#DTJax Weekly Update: August 13 – August 19

The following is this week’s issue of the #DTJax Weekly Update e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.


Instagram of the Week 


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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture

Tuesday, August 13
Wednesday, August 14
Thursday, August 15
Friday, August 16
Saturday, August 17
Sunday, August 18



Live Music & Nightlife 




#DTJax News





Downtown Vision Updates:


Celebrating Back to School SmARTs at #ArtWalkJax!
Thanks for attending the Back to School SmARTs Art Walk last week! We can’t wait for next month’s Art Walk: Duval Day on September 4.
Don’t miss local art & culture, live music, kids activities, food trucks, nightlife and more
Adam Street Eats:
Visit featured restaurants on Adams Street during Art Walk like Breezy Jazz Club, De Real Ting Cafe, Gili’s Kitchen and Kazu Sushi Burrito. Pick up discount coupons at participating venues or at the Art Walk tent on the corner of Laura and Monroe St. at Hemming Park.
Find out everything going on at September’s Art Walk here.
Downtown Vision August Stakeholder Meeting
Thank you to everyone who attended the Downtown Vision August Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting!
We would also like to thank:
To attend the next Stakeholder Meeting or for questions, please reach out to our VP of District Services, Eric Miller via email.



YMCA Group Workout Classes at Corkscrew Park!
FREE group workouts at The Corkscrew – #DTJax’s new outdoor public gym located on the Northbank Riverwalk in the shade of the Acosta Bridge – presented by Winston Family YMCA and City of Jacksonville.
These certified trainer-led classes take place each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. so bring yourself and a friend and get your sweat on. (Bathrooms & water fountain on site.)
We’re Hiring!
Join our team as Events Manager or Experience Manager!
For a full description of both positions and how to apply, click here.



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About Downtown Vision:


NEW 2018-2019 State of Downtown Report Out NOW!
Each year, we track and analyze Downtown’s performance in key indicators of urban revitalization, such as development, employment and residential. As Downtown grows, so does its impact on the region. Highlights include riverfront transformation, historical architecture redevelopment, rebirth of LaVilla, demand for Downtown living, innovative transportation and more!
PDF here .
2017-2018 Annual Report
Have you ever wondered, ” what exactly does DVI do in a year?”  From expanding the Ambassador program by 50% to installing 80,000 LED lights for the “Lights on Laura” installation to topping 100,000 followers on @DTJax social media, check out our latest Annual Report , which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2017-2018. PDF  here .
2019 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities
Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 5,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 35+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars, and businesses. In its 16th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers, and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit   here .