New Year’s Eve Celebration
- Date: December 31, 2012
- Time: 10-2am
- Cost: Free
The Jacksonville Landing will ring in the New Year and welcome Gator Bowl fans with a weekend full of activities and events!
VyStar 5K Run 10 a.m.
Registration will take place at the front entrance of The Landing. Each entrant will receive a VyStar Credit Union 5K Run t-shirt. Cost: $20-$25 and $30 on race day. For more information call (904) 730-1900 or visit First Place Sports.
Mississippi State Pep Rally 1:30 p.m.
The Landing hosts the official Gator Bowl pep rally for Mississippi State University, playing in this year’s TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl. The pep rally will kick off at 1:30 p.m. in the Courtyard and will feature the football team, marching band and cheerleaders.
Gator Bowl Parade 3 p.m.
Northwestern Pep Rally 5 p.m.
The Landing hosts the official Gator Bowl pep rally for Northwestern University, playing in this year’s TaxSlayer.com Gator Bowl. The pep rally will kick off at 5 p.m. in the Courtyard and will feature the football team, marching band and cheerleaders.
Live music in the Courtyard by Sweet Scarlet 6 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Live music in the Courtyard by Bay Street 10 p.m. – 2 a.m.
Fireworks on the St. Johns River at Midnight presented by Duval County Tourism Development Council, Visit Jacksonville, One Spark, Downtown Vision, Northeast Florida Hospitality Lodging Association, The Gator Bowl, and The Jacksonville Landing.
Christmas Tree Light Shows every hour, on the hour from 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
*Landing restaurants, bars and nightclubs will observe extended hours this evening till 2 a.m.
Only persons 21 and older, or with military ID or a Gator Patch will be allowed on Landing property after 6 p.m. No cost for entry.
Ample downtown parking is available within close proximity to The Jacksonville Landing. Options include The Landing's own lot immediately east of the property, garage, metered street and peripheral parking.
Village Bread Cafe is the place to go for “classic fare with a twist.” Whether it’s making extra special sandwiches on home-made bread, big fresh salads, exceptional soups, pizza’s on ciabatta bread, or delicious pastries, there’s something for everyone. Locally owned, Village Bread Cafe also makes breakfast special featuring a variety of bagels and omelets. Other Jacksonville locations: 5215 Philips Hwy and 10111 San Jose Blvd.
- Extended Stay America
- Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
- Hampton Inn
- DoubleTree by Hilton
- Homewood Suites by Hilton
Planning or attending a convention in Jacksonville? Looking for a unique location for your next company function? The Jacksonville Landing can help with both.