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
Generous seating for any event under its large canopy
Green Room & Production Office
Dressing Room trailers
Full boat docking facilities
Covered picnic shelters
Children's Play Area
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 download the application to reserve Metropolitan Park.
Click here to download the application to reserve Hemming Plaza.
If you are interested in producing a ticketed event, please complete the above application and the application for ticketed events.
Park Capacity: 10,000
Pavilion Capacity: 3,000
Tables & Chairs
Banquet and round tables as well as chairs are available for rent.
Main Stage 52 ft. x 45 feet,
Height from stage to light grid is 21 feet.
Height from stage to ground 5 feet.
Power Capabilities: 800 amps for lights and 400 amps for sound
Support Load Specifications
If you have any concerns regarding noise complaints at Metropolitan Park, please contact our office at (904) 255-7192.
Metropolitan Park Map It
1410 Gator Bowl Blvd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
Office: (904) 630-3690
Fax: (904) 630-3693