About the City of Jacksonville

A Forbes Top 10 best city for finding employment, Jacksonville, Florida, is a metropolitan center home to unique neighborhoods, restaurants, exceptional arts and culture, and a wide variety of entertainment options. Our community is also home to many recreational activities including football, tennis, basketball, golf, baseball, rugby, horseback riding, fishing, surfing, and many more.

Cited as being an “Up and Coming City,” a “Best City to Start a Business,” and a “Best City for Tech Jobs,” Jacksonville is the largest city in the continental United States with:

  • 68 miles of ocean coastline
  • 300 miles of riverfront
  • 111,669 acres of parks
  • 500 large employers​

Visit Jacksonville

These are some of our favorite events around the city of Jacksonville.

Upcoming Events

Jacksonville hosts more than a few trip-worthy events each year. Check out Visit Jacksonville for information on many other festivals, games, shows, and celebrations taking place in the Bold City.