EverBank 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 the an impressively unique pool patio deck, EverBank Field is one of the nation's top stadium facilities.
Permanent host of the Jacksonville Jaguars, Florida-Georgia Game and the TaxSlayer Bowl, EverBank Field is known nation-wide as a top flight stadium. The stadium was even home to the 2005 Super Bowl featuring the new England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles.
Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena
The Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena is an up to 15,000 seat multi-purpose arena in Jacksonville, Florida.
Built in 2003, the Arena is home to the Jacksonville Sports Hall of Fame, and has hosted events such as the 2006 and 2010 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, Elton John, ESPN Friday Night Lights, USA and SEC Gymnastics, and the NFL Superbowl Concert Series.
The Arena is home to the AFL Jacksonville Sharks, the ABA Jacksonville Giants, and the Jacksonville University Men’s and Women’s Basketball teams.
Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville
The Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville, which opened in 2003, is one of the premier minor league ballparks in North America. 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 vivid sight-lines capture the action up close, while providing fans with comfortable seating and easy access to concessions and restrooms.
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.
The Grounds is home to the Jacksonville Jumbo Shrimp, Annual UF-FSU Baseball Game, and many high school and college games. The Grounds have previously hosted the ACC Baseball Tournament.
In addition to six concession stands, six portable kiosk locations, three dressing rooms, a media room, weight room and kitchen, the ballpark also features a place for players to practice indoors.
Playing Surface: Grass
Dimensions: Left Field – 321′ | Center Field – 420′ | Right Field – 317′
Hodges Stadium Track Facility
Hodges Stadium features a lighted field and a 9 lane international track, 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 hosted the NCAA Outdoor Track & Field East Preliminary as well as the USTAF Junior Olympics. It serves as a yearly practice site for a TaxSlayer 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 when it became one of 7 facilities in the U.S. to receive IAAF (International Association of Athletics Federations) certification in December of 2008. 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.