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New Years Eve is a unique time of year to visit a new place, and we aim to travel to as many as we can.

We've already visited some of the main ones: Paris, Sydney, London and Edinburgh but have the ambition to get to as many of the others listed on this site as we can.

We hope you find our listings useful in finding the best NYE fireworks, parties, hotels, concerts, restaurants, cruises and events wherever you are!

 

BY MARTIN KERRIGAN > HOME > USA >

Jacksonville New Years Eve 2015

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Jacksonville, Florida, FL, 31 December 2014, Midnight

Jacksonville city skyline and bridge

Jacksonville is not the best known town in the sunshine state of Florida (that distinction probably falls to Miami or Orlando, thanks in turn to the TV power of Miami Vice and Mickey Mouse) but it is the state's biggest city, and likes to reflect this fact when it comes to throwing a party, and new years eve is no exception.

The town is focused on the St Johns River and the Jacksonville Beaches scattered along the Atlantic Coast, collectively locally often just referred to as The Beach and including Mayport, Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach and Ponte Vedra Beach - these ocean front locations are the focal point for many of the spectacular fireworks displays you will see lighting up the sky as midnight and 2015 arrives.

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On new year's eve in Jacksonville the crowds generally head to the downtown area, where food stalls and several stages with various entertainment keep everyone occupied leading up to the midnight fireworks display, the main ones of which are launched over the St Johnís River at The Jacksonville Landing.

For those who manage to avoid too much of a hangover though the biggest party in the area actually takes place on New Years Day, also in Downtown Jacksonville, with the famous Gator Bowl Parade, previously sponsored by Winn Dixie, but now promoted by Taxslayer.com. making its way through the streets to great general acclaim and preceding the big new year game, The Gator Bowl.

The streets in the area fill up early, so be sure to arrive in plenty of time. The New Year parade is one of many that have become a great US tradition over the years, check out some of the most popular ones on our New Year's Day page.

For the big night before though, there is plenty activity in the city to keep you entertained. The Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra will be performing their Toast! To The New Year at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts, There will also be the PURE New Years Eve Red Carpet Premiere at the Pure Night Club.

For live music Jacksonville has plenty to offer too, and this new year's eve the big event is a live show by rock and blues singer-songwriter Gregg Allman and soul, funk and blues band JJ Grey & Mofro at the city's Florida Theatre, which promises to be a great night out. Tickets for this show are available here.

Another big event this year takes place at Cuba Libre on Atlantic Boulevard, with the Party Legion & The Katz Downstairz NYE Extravaganza! The event includes live music, dance floor, Caribbean themed drinks and VIP area and fine dining provided by local Cuban Restaurant Havana Jax. Get your tickets here.

For those looking for somewhere to eat out, there are plenty of local restaurants with special offers for the evening. These include Azurea at One Ocean, Blue Bamboo, Buca di Beppo, Cafe Atlantico, North Beach Bistro and Restaurant Orsay - most cuisines and cultures are represented here as Jacksonville is a particularly cosmopolitan city, and draws influences from a vast range of sources. Check out the full range of Jacksonville restaurants, with full customer reviews, here.

Streaming, Webcams & Video

 

Places to watch live online:

Jacksonville webcams

Hotels & Accommodation

 

For hotels, bed and breakfasts, guest houses and a full range of accommodation across all budget ranges and to cater for most tastes, visit and book local hotels here.

Comments & Reviews

 

We would love to hear feedback from anyone who has visited the Jacksonville area for New Years Eve and would like to share their experiences.

Also if you know of any events or parties we don't yet have listed, whether it's something you're attending or organising, please let us know and we'll be happy to update the page.

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