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Metropolitan Park

Metropolitan Park, located along the beautiful St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville, is the First Coast's premier recreational facility. Since its opening in 1984, this once vacant 27-acre facility offers something for everyone. Whether you prefer relaxing in the cool river breezes or listening to top-name entertainment at one of the many outdoor concerts, Metropolitan Park offers a variety of recreational amenities including:  

  • A 2,400 square-foot reversible stage
  • Green Room & Production Office
  • Dressing Room trailers
  • Full boat docking facilities
  • Covered picnic shelters

This unique outdoor venue has been the home of many annual events including Starry Nights, the World of Nations Celebration, Fourth of July Celebration, area non-profit events and many more. Tony Bennett, Brad Paisley, Jessica Simpson, Earth, Wind and Fire, James Taylor, Idina Minzel, Michael Buble, Styx, Train, Nancy Wilson, Lonestar, George Benson, Faith Hill, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Jackson Brown, Chaka Khan, John Rich and Wynonna are just a few of the artists who have performed at Metropolitan Park.

Metropolitan Park is also the perfect place for corporate events. Each of the three group picnic shelters can accommodate 100 people. For larger crowds, the Pavilion can be set with tables and chairs for any occasion.

Click here to apply for use of Metropolitan Park.


Park Capacity: 10,000+

Tables & Chairs
Banquet and round tables as well as chairs are available for rent.

General Specifications
Main Stage 52 ft. x 45 feet,
Height from stage to ground 5 feet.
Power Capabilities: 800 amps for lights and 400 amps for sound 

Insurance Specifications
Click here to download the insurance requirements for hosting an event in Metropllitan Park.



Metropolitan Park Map It
1410 Gator Bowl Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Office: (904) 630-3690
Fax: (904) 630-4744

City of Jacksonville, FL
Accommodations for persons with disabilities are available upon request.
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