It might be best to book your hotel on the Downtown side of the bridge as opposed to the Southbank side if nightlife is a priority. With some 3, people walking proudly, the annual parade refuses to be dull, and so does the block party, which remains lively well after dark. Thanks for letting us know! The entire complex pulses into the wee hours of the morning on weekends. This Beach Boulevard haunt is a fun eat-and-be-entertained option for the whole family. This bar and grille—sports-themed in Jacksonville—serves up its renowned, named-after-divas beef patties with a side of sassy drag queen and, occasionally, bingo. Its dim-lit bar was made for serious cruising, its spacious patio for a sunny Florida afternoon.
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Bars and clubs in Jacksonville typically close at 2 a.
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At night, though, its themed parties can get slightly rowdy. Instead, come to this surf town to dance in a less crowded venue or have a low-key drink on the beach. The entire complex pulses into the wee hours of the morning on weekends. The all-night clubs and glamorous beaches of Miami have nothing on Jacksonville when it comes to winning over Florida's gay community.