Are you interested in art? Do you also enjoy staying active and being outside? Do you have limited time and want an activity that will take an hour or less? Touring Downtown Jacksonville’s collection of wall murals is the perfect activity if one or all of those things mentioned above grabs your attention.

All within walking distance of each other, Downtown Jacksonville has nine unique wall murals designed by artists from all over the world, curated by ArtRepublic. Ranging from abstract to contemporary to surreal, touring the downtown murals is a great activity for those who enjoy photography, art appreciation or want to put an interesting spin on getting exercise. Enjoy the guide below to make the most of your tour of some of #DTJax’s most diverse street art.

Stop 1: James Reka┃245 Water St.

The first mural, and one of the most impressive in size, is an abstract piece by Australian artist James Reka. Located across the Times Union Center for the Performing Arts, it is nearly impossible to miss this piece of art due to its size and striking color scheme. While you are in the area, take in the scenic views of the St. John’s River at the Jacksonville Landing.

 

 

Stop 2: Waone Interesni Kazki┃315 W. Forsyth St.

Located on the side of Akel’s Delicatessen, the second mural on the tour is from Ukrainian artist Waone Interesni Kazki.

 

 

 

 

 

Stop 3: Dourone & David Petroni┃111 N. Julia St.

Directly across from Waone Interesni Kazki’s mural is another too-big-to-miss mural. Spanish artist Dourone’s piece adds a bright splash of color to a large parking garage on Julia St. If you choose to take this tour during the morning or early afternoon, you can stop by the The Brick Coffee House to get a cup of coffee to take on the rest of your walk.

 

 

Stop 4: Borondo┃404 N. Julia St.

A short walk up Julia St. from the Dourone piece, you will find Spanish artist Gonzalo Borondo’s work located across from the Ed Austin Building.

 

 

 

 

Stop 5: Phlegm┃140 Monroe St.

On your walk from Borondo’s mural down Duval St., take some time to stop by Sweet Pete’s Candy shop to satisfy your sweet tooth and find almost every type of dessert imaginable. Once you make your way to Hemming Park, you will find UK artist Phlegm’s mural. You can view this expansive illustration while enjoying live music, food trucks, and other entertainment located in Hemming Park, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

 

Stop 6: René Romero Schuler┃231 N. Laura St.

A short walk up W. Monroe St. will lead you to artist Shaun Thurston’s brightly colored mural. While admiring this piece, you can stop in Chamblin’s Uptown, a bookstore specializing in used and rare books. This is a must see for any book worm!

 

 

 

 

Stop 7: Ricky Lee Gordon┃41 E. Duval St.

From Chamblin’s you can make your way up to Duval St. where you
will find South African artist,
Ricky Lee Gordon’s, mural. If you’re looking for a light and healthy meal, from this mural you can walk to Super Food and Brew. They have a wide selection of salads and sandwiches, as well as a variety of beer to choose from.

 

 

Stop 8: Adele Renault┃100 E. Adams St.

A three minute walk from the Gordon mural will bring you to Adele Renault’s lengthy mural. This piece covers the entire side of a building with an optical illusion like design. Located by this piece, you can find Burrito Gallery, a #DTJax staple! They offer a wide variety of tasty and unique burritos, tacos, enchiladas, and salads.

 

 

 

Stop 9: Mohamed L’Ghacham┃112 E. Forsyth St.

The final stop, only two minutes from stop eight, you will find yourself looking up at a large portrait designed by Spanish artist Mohamed L’Ghacham. Stopping here, you will find yourself in the heart of the Elbow, Downtown Jacksonville’s Entertainment District, which includes hot spots like 1904 Music Hall, Cowford Chophouse, Bold City Brewery, The Florida Theatre and more.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The easily accessible and walkable mural tour is just one of the unique ways to see a variety of what Downtown Jacksonville has to offer when it comes to art, dining, and entertainment. Whether you’re looking for a creative date night or a way to refresh your exercise routine, following this guide will allow you to see many of Downtown’s artistic highlights.

For a complete listing of restaurants, shops and nightlife to enjoy during your tour, visit our directory and explore all that #DTJax has to offer!

About ArtRepublic
ArtRepublic is a global movement of highly-curated, immersive experiences to empower artists with resources to help them create their most boundary pushing work. For more information, visit their website.

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By Julianna Rosano, DVI Intern

St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner so we put together a list of the best ways to celebrate the holiday in #DTJax. Spend four days drinking green beer, being merry and immersing yourself in Irish food and culture!

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1. Shamrockin’ Saint Patrick’s Day Bash

Mavericks LIVE
March 16 | 8 p.m. – close
Cost: Cover Charge

Lean, green bikini machine! Come out to Mavericks LIVE for the 10th Annual Shamrockin’ Saint Patrick’s Day Bash, Jacksonivlle’s only pre St. Patty’s Day Ladies Night! Green beer and Irish Whisky drink specials run all night long with $2 drinks for the ladies. Ladies, try your luck and enter the Mean Green Bikini Contest for a chance to win a $500 prize.

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2. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Fionn MacCool’s Irish Restaurant & Pub
March 17 | 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Cost: Free

There ain’t no party like a paddy’s day party. Spend St. Patty’s Day the right way, drinking green beer and eating like an Irshiman! Surround yourself with green beer, giveaways, live music, food and drink specials and festivities all day long.

Band line-ups include:

10 a.m. Live music by Bagpiper
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Live music by Spade McQuade and the Allstars
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Live music by Searson
9 p.m. – closing Live music by Rathkeltair & JFRD Pipes and Drums

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landing 3. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at The Landing

The Jacksonville Landing Courtyard
March 17 | noon-midnight
Cost: Free

Live from the Courtyard, it’s St. Patrick’s Day! Stop by the Jacksonville Landing from all day for live music, giant games, green beer, beads and The Landing’s green fountain.

Band line- ups include:

Noon – 4 p.m. Live music by Ace Winn Trio
4 p.m. – 7 p.m. Live music by Radio Love
8 p.m. – midnight Live music by Well Wishers

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4. The Chieftains

The Jacksonville Symphony
March 17 & 18 | 8 p.m.
Cost: Starting at $27.00

Surround yourself with the best of the Emerald Isle as the Jacksonville Symphony presents The Chieftains, “the world’s best-loved Irish folk band.” On Friday come early for a pre-concert celebration with Jig to a Milestone and arrive early on Saturday for a special performance from the Legacy Irish Dance Academy. Be merry this St. Patrick’s Day at the Jacoby Symphony Hall with Guinness and green beer, Irish coffee and festivities!

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5. Yappy Hour St. “PAW”ty’s Day

The Jacksonville Landing
March 19 | 2-5 p.m.
Cost: Free

Celebrate St. “PAW”ty’s Day with your pooch! Bring your pal dressed in green and try your luck to win King or Queen of the Green. Enjoy a dog and owner beer-drinking contest, pet expo, giveaways, and live music by DJ Kavin Tos.

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6. St. Patrick’s Day in The Elbow

The Elbow
March 17

Celebrate with St. Patrick’s Day with happy hour at Element Bistro from 4-9 p.m. then head to the Hourglass Pub for Mad Cowford Improv starting at 7 p.m.

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For more information or events in #DTJax check out the events calendar here.

By Ari Sinudom, DVI Intern

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, we put together a list of some of the best places in #DTJax for treating your valentine.

SWEETS

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Photo Credit: Peterbrooke

Sweet Pete’s Candy
400 N. Hogan St.
Monday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tuesday – Thursday 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday – Saturday 9 a.m.- 10 p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Stop by Sweet Pete’s Candy for the sweetest handcrafted chocolates and candies! Receive a free candy cube of passion fruitini on orders of $55 or more, plus get free local delivery on Valentine’s Day. They are also offering an in-store special – spend $50, receive a $15 gift card!

 

Peterbrooke Chocolatier
100 W. Bay St.
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.

For Valentine’s Day, the “neighborhood chocolatier” shop offers special deals- spend $50 on V-Day gifts and receive a Peterbrooke teddy bear and chocolate rose! Peterbrooke is also partnering with Barnett Jewelers for a special- with Barnett Jewelers purchase, spend $30 and get $10 off! They also offer gift baskets, multiple types of European chocolate and a variety of gelato flavors made right here in Jacksonville.

Mocha Misk’i

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Photo Credit: Mocha Misk’i

209 N. Laura St.
Monday – Friday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.

Looking for customized treats? Head to Mocha Misk’i on 209 N. Laura St. for your brownie needs! Order delicious brownies with custom messages and décor. Plus, check out their flavor of the month: nutella with strawberries. Yum!

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DINING

The Candy Apple Café & Cocktails
400 N. Hogan St.
Tuesday 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Friday 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.

 The Candy Apple Café & Cocktails is offering a Valentine’s Day pre-fixe option during dinner service on February 10, 11 and 14. The three-course dinner includes a glass of champagne and costs $45 per person. Call 904-353-9717 or visit their website for reservations.

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Photo Credit: The Candy Apple Café

Benny’s Steak & Seafood
Jacksonville Landing, 2 Independent Dr.
11:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.

Treat your valentine to Benny’s Steak & Seafood’s couple’s menu. For $79.95 each couple receives a 3-course gourmet dinner with choice of salad, Steak Dianne, choice of dessert and champagne. The full menu will also be available on Valentine’s Day. Call 904-301-1014 or visit their website for reservations.

bb’s
1019 Hendricks Ave.
11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Bb’s is introducing a new private menu exclusively for Valentine’s Day. With items such as braised lamb, octopus and more, you are guaranteed to impress your valentine. This evening at 1019 Hendricks Ave. is reservation only, so call 904-306-0100 or head to their website to reserve a space.

The Volstead
115 W. Adams St.
4 p.m. – 2 a.m.

Get your drink on at #DTJax’s premier prohibition style whiskey lounge! With special drinks like Chicago Valentine, Comfortably Rum and Love Me Tinder, The Volstead is sure to get you in the Valentine’s mood.

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EVENTS

HOBNOB
February 13-14, 2017
220 Riverside Ave.
6 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Celebrate the holiday two ways over two days! On February 13, enjoy live music by Chris Thomas with an outdoor dance area on the patio. On February 14, treat you and your significant other to dinner including a live jazz duo and a babysitting service across the street at the Winston YMCA. Both nights are from 5 to 9 p.m. and include a special Valentine’s Day menu. Visit their website to make reservations and view the full menu.

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Photo Credit: HOBNOB

NOLA MOCA
February 14, 2017
333 N. Laura St.
5 p.m. –  10 p.m.

Treat your special someone to a Valentine’s dinner at NOLA MOCA! Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu with a first course, entrée, a half-bottle of Champagne and a shared dessert. Finish your romantic evening with a leisurely stroll through the MOCA Jacksonville galleries on 333 N. Laura St. At $59 per person, call 904-224-0113 for reservations and look at their website for a more detailed menu.

Ritz Theatre
February 14, 2017
829 N. Davis St.
6:30 p.m.

Live smooth music, romantic dinner, tour of the museum and national celebrity comedy act – the perfect combination for Valentine’s Day! Enjoy the Valentine’s Day Love Show at the Ritz Theatre, featuring comedians Chris “The Mayor” Thomas and Shuckey Duckey! Tickets are available at 1-800-745-3000, the Ritz Theatre box office and online on Ticketmaster’s website.

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Jersey Boys
February 14, 2017
300 W. Water St.
7:30 p.m.

End Valentine’s Day with the Jersey Boys musical! Go through the life and time of The Four Seasons at the Times-Union Center for the Performing Arts. Tickets are available here.

Anytime Fitness
100 N. Laura St.
Open 24/7

Anytime Fitness has an offer you cannot refuse! If members refer a friend, they receive either 15% off a personal trainer or a free two-month membership! So find a gym date and get your workout on. Offer ends on Valentine’s Day.

Intuition Ale Works
929 E. Bay St.
Monday – Thursday: 3 – 10 p.m.
Friday: 3 – 11 p.m.
Saturday:  11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Sunday: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Jacksonville’s very own Intuition Ale Works has released a limited edition brew for us! Called the Sweet Little Thing, this cherry chocolate stout is available for growler fills only on Valentine’s Day. Intuition also has a new brew titled Underdark, which is available for purchase.

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Photo credits: The Hyppo

St. Johns River Taxi
February 14, 2017
5:30 p.m.

St. Johns River Taxi is hosting a Valentine’s Day Sunset Cruise this Tuesday! The cruise leaves from Friendship Park at 5:30 p.m. and returns by 6:45. Cruisers will enjoy live music by Stephen Quinn and are welcome to bring any food or beverage on board. Tickets are $20 per person and are available for purchase here.

The Hyppo
February 14, 2017
Monday-Thursday: 11 a.m.- 9 p.m.

Friday-Sunday: 11 a.m.- 10 p.m.
The Hyppo is celebrating Valentine’s Day with free chocolate dips all day! Plus, with every pop purchase you’ll receive a free letterpress valentine by M.C. Pressure. Hurry! The offer is only available on Tuesday.

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Ring in the New Year right in #DTJax! Where else can you go to a concert, see a football game, have a ball in-style, or share a New Year’s kiss among the fireworks? Thats right, no where. So come down, have fun and bring in 2017 with us.

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NYE Bowl Bash

Downtown Jacksonville

Dec. 31 | 4 – 11 p.m.

Cost: Free and VIP Tickets Available

Join us in Downtown Jacksonville as we ring in the New Year with a free concert featuring some of country music’s newest stars. Headlining the show is Brothers Osborne, winners of CMA’s Duo of the Year. This concert is free and open to the public. The stage will be positioned at the intersection of Ocean St. and Forysth St. in The Elbow. Fireworks over the St. Johns River will cap the night at midnight.

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Soul Train Live NYE 2017

Downtown Cigar Lounge

Dec. 31 | 8 p.m.

Cost: Varies

Downtown Cigar Lounge hosts “Soul Train” NYE 2017. This customer appreciation and celebration of the new year lounge party will include cigars, champagne, fireworks, party favors and much more. Get your tickets today because this event will be closed to the public, advanced ticket sales only!

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NYE with Steven Reineke: Sinatra – The Best is Yet to Come

Jacoby Symphony Hall

Dec. 31 | 9:30

Cost: $27-$77

Pops conductor Steven Reineke creates a program reflecting the timeless songs of the American legend, Frank Sinatra. Then, enjoy for the hottest party in town, complete with dancing to the Chris Thomas Band, champagne and the best location to view the fireworks.

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2nd Annual New Year’s Eve River Bash

Deep Blue at The Landing

Dec. 31 | 9 p.m. – 1:45 a.m.

Cost: $75 – $90

The Jacksonville Landing and Just A Pinch Cafe & Catering  present private VIP access to Jacksonville’s NYE Bash on the River. Don’t deal with the crowds and enjoy the best views for the fireworks on the balcony or dance the night away while enjoying picturesque views of the historic St John’s River. Tickets include music, an open bar, appetizers and desserts, champagne all night, party favors and, of course, an amazing view of the fireworks!

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New Year’s Eve Prix Fixe Menu

Candy Apple Café and Cocktails

Dec. 31 | Open from 10:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Cost: $45

The Candy Apple Café & Cocktails is ready to serve guests a delicious final dinner of 2016. Walking distance from the fireworks at midnight, this meal includes a glass of prosecco, a fried oyster amuse brouche, a salad and a choice of short rib or sea scallops. Reservations for New Year’s Eve are strongly encouraged, and may be made by calling 904-353-9717 or visiting here.

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Volstead’s NYE Party

The Volstead

Dec. 31 | 9:00 p.m.

Cost: Free entry

Make celebrating NYE easy with the crew at The Volstead. No reservations or tickets required, just sit back with a new cocktail and enjoy DJ Joe spinning, enough balloons to test the feasibility of a Pixar’s “Up” situation and a free champagne toast at midnight.

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Dance Party Carnivale

Dos Gatos

Dec 31. | 7 p.m.

Cost: $5 – $10 Cover

The Lounge is cleared out and DJ NickFRESH holds the best dance party you’ve ever been to. Carnivale is the theme with shots at midnight, fireworks and bottle service available. Booth reservations are now available which includes VIP entrance for you and your friends, a complimentary bottle of good champagne and a front row seat at the best NYE party in Jax.

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Be Easy NYE Concert

Unity Plaza and HOBNOB

Dec. 31 | 9:00 p.m.

Cost: $10 for Concert, $65 – $75 for Dinner

Dance the night away under the stars and ring in the New Year! Be Easy will be rocking the Unity Plaza stage on New Years Eve. HOBNOB will be offering a four course dinner with optional wine and cocktail pairings. Brooklyn is a great spot to sit back, watch the fireworks and start 2017 off right.

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NYE Extravaganza

Myth Nightclub

Dec. 31 | 8 p.m.

Cost: $25 – $400

Join your friends on Saturday, December 31st for a huge New Year’s Eve celebration is #DTJax. The party is hosted by 95.1 WAPE has features: four rooms of sound, international DJ’s, dancers, complimentary midnight champagne toast and much more. General admission, open bar and VIP tickets are all available online.

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New Year’s Eve Brew House Bash

River City Brewing Company

Dec. 31 | 9 p.m.

Cost: $45 – $85

River City is stepping it up to bring you a new experience on the river with a great deal for New Year’s Eve. You’ll enjoy a fantastic view of the fireworks at midnight and different ticket packages with open bar, food, music and more! Kiss the year away from 9 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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TaxSlayer Bowl 

EverBank Field

Dec. 31 | 11 a.m.

Cost: Ticket prices vary

Transportation

Game day parking, RV parking and stadium shuttle service information can all be found on the TaxSlayer Bowl website or the MyJTA app.

The Jacksonville Transportation Authority will provide complimentary transportation via the Skyway for the weekend of the TaxSlayer Bowl and New Year’s Eve.

Hours:
Dec. 30:  6 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Dec. 31: 8 a.m. – 3 a.m.

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There are plenty of ways to ring in the New Year in #DTJax, so come spend then end of 2016 and the beginning of 2017 with us! For more information on any of these events, head to our website. Don’t see your event listed here? Email haleigh@dtjax.org to be added.

For more than 15 years, Downtown Vision has had the privilege of serving #DTJax by creating and supporting a vibrant Downtown Jacksonville and by promoting Downtown as an exciting place to live, work, visit and invest. DVI is closely aligned with the City of Jacksonville’s Downtown Investment Authority in a public-private partnership and we focus on four strategic pillars:

  • Clean and Safe/Ambassador Services: In the last fiscal year, our Downtown Clean & Safe Ambassadors logged 22,000 hours to make #DTJax clean and Downtown a better place.
  • Marketing: The #DTJax hashtag reach exceeded 24 million people reinforcing Downtown as the City’s unique epicenter for business, history, culture and entertainment.
  • Information Management: We crunched the numbers to provide statistics and trends on Downtown development, employment, residential, retail, parking and more.
  • Experience Creation: Our produced events drew more than 200,000 people to #DTJax creating lively streets and supporting our small businesses.

Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments, special projects and financial information for fiscal year 2015-2016. Click here to download the PDF.

 

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IMG_3271 It’s summertime in the city and #DTJax has some cool amenities for you to enjoy. With the St. Johns River being one of them, we like to look at it as an American Heritage River in recognition of its ecological, historic, economic, recreational and cultural significance. In doing so, the public may gain a greater appreciation and understanding of the river’s importance to the quality of life for current and future generations. We like to take advantage of using the St. Johns River as much as we can and one way is by riding the St. Johns River Taxi. It is a great way to get to all of your favorite spots and even comes with a great view! New to the River Taxi are the Sunset Cruises running from Thursday to Sunday for just $20 a person and Saturday cruises to the Jacksonville Zoo for just $40 a person! Grab a group of friends or that special someone and take a ride on the river while enjoying the wind, water, live music and maybe even a few dolphins – if you’re lucky! Some of the DVI staff had a chance to check out the Sunset Cruise this past weekend and it could not have been a more perfect day to be on the water. IMG_3253 Pick up/drop off takes places at River City Brewing Company and if you get there early, it is a great way to kick off a date night and grab some dinner or drinks beforehand. Once you hop onto the taxi, you pick a seat with the best view. We recommend anywhere near the front, back or sides of the boat. You get the perfect amount of wind in your hair and some of the best photos of our beautiful #DTJax skyline. Once everyone is loaded on, a lovely musician begins to perform some great tunes while you’re staring off into the shimmering lights bouncing off the river. Another cool perk is that you can bring your own food and drinks to make it a party! What can be better than that? During our Sunset Cruise, we were able to experience a wonderful singer, beautiful weather (finally a break from all the rain!) and a family of dolphins swimming near by. At the end of the cruise, the taxi takes you back to River City Brewing Company where you can continue to enjoy the night by walking the Southbank Riverwalk, the Main Street Bridge or even hang out some of our favorite spots such as The Jacksonville Landing, Hemming Park or The Elbow. If you haven’t taken a ride with the St. Johns River Taxi yet, don’t worry. They are open Tuesday through Sunday. If you’re interested in signing up for a sunset cruise or a zoo cruise, be sure to buy your tickets today! For more information about the St. Johns River Taxi or anything else in #DTJax, visit our website or download our FREE app today! While you’re at it, please take a moment to fill out this quick survey and share your thoughts about the St. Johns River.

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By Lindsay Forrest, DVI Intern

With St. Patrick’s Day quickly approaching on Thursday March 17, we put together a list of the best spots to celebrate this year in #DTJax. What’s better than green beer, leprechauns, Irish culture, live music, beads and drink specials? Throw on a green shirt, hat or maybe even a leprechaun costume and head to #DTJax.

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1. Shamrockin’ Saint Patrick’s Day Bash

Mavericks LIVE
March 17 | Doors open at 6 p.m.
Cost: $5 for guys, free for girls 21+

Celebrate a Mavericks LIVE special edition St. Patty’s Day ladies night featuring a green bikini contest, cash and prizes, music by Luke Bryan’s official DJ; DJ Rock, drink specials and more.

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2. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

The Jacksonville Landing
March 17 | 4 p.m.
Cost: Free

Enjoy live music on the Coca-Cola Riverfront Stage, dance performances, green beer and The Landing’s green fountain.
Entertainment includes:

  • 4 – 7 p.m. Live music by Ace Winn Trio
  • 7 – 8 p.m. Irish dance performance by Dynamics Dance Inc.
  • 8 p.m. – 12 a.m. Austin Park
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    3. St. Patrick’s Day Celebration 

    Fionn MacCool’s Irish Restaurant & Pub
    March 17 | 9 a.m. – 2 a.m.
    Cost: Free

    Start your St. Patty’s day off with an Irish breakfast at Fionn MacCool’s served from 9 – 11 a.m then enjoy giveaways, roaming bagpipers, traditional Irish dancers, drink specials and a buffet throughout the day.

    Schedule of events includes:
    9 – 11 a.m. Traditional Irish Breakfast
    10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Live music by Spade McQuade and the Allstars
    11 a.m. – 9 p.m. A.Y.C.E Carved Corned Beef Buffet
    1:30 – 4:30 p.m. Live music by Rathkeltair
    5 – 9 p.m. Live music by Searson
    9:30 p.m. – Closing Live performance by Seven Nations

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    4. Love, Luck and Happiness Party for Kane

    The Hourglass Pub
    March 17 | 6 p.m. – 2 a.m.
    Cost: Free

    Support Kane, a 4 year old boy diagnosed with cancer a few months ago and his family in the Good Luck for Kane event on St. Patrick’s Day. 15% of all bar sales go to support Kane and his battle. Enjoy live model drawings by artists, green beer from Bold City Brewery and music from Richter7, all for a great cause!

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    5. “Lucky” St. Patrick’s Day Celebration 

    Mark’s Jacksonville
    March 17 | 8 p.m. – 2 a.m.
    Cost: Free

    Stop by Mark’s lounge and try your luck for an event sponsored by Michael Collins Whiskey featuring $4 Irish Whiskey, $6 Irish Car bombs, $3 Guinness and $3 New Castle.

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    6. Spring Cocktail Tasting: Irish Edition

    NOLA MOCA 
    March 17 | 6 – 8 p.m.
    Cost: $30 per person

    Not a fan of huge crowds and green beer? Sample beer, wine and Irish whiskey by Premium Beverage while enjoying small bites and treats inspired by the flavors of Ireland by Chef Kathy Collins. MOCA Jacksonville will also be open until 9 p.m. Purchase tickets here.

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    7. St Patrick’s Day in The Elbow

    March 17

    Celebrate St. Patty’s Day at The Elbow Social in #DTJax’s Entertainment District! Happy hour is from 3 – 7 p.m at these participating locations:

    ∙ Burrito Gallery
    ∙ Burro Bar
    ∙ Chomp Chomp
    ∙ Dos Gatos
    ∙ Downtown Cigar Lounge
    ∙ Hourglass Pub & Coffeehouse
    ∙ Mark’s Downtown Club & Lounge
    ∙ Olio
    ∙ Super Food and Brew

    After Happy Hour ends, head out to these events:

    Almost Friday with DJ Deacon @ Mark’s Downtown

    Thursday Takeover @ Downtown Cigar Lounge

    Open Mic Poetry + Comedy @ Hourglass Pub

    Throwback Thursdays @ 1904 Music Hall

    Kickback Thursdays @ Azucena

    Hip Hop & Hookah @ Burro Bar

    Trivia @ Dos Gatos

    Visit theelbowjax.com for more information.

    DTEntertainmentIf you are looking for upcoming events in #DTJax, check out our events calendar here. Slainte!