TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

Get ready for the most exciting college bowl game on December 31, 2018, kick-off 7:30 p.m. Car at The Gator Bowl

Fans, it's time to book your trip to support NC State and Texas A&M as they battle it out at the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl in Jacksonville, FL on Monday, Dec. 31. 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 2018 TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Game will be played Monday, December 31 at 7:30 p.m at TIAA Bank 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 Gator Bowl Week, including:

  • Team Pep Rallies: Sunday, December 30 4-6 p.m.
    4:00 PM: NC State Pep Rally
    4:30 PM: Parris Island Marine Band
    5:00 PM: BGA Band (Opelika HS)
    6:00 PM: Texas A&M Pep Rally

  • VyStar New Year's Eve 5k Run: Monday, December 31 at 2 p.m.
  • Post-Game Concert Featuring Cole Swindell
  • New Year's Eve Fireworks Show
  • Deck the Chairs

During the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl, TIAA Bank 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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