Ride the Skyway to the Jacksonville Jazz Festival!

Enjoy the music & fun

without the stress of traffic

The JTA Skyway will be open for the 2023 Jacksonville Jazz Festival! Rides will be free from our Kings Avenue Park-n-Ride for the easiest and most affordable way to get to Downtown Jacksonville.  Connexion services will also be available. 

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority is an official event sponsor for the 2023 Jacksonville Jazz Festival. 

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Park-N-Ride with the Skyway

The Park-n-Ride locations allow you to park in a secure location and hop on the Skyway to enjoy the Jacksonville Jazz Festival.


Step 1


Select a Park-n-Ride location.


Step 2

Hop on the Skyway.

Step 3


Exit at Central Station and walk to the sound stage.


JTA Skyway

The JTA Skyway is a 2.5 mile long elevated monorail system that glides high above the busy streets of Downtown Jacksonville, crossing the St. Johns River to Kings Avenue Station on the Southbank. The Skyway run with extended hours for the Jacksonville Jazz Festival with free parking available at Kings Avenue Parking Garage. 

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Thursday, May 25: Until 10:30 p.m.
Friday, May 26: Until Midnight
Saturday, May 27: Until Midnight
Sunday, May 28: Until 11:30 p.m.





Paratransit Services


JTA’s Connexion service provides destination-to-destination shared public transportation for people with disabilities who are functionally unable to use fixed-route services for all of their transportation needs, or for people who are transportation disadvantaged (TD). Service during the Jacksonville Jazz Festival:

  • Reservations daily from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., by calling (904) 265-6999. Same-day trips are not available.

  • Fare is $3.00 for ADA customers and $3.50 for TD customers.

  • Personal Care Attendants with ADA riders can ride for free. Personal Care Attendants with TD riders will pay the same fare as the customer.

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Connexion PLUS

JTA’s Connexion PLUS service is an additional option for eligible Connexion customers. Connexion Plus is perfect for eligible customers who want private, same-day, door-to-door service to anywhere in Duval County. For more details about service during the Jacksonville Jazz Festival, please see the following:

  • Reservations can be made at least two hours in advance of your requested pick-up time by calling (904) 404-0848, Monday-Friday from 5:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., and weekends from 7:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.

  • When making a reservation for the festival , specify "Jacksonville Jazz Festival" as your destination. Drop-off and Pick-up for the festival will be at Bay and Hogan Street intersection.

  • Fare is $6 for trips of 15 miles or less. Add $2 per mile for trips over 15 miles.

  • Additional passengers are $4 each, while Personal Care Attendants can ride free of charge. Fares are one way and must be paid with a credit card.

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Park-n-Ride Locations

JTA’s Park-n-Ride lots are located near Skyway stations, allowing visitors to leave their vehicles behind and move around traffic-free for the Jacksonville Jazz Festival.

Kings Avenue Parking Garage
1201 Kings Avenue, Jacksonville, FL 32207

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 Jacksonville Jazz Festival 2023 

The 2023 Jacksonville Jazz Festival returns to downtown Jacksonville this Memorial Day weekend full of amazing artists you won't want to miss! This year's festival features the legendary Carmen Lundy, Eric Roberson, Larry Carlton and many more! 



For more than 40 years, the Jacksonville Jazz Festival has brought music lovers together to enjoy an incredible weekend of food, drinks, community and of course music! The Piano Place will kick the festival off on Thursday, followed by 3 days of live, free entertainment on two stages along the St. Johns River for you to groove at daily.

May 25th - 28th
 2 Independent Dr., Jacksonville, FL 32202
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