A Sport Lovers Dream
Jacksonville, arguably the athletic capital of the Atlantic coast, is a virtual sporting mecca, with enough college and professional teams and events to satisfy a diverse range of passions.
Fiercely devoted to local teams and regional favorites, the city displays an unbridled enthusiasm for both the athletic competitions and the legions of fans traveling to the city each year for some of the most recognized annual sporting events in the country.
With a talent for tailgating and a passion for all sports, local residents have honed the art of the sports celebration and welcome guests to partake in the fun. While football remains the undisputed king of the fall, Jacksonville expresses a love of the game - any game - with equal fervor.Jacksonville Jaguars
Since entering the National Football League in 1995, the Jacksonville Jaguars have forged a path as one of the most successful expansion franchises in the history of the NFL. Since their inception into the league, the team hosts over 70,000 fans on game days. Home to the Jaguars and Super Bowl XXXIX, EverBank Field is situated on 10 acres in Downtown Jacksonville within the Sports and Entertainment Complex, just steps away from the St. Johns River.