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Everything you need to know if you're attending the Florida-Georgia game

The game has been an annual event that has called Jacksonville home since 1933.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — It's finally here! The Florida-Georgia Football Game, one of the most anticipated college football rivalries in the south, will take place this weekend in Jacksonville.

Starting in 1926, this game has been an annual event that has called Jacksonville home since 1933.

Here's all you need to know ahead of this weekend's big matchup.

When's the game?:

Game Date: Oct. 30, 2021
Gates Open: 1:30 p.m.
Game Kickoff: 3:30 p.m.

Stadium Information: 

The Florida Gators are the home team and are located on the west side of the stadium. The Georgia Bulldogs are the visiting team and are located on the east side of the stadium.


TIAA Bank Field has a strict Clear Bag Policy and a list of prohibited items you cannot bring with you into stadium. That list prohibits items like seat cushions, umbrellas, large electronics or recording devices, infant carriers or strollers.


On Saturday, Oct. 30, stadium parking lots will open at 8 a.m. All stadium parking lots are pre-sold and fans are encouraged to have their parking hang tag displayed as they approach the stadium. Fans without pre-purchased parking can park at Ford on Bay behind the Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront hotel for $25 per car, debit or credit card only.


List of Events: 

  • FRIDAY 10/29 - Florida vs. Georgia Fall Baseball Game: A storied rivalry across all sports, the universities’ baseball teams will take the field at the 121 Financial Ballpark for a fall exhibition game. As the innings and pitches pile up, Gators and Dawgs alike should be there to cheer on their team. First pitch is at 6:30 pm. Tickets for the baseball game and fireworks show are $15.The game starts at 6:30 p.m. CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS
  • SATURDAY 10/30 - Fan Fare at The Dream Finders Homes Flex Field at Daily’s Place: Let the games begin! At Duuuval’s Bold City Bash Fan Fare, fans can participate in various interactive experiences. Located at the Dream Finders Homes Flex Field, fans can check out the Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame Exhibit or show their skills during multiple fun activities! This experience is free to participate in. This event is from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Activities indclude food trucks, human foosball, Flag Football, broad jump and more!



Gameday Xpress: Gameday Xpress customers can catch their shuttles from five Jacksonville locations; starting at 12:30 p.m. Shuttles will continue one hour after the game ends. The Skyway will operate extended hours through 10 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 28 to support the Bold City Bash at Riverfront Plaza. In accordance with the current Transportation Security Administration (TSA) COVID-19 Directive for public transportation, facemasks are required at all times while on board a Gameday Xpress bus, Skyway trains or inside JTA facilities.

Customers can purchase secure mobile tickets through either the MyJTA or Token Transit mobile applications. Each are available on the Google Play Store for Android devices, and the Apple App Store for iPhone. Roundtrips tickets are $8 from Downtown Locations and $13 from Suburban Locations.

River Taxi: Hours of Operation: Saturday, Oct. 30: 9 a.m. - 11 p.m. Tickets are available online at www.jaxrivertaxi.com for advanced purchase.  Price: $20 for an all day wristband. Stops include Northbank at Riverfront Plaza, Southbank at the Chart House/Southbank Hotel and Metropolitan Park Marina/TIAA Bank Stadium.

Lodging Information:

Your Florida-Georgia gameplan starts with finding the perfect place to stay. Take some time to find a hotel that allows you to take advantage of all that Jacksonville has to offer during your visit. Browse Visit Jacksonville for lodging options or call 1-800-733-2668 and ask for a complimentary visitors magazine and a list of available hotels.

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