#DTJax Weekly Update: August 10-16, 2021

Instagram of the Week

@SweetPetesCandy is #DTJax’s iconic magic mansion full of tons of whimsical photo spots! 🍭 Stop in for incredible decor and delicious treats. 🌴 Photo courtesy of @cayleesmith17.

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

New and Noteworthy

Southbank Community Clean Up This Saturday

Community volunteers will join forces this Saturday to help clean up trash and help beautify Downtown Jacksonville’s Southbank neighborhood and the River Walk. Check in will occur at Treaty Oak Park from 9-11 a.m. Register today.

Hidden Jacksonville e-Bike Tour of #DTJax

Join Hidden Jacksonville on August 22nd for a tour of iconic #DTJax bridges, murals, parks, sculptures, trees, and more! Ride Art Bikes Jax e-bikes around for a fun and adventurous tour of your neighborhood! Learn more.

Element Bistro Introduces Online Ordering 

Delicious to-go meals from Element Bistro Bar & Lounge just got easier! Check out their menu today, from tacos and sandwiches, to salads and burgers, they certainly have something for everyone! Learn more.

Marketing and Advertising RFP from the DIA

The Downtown Investment Authority is seeking a full-service advertising and marketing agency to assist in the promotion of Downtown as a great place to live, work, visit and invest. Learn more.

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.

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

Pedal Pub Thirsty Thursday Tours with the Jax Shrimp
August 12 from 5-7 p.m.
@ Downtown Jacksonville

Grab your friends, pedal to multiple area breweries/bars, before being dropped off at 121 Financial Credit Union Ballpark for an evening of fun––You can’t strike out with this deal!

LOL Jax Film Festival
August 13-14, Multiple Times

A local Jacksonville comedy short film festival with a mix of local stand-up comedy and local live music. Won “Best Film Festival” by Folio’s Weekly BEST OF JAX and Void Magazine’s #1 in the 904 for “Best Film Festival”.

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.

Check out this week’s line-up!

Don’t Miss These Downtown Events!

We are so excited to see our Downtown Jacksonville events calendar fill with upcoming happenings!

Looking for things to do Downtown? Check it out. Have an upcoming event? Submit here.

Updates from Downtown Vision

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Stay up to date with what’s going on Downtown and learn more about what makes #DTJax an incredible place to live, work, visit and invest!

Blues, Brews and BBQ with The Florida Theatre

Tailgate with GTE this 2021/2022 Jacksonville Jaguars Season

Exploring Downtown Jacksonville on the Skyway

School’s Out: Fun Things to do with Kids in Downtown Jacksonville This Summer

The Bread and Burger, Estrella Cocina and The Bread and Board Provisions Ribbon Cutting Celebration