#DTJax Weekly Update: August 11-17, 2020

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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.
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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!
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Adopt a Seat from the Florida Theatre

Florida TheatreAdopt-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.
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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.”⁣
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Upcoming #DTJax Events:

Bee Friends Farm Virtual Honey Bee Festival Featuring The Volstead

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.

Jacksonville 48 Hour Film Project Weekend

August 14-16, 2020 @ MOSH

Morning Yoga at RAM

August 15, 2020 at 10 a.m. @ Riverside Arts Market

Visit our Events Calender to see more local events


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

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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