#DTJax Weekly Update: Apr. 26 – May 2

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Things To Do Downtown


Stories From



DVI Updates 


Let’s Put #DTJax on the Map:


The “Let’s Put Our Cities on the Map” campaign is an initiative created by Google with the singular focus of getting local business info online and on the map. 20,260 businesses in Jacksonville are on the map already, but there is more work to do. There are multiple workshops in #DTJax to help small businesses:


Spark Walk Pictures Are In!
We are so happy with the success of Spark Walk and now it’s time to relive the amazing event with pictures. Here are just a few, but make sure to check our Facebook soon for all the pictures!






First Wednesday Art Walk: United We Rock!


This month, kick off the night with live music starting at 5 p.m. on the Hemming Park main stage with Gov ClubUnited Way of Northeast Florida‘s community concert celebration begins at 7 p.m. with the Old Patróns, a band of local business leaders. Following the Old Patróns, local favorite and concert headliner The Band Be Easy will perform at 8 p.m. Browse through local art, eat delicious food by all of your favorite food trucks and restaurants, and explore over 58 participating businesses in #DTJax. We’ll see you May 4!

Jazz Fest After Dark in the Core:

There is a lot of excitement surrounding this year’s Jacksonville Jazz Festival, and rightly so since it’s back in the core of #DTJax! The fun does not end with Jazz Fest, as there is Jazz Fest After Dark with ten stages, over 60 acts and all for free. Make sure to check out the website for more information and the full line-up.


So mark your calendars for May 27-28 for #JFADjax!



DVI Annual Report Available:
 Have 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 2014-2015.