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Skyway Schedule for the Jazz Festival

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) will operate the Skyway extended days and hours for the 2017 Jazz Festival.

Skyway Schedule:
• Friday, May 26 6 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
• Saturday, May 27 11 a.m. to 1:30 a.m.
• Sunday, May 28 11 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
• Monday, May 29 Closed for Memorial Day

“We are pleased to partner with the City of Jacksonville for the 2017 Jacksonville Jazz Festival,” said Lisa Darnall, Vice President of JTA Transit Operations. “We encourage residents and visitors to take advantage of this complimentary mode of transportation.”

Note: Skyway vehicles will not stop at Jefferson Station during the Jazz Festival.  All other stations will be open during the Jazz Festival.  Customers that usually board at Jefferson may board the Skyway at Convention Center or Central Station.  

Complimentary parking will be available in the JTA's Houston and Johnson Street surface lots north of the Convention Center Skyway Station, located at 1071 W. Bay Street. Paid Parking is also available at the Kings Avenue Garage (credit card payment only).

During the Jazz Festival, bicycles, coolers and double wide baby strollers will not be permitted on the trains. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Experience all Downtown Jacksonville has to offer as it comes alive with the sounds of jazz greats and modern favorites at the 2017 Jacksonville Jazz Festival on Memorial Day weekend (May 25 – 28). Experience three stages of live jazz, local food, drinks, shopping and entertainment. For more information about the Jazz Festival and associated street closures, please visit,

For a more information, visit or call JTA customer service at 904.630.3100; TDD 904.630.3191.