Jack in the Park, one of Central Florida’s premier charitable events, returns for its 10th anniversary fete on Saturday, October 15, 2016. On this special night, attendees will enjoy prizes, music, entertainment and an exciting blackjack tournament plus gourmet samplings from the area’s best restaurants, all in support of Special Olympics Florida.

jack in the parkSince its inception, Jack in the Park has raised over $1,000,000 for Special Olympics Florida. Last year, Jack in the Park was attended by over 1,000 people, supported by 80 businesses, and featured cuisine from 16 fabulous restaurants.


  • The Palm
  • 310 Park South
  • Blu on the Ave
  • BJ Restaurant and Brewhouse
  • Carmel
  • Cuba Libre
  • Del Frisco’s
  • The Tap Room at Dubsdread
  • Nova
  • The Oceanaire
  • RuSteak
  • Shari Sushi
  • Soco/Baoery Asian Gastropub
  • Tapa Toro
  • Taverna Opa
  • The Whiskey
  • Zona Fresca
  • Mamak Asian Street Food
  • Hard Rock Café Tampa
  • Yogurtland
  • Nespresso USA, Inc.
  • George’s Gourmet Cookie

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In addition to all-you-can-eat food served by 25 of the area’s top restaurants:

  • The Sh-Booms (main stage)
  • The Savants of Soul (main stage)
  • Sean Holcolmb Band (outside stage)
  • Black Jack Tables
  • Silent Auction


Single ticket: $125
Includes 1 ticket to the 10th Anniversary of Jack in the Park on Saturday, October 15th.

Combo ticket: $160
Includes 1 ticket to the 10th Anniversary of Jack in the Park on Saturday, October 15th and 1 ticket to the Jack in the Park Pre-Party presented by Talk of the Town Restaurant Group at Fields BMW on Thursday, September 15th.

Click here to purchase tickets.  Enter promo code mpact25 to receive $25 off each ticket

The first 100 people to buy a ticket to the main event before September 15th will get a complementary ticket to the pre-party. Guests can purchase all tickets at the following link: www.specialolympicsflorida.org/jack. After a guest purchases their tickets to the Jack in the Park main event (October 15th), they can get the complimentary ticket to the Jack in the Party pre-party (September 15”) by using promo code: mpact .


Saturday, October 15, 2016
Rachel D. Murrah Civic Center
1050 W. Morse Blvd.
Winter Park, FL 32789

For more details, visit specialolympicsflorida.org/get-involved/fundraise/jack-in-the-park/.


Presented by Talk of the Town Restaurant Group at Fields BMW on Thursday, September 15 from 7-10pm, the Jack in the Park Pre-Party will feature blackjack, meet and greets with Special Olympics athletes, and loads of gourmet bites from Talk of the Town restaurants, including;

  • Prime Angus Filet with Truffle Teriyaki Cream and Garlic Croustade
  • Cedar Plank Roasted Atlantic King Salmon with Parmesan Red Onion Aioli with Citrus Beurre Blanc
  • Tuna Toro Nachos with Wasabi Nori Chip and Wasabi Tobiko

Tickets are $35, including food and beverages.

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