#DTJax Weekly Update: April 20-26, 2021

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@undersiege360 captured this rad point of view of #DTJax! Check out his work for unique images of Downtown and beyond.

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New and Noteworthy

Jazz Brunch on the MOSH Rooftop

Celebrate the spring season with a city-view brunch on the MOSH Rooftop featuring live music! End the morning with a behind-the-scenes history collections tour and an in-depth look at MOSH’s native plants and animals with a Florida Naturalist. Learn more.

Vaccinations Coming to the JRTC This Week

The JTA and Agape Family Health’s Wellness on Wheels mobile COVID-19 vaccination clinic is coming to the JRTC at LaVilla on April 20th and 23rd from 2-6 p.m. No appointments are needed. Agape Family Health professionals will administer the doses. Learn more.

Kalypso Couture Opens on Laura Street

The stylish storefront located in the Elks Building at 211 N. Laura Street offers the finest and best fit in custom clothing in Northeast Florida including elegant designer gowns, dresses, accessories, and premier tuxedo and suit rentals. Learn more.


Autism Acceptance Month

This week, JTA is highlighting Autism Acceptance Month with the Acosta Bridge. Make a positive difference by supporting local charities and events, hiring someone with developmental disabilities and advocating for acceptance and education. Photo by Fred Ortyl.

See New Found Glory Thursday!
Jax River Jams Presented by VyStar Credit Union

The FREE Jax River Jams Concert Series Presented by VyStar Credit Union continues this week at the scenic Riverfront Plaza (former site of the Jacksonville Landing). Plus, enjoy the VyStar Community Corner – Small Business & Artist Market and local food and drink favorites. ⁣This outdoor event will be held in accordance with CDC guidelines. Masks are required when unable to social distance. No moshing or crowdsurfing permitted.

All concerts are rain or shine.

April 22: Hip Hop artists and Jacksonville natives Quad City DJ’s
With local opener LPT

April 29: Rock band Sugar Ray
With local opener Honey Hounds

We are seeking volunteers! Enjoy live music and help us bring vibrancy and community to Downtown Jacksonville! Apply now.

Know Before You Go

Give the Gift of the Downtown Experience

Check out the #DTJax e-Gift Card – good at 30 of your favorite #DTJax businesses and counting! Purchase for friends, family or colleagues and invite them to enjoy the best in Downtown dining, shopping and entertainment.

These digital gift cards can be purchased at, anytime, anywhere and for any amount between $5 and $250. They can be used multiple times at multiple participating locations and the balance is always available on your smartphone.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

The Dinner Detective
April 24 @ 6 p.m.
Omni Jacksonville Hotel

At The Dinner Detective, you’ll tackle a hilarious and challenging crime while you feast on a fantastic dinner. Just beware! The culprit is hiding in plain sight somewhere in the room, and you may find yourself as a Prime Suspect before you know it!

UFC 261
April 24 at 5:45 p.m.
VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena

The UFC continues to raise the bar for world-class mixed martial arts action with the UFC 261 event on April 24 the latest history-making card to hit the Octagon. In the main event of this championship tripleheader, a score will be settled when heated rivals Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal meet again with Usman’s UFC welterweight title on the line.

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month!
View the schedule!

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.

Visit our Events Calendar to see more local events.

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