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Rate Information

Rate Information

State of Florida, Duval County, taxes are 6.8% facility tax and 7% sales tax.

Park Rental Rates

Per Day Rates Ticketed Event Free Public Event Private Event 501(c)3 Event*
Entire Park $4,000.00 $1,500.00 $1,500.00 $100.00
Pavilion Only $1,500.00 $500.00 $300.00 $100.00
Park Only $2,500.00 $1,000.00 $1,000.00 $100.00
Load in/out $200.00 $200.00 $200.00 $200.00

The 501(c)3 rate of $100.00 applies only to events that have no admission fee. If the event is a ticketed (fee) event, then the rates under “Ticketed Event” apply.

Equipment Rental Rates

Item Cost each, per day
Beverage Trough $6.00
Table $5.00
Folding Chair $1.00
Barricade (bike rack) $8.00
Electricity - 20 amp quad $25.00
Electricity - 50 amp single $50.00

Labor Rates

The following rates are only estimates. Labor rates are determined per employee and based on pay schedules. City of Jacksonville employees will provide labor, at the prevailing rate of the positions required to work the event. The scope of the event and projected attendance determines the number of City staff required.
Employee Title Estimated per hour rate
Park Maintenance Worker I $21.10
Park Maintenance Worker II $22.33
Mechanic $29.42
Electrician $33.69
Foreman $24.49
Plumber $33.84
Warehouse Specialist $23.06
Superintendent $42.70
Operation Supervisor $36.83
Parks Supervisor $36.83
Event Specialist $31.57

Concession Fees

If food/beverages are sold at the event, a concession buyout fee is charged based on the following:
Event Type Per Person Rate
Non-Alcohol Event $0.50
Alcohol Event $0.75

Public Safety

Jacksonville Sheriff’s Officers and Jacksonville Fire Rescue must be present at all events. The number of staff will be determined by the public safety departments based on the scope of the event and projected attendance.
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