bautista is an annual event in Jacksonville, Florida, and is one of the largest Latin American festivals in the country. A three-weekend long event, this festival celebrates the culture and customs of Puerto Rico with Latin American music and cuisine. Sea Walk Pavillion, Jacksonville Beach.
Liberty Fest: an Independence Day Celebration
Help celebrate America's Birthday. The festival area will be the spot for entertainment, food music children's, activities, skydivers, and fireworks.Sea Walk Pavillion, Jacksonville Beach. Call
A ceremony for the victims and their families, heroes of the tragedies of September 11, 2001.
Annual New Year's Eve Celebration