#DTJax Weekly Update: April 19-25, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Join us on the riverfront this Thursday for another installment in the Jax River Jams Presented by VyStar concert series! This week, catch live performances by Country Music Association’s Female Artist of the Year Carly Pearce, alt-country/Americana band Dean Winter and the Heat & genre-defying and cinematic instrumental group Jon Stickley Trio.

We can’t wait to see you all in #DTJax again this Thursday! We’ve got two more shows this month that you don’t want to miss!

*Please Note: There will be NO Sip & Stroll this week due to Jax River Jams. We hope you’ll walk across the bridge and join us on the Northbank! 

📸 : @Cre8Jax

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New and Noteworthy

NO Sip & Stroll in April

Due to  Jax River Jams Presented by VyStar Credit Union, there will be NO Sip & Stroll this Thursday. We hope you’ll cross the bridge and join us this Thursday (4/21) on the Northbank!  Save the date for the next Sip & Stroll Presented by PNC: May 19, 2022. Learn More.

Live Music in #DTJax

Enjoy even more live music from our friends at JME this Thursday when the JME Showcase Series moves to Underbelly, where they’ll be bringing another diverse, all-local lineup to the stage. Enjoy a night of live music with Bad Madonna, Howdy, Seagate, Huan and L.O.V.E. Culture. Learn more.

Sandlot Jax
Fitness Fest

Enjoy a three-day fitness festival this weekend that includes obstacle course races, scavenger hunts, fitness challenges, live music, presentations and more. Sandlot Jax will feature trainers, leaders and speakers, with events for all ability levels. Sandlot Jax is a first of its kind experience you don’t want to miss! Learn More.

Filipino Heritage
in #DTJax

There’s a new mural in #DTJax, thanks to The Jessie and the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville. “The Roots That Ground Us” by Grace Bio is the first work of public art in Jacksonville, FL that is dedicated to Filipino Americans. There will be an unveiling ceremony this Friday at The Jessie between noon and 1 p.m.

This Week: Carly Pearce

Don’t miss Carly Pearce this Thursday at Jax River Jams Presented by Vystar Credit Union

When: April 21st | Gates 5 p.m.
Where: Riverfront Plaza | 2 W. Independent Drive
Love these bands? Want to get close-up to all the action? Enjoy an elevated experience with all new Preferred Seating at Jax River Jams! Learn More.

Jax River Jams 2022 Lineup

April 21: Country Music Association’s Female Artist of the Year Carly Pearce

Openers: Alt-country/Americana band Dean Winter and the Heat & genre-defying and cinematic instrumental group Jon Stickley Trio

April 28: Indie rock band Manchester Orchestra

Openers: Getaway band Glazed & alternative/indie band Lunar Vacation

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Woofstock Music Festival
April 23rd at 11 a.m.
Kanine Social

This Saturday, grab your pups and head to the inaugural dog-friendly Woofstock Music Festival. Enjoy a day full of all the best things: live music by fan-favorites, delicious food trucks, local vendors, ice-cold beverages, dogs for days and tie-dye!

Pop Up in the Park for Papi
April 23rd at 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
James Weldon Johnson Park

On Saturday, April 23rd, join James Weldon Johnson Park for Pop Up in The Park for Papi! Expect a day full of local vendors, food trucks, games, and all-around family friendly fun! There will be Live DJ sets from Tropical De Dia and much more!

Taco and Margarita Fest
June 4th at 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dailys Place

The Jacksonville Taco and Margarita Festival is coming back to #DTJax this Summer! Save the Date for June 4, 2022 for a day filled with delicious tacos, margaritas and more! General Admission & VIP tickets go on sale Friday, April 22 at 10 a.m.

Riverside Arts Market

Every Saturday, under the Fuller Warren Bridge, enjoy a beautiful outdoor market. Shop local produce, handmade goods and dine at your favorite food trucks.
Check out this week’s line-up!

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month, including lunchtime musical performances and weekend festivals! View the schedule.

See More Events

Get Involved

Activating Jacksonville’s Riverfront

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund is helping to convene a series of conversations about how best to activate our city’s downtown waterfront for the benefit of all of our residents and visitors. Visit their page to learn more.

1st Downtown Jacksonville: The Future of the Shipyards 

1st DownTown Jacksonville is a platform created to help communicate, advocate and unite supporters who share the same passion for Downtown. Check out their website to learn about plans for The Shipyards, a path toward the Stadium of the Future and community investment by the Jaguars and Iguana Investments.

Updates from Downtown Vision

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