What are some entertainment options near Jacksonville apartments?

Waterfront ViewThe Strand is located in the heart of Jacksonville and is in close proximity to many prime venues.

As an avid sports fan, I have found that choosing the right city to live in and the right apartment to live in can be easier based on community amenities and the general lifestyle that surrounds the area. Jacksonville apartments are located in one of the biggest cities in Florida, and Jacksonville offers some primetime events throughout the year. When looking for apartments in Jacksonville, you'll be able to find all the entertainment options you need to make sure you never have a dull moment.

Calling All Sports Fans

The Jacksonville community plays host to the Jacksonville Jaguars, Jacksonville Suns, Jacksonville Sharks, and Jacksonville Jam. Jacksonville Jaguar games are played at the newly renovated Everbank field, which has the largest jumbotrons in the nation, and outdoor swimming pools with cabanas so you can experience an NFL game unlike ever before. Everbank field also host great, outdoor concerts. It recently hosted the Country Superfest, which featured country singers/song-writers Jason Aldean, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, and many more. The Veterans Memorial Arena hosts the Jacksonville Sharks, your local arena football team. The Veterans Memorial Arena also hosts a plethora of concerts from Rod Stewart to One Direction as well as the Blue Man Group. Every four years, the arena also hosts the NCAA Basketball Tournament during March Madness, which takes the nation by force every year. Bragan Field at the Baseball Ground of Jacksonville, hosts the Jacksonville Suns. They have great drink specials that correspond to different days of the week, and host local baseball tournaments. Living in Jacksonville apartments as a sports fan has never been more fun, and many Jacksonville apartments are located in close proximity to many of these stadiums/arenas. Public transportation through CSX also helps you easily get around Jacksonville.

The Beach and Spectacular Arts of Jacksonville

Obviously, many people looking for apartments in Jacksonville also enjoy simple relaxation and more sophisticated entertainment options. Jacksonville is located only a short drive from the beach which is a great location to enjoy the beautiful view, swim in the ocean blue, or spend family time out in the sun. Jacksonville offers public access to many beaches, and many Jacksonville apartments are located closer to the beach. The pier in Jacksonville Beach extends off into the ocean if you enjoy fishing, and Mickler's Beach offers quick public access to one of the most scenic beaches in Jacksonville. Other than the beach, intracoastal waterways, and nearby water access, one can find solace in the fine arts. Jacksonville offers the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens, the Museum of Science and History, and the Riverside Arts Market. Enjoy beautiful paintings and sculpture or meander through exquisite gardens as you enjoy Floridian weather. The Cummer Museum is a great place to take the kids, and offers a great, hands-on experience. If you enjoy plays and theatric events the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts hosts many great acts such as Monty Python's Spamalot, Cirque du Soleil, and Wicked. While living in Jacksonville apartments, one will never struggle to find entertainment for themselves or for the family. Jacksonville offers so much more than what meets the eye, and many Jacksonville apartments are located in prime locations around the area and within walking distance of these venues.

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