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 

 

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

 

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Things To Do Downtown

 

Arts & Culture

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Live Music & Nightlife 

Tuesday, May 21
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Monday, May 27

 

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#DTJax News

 

 

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Downtown Vision Updates:

 

Jacksonville Jazz Festival and Jazz Fest After Dark return to Downtown Jacksonville!
The City of Jacksonville presents the Jacksonville Jazz Fest, a FREE, multi-day music festival highlighting the best of Jazz in the heart of the city, May 23-26. Information on the lineup, VIP tickets and road closure information can be found here.
The party continues as we team up with nine venues for more FREE music during Jazz Fest After Dark in The Elbow. The weekend includes 20+ acts featuring headliners Ania Uwanda, Groove Coalition, LPT, Stank Sauce and more! Lineup information can be found here.
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.
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 fountain on site.)
The Oasis @ Art Walk Coming Soon!
Find your chill at our summer placemaking experience in Hemming Park on June 5th.
Check out details on this and other placemaking initiatives here.
Find out everything going on at June’s Art Walk here.
Congratulations to DVI Board Member, Lori Boyer!
Congrats to Council member Lori Boyer for being selected as Downtown Investment Authority‘s next CEO.
One of Boyer’s top priorities is to continue pushing more residential Downtown.
“I’m an absolute believer in residential first,” she said.
Read the full Jacksonville Daily Record article here.

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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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