This week, the Lights on Laura are shining orange and blue for all of the healthcare workers at UF Health Jacksonville. With 37 clinical sites across Northeast Florida, UF Health Jacksonville cares for more than 635,000 patients annually. Thank you for your dedication to education, research and outstanding patient care. Your work is making a difference in fighting the spread of COVID-19.
Stay healthy, friends! Follow COVID-19 updates and find testing info at JaxReady.com/virus.
Mother’s Day Gift Ideas:
Over the next few weeks—leading up to Mother’s Day on May 10th—we’ll share #DTJax gift ideas for all the motherly figures in your life. Treat them to something special as a thank you for all that they have done for you! Check out our blog for the full list of gift ideas
Gorgeous Bouquet and Gift Delivery from Cypress
Give the gift of gorgeous florals! The lovely lady in your life will be absolutely stunned by the beauty of the arrangements created by Anne of Cypress. A mother’s day bouquet has never been so easy!
Candy and Sweet Treat Delivery from Sweet Pete’s
This is the perfect choice for the sweet lady with a sweet tooth in your life! Sweet Pete’s has unique candy bars, flavored popcorn, lollipops and more! There’s a gift for every preference and craving!
Supporter Packs from Wolf and Cub
Your favorite local boutique is offering endless combinations of gift bags with free local delivery! From candles and face masks, to jewelry and unique stationary. Choose a pre-made pack or let the expert at Wolf and Cub assemble one based on the style and interest of your recipient.
Take a look at our #DTJax Business Updates to see which Downtown Jacksonville businesses are open and what services they are currently offering.
Burlock & Barrel Distillery is now offering hand sanitizer in small and gallon bottles.
Burrito Gallery – The Downtown location is currently closed, but the Brooklyn location is taking to-go orders and offers a drink package menu. Call in your order: 904.355.4889 or Order Online. Current hours: Sunday 11am – 8pm, Mon-Thurs 11am – 9pm and Friday and Saturday 11am – 12am
Enter Our Giveaways
To support our community we’re doing a giant gift card giveaway! From food and drinks to tours and experiences, we are giving away a $100 value every weekday until we run out. Each and every one of the Downtown spots we will be featuring offer online gift cards, online ordering or curbside pick up. Even if you don’t win, we encourage you to support these local spots and buy a gift card for future use, when the dust settles. They need you now more than ever!
#DTJax Virtual Experiences
MOSH, MOCA, Jax Symphony and more! Our Arts, Culture and Entertainment sector has new offerings to accommodate our homebound state. Show them some love and honor their hard work by enjoying live performances, virtual museum experiences (#MuseumFromHome), fun at-home activities and more! Join the Virtual Fun!
WJCT’s Jacksonville Music Experience
Introducing The Jacksonville Music Experience, a new multi‑platform collection of services, welcoming, gathering and connecting music lovers across Northeast Florida and beyond. The JME offers a variety of ways to enjoy favorite artists and discover new genres on air, online, on demand and in person. WJCT believes all good music deserves to be heard, seen and experienced.
Updates from Downtown Vision
Small Business Support
- Visit COVID-19: #DTJax Resources for Small Business for up-to-date information on loans, grants and assistance for those dealing with layoffs.
- Please take our Impact Survey for Downtown Businesses so we can share with leadership as they plan relief efforts.
The Downtown Vision office is closed but the team can be contacted by email.