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Al Jarreau, Boney James, Ester Rada, TIZER feat. Karen Briggs, The Latin Jazz All-Stars will be joining us for the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival!

There will be 35 countries participating in the 2014 World of Nations Celebration.

The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra sets the stage for one of the most festive events on the First Coast – the return of Starry Nights at the Metropolitan Park.

The City of Jacksonville is excited to present HonHers, an inaugural event celebrating and cultivating desire in everyday women.

The Second Annual Trailblazer Awards paid tribute to 14 African American leaders in the Jacksonville community who were pioneers in their profession. Congratulations to the 2014 recipients!

AARP was announced as the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Presenting Sponsor at a press conference on Feb. 11.

The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront is back as the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival host hotel!

Jacksonville's new professional soccer team has been named the Armada Football Club! The team will begin play in April 2015 in the North American Soccer League.

The World of Nations field trip packet is now available! For more information about the 2014 World of Nations Celebration, click here.


Philadelphia Union will face 2013 Supporters’ Shield Champion New York Red Bulls Wednesday, Feb. 12 at EverBank Field in Jacksonville, FL, as part of the 2014 pre-season trip. The game will kick off at 6 p.m. Tickets are available now at the Tom Bush Family of Dealerships Box Office at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, and online at


The Jacksonville Giants game originally scheduled for Feb 22 is being rescheduled to March 8. Doors will open at 6 p.m. and tip-off will be at 7:30 p.m.



The 2014 Tomorrow's Leaders have been announced! Tomorrow's Leaders are individuals who exemplify the ideals and principles of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and excel in community volunteerism, leadership and civic responsibility. 

Producers of the Florida Country Superfest announced that single-day tickets to the event go on sale today at 10:00 a.m. Until now, tickets for the Country Superfest have been available in a two-night package only, but starting today fans will be able to select a specific day they would like to attend. Ticket prices for the Superfest start at $65.

Ring in the New Year in downtown Jacksonville with fireworks at midnight as the skies come alive to welcome 2014. 

Soledad O'Brien will be the keynote speaker at the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue.

To provide the most impactful experience for existing and aspiring small business owners in Jacksonville, the Mayor Brown’s Business Builder event originally scheduled for Dec. 12 will be rescheduled for the spring of 2014. Details to come in the new year.

Bring the family out to City Hall and Hemming Plaza on Dec 6 from 4 - 7:30 p.m. for the 2nd annual Holiday at St. James Celebration and Tree Lighting.

The City of Jacksonville Office of Special Events is looking for talented and enthusiastic interns to join our team as we plan upcoming events including the the World of Nations Celebration, Jacksonville Jazz Festival, Georgia vs. Florida Football Game and much more!


Luke Bryan, Jason Aldean, Eric Church, Miranda Lambert, Florida Georgia Line, Little Big Town, Big & Rich, Easton Corbin, Colt Ford and Joe Nichols will rock Jacksonville’s EverBank Field on June 14 and 15 in the inaugural edition of the mega-fest.

Would you like to be the artist for the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival Poster? Click here for more information.

The City of Jacksonville and Military Affairs, Veterans and Disabled Services will pay tribute to Jacksonville's proud military and veteran community with a week-long of events. Click here for a list of events highlighting the city's strong connection to the U.S. Armed Forces.

It’s that time of year again! Nominations for the 2014 Tomorrow's Leaders award are now being accepted. 

We are now accepting artist submissions for the 2014 Jacksonville Jazz Festival. If you or someone you know would like to perform at the festival, complete the form here:

Calling all boaters! Light the night on the St. Johns River and be a part of the Jacksonville Light Parade.  Showcase your vessel to more than 200,000 parade spectators and create memories that will last a lifetime. The parade is open to sailboats and powerboats of all shapes and sizes.

Interested in volunteering for one of our upcoming events? Register online today! Visit and click Online Services for more information.

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