games and activities. All stadium gates open at 5:30 p.m. The TaxSlayer Gator Bowl pre-game show
presented by Fidelity National Financial will begin at 7:00 p.m. and kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m.Following the game and trophy presentation, Platinum-selling recording artist Cole Swindell will perform on the field facing the south endzone. We’ll ring in 2019 from TIAA Bank Field with fireworks at midnight from the north scoreboard. Please note: Once you have entered the stadium, there is no stadium reentry.
TIAA Bank Field Security:
Fans attending the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl who have a mobile ticket should download their ticket to their Apple Wallet or Google Wallet to ensure expedited entry at the gates. Additionally, all patrons will be required to enter the gates through a metal detector. No food or drink will be permitted from outside of the stadium. The NFL Clear Bag policy will be in place for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl. Complimentary clear bags are available at all Fan Information Booths and Will Call locations. Any clear bags measuring 12x6x12 or smaller may be carried into the facility. Ticket holders are permitted to bring seat cushions and blankets inside.
Stadium parking is available on game day for $30 in Lots H, K, X, and Z. Stadium lots will
open at 3:30 p.m. A drop-off area will be available on both the east and west side of the
stadium on game day for persons with disabilities. Patrons should enter Lot C or Lot M to access the drop-off area.
Game Day Transportation: The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is offering the
Gameday Xpress for the game. The Gameday Xpress will operate from two downtown
locations and the Jacksonville landing. Parking is included in the shuttle ticket price. The Gameday Xpress will begin at 4:30 p.m. and continues until 12:30 a.m to allow fans to enjoy
the post-game Cole Swindell concert and fireworks. The JTA offers continuous shuttle service during the game to and from the Convention Center Lot only.
Downtown locations ($8 shuttle pass):
Convention Center Lot: 1005 Forsyth Street
Kings Avenue Parking Garage: 1003 Kings Avenue
The Jacksonville Landing: Hogan Street between Water and Bay (shuttle service
Gameday Xpress passes are $8 each and can be purchased in advance online
at www.jtafla.com or via the MyJTA mobile ticketing app.
The complimentary Skyway will have extended hours for the TaxSlayer Gator Bowl and
New Year’s Eve festivities.
The Skyway schedule is as follows:
Monday, Dec. 31 (Game Day): 9 a.m. – 2 a.m.*
Tuesday, Jan. 1: Closed
*Please note: Skyway service over the Acosta Bridge will be suspended during the fireworks show on New Year’s Eve. Due to construction of the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center at LaVilla, the Convention Center Skyway Station remains closed.