TIAA Bank Field
TIAA Bank Field is adjacent to the St. Johns River in the heart of downtown Jacksonville. With over $200 million in renovations in the past 10 years, the world's largest stadium jumbotrons and an impressively unique pool patio deck, TIAA Bank Field is one of the nation's top stadium facilities.
TIAA Bank Field is the permanent host of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Florida-Georgia Game and the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. The stadium was even home to the 2005 Super Bowl featuring the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles.
A partnership between the Jacksonville Jaguars and the City of Jacksonville, Daily’s Place is the newest entertainment destination in downtown Jacksonville. The iconic 5,500-seat covered amphitheater and 94,000-square foot covered flex field next to TIAA Bank Field is filled each year with a full slate of concerts, shows, festivals and events.
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena
The VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena is a state of the art multi-purpose arena in Jacksonville with a capacity of up to 15,000. Built in 2003, the Arena has hosted events such as the 2006, 2010, 2015 and 2019 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, USA Curling, SEC Gymnastics, as well as some of the biggest names in entertainment including: Elton John, Garth Brooks, Cher, Luke Bryan, Kevin Hart, Disney On Ice and many more.
The Arena is home to the ECHL Jacksonville Icemen, NAL Jacksonville Sharks, ABA Jacksonville Giants, and the Jacksonville Sports Hall of Fame.
Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville opened in 2003 and is one of the premier minor league ballparks in North America. The Baseball Grounds sits on a little more than nine acres and includes a 112,000-square-foot field, 12 luxury skyboxes, four skydecks, a large scoreboard and videoboard, a playground, and the “knuckle” – a unique nine-foot-high mound for seating at the left field corner. Featuring an old-fashioned design, brick facade, and a grass seating berm, the Baseball Grounds reminds fans of the days of yesteryear and preserves all of the wonderful tradition baseball has to offer.
The Grounds are home to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, and annually host the UF-FSU Baseball Game, and many high school and college games. The Grounds have also previously hosted the ACC Baseball Tournament.
Hodges Stadium Track Facility
Hodges Stadium features a lighted field and a 9-lane international track. The facility houses UNF educational classrooms, the Browning Athletic Training and Education Center and serves as the primary home for many members of the UNF Athletics Department.
The facility has been host to the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field East Preliminary four times (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016) and will also host the event in 2019. The facility has also hosted the USTAF Junior Olympics and ASUN Outdoor Track Championships. It serves as a yearly practice site for a TaxSlayer Gator Bowl team, hosted the Philadelphia Eagles as a practice site for the 2005 Super Bowl and served as a training ground for the 2014 US Men's National Soccer Team before the World Cup.
The facility joined an exclusive club in 2008, when it became one of 7 facilities in the U.S. to receive IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) certification. It is currently certified as a Class II facility though it is built to Class I standards.
Prime Osborn Convention Center
The Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center is a unique venue that offers unconventional beauty in a setting of grand, historic architecture with abundant, logistical advantages and first-class service. The building remains the only southern railroad station in the nation that has been converted into a state-of-the-art convention center. Spacious pre-function and public areas with windows of natural light are refreshing during coffee breaks, yet intimate and engaging for networking and social interaction.
The Center features 78,000-square-feet of exhibit space divisible into two separate halls with 33-foot ceilings. Designed for multiple room set options, there are 22 meeting rooms of combined space to accommodate various meeting requirements. The Grand Lobby, the most prized jewel, boasting 75-foot ceilings and exquisite walls of marble, is an event space where you can entertain your most important clients or host the most glamorous black tie events, all while overlooking the grand fountain and expansive terminal columns.
The Center is managed by SMG, an organization that specializes in the operation of public facilities. Their management experience encompasses over 222 properties throughout the United States and Europe.
With the selection of this destination, you will have the opportunity to experience a place where trains once ran on time, and conventions, tradeshows, banquets and meetings now run like clockwork.
Jacksonville Equestrian Center
Proudly managed by SMG, the Jacksonville Equestrian Center routinely hosts regional and national events showcasing the best in horse competition. Regarded as one of the premier equestrian facilities on the east coast, the Center offers the local Jacksonville community a wide range of entertainment opportunities. Most equestrian events are free and open to the public, so check their calendar often and come visit this special facility. If you are a horse person, you have the opportunity to compete in state-of-the-art facilities with the best of competition available to you at your doorstep! Trails adjacent to the facility offer the opportunity for you to explore the beautiful area surrounding the Complex.