TaxSlayer Bowl

Get ready for the most exciting college bowl game in the U.S. Mississippi State and University of Louisville will battle it out on December 30, 2017, kick-off 12 p.m.

Mississippi State and University of Louisville fans, it's time to book your trip to support your team as they battle it out at the TaxSlayer Bowl in Jacksonville, FL on Saturday, Dec. 30. Kick-off the New Year with a great football game in Florida’s best sports city.

Jacksonville is a fun destination with equal parts Florida Flavor and Southern Hospitality. Shoreline? We have the most in Florida. Parks? We have two national parks, seven state parks and 400 city parks. History? We have 450 years of it. Culture? We are a Top 25 Arts City in the nation. Food? We have 19 chefs on America’s Best Chefs List! From the city’s extensive park system, to its beautiful 22 miles of white-sandy beaches, to award winning craft breweries, historic neighborhoods and countless unique eco-adventures, Jacksonville in Northeast Florida is the perfect destination for a warm getaway this winter.

The 2017 TaxSlayer Bowl Game will be played Saturday, December 30 at 12 p.m at EverBank Field. Purchase your tickets to the game today! You won't want to miss the activities, celebrations and attractions for fans of all ages during TaxSlayer Bowl Week, including:

  • University of Louisville Pep Rally (FREE): Friday, December 29 at 5 p.m.
  • Mississippi State Pep Really (FREE): Friday, December 29 at 6:30 p.m.
  • Coaches Luncheon & Hall of Fame Induction: Friday, December 29 at 12 p.m.
  • Jacksonville Light Boat Parade (FREE): Saturday, December 30 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Touchdown Party: Saturday, December 30 at 10 a.m.
  • VyStar New Year's Eve 5k Run: Sunday, December 31 at 2 p.m.

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During the TaxSlayer Bowl, EverBank Field will be your home away from home, and who wouldn’t want to have the world’s largest video boards and two swimming pools at home? And, if that’s not impressive enough, you’ll be wowed by all there is to do when you’re not tailgating or cheering for your favorite team.

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Things to Do

Things to Do while you're in Jacksonville for the 2017 TaxSlayer Bowl!

Jacksonville Skyline


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Fan Information

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