Host Agency Activities

Here are some of the fun things that the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is planning for the CALEA Conference attendees:

Hospitality Suite with Beverages and snacks

  • Tuesday        5:00 pm-11:00 pm

  • Wednesday   5:00 pm-11:00 pm

  • Thursday       830 pm-11:00 pm (After Host Night Event)

  • Friday             5:00 pm-11:00 pm                                                                                              

  • Saturday        5:00 pm-6:00 pm then 8:30 pm-12:00 am                                                                                             

Pub Crawl

On Wednesday night there is a planned, and escorted walk around the local nightlife starting at the hotel and ending at the hotel.

Spouse Events

Wednesday and Thursday 9:00 am-3:00 pm busses will leave the Hyatt and go to local destinations that include wineries, distilleries, restaurants and shopping.  More info will be available at the Host Agency table near conference registration.

Host Night Dinner

This is a FREE Thursday night event and will be conducted at Metro Park along the St. Johns River.  Busses will begin leaving the hotel at 5:00 pm for the 5-minute trip to the park. Busses will do a round robin to return guests as the event ends at 9:00 pm.

The theme will be “A Block Party”.  There will be games (cornhole, horseshoes, etc.) as well as a mechanical bull! Food will be provided by 7 of Jacksonville’s Premier Food Trucks: 

1.    The Happy Grilled Cheese

2.    Hapa Li                          

3.    What’s The Catch          

4.    Delish Kebabs                

5.    Catullos Italian                

6.    Fusion Eats                       

7.    A dessert truck to be announced soon.

There will also be a static display of JSO resources.