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Sideline Safety Zone

Lost? Get Found. Hurt? Get Help.
Call the hotline! (904) 630-SAFE (7233)

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The Sideline Safety Zone is produced by City of Jacksonville to provide an area where residents, students and visitors enjoying downtown Jacksonville before, during, and after the Georgia-Florida festivities can find assistance ranging from basic medical help, first aid, transportion services information, directions, telephone service, food, water, coffee and more.  


The Safety Zone is a Neutral Zone, Penalty Free.

2016 Locations & Hours of Operation 

Located throughout the downtown area, the Sideline Safety Zones are the fastest way to get help during the Georgia-Florida weekend, before and after the big game. 

Inside The Jacksonville Landing
 Friday, Oct. 28 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
 Saturday, Oct. 29 Noon – 2 a.m.

On Independent Drive near Laura Street (outside The Jacksonville Landing)
 Friday, Oct. 28 6 p.m. – 2:30 a.m.
 Saturday, Oct. 29 Noon – 2:30 a.m.

Georgia-Florida Welcome Center
(Lot K next to Metropolitan Park)
 Friday, Oct. 28 8 a.m. - midnight
 Saturday, Oct. 29 7 a.m. – 10 p.m.

RV City
 Friday, Oct. 28 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
 Saturday, Oct. 29 Noon – 2 a.m.

Touchdown Showdown (outside EverBank Field’s south end zone)
 Saturday, Oct. 29 10 a.m. – end of game

Corner of Bay Street and Market Street
 Saturday, Oct. 29 Noon – 10 p.m.


Access to directions, first aid and medical support, water, telephone service, cell phone charges, snacks, coffee, maps and other information.

UFTailgaters_250.jpgSafety Tips 

1. Stay in groups
2. Stay in high-traffic areas
3. Choose a designated driver
4. Take a cab or free trolley
5. Act responsibly
6. If you need help, go to a Sideline Safety Zone location.

Call the hotline: (904) 630-SAFE (7233)

City of Jacksonville, FL
Need help? 904-630-CITY (2489)   v0.0.9.3