VYSTAR 5K RUN The race is held right before the Gator Bowl Parade, and runs along the parade route through downtown Jacksonville. 1:30 pm. The Jacksonville Landing
WINN-DIXIE HOMETOWN GATOR BOWL PARADE The parade of colorful floats, marching bands, and giant balloons will be routed along the Northbank in downtown. 3 pm, Jacksonville
GATOR BOWL PEP RALLIES Join the bands, cheerleaders, and mascot at the Jacksonville Landing on New Year’s Eve. ACC Pep Rally: 1:30 pm. Visiting Team Pep Rally: 5:30 pm.
NEW YEAR’S EVE PARTY Live entertainment in The Jacksonville Landing Courtyard.
NEW YEAR’S EVE FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR The always spectacular fireworks display over the St. Johns River will be shot from one barge in front of The Jacksonville Landing and another barge in front of the Hyatt Regency Hotel. The fireworks can be viewed from the Northbank and Southbank. Midnight, Downtown Jacksonville
BUDWEISER TAILGATE PARTY There will be pep rallies, cheerleaders and bands plus a multitude of interactive games for kids of all ages as well as all of your tailgating concession essentials. $10 at the gate or free admission with the PATCH. 10 am- 1 pm. Jacksonville Municipal Stadium Pepsi Pavilion
KONICA MINOLTA GATOR BOWL CLASSIC With six Heisman trophy winners, 175 all-Americans and over 1,000,000 fans, the Konica Minolta Gator Bowl is truly more than a football game…it is a premiere event of Florida’s First Coast. 1 pm at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium. For ticket and other information, visit www.gatorbowl.com