Florida-Georgia week: What you need to know

Garry Smits
Florida Times-Union
RV City and its unique decor will return to Florida-Georgia week.

99th Florida-Georgia football game 

When: Saturday 

Where: TIAA Bank Field, 3:30 p.m. 


Records: No. 1 Georgia 7-0 (5-0), Florida 4-3 (2-3). 

Florida-Georgia week schedule 

Tuesday, Oct. 26 

RV City opens: Lot E will be the site this year for 60 RVs, which is full capacity. The lot will open at 8 a.m. 

Thursday, Oct. 28

Duuuval’s Bold City Bash concert, Riverfront Plaza, 5-9 p.m. Free to the public and features local performers DJ Jake from JHP Entertainment, Who Rescued Who and Briteside.

Friday, Oct. 29 

Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame luncheon, TIAA Bank Field, East Club, noon: Inducted will be Ciatrick Fason and Keiwan Ratliff of Florida and Thomas Davis and Jon Stinchcomb of Georgia. Tickets on sale through the Jacksonville Sports & Entertainment Office. Visit  

RV City “Show Your True Colors” Campground Decorating Contest: Judges will be present from 3:30-7 p.m., judging from 4-6:30 p.m. (must be at your RV to win). Awards for best Bulldog Spirit, Best Gator Spirit, best Halloween theme.

Florida-Georgia baseball, 121 Financial Ballpark, 6:30 p.m.: The Gator and Bulldogs clash on the diamond in an exhibition game. Tickets are $15 and are available through Free fireworks display after the game.

Luke Combs Block Party: In conjunction with Luke Combs concert at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena: At A. Philip Randolph (“APR”) between East Duval Street and East. Bay Street and East Adams Street between A. Philip Randolph Blvd, 4-7:30 p.m. (concert begins at 7 p.m., tickets required).

Saturday, Oct. 30 

Bold City Bash Fan Fare at The Dream Finders Homes Flex Field at Daily’s Place: Opens at 9 a.m. and runs through game time at 3:30 p.m. Fans can participate in interactive experiences including the Florida-Georgia Hall of Fame Exhibit or showing their skills in multiple football challenges. The Fan Fare is free.  

TIAA Bank Field lots open at 8 a.m. 

Stadium gates open 1:30 p.m. 

Florida is the home team this year and its fans' seating will be on the West side of the stadium (the press box side). Georgia is the visiting team and its fans will be on the East side. 

Florida-Georgia kickoff, 3:30 p.m.

Guide to attending the game 

City officials and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office recommend fans arrive at TIAA Bank Field at least three hours before game time. 

TIAA Bank Field's clear bag policy will be in place. Bags allowed must be clear plastic and not exceed 12” x 6” x 12.” One-gallon clear plastic freezer bag (Ziploc bag or similar) are allowed. Small clutch bags cannot exceed 4.5” x 6.5". 

Masks and social distancing are recommended for indoor areas of the stadium. 

Georgia's Eric Stokes returned an interception for a touchdown during last year's game against Florida.

Prohibited items in the stadium 

Cameras with detachable lenses or lenses longer than six inches 

Clothing with profane or obscene language/content 

Coolers or containers, including cans, cups (except 2021 stadium souvenir cup series) 

Bottles and beverages from outside the stadium (except 1 factory sealed plastic bottle of water 16.9 oz or less per ticket holder) 

Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles 

Inflatables, loungers and other floatation devices 

Knives, guns and any type of weapons (including actual, toy or replica) or explosives 

Laser pointers 

Laptop computers 

Noisemakers, whistles, and air horns 

Non-lethal weapons and chemical agents (i.e., pepper spray, mace and tasers) 

Pets (except service animals) 

Seat cushions 

Signs or Banners larger than 2' x 3' 

Sticks or poles (including selfie sticks) 

Strollers or Infant carriers 

Tobacco Products (cigarettes, e-cigarettes, chewing tobacco) 


Video equipment and tape recorders 

First Aid, information zones 

The city of Jacksonville and UF Health have provided six First Aid and information zones around the stadium complex. Services include basic medical assistance, transportation information, directors and water. 

Fans who request medical assistance or transportation help at the zones will not be subject to legal action for any alcohol issues. 

The zones are located at Daily's Place, the Shipyards, 121 Financial Ballpark, the Veterans Memorial Wall, Metropolitan Plaza 2 and RV City. 

The Florida-Georgia safety hotline is (904) 630-SAFE (7233). 


Visit Jacksonville estimates that 65,000 visitors from out of town attended the 2019 Florida-Georgia game. There are around 26,000 hotel rooms on the First Coast. Do the math and make a reservation sooner than later. For help, call (800) 733-2668 or go to