The City of Jacksonville's Sports & Entertainment Office leads the city's direction in sports, special events and film & television production. It is further responsible for directing the city’s facility manager (SMG) to operate city-owned facilities such as EverBank Field, Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena, Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, Prime Osborn Convention Center, Times Union Center for the Performing and the Ritz Theatre & Museum.
The Office of Special Events serves as a valuable community resource for events by managing the special event permit application process, the rental of Metropolitan Park and maintains an online calendar of community events. The Film & Television Office assists local and visiting productions with facilitating permits, provides scouting services and engages the local workforce as the liaison between the production company and the local industry.

Jacksonville and Northeast Florida have some of the most state-of-the-art facilities in the nation for hosting sporting, entertainment and cultural events of all kinds. The city's facilities, along with its superb weather, beaches, thriving downtown and highly experienced staff, make Jacksonville the best choice for your next event.
Vision- The City of Jacksonville's vision is to become the nation's leader in hosting events that will inspire our community.
Mission- Attract, host and create opportunities that positively influence economic impact and improve the quality of life and cultural engagement for residents, visitors and businesses.

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Upcoming Events:  

NBA JAX is back Friday, October 9th playing host to two playoff teams: the Atlanta Hawks vs. New Orleans Pelicans. This preseason exhibition will be held at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial, with tip off at 7:00pm.
Visit to purchase tickets, or contact the Arena Box Office at (904) 630-3900.
The 2015 NFL Season is upon us and your hometown Jacksonville Jaguars are ready to take the league by storm! EverBank Field will play host to 9 exciting home games this year.
Click here to get your tickets today!
Jacksonville's new professional soccer team, the Jacksonville Armada FC, inaugural season is here!
Buy tickets now!

The Florida vs. Georgia Football game will officially take place on October 31, 2015, but don't miss out on the pre-gameday events and festivities!

For more information regarding the classic rivalry game, parking, and activities click here.

The 20th annual Florida Georgia Hall of Fame is slated to take place Friday, October 30th at 11:30 am at Everbank Field's US Assure West Club.

The 2015 inductees include Jabar Gaffney and Chris Leak from the University of Florida, and Richard Seymour and Rex Robinson from the University of Georgia.

For more information on this time-honored tradition, click here!
The top 10 men's and top 10 women's curling teams in the country will be coming to Jacksonville for the 2016 USA Curling National Championships at the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena starting February 6, 2016.

For tickets to this event click here. 
The Firehouse Subs Rugby League World Cup Qualifiers - Americas will be hosted at Hodges Stadium at the University of North Florida. The United States National team will face Canada on December 4, and Jamaica on December 12. 

For more information on the games click here.



Contact Us:                                                                            

Sports and Entertainment Office
117 West Duval Street, Suite 280
Jacksonville, FL 32202 
Phone: (904) 630-3600
Fax: (904) 630-3606

Mr. Dave Herrell
Sports & Entertainment Officer 

Mr. Brent Fine
Special Events Manager 

Mr. Joel Lamp
Sports & Entertainment Manager of Business Development & Communications

Mr. Joey Bergman
Sports & Entertainment Operations Coordinator

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