Drive Electric Earth Month

Drive Electric Earth Month
JEA Drive Electric EVent
Jacksonville, FL
Apr 08, 2023

Day: Saturday, April 8, 2023 NOTE: this event has already happened, find current-year events on the Attend page.
Time: 1:00 - 4:00 pm EDT
Location: University of North Florida
1 S UNF Dr
lot 18
Jacksonville, FL 32224
Contact the event organizers, which took place in 2023.

Event Report

CBS affiliate, WJAX-TV, interviewed EVent Captain, Dave McKee and several attendees.

This EVent was probably the biggest in the southeast US again this year.  We'll see how other events do this weekend. 

At one point there were nine Rivian R1-T and two Rivian R1-S lined up in a row.  Lucid Air,
Tesla S,3,X,Y, Ford Mach e, f-150 Lightning, EV6, BMW hybrids, and many more,  including Arcimoto three wheeled electric vehicles, Harley Davidson electric motorcycles and ebikes.

photo by: Dave McKee
No individuals are pictured, but some of the 'Rivian Stories' crew has vehicles in this photo. See

Event Description


Updated 4/7/23 - RAIN OR SHINE (come early to stay dry). Event map and UNF waiver added below
JEA Drive Electric is excited to host our next Ride and Drive event at the University of North Florida!  

FREE to attend  Test drive the latest EVs*  Meet local EV drivers  Show off your EV

Learn how to make the change to electric  Learn why thousands of your neighbors have switched

Featuring food from Costal Coffee, Kona Ice and K Shars! 

Event Map

Event attendees should enter lot 18 on the North side (labeled "Attendee Entrance" on the map above). EV Car show participants can arrive at any time, and are not required to stay for the entire event.

If you want to test drive EVs you will need:

  • Your driver license (motorcycle endorsement required to drive LiveWire electric motorcycle)
  • Printed copy of your auto insurance,
  • Signed UNF waiver (click this link to complete the waiver before you arrive)
  • Dealership waiver(s)

Hosted by:







Admission is free! Be sure to RSVP for event updates

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*Valid driver license (motorcycle endorsement required for Harley-Davidson/Livewire), printed insurance card, and signed waiver will be required for test drives.

Registered Attendees

There are currently 595 attendees registered.

Expected Display Vehicles

Vehicle Registered
Tesla Model 3 16
Tesla Model S 9
Tesla Model Y 9
Rivian R1T 7
Tesla Model X 7
Ford Mustang Mach-E 6
BMW i3 REx 4
Chevrolet Bolt 3
Chevrolet Volt 3
Hyundai Ioniq 5 3
Jeep Wrangler 4xe 3
Kia EV6 3
Audi e-tron 2
Chevrolet Bolt EUV 2
E-Bike 2
Lucid Air 2
Volkswagen ID.4 2
Arcimoto SRK 1
BMW 530e 1
Chrysler Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid 1
Fiat 500e 1
Ford F-150 Lightning 1
Ford Fusion Energi 1
Nissan Leaf (2018+) 1
Other Plug-In Vehicle 1
Polestar 2 1
Porsche Taycan 1
Rivian R1S 1
28 Models 94

Registered attendees report 2,335,699 electric miles driven.

Presented By

Plugin America logo
Electric Vehicle Association logo
Sierra Club logo
EVHybridNoire logo
Drive Electric USA logo

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All DEEM 2025 sponsors support Plug In America's coordination of Drive Electric Earth Month.

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