#DTJax Weekly Update: June 2 – June 8

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Things To Do Downtown



Arts + Culture 

June 3: First Wednesday Art Walk “Summertime Sizzle with Bold City Brewery
June 4: 25th Annual Jacksonville Foodfight


Family Fun

June 5 – 6: Pogopalooza
June 5: First Friday Cosmic Concerts
June 6: Riverside Arts Market – Kids Day
June 7: ArtFusion in Hemming Park


Live Music + Nightlife





Business + Networking
June 2: Mary Kay Andrews Author Meet and Greet
June 2: “Mirrored River” Dedication

Check out the Events Calendar on our website, which features more than 130 events Downtown this week.
From candy classes to karaoke, any given day Downtown, there’s something going on. Check out our Ongoing Events list.

Stories From



News of the Week



DVI Updates


DVI to host Art Walk VIP area June 3
In addition to the Art Walk festivities throughout Downtown tomorrow night, DVI invites you to enjoy our specially programmed Art Walk VIP area in Hemming Park. For a $40 donation, you’ll get unlimited Bold City beers and bites catered by TacoLu and Tres Leches, plus live music by the incredible Firewater Tent Revival. Spots are limited. Purchase your VIP ticket here.

Volunteer at Art Walk
Looking for a new – and fun! – volunteer opportunity? We’re recruiting volunteers to help with our “Summertime Sizzle with Bold City Brewery” Art Walk tomorrow, June 3. Check out the full details, and sign up here.

Alleyway Clean Up Initiative
DVI and entertainment venues of The Elbow are partnering to program live music, games, food trucks, outdoor seating, lighting and more in Downtown’s nightlife district. Part of this initiative will include transforming an alleyway off Ocean Street into an urban outdoor seating area. We need your help! Volunteer to lend a hand with various clean-up tasks on Saturday, June 27. Learn more, and sign up to volunteer here.