Instagram of the Week
We love the way @hannahdowningphoto captured this sweet family moment with the Northbank as her backdrop. 💛 #DTJax is the perfect spot for photoshoots of any kind, with amazing murals and cityscapes making for the perfect locations. Need some inspiration? Check out our blog post of the best photos spots in Downtown.
Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured.
New and Noteworthy
Boys and Girls Club Annual Fundraiser
This exciting evening affair benefitting Boys & Girls Clubs of Northeast Florida and presented by 121 Financial Credit Union will be held outside at 121 Financial Ballpark on Saturday, August 21st. Enjoy craft cocktails, live music from The Chris Thomas Band, delicious dishes and more! Learn more.
Manifest Distilling Weekly Distiller’s Tours
Manifest’s Distiller’s Tour includes a detailed walk through of their production processes and a tutored tasting flight of their core line-up, designed to help you learn how to approach and appreciate spirits. Tours are by appointment only on select Thursdays and Fridays at 5:30 p.m., Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. and 5 p.m. Book now.
Intuition Ale Works Honoring Teachers
To celebrate the start of another school year, Intuition Ale Works will be honoring teachers and school employees this week with a 2-for-1 beer special on ALL drafts in the taproom! Not a teacher but want to support local education? Bring in school supplies to donate to receive the same deal. Supplies will be donated locally at the end of August. Learn more.
Regeneron Antibody Treatment Site Open
The Florida Division of Emergency Management and CDR Health Regeneron Antibody Treatment Site is now open at the Main Library at 304 N. Main St. Open 7 days a week, this treatment is free for anyone age 12+ who has COVID-19 or has come into contact with someone who is positive and are at high risk for progression to severe illness, hospitalization or death. Learn more.
Art Walk Returns and Applications Open
That’s right, Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk is coming back to #DTJax on Wednesday, October 6th. This art-centered, community-building event will be returning with the same tried and true schedule, the first Wednesday of every month, from 5-9 p.m. rain or shine! Locations include James Weldon Johnson Park, The Jessie, and more!
Artist and food truck applications are open now at DTJax.com/artwalk.
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 dtjaxegiftcard.com, 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
Blues, Brews and BBQ
August 19th at 5:30 p.m.
@ The Florida Theatre
Don’t miss Downtown’s best indoor picnic! The Florida Theatre’s annual Blues, Brews and BBQ will take place on Thursday, August 19th, and will showcase Jacksonville’s best wings, pulled pork, smoked brisket, brews and more. Check out our blog to learn more.
Celebrate three years of Kanine Social with delicious brews, adorable pups, food truck eats, and beer olympics.
James Weldon Johnson Park
Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month!
View the schedule!
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We are so excited to see our Downtown Jacksonville events calendar fill with upcoming happenings!
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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!