Jacksonville Municipal Stadium (Altell Stadium)

Jacksonville Municipal Stadium (or Alltel Stadium, as it was previously known) is the home stadium of the Jacksonville Jaguars of the National Football League. Built in 1995, the Jacksonville Jaguars played their first game in Jacksonville Municipal Stadium on August 18 of that year. A legendary event, that day marked the first time any expansion team had made their NFL debut with an entirely new stadium. To learn more about attending Jaguars games at Jacksonville Municipal Stadium, visit www.jaguars.com/stadium.
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Jacksonville, FL Stadium History.

The Jacksonville Municipal Stadium was built on the site of the Gator Bowl Stadium and includes elements from the original structure, which dates to 1949. The Gator Bowl Stadium’s pedestrian ramp system and the West Upper Deck section were both incorporated into the building. The kick-off game that marked the grand opening was an exhibition match against the St. Louis Rams. Ten years later, the Jacksonville Municipal Stadium hosted Super Bowl XXXIX. To learn more about the history of Jackson Municipal Stadium, visit www.jaguars.com/stadium/history.aspx.  [Top]
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Hotel near Jaguar Stadium in Jacksonville, FL.

Get in on all the heart-pounding action of Jacksonville Jaguars games! The stylish, contemporary surroundings of the newly remodeled Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites in Jacksonville, Florida offer the perfect place to rest and relax. Our modern Jacksonville, FL hotel suites are beautifully appointed with designer furnishings and first-class amenities like complimentary gourmet hot breakfast, luxury outdoor swimming pool, fitness room, business center and high-speed wireless Internet service.  [Top]
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Jacksonville Municipal Stadium Timeline

  • November 30, 1993 - Jacksonville, Florida is awarded an NFL franchise.
  • January 3, 1994 - Construction begins on the site of the old Gator Bowl to build new stadium.
  • August 18, 1995 - Jacksonville Jaguars play first game in the stadium.
  • 1997 - Deal closes for Jacksonville Municipal Stadium to become Alltel Stadium after the Little Rock, Ark. Wireless corporation buys the naming rights to the stadium.
  • February 6, 2005 - Hosts Super Bowl XXXIX.
  • 2007 - Naming rights expire and Alltel Stadium reverts to its original name: Jacksonville Municipal Stadium.  [Top]
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