#DTJax Weekly Update: August 14-20

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.


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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture

Tuesday, August 14
Thursday, August 16
Friday, August 10
Saturday, August 11


Live Music & Nightlife

Thursday, August 9
Friday, August 17
Saturday, August 18

Sunday, August 19

Monday, August 20


Sports, Health + Fitness




Get Involved


COJ City Council Meeting 
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council meeting. Details.
When: Tuesday, August 14, 5 p.m.
Where: City Hall, Council Chambers


Hogans Creek Cleanup

Join Groundwork Jacksonville and other local organizations in a cleanup along Hogans Creek. Gloves, trash bags and water will be provided. Details

When: Saturday, August 18, 9:45 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Where: 700 E. Union St.


Volunteer Opportunities: First Wednesday Art Walk – September
Help us make #ArtWalkJax a success and support Downtown’s signature monthly event! Details.




#DTJax News





New businesses in #DTJax:


Now Open!

1075 Hendricks Ave.

580 College St.

225 E. Coastline Dr.


Coming Soon:

Burlock and Barrel logoBurlock & Barrel Distillery
417 Magnolia St.


120 E. Forsyth St.


SHOR Seafood Grill, Hyatt Regency225 E. Coastline Dr.


SHOR Tavern, Hyatt Regency
225 E. Coastline Dr.



112 E. Adams St.
229 Hogan St.



Stories From




DVI Updates:


2017 State of Downtown Report


It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.


2016-2017 Annual Report
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Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.

2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

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Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th 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.