2021 Florida Georgia Weekend in #DTJax

Author: Alexa Andino, Downtown Vision Marketing and Events Intern

About the Event

The annual rivalry game between the Georgia Bulldogs and Florida Gators will be on October 30th at 3:30 P.M. at TIAA Bank Field in #DTJax.

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Map of TIAA Stadium for the Florida Georgia game.

Parking Information

Jacksonville Fairgrounds: The Jacksonville Fairgrounds will open at 8:00 A.M. for parking on the day of the game. The Fairgrounds is located on the west side of the stadium next to the Jaguars’ practice fields. Tailgating will be permitted. Parking is for cars, trucks, minivans, and SUVs only.

SeatGeek, Vividseats, and TicketSmarter have lists of available tickets for parking in nearby lots for the game. Also, check out DTJax’s Parking Map to help you see what parking lots and garages are nearby, pictures, and more information!


If you need help getting around #DTJax, we’ve got you covered!

The St. Johns River Taxi will be operating for FL GA Weekend and tickets are available online at for advanced purchase. The price is $20 for an all-day wristband. The stops include one stop on the Southbank at the Chart House/Southbank Hotel dock and one stop on the Northbank at Riverfront Plaza (former Landing dock). Multiple boats will be operating on Saturday and will go directly to the stadium from the Chart House dock, a 5-7 minute cruise. They will be in the Doubletree Hotel and Hyatt Hotel lobbies Saturday morning starting at 9 A.M. to distribute wristbands for early pickup. Boats will start running at 10 A.M. Saturday. Wristbands may be purchased in advance online with a credit card. On game day, it will be cash only and exact change.

Operating Hours:

Wed – 1 P.M. – 9 P.M.
Thursday – 11 A.M. – 10 P.M. (concert at Riverfront Plaza ends at 9 P.M.)
Friday – 12 P.M.-midnight
Gameday Sat – 10 A.M. – 11 P.M.
Sun – 1 P.M. – 9 P.M.

The JTA Skyway is a free mode of transportation that has eight stations (five Downtown and three on the Southbank) to help you move across Downtown quickly and easily.

What to do Downtown that weekend

Thursday, October 28th:

CANCELLED: Bold City Bash: The ultimate Florida-Georgia fan experience!

Duuuval’s Bold City Bash Concert at Riverfront Plaza at 5:00 P.M. – 9:00 P.M. Performances by DJ Jake, Who Rescued Who and Briteside! This is a free event and food trucks will be available!

Friday, October 29th

Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and Luncheon presented by Miller Electric Company: 12:00 P.M. – 1:30 P.M.  and Florida vs. Georgia Fall Baseball Game: Tickets for the baseball game and fireworks show are $15 and the game starts at 6:30 P.M. at the 121 Financial Ballpark.

Saturday, October 30th

Fan Fare at The Dream Finders Homes Flex Field at Daily’s Place: 9:00 A.M. – 3:30 P.M.

Florida – Georgia 5K: The 5K starts at 8 A.M. at the Riverfront Plaza.

Florida vs Georgia All-Inclusive Tailgate Experience: From 11:30 A.M. to 3:30 P.M. at the Tailgater’s Parking: First and Ten Lot pre-game with fans hosted by Model Haleigh Broucher, Georgia Superfan Trent “Big Dawg” Woods, former Florida quarterback Shane Matthews, and former Georgia cornerback Brandon Boykin. There are various tickets available for this tailgating event.

Tailgate and/or watch the game at #DTJax’s distilleries and breweries!

Manifest Distilling is here to host your tailgate. The Cocktail Room will be open with a selection of cocktails and local food vendors throughout the weekend. ⁠$20 covers all day Saturday for air conditioning, bathrooms, seating, TVs, cocktails, and more.⁠ There will also be a bar and food trucks set up outside of the Distillery. ⁠
⁠Friday hours: 2 P.M. – 12 A.M.⁠
Saturday hours: 10 A.M. – 10 P.M.⁠
⁠Friday Food Trucks: Empowered Kitchen⁠ and Smoked Meat Militia⁠.
⁠Saturday Food Trucks: Empowered Kitchen⁠, Jammas Jax⁠, and Smoked Meat Militia.

Ruby Beach Brewing‘s taproom opens early for gameday at 10 A.M. They have game-day specials from open to close.

Gameday specials:
$10 select crowlers
$4 select pints
$4 wells
$2 off wine (by the glass)

Jadakiss invades Duval County at Whispers Oyster Bar & Seafood Lounge at 9 P.M. to enjoy some live music and food after the game.

FL / GA Halloween Afterparty at Myth Nightclub: Top-40, Hip-Hop and Dance in The Main Room at Myth Nightclub with DJ Capone, Tropical De Noche Spinning the best in Afro/Latin House, Baile Funk, Disco, and more featuring: JB Dizzy, Papi Disco, and Satellite Frank. Element Bistro Open for Drinks and Dinner Starting at 6 P.M. Myth Gates Open at 8 P.M. and the events last until 2 A.M.

Hallow’s Eve: A Frightfully Funky Festival!: This festival features spooky décor, costumes, and tricks and treats for kids of all ages! Enjoy Asheville’s Appalachian Funk band, Dr. Bacon as well as St. Augustine’s Stephen Pigman Vibrations! The event is FREE to attend and drinks are available for purchase. A limited number of VIP Tickets will be sold for $25 and will include two drink tickets (good for beer or wine), shaded area close to the stage with Air-Conditioned portable restrooms, seating, a private bar, JWJ Park Koozie, and more treats! VIP Tickets are available via 904Tix. Masks and social distancing are encouraged. Stop by after the game to get into the Halloween spirit!

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