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Florida/Georgia Celebration at the Landing
  • Date: October 27 - 29, 2011
  • Time: 5pm-2am
  • Cost: $10 gate admission

Week-long activities are scheduled to take place in front of The Landing, in the Landing Courtyard, on Hogan Street adjacent to The Landing and inside various Landing restaurants and nightclubs.

Wednesday, 10/26

  • Hooters Annual Halloween Bikini Contest (in the Courtyard) 8 p.m.

Thursday, 10/27

  • Easton Corbin LIVE in concert at Mavericks Rock N Honky Tonk 8 p.m. Purchase your tickets HERE
  • Live music in the Courtyard by Radio 80 7 p.m. – 12 a.m.

Friday, 10/28

Saturday, 10/29 11am-2am

  • FL/GA Game on the Courtyard Jumbotron 3:30pm
  • Live entertainment in the Courtyard by George Aspinall Band 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., Plan D 7:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Spanky the Band after the game
  • Gridiron Rivalry Tour Challenge
  • Street Festival 1 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Admission is $10/person each day Friday after 5 p.m. and Saturday after 1 p.m.
No outside food or drinks allowed. Purses are subject to search.
Must be 21 or older with valid photo I.D. to consume alcohol.

Road Closures and Traffic Patterns for

the 2011 Florida-Georgia Classic Events and Game Day

Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2011 – Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011


The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office would like to make the public aware of road closures and traffic patterns during the 2011 Florida-Georgia festivities downtown. FOLLOW OUR GAME DAY TRAFFIC ALERTS ON TWITTER @JSOPIO #FLvsGA Downtown Road Closures Road Closures from Thursday, Oct. 27, 2011 thru Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 –
  • Hogan Street from Water Street to the St. Johns River will be closed Thursday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. thru 11 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
  • Pearl Street from Water Street to the St. Johns River will be closed Thursday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. thru 11 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
  • Sister Cities Plaza from Hogan Street to the cul-de-sac will be closed Thursday, Oct. 27, from 8 a.m. thru 11 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
  • Coastline Drive from the Landing to Newnan Street will be closed Thursday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. thru 11 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30.
Road Closures from Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 thru Saturday, Oct. 29, 2011 –
  • A. Phillip Randolph Blvd. from Duval Street to Adams Street will be closed Friday, Oct. 28, from 8 a.m. thru 2 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.
Road Closures from Friday, Oct. 28, 2011 thru Sunday, Oct. 30, 2011 –
  • Independent Drive from Hogan Street east to Laura Street will be closed Friday, Oct. 28 at 4 p.m. thru 11 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 30. Please note: Independent Drive to Laura Street will remain open to southbound traffic going to the Main Street Bridge.
JSO/Florida vs. Georgia Traffic/Add One Traffic Patterns
  • Lane indicators will be working Friday, Oct. 28 at 6 a.m. thru 9 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29. During this time there will be two lanes going east and two lanes going west between Liberty Street and Ocean Street.
  • On Saturday, Oct. 29 at 9 a.m. the lane indicators will shift to pre-game pattern this includes three eastbound lanes and one westbound lane from Ocean Street to the sports complex area.
  • Seventeen sign boards will be up on major roadways throughout the city with parking information.
  • The Mathews Bridge will be open on Saturday, Oct. 29.
 Game Day Parking Tips Game Starts at 3:30 p.m.
  • People without pre-paid parking passes need to use general parking.
  • We anticipate that general public parking in the sports complex area will fill up five hours prior to kick-off. Private lots near the stadium area go just as fast.
  • There will be no parking on the south side of Bay Street from Ocean Street to Liberty Street starting on Friday, Oct. 28 at 6 a.m. throughout Saturday, Oct. 29.
Arrive early. The stadium gates open at 1:30 p.m. After 1:30 p.m. the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office’s focus will shift to pedestrian traffic, vehicle traffic to the stadium should expect delays. Game Day Transportation Services Use the JTA Shuttle from various locations within Jacksonville. You may view the schedule at
  • Florida State College of Jacksonville’s downtown campus, 101 W. State St., will have 2,000 free parking spaces available. There will be a shuttle bus offered for $7 round-trip, which will run for four hours before kick-off and for two hours after the game ends.
  • There will be free parking at the Skyway Convention Center stop on Bay Street (located across from the Prime Osborne Convention Center, 1000 Water St.) with round-trip shuttle bus services for $7. Just like at Florida State College of Jacksonville’s downtown campus, these shuttles will also run for four hours before kick-off and for two hours after the game ends.
 JSO/Florida vs. Georgia Traffic/Add Two The Water Taxi stops at various locations on the riverbank. These locations include: The Jacksonville Landing, Friendship Fountain, The Crowne Plaza, The Wyndam and the Jacksonville Municipal Marina.The water taxi schedule is as follows:
  • Thursday, Oct. 27 – 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Friday, Oct. 28 – 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.
  • Saturday, Oct. 29 – 9 a.m. – Midnight
  • Sunday, Oct. 30 – 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Rates: Between $3-$5 per person, one way.For more information go to or call (904) 733-7782. Safety The safety of all game day participants is the utmost concern of the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office. To this end, JSO would like to stress the following safety measures.
  • Jacksonville does have an open container law for underage drinkers, and this will be enforced.
  • Stay with your friends, stay in a group.
  • Do not buy tickets in the street. Counterfeit tickets do exist, and people found with counterfeit tickets will be ejected from the game and face possible arrest. (It is legal to buy tickets from a scalper. However, you do so at your own risk.)
  • Above all else, USE COMMON SENSE throughout the weekend
 Sideline Student Safety Zone Information The intent of the Sideline Student Safety Zone is to provide a friendly and safe environment to those students seeking assistance.The Sideline Student Safety Zone will be clearly marked and will be staffed by volunteers from each university as well as the City of Jacksonville. Services include access to trolleys and taxis, medical attention, water, snacks, phones and general information. The student safety hotline (904) 630-SAFE (7233) will be available during the hours of operation. Visit for further information.JSO/Florida vs. Georgia Traffic/Add Three EverBank Field 
  • No purses or bags larger than 12 x 12 x 12 inches
  • No cameras with lenses longer than six inches
  • No coolers or containers including cans, cups and bottles
  • No strollers or umbrellas
  • No pets (except special services)
  • No food or beverage from outside the stadium
  • No seat cushions
  • No video or audio recorders
  • No whistles, noise makers, air horns or laser pointers
  • No poles or sticks
  • No knives, guns or any type of weapons or explosives
  • No smoking (except in designated areas)
  • No promotional items or any other items deemed unacceptable by Stadium Management.
  • No Re-Entry
 You cannot check items at the gates or in the stadium. Fans will be asked to either take prohibited items back to their car or dispose of prohibited items at the entrance of the stadium. EverBank Field and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office are NOT responsible for items left behind, lost, stolen or damaged. Possession of prohibited items is grounds for ejection from the stadium. Game tickets will be forfeited. No re-entry allowed.Whether you are a resident of Jacksonville or an out of town visitor, please enjoy Jacksonville, the Florida/Georgia Football Classic, and all of the exciting venues Jacksonville has to offer. There will be increased police staffing for Florida-Georgia. This does not affect regular police coverage in Jacksonville.Event maps are available online at and the Florida-Georgia Classic’s website, additional traffic information and live traffic updates on game day follow @JSOPIO on Twitter or go to #FLvsGAFor additional information regarding Florida-Georgia events follow @FLvsGA on Twitter or go to



Thursday, Oct. 27 – Ivy’s Halloween Costume Party to kick off the big weekend – starts at 9p

Friday, Oct. 28 – Happy Hour from 4p – 8p and then the late night fun begins. Corey Smith concert after party will be at Ivy and Corey has the VIP on reserve! DJ E.L. will be back for his third straight year to wow the crowd with the best party music for the big weekend!

Saturday, Oct. 29 – Open at 10am for all of your tailgating needs. We will have two 8′ screens set up for your viewing pleasure and our 10,000 watts surround sound will ensure you hear those heart pounding tackles. Full bar service and plenty of seating during the game. SPLIT TONE is back for their third straight year to put on the best concert after the game until 10:30p. Late night our DJ will wrap up the weekend with an insane mix of high energy dance music while the fans of the winning team celebrate a solid year’s worth of bragging rights.


SMG and SAVOR Jacksonville


A dozen local teams fire up their grills for the inaugural Florida–Georgia Weekend BBQ Block Party outside the Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena. Certified and celebrity judges will determine the winners of the BBQ cook-off. Trophies to be presented at 5:00pm to the teams with the Best Chicken, Best Pork and Best Ribs along with a Grand Champion and Reserve Champion. The BBQ Block Party will also feature the Turner Pest Corn-Hole Fest. The winner of the corn-hole tournament will receive a trophy and a $200 VISA gift card. Admission to the Block Party is FREE! Enjoy live music, Twist of Fun! Balloon Art, Touch of Paint Tattoos and Body Art, and concessions. The outdoor festivities will be followed by the Zac Brown Band concert scheduled to begin at 7:00pm at the Veterans Memorial Arena. Concert attendees must have a ticket to enter the Arena.


WHERE:        Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena

                        300 A. Philip Randolph Blvd. between Duval St and Adams St

                        Jacksonville, FL


WHEN:          Friday, October 28, 2011

                        2:00pm – 9:00pm


Playboy Pre-Game Party

Playboy presents Girls of the SEC during Florida / Georgia week in Jacksonville, FL also known as "The Worlds Largest Cocktail Party". This Red Carpet event is also a fund-raiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation as a portion of the proceeds will be donated towards this worthy cause. Purchase Tickets

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