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Hotels & Lodging

Downtown Jacksonville hotels fill up early for the Jacksonville Jazz Fest, so be sure to book your stay now! Bookings at these rates are prepared exclusively for Jazz Fest guests and hotels are within walking distance or short skyway ride to the festival.

Downtown Jacksonville Information

For more information about Downtown Jacksonville including shopping, restaurants, nightlife, art galleries, parking areas, transportation and more, visit:

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Hotels & Transportation

The Omni Jacksonville
245 Water St, Jacksonville, FL 32202

Situated in the heart of downtown, the Jacksonville Omni offers guests a luxury experience with newly renovated rooms and dramatic views of the St. Johns River. The Omni Jacksonville Hotel features an upscale Florida escape with fine dining, a rooftop pool and is within steps of the Jacksonville Jazz Festival.

The Lexington Jacksonville Riverwalk
1515 Prudential Dr., Jacksonville, Florida 32207

The Lexington Jacksonville Riverwalk Hotel has recently emerged from an extensive renovation – inspired by Jacksonville’s coastal surroundings. Located on the Southbank of downtown, features include savory onsite dining and lounges, a tranquil pool courtyard, and easy access to Jacksonville Jazz Festival events.

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The Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront
225 East Coastline Dr., Jacksonville, Florida 32202

Immerse yourself in the Jazz Fest experience at the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront. Located on the Southbank, just a short walk to all the downtown venues. Hotel features include well-appointed guestrooms inspired by the panoramic views of the St. Johns River, as well as a newly renovated lobby and dining options including a 24/7 Market, SHOR Seafood Grill and Tavern, to grab a bite to eat or beverage before or after the Jazz Festival events.

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Flights

Located just minutes from Downtown Jacksonville, the Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) provides non-stop flights to and from major U.S. cities. The airport offers arrivals and departures on all major domestic air carriers and a network of regional carriers. Enjoy a full-service terminal building, outstanding ground transportation options and dedication to security and customer service. The Jacksonville Aviation Authority owns and manages the Jacksonville Airport System.

Parking Information

Downtown Jacksonville has more than 43,000 public parking spaces, which include garage parking, metered street parking and peripheral parking. While you may not always be able park directly in front of your destination, you should almost always be able to find parking within a short walk. Click here to view a parking database provided by Downtown Vision, Inc.

Parking Garages

Swingin' Stage Garage

 

Groovin' & Breezin' Garage

Bagged Meters

No parking at meters on the following streets from May 22 - 27:
  • Adams St. from Main St. to Broad St.
  • Monroe St. from Main St. to Pearl St.
  • Duval St. from Main St. to Julia St.
  • Church St. from Laura St. to Hogan St. (south side of the street only)
  • Broad St. from W. Adams St. to Monroe St.
  • Clay St. from Forsyth St. to Adams St.
  • Pearl St. from Forsyth St. to Duval St.
  • Julia St. from Forsyth St. to Duval St.
  • Hogan St. from Forsyth St. to Church St.
  • Laura St. from Forsyth to Church St.
  • N. Hogan St. from Water St. to Bay St. (southbound lane only)
  • N. Hogan St. from Water St. to Sister Cities Parking Circle (northbound lane only)
  • Sister Cities Parking Circle
All bagged meters end on Monday, May 27.

Road Closures

Beginning Wednesday, May 22 – Sunday, May 26*
All street parking will be suspended on all event roads beginning 5/22/2019 and will resume beginning 5/26/2019
*Information regarding street closures and other information subject to change.

Wednesday, May 22
7 a.m. Closures:
  • N. Pearl St. closed from W. Monroe St. to Adams St.
  • Hogan St. (eastern-most lane) closed from W. Monroe St. to W. Duval St.
  • Hogan St. (western-most lane) partially closed from W. Monroe St. to W. Duval St. until 5:00 p.m.
  • W. Monroe St. will be hold-&-release from Hogan St. to N. Laura St. until 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, May 23
9 a.m. Closures:
  • Hogan St. closed from 108 N. Hogan St. (after BBT garage exit after W. Forsyth St.) to 400 Hogan St. (Sweet Pete’s)
  • Adams St. closed from N. Main St. to Broad St.
  • W. Duval St. closed from N. Laura St. to Sweet Pete’s (Duval side)
  • N. Laura St. southbound lane closed from W. Church St. to W. Forsyth St.
  • N. Laura St. northbound lane closed from W. Forsyth St. to W. Duval St.
  • Clay St. closed from exit of Courthouse Parking Garage to Adams St.
  • N. Pearl St. is pass-access only from W. Duval St. to W. Monroe St.
  • W. Monroe St. is pass-access only from N. Pearl St. to N. Julia St.
  • Duval St. is open to 2-way traffic from Sweet Pete’s (Duval side) to Julia St. until 5:00 p.m.
  • Hogan St. is open to 2-way traffic from Sweet Pete’s to W. Church St. until 5:00 p.m.
  • W. Monroe St. is open to 2-way traffic from N. Julia St. to 140 W. Monroe St. (Dalton Agency) until 5:00 p.m.
Friday, May 24
9 a.m. Closures:
  • W. Monroe St. closed from 140 W. Monroe St. (Dalton Agency) to 2 W. Monroe St. Garage
  • Duval St. is open to 2-way traffic from Sweet Pete’s (Duval side) to Julia St.
  • Hogan St. is open to 2-way traffic from Sweet Pete’s to W. Church St.
  • W. Monroe St. is open to 2-way traffic from N. Julia St. to 140 W. Monroe St. (Dalton Agency)
4 p.m. Closures:
  • N. Julia St. is pass-access only from W. Forsyth St. to W. Duval St. until 11:59 p.m.
9 a.m. Closures:
  • Broad St. is tentatively closed from W. Forsyth St. to W. Duval St., based on crowd safety needs, until 11:59 p.m.
Saturday, May 25
1 p.m. Closures:
  • N. Julia St. is pass-access only from W. Forsyth St. to W. Duval St. until 11:59 p.m.
3 p.m. Closures:
  • Broad St. is tentatively closed from W. Forsyth St. to W. Duval St., based on crowd safety needs, until 11:59 p.m.
Sunday, May 26
1 p.m. Closures:
  • N. Julia St. is pass-access only from W. Forsyth St. to W. Duval St. until 11:59 p.m.
3 p.m. Closures:
  • Broad St. is tentatively closed from W. Forsyth St. to W. Duval St., based on crowd safety needs, until 11:59 p.m.

River Taxi

The River Taxi will run a continuous loop downtown from Jacksonville Landing, to Friendship Fountain, Doubletree Hotel, Lexington Hotel, Metro Park, and back to the Jax Landing. Boats will arrive at each dock every 30 to 45 minutes.

Special Event pricing will be in place for $10 per day for an all-day/all-night pass. Children under 3 are free. Tickets can be purchased on board the boats, cash only, at any of our listed stops. There are no one-way tickets.

River Taxi Stops

30 minute Downtown loop:

  • Jacksonville Landing
  • Friendship Park
  • Doubletree Hotel
  • Lexington Hotel
  • Metro Park Marina
  • Jacksonville Landing

Skyway Hours of Operation

  • Friday, May 24 6am - Midnight
  • Saturday, May 25 2pm - Midnight
  • Sunday, May 26 2pm - 11pm

River Taxi Daily Rates

  • Adult/Child Daily Pass: $10 per person
  • for an ALL DAY Hop-On/Hop-Off Pass
  • Children 3 and under are free
  • CASH ONLY on Special Event Weekends

For more information, visit:
www.rivertaxiandtours.com
info@jaxrivertaxi.com

River Taxi Hours of Operation

  • Friday, May 24 11am - Midnight
  • Saturday, May 25 11am – Midnight
  • Sunday, May 26 11am11pm