City of Jacksonville


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City of Jacksonville to Host the 31st Annual World of Nations Celebration

February 06, 2023
The City of Jacksonville invites residents and visitors to the 31st Annual World of Nations Celebration. This multicultural festival brings the world to Jacksonville to showcase the diverse sights, sounds and tastes from nations around the globe.
“Over the past three decades, the World of Nations Celebration has highlighted our city’s rich diversity and brought the community together,” said Mayor Lenny Curry. “It serves as a wonderful opportunity to celebrate backgrounds and cultures that make Jacksonville so unique.”
The event will be held at Tailgaters Parking on Saturday, Feb. 18, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 19, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Tickets are available online for a discounted advance purchase price of $5 + fees (ages 3 and under are free). Tickets purchased at the entrance the day of the event will be $8 + tax for ages 4-17 and $10 + tax for adults 18+. Please note, all ticket sales are cashless. All major credit and debit cards and tap-to-pay will be accepted.
Countries participating in the World of Nations Celebration include: The Bahamas, People's Republic of China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Palestine, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Spain, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, U.S.A., U.S. Virgin Islands and Venezuela.
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About the City of Jacksonville Division of Sports and Entertainment: The City of Jacksonville Division of Sports and Entertainment attracts, hosts and creates opportunities that drive economic impact, accelerate the Jacksonville brand and improve the quality of life and cultural engagement for visitors and residents. Jacksonville hosts hundreds of diverse events each year making Northeast Florida a premier destination with rich tradition and world-class hospitality. For more information, visit