Hotels & Dining – Spring 2018


The conference hotel for this year’s EABD is the Hilton Doubletree – Jacksonville Riverfront at 1201 Riverplace Boulevard, Jacksonville, Florida, 32207. To get the group rate of $99/night, you must register your room before midnight on 1/19/2018.

  • Reserve online via this link (applies the group code)
  • Reserve by phone (available 24 hours a day): call 1-800-222-8733, ask for “Jacksonville University Music Festival” or use group code JUM

Parking at Jacksonville University

Available parking at JU can be found on this map.

Food near Jacksonville University

  • Lupita’s Mexican Food: 1024 University Blvd N.
  • Pita Bakery: 5931 Merrill Rd
  • Chick-fil-A: 2800 University Blvd N. On-campus.
  • Blue Boy Sandwich Shop: 5535 Fort Caroline Rd. Very large portions, sometimes slow service.

Food near Hotels

  • Intuition Ale Works: 929 E Bay St.
  • Olio Restaurant: 301 E Bay St. Sandwiches and burgers made with organic ingredients.
  • Russ-Doe’s Sandwich Shop: 1745 E Church St.
  • Burrito Gallery Downtown: 21 E Adams St.
  • De Real Ting Cafe: 128 Adams St. Caribbean.
  • Jenkins Quality Barbecue: 830 N Pearl St.
  • Mossfire Grill: 1537 Margaret St. Southwestern and Mexican fare.
  • Le Magnificat Cafe: 231 N Laura St. French cuisine.

Food near Five Points

  • Kickbacks Gastropub: 910 King St.
  • Sweet Theory Baking Co: 1243 King St. Allergy-friendly donuts, pastries, desserts, and other pastries. Offers gluten-free desserts as well.
  • Southern Roots Filling Station: 1275 King St. Vegan/vegetarian restaurant and organic grocery.
  • Pattaya Thai Grille: 1526 King St.
  • European Street Cafe: 2753 Park St. German-inspired restaurant with a large beer selection.