The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.

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Instagram of the Week 

 

Photo by @uqt

 

Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

 

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Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

Tuesday, April 30
Wednesday, May 1
Thursday, May 2
Friday, May 3
Saturday, May 4
Sunday, May 5
Monday, May 6

 

 

Live Music & Nightlife 

Tuesday, April 30
Wednesday, May 1
Thursday, May 2
Friday, May 3
Saturday, May 4
Sunday, May 5
Monday, May 6

 

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#DTJax News

 

 

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Downtown Vision Updates:

 

TOMORROW: A Journey Through Jacksonville at #ArtWalkJax!
Make your way Downtown for May’s Art Walk: A Journey Through Jacksonville featuring the Folk It Up music festival in Hemming Park & the Jax Makerspace in the Main Library, MOCA Jacksonville’s screening of “El Desencanto,” a performance by a Jacksonville Symphony ensemble from 6-7 p.m., and Southlight Gallery’s “Now & Then: Our 10 Year Journey Thru Downtown” art show.
NEW! Adam Street Eats: Visit featured restaurants on Adams Street during Art Walk! This month, visit Breezy Jazz Club, Gili’s Kitchen and Kazu Sushi Burrito. Pick up discount coupons at participating venues as well as the Art Walk tent on the corner of Laura and Monroe St. at Hemming Park.
Plus, don’t forget about the Vagabond Flea, local artists, 35+ participating venues and 15+ block of programing in #DTJax. Details.

 

 
 

YMCA Group Workout Classes at Corkscrew Park
Just in time for the summer fitness crunch, we’re partnering with the Winston Family YMCA and City of Jacksonville to bring you FREE group workouts at The Corkscrew – #DTJax’s new outdoor public gym located on the Northbank Riverwalk in the shade of the Acosta Bridge.
Starting on May 14, these certified personal trainer-led classes take place each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. so bring yourself and a friend and get your sweat on. (Bathrooms & water fountains on site.)
Congrats to our VP of Marketing – Kat Hardwick!
Kat was recently honored as a 40 Under 40 Awardee by Jacksonville Business Journal on Thursday, April 25.
Congratulations, Kat! We’re proud to have you in DVI’s corner and are grateful for the experience, passion and dedication you bring to Downtown Jacksonville every day.

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Stories From BlogDTJax.com

 

 

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About Downtown Vision:

 

2017-2018 Annual Report
 
Have you ever wondered, “what exactly does DVI do in a year?” From expanding the Ambassador program by 50% to installing 80,000 LED lights for the “Lights on Laura” installation to topping 100,000 followers on @DTJax social media, check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2017-2018. Read or download the PDF here.
 
 
2017 State of Downtown Report
 
It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville! As we watch Downtown potential turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment, and residential trends in this 12-month look at Downtown Jacksonville’s progress. Read or download the PDF here.
 
 
 
 
 
2019 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

 
Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 5,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 35+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars, and businesses. In its 15th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers, and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.

 

 



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