Office of Special Events
Fireworks in Downtown JacksonvilleThe Office of Special Events produces events which enhance the quality of life and culture for the City of Jacksonville and its visitors. The office produces several events that enhance the image of the city and serves as a resource for and to the community as a destination for events.

Visit the Office of Special Events website

The Office of Special Events:

  • Manages the Special Event Permit Application process
  • Manages the rental of Metropolitan Park and Hemming Plaza
  • Maintains an online calendar of community events
  • Produces events such as:
    • World of Nations Celebration
    • Jacksonville Jazz Festival
    • Veteran’s Day Parade
    • Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast
    • Jacksonville Sea and Sky Spectacular
    • Fourth of July Celebration
    • Florida-Georgia Football Game