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“Fun time”

Jacksonville Landing
Ranked #135 of 180 things to do in Jacksonville
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Owner description: Nestled along the gorgeous St. Johns River in Downtown Jacksonville, The Jacksonville Landing is home to year-round entertainment, a wide variety of waterfront dining options and a cozy inside shopping mall all of which are sure to complete an afternoon or evening of fun. For more than 25 years, The Jacksonville Landing has been the spot to stop in downtown Jacksonville. The Landing hosts more than 600 events each year including Florida/Georgia Weekend Celebrations, the annual Christmas Tree Lighting, New Year’s Eve and TaxSlayer Bowl Celebrations, St. Patrick’s Day and July 4th. Weekly events include live weekend entertainment in the center courtyard offering a variety of music including classic rock, oldies, contemporary, jazz, and top 40. The Landing also hosts a myriad of events for the community such as charity walks and runs and the Earth Day Ecology Fair. There is always something going on at The Jacksonville Landing, and a complete list of all Landing events can be found in the events section. Restaurants at The Landing provide a great view of the gorgeous St. Johns River. Visiting each restaurant is like experiencing a different cuisine and a different atmosphere each time you make your way to Downtown Jacksonville. All of the restaurants are open seven-days-a-week for lunch and dinner with the exception of Village Bread Cafe, which is open for breakfast and lunch. The Landing is also home to Mavericks Live, a nightclub which offers a variety of late-night entertainment plus national concert acts for a fun night full of dancing and good times.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Stairs / elevator, Food available for purchase
Reviewed April 21, 2013

This was our first trip to Jacksonville, we were surprised that downtown didn't have a shopping area but the landing has a mall with great shoppes, restaurants from very expensive to a reasonable food court. The only complaint we had was that the live music was too loud, no one could carry on a conversation but it was free. We live in Ocala & will def return to Jax !

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Reviewed April 20, 2013

A few restaraunts and a nice view of the water, but that's about it unless your there when a specific event is going on (such as 4th of July fireworks or Florida v. Georgia weekend.)

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Reviewed April 11, 2013

I'm here on my boat, tied up to the Landing's wall for free overnight. That's a good thing! Dinner at Benny's was superb. Half of the places here seem closed or empty though - those open are touristy and quite pricey. And right now, it's 3:30 a.m. - I think the jack hammering has finally stopped, but the crap music hasn't. Definitely getting out of here tomorrow (actually today, i guess!) maybe I can sleep then.... If I were to come back here, maybe I'd just do lunch and move on...

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Reviewed April 11, 2013

The views are nice for picture taking. Good choice of restaurants. We went to the American Grille. Wouldn't go back. Burgers where charred to death & when new ones were brought the table, they were still not cooked to how we ordered them. We ordered wings from Hooters to bring back to our hotel & the whole family raved about them!

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Reviewed April 4, 2013

I visited on a weekday just after lunch rush and the place was dead. There was a big store front on the first level which used to be Rush Street but was now closed down. The second level was much worse with many empty stores. There were enough restaurants to choose from but not many retail stores available. Management will somehow need to attract better and varied retailers to boost crowd attendance. Don't get me wrong, the place gets packed during special events and during the summer time but those days are few and far in between. The people of Jacksonville deserves something better!

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