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 @chromodrone

 

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

 

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Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

Tuesday, May 7
Wednesday, May 8
Thursday, May 9
Friday, May 10
Saturday, May 11
Sunday, May 12

 

Live Music & Nightlife 

Tuesday, May 7
Wednesday, May 8
Thursday, May 9
Friday, May 10
Saturday, May 11
Sunday, May 12
Monday, May 13

 

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#DTJax News

 

 

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Downtown Vision Updates:

 

YMCA Group Workout Classes at Corkscrew Park
Just in time for the summer fitness crunch, we’re partnering with the Winston Family YMCAand 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.)
Downtown Vision’s Jake Gordon on Completely Booked Podcast!
Jake sat down with Jacksonville Library’s Completely Booked to talk about what DVI is currently working on, and some updates on big projects like the future of the Jacksonville Landing and the Laura Street Trio renovation. He also shared some book recommendations from his kids!
Listen to the podcast here.
Thanks for going on A Journey Through Jacksonville at #ArtWalkJax!
Thanks to everyone that came Downtown for #ArtWalkJax!
Check out next month’s Art Walk: 6th Annual Bold City Brewery Summer Sizzle on
June 5 featuring the release of Bold City Brewery’s Big John’s Apricot Wheat Ale, Green Makers Market by Jacksonville Main Library and Trash Panda, live music, local art, 35+ participating venues and more! Details.
NEW! Adam Street Eats: Visit featured restaurants on Adams Street during Art Walk like 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.

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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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