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New Year’s Eve Celebration

 

Join the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl for a New Year’s Eve Celebration you won’t want to miss. Start the day off in downtown Jacksonville for the VyStar New Year’s Eve Run at 2:00 P.M. After the run, start the tailgating off when we open the gates an hour early for a Happy Hour inside of TIAA BAnk Field starting at 4:30. The 74th annual TaxSlayer Gator Bowl kicks off under the lights at 7:30 and will feature a team from the SEC against the Big Ten, ACC, or Notre Dame. Immediately after the trophy presentation platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell will take the stage. The night ends with fireworks at midnight to ring in 2019.

TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Gameday Schedule

Vystar New Year’s Eve Run

2:00 p.m.

Happy Hour at the TaxSlayer Tailgate Party

4:30 p.m.

74th Annual TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

7:30 p.m.

Post-Game Concert Featuring Cole Swindell

presented by TaxSlayer

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Show

12:00 a.m.

2:00 P.M. – VyStar New Year’s Eve Run

The VyStar New Year’s Eve Run kicks off TaxSlayer Gator Bowl Game Day! The annual 5K runs through downtown Jacksonville and proceeds benefit charities across Northeast Florida.

4:30 P.M – Happy Hour at the TaxSlayer Tailgate Party

Start your tailgating  party off when we open the gates an hour early for a Happy Hour inside of TIAA Bank Field starting at 4:30. Join us for food, drinks, and games throughout the stadium ahead of the football match up.

7:30 P.M. – 74th Annual TaxSlayer Gator Bowl

The 74th annual TaxSlayer Gator Bowl kicks off under the lights at TIAA Bank Field and will feature a team from the SEC against the Big Ten, ACC, or Notre Dame.

Cole Swindell in Concert

Post-Game Concert

presented by TaxSlayer

Platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell takes the stage immediately following the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game to perform. The concert is FREE with a ticket purchase to the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game.

Midnight – New Year’s Eve Fireworks

Ring in 2019 and celebrate the New Year with a firework show right from your seat. The firework show  is FREE with a ticket purchase to the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl game.