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FSCJ Artist Series Broadway Presents: Nominate a Star
FSCJ Artist Series Broadway would like to recognize those that have gone above and beyond to keep us all safe, healthy and productive during this challenging time. Fans will have the opportunity to nominate nurses, doctors, first responders, teachers, grocery workers, delivery drivers, etc. and five winners will receive four tickets to an upcoming show when Broadway returns to Jacksonville.
MOCA Jacksonville Reopens to the Public for Tours
MOCA Jacksonville re-opens to the public today. Keeping your safety and health as a priority, the museum will be open for guests to enjoy both in-person museum tours as well as live virtual tours from the comfort of home. There are two new exhibitions for you to explore, and MOCA CAFE will be open for takeout with a new Grab & Go menu. Register for a tour or visit today!
Adopt a Seat from the Florida Theatre
Adopt-a-Seat in the Florida Theatre with a beautiful brass commemorative plaque, engraved with your name or to honor a relative, friend or organization of your choice. This is a great opportunity to create a lasting legacy for a family member or loved one, honor a special occasion, or to celebrate your own passion for theatre.
Art Republic Presents: Lift Every Voice
New murals coming soon! Art Republic’s new project Lift Every Voice is bringing incredible creative talent to Downtown. ”With creative direction from Malcom Jackson, Christopher Parsons and Ennis Davis with The Jaxson Mag, we are producing the city’s first large scale project curated specifically to reflect the city’s authentic identity and history.”
Upcoming #DTJax Events:
Saturday, August 15 at 5 p.m.
Celebrate National Honeybee Day with delicious local cocktails. The Volstead will be participating in two cocktail demonstrations during the virtual festival, using Manifest Distilling gin and Burlock and Barrel whiskey. Follow along at home with cocktail kits, available at the bar all week.
August 14-16, 2020 @ MOSH
August 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. @ Riverside Arts Market
Updates from Downtown Vision
Mandatory Masks: As of 6/29/2020, the City of Jacksonville has implemented a mandatory mask requirement for public & indoor locations, and in other situations where individuals cannot socially distance.
Florida Reopening Phase II:
Florida is now in Phase II of the state-wide reopening plans. Governor DeSantis’ plan, Safe, Smart, Step-by-Step, relaxes more of the measures put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. Changes Include:
- Gyms and retail operating at 100% capacity
- Entertainment facilities can open at a 50% capacity
- Groups are encouraged to limit gatherings to no more than 50
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.
2019-2020 State of Downtown Report
As Downtown grows, so does its impact on the region. Learn more about key indicators of urban revitalization, such as development, employment and residential and see why Downtown is on the rise.
2018-2019 Annual Report
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