In just about 18 hours, Jacksonville's newest, and one of its largest, festivals will open for the second year in a row. One Spark is a crowd-funding event downtown, where exhibitors showcase their ideas and projects .. seeking votes from the visiting public. Those with the most votes will collect money to fund their work. Channel 4's Vic Micolucci joins us live with a look at the final preparations .. and what you need to know... Vic? 3 VIC LIVE IN: A lot of anxious people here...they're excited for what the next 5 days have in store. We're expecting more than 150-thousand people in a 20-square-block area of downtown Jacksonville...and organizers promise it'll be filled with food, fun and great ideas. 00-0620-2648-531:12 -1:161:23- 1:29 Setup has been underway all week...today...they put on the finishing touches.Come tomorrow, Downtown Jacksonville will be flooded with free-thinkers...called creators...showcasing their ideas and projects. Swarms of spectators will descend on the 5-day festival.18:49 we want to have fun, we want to empower the next generation of entrepreneurs, we wanted to be innovative and creative, we want to hear those ideas out there. Why not Jacksonville? Jacksonville's mayor says the city is invested in One Spark ...18:54 over 100,000 dollars. But he says the businesses and people here will get so much more out of it....predicting millions of dollars in economic impact. City leaders are applauding the revolutionary venture.9:24 one spark is quickly as evolving into a significant event for the city and the region. Not only is it bringing people from all over Jacksonville, but also the Southeast, the nation and beyond. It makes Jacksonville a focal point for creativity, innovation and start ups.With a crowd of 150-thousand expected, officials say traffic and parking will be an issue. They urge people to park at Everbank field and take a free shuttle...or use the Prime Osbourne Center.13:27 so avoid the traffic, park at the convention center and get a free ride in on the skyway. There will also be 6 parking garages provided by the city for $10 a day...scattered throughout the area.11:59 we have a very good plan in place. This thing lasts multiple hours throughout the day and in the evening time.There will be plenty of police down there to provide a safe environment, great community support, and we're looking forward to it. 3 VIC LIVE TAG: So the festival officially kicks off at 11 a-m tomorrow. There will be an opening ceremony at 6 o'clock tomorrow.Of Course, I'll be here for all the fun and festivities...Stay tuned because in an hour we'll talk to some of the creators and see what they have planned for you this week. Vic Micolucci, Ch4, TLS. Vic - what is the hotel situation like? All booked up?