#DTJax Weekly Update: December 5 – December 11, 2017

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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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture


Family Fun 


Live Music + Nightlife
December 6: Art Walk After Dark

December 10: Laugh Lounge at Dos Gatos
December 10: Swing Night Out: The Volstead


Sports, Health + Fitness



Get Involved


Volunteer Opportunities: 

First Wednesday Art Walk
Help us make #ArtWalkJax a success and support all of your favorite local artists, performers, food trucks and businesses! Sign up here.


 #DTJax News




New businesses in #DTJax:


  • First Watch: 192 Riverside Ave.
  • Cowford Chophouse: 101 E. Bay St.

Coming soon:

  • FSCJ’s 20West Cafe: 20 W. Adams St.



Stories From





DVI Updates:


First Wednesday Art Walk
December 6
Bring the entire family to #DTJax and celebrate the holidays at the Spirit of Giving Art Walk! Get the perfect gift for your loved one while exploring over 60+ participating businesses, food trucks, art galleries, local artists and more. Kick off the holiday season in the heart of Jacksonville.
For more info, visit
Join us in Hemming Park at 6:45 p.m. for a tree lighting with Mayor Lenny Curry!


Happy Holidays!
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This year, Downtown Vision is lighting up #DTJax with 90 LED lit garland wraps along Laura and Hogan Streets and 50,000 LED tree lights on Laura St. Take a stroll or a drive through Downtown this season and check it out! In addition, pick up one of our free #DTJax Holiday
Guides at our office or any participating Downtown location.
Shoutout to our amazing Ambassadors who went above and beyond to make #DTJax light up this season!




2016-2017 Annual Report

Screen Shot 2017-11-15 at 9.20.20 AMHave you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.


2016-2017 State of Downtown Report:


It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. Since the beginning of 2016, Downtown has seen more than $80 million in completed development projects, such as the Winston Family YMCA and Daily’s Place Amphitheater. More than $2 billion in projects are currently under construction or proposed. Read about currently development, employment and residential trends in this 18-month look at the progress in Downtown Jacksonville from January 2016-June 2017. Read or download the PDF here.