About the City of Jacksonville

A Forbes Top 10 best city for finding employment, Jacksonville, Florida, is a metropolitan center home to unique neighborhoods, restaurants, exceptional arts and culture, and a wide variety of entertainment options. Our community is also home to many recreational activities including football, tennis, basketball, golf, baseball, rugby, horseback riding, fishing, surfing, and many more.

Cited as being an “Up and Coming City,” a “Best City to Start a Business,” and a “Best City for Tech Jobs,” Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with:

  • 68 miles of ocean coastline
  • 300 miles of riverfront
  • 111,669 acres of parks
  • 500 large employers​

Visit Jacksonville

These are some of our favorite events around the city of Jacksonville.

Monthly Events

Upcoming Events

Jacksonville hosts more than a few trip-worthy events each year. Check out for information on many other festivals, games, shows, and celebrations taking place in the Bold City.


One Spark

Everbank Stadium

一道本不卡免费高清An annual crowdfunding festival celebrating innovation in art, music, science, and technology.


Florida vs. Georgia Football Classic

Everbank Stadium

一道本不卡免费高清The comes to Jacksonville every fall. Don’t miss the celebrations at RV City, the Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, and the best part of all, the game!


Gate River Run

Downtown Jacksonville

一道本不卡免费高清 The route takes runners through Downtown Jacksonville and across many of our famous bridges.


THE PLAYERS Championship

TPC Sawgrass

一道本不卡免费高清Golf’s best players descend upon Ponte Vedra for .


Jacksonville Jazz Festival

Downtown Jacksonville