Sports and Entertainment
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 Arts and the Ritz Theatre & Museum.
 
The Office of Special Events permits and produces events which positively contribute to the quality of life and culture for the residents and visitors of Jacksonville. Events such as the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, World of Nations Celebration, the Sea & Sky Spectacular Air Show and the Georgia-Florida football game drive economic impact for the city as well as market Northeast Florida as a premier destination for visitors.
 
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.
 
 
Our Vision
 
The City of Jacksonville's vision is to become the nation's leader in hosting events that will inspire our community.

Our 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.

Our Values
 
Community First: We will focus on events and entertainment opportunities that leave a positive legacy and lasting impression for residents and visitors.

Integrity: Execute and articulate at the highest level of standard.

Commitment to Stakeholders: Our goal is partnership focused and to be best in class.

Diversity: Create unique and distinctive opportunities for citizens and visitors.

Stewardship: Hold a privileged trust to be fiscally sound and customer centric.


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Upcoming Events:  

    
The U.S. Men's National Soccer Team is coming to town to compete in a World Cup Qualifier! The game will take place on September 6th at EverBank Field!

To purchase tickets, please click here!
Join us at EverBank Field for the 2016 Georgia Florida Football Game! Watch the Georgia Bulldogs as they face the Florida Gators on October 29th at 3:30 P.M. Gates will open at 1:30 P.M. Don't miss out on the nations best college football rivalry game!

For more information and a full weekend guide, click here!
The 21st Annual Georgia- Florida Hall of Fame will be hosted on Friday, October 28th in the US Assure West Club at EverBank Field! Inductees will be announced soon, so stay tuned for updates!

For more information on the Hall of Fame, click here!
The Jacksonville Armada FC are back!! The Armada look to build off their successfull inaugural season campaign and compete for a championship in the NASL!

For more information on thier schedule and how to purchase tickets, click here.
 Your very own Double-A babseball team, The Jacksonville Suns are back! The Suns opening game will be on April 7th vs. the Birmingham Barons at the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville.

For more information or to purchase tickets click here
The Jacksonville Jaguars 2016 schedule is out! The Jaguars have a great slate of 9 home games this year at EverBank Field!

For more information or to purchase tickets, click here.
Come check out your local Rugby team, the Jacksonville Axemen! They will be playing at UNF's Soccer Field on June 18 and July 2, 9, and 30th!


For more information on the Axemen, click here!


  
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Sports and Entertainment Office
117 West Duval Street, Suite 280
Jacksonville, FL 32202 
Phone: (904) 630-3600
Fax: (904) 630-4744

Dave Herrell
Sports & Entertainment Officer
DHerrell@coj.net

Brent Fine
Special Events Manager
BFine@coj.net

Joel Lamp
Sports & Entertainment Manager of Business Development & Communications
JLamp@coj.net

Joey Bergman    
Sports & Entertainment Operations Coordinator
JBergman@coj.net
(904) 630-3600
 


 
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