#DTJax Weekly Update: August 22 – August 28, 2017

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


Live Music + Nightlife


Get Involved


Public Meetings

City Council Meeting
When: August 22, 2017, 5 p.m.
Where: Council Chamber at City Hall – 117 West Duval Street, 1st Floor

Volunteer Opportunities

First Wednesday Art Walk
Help us make #ArtWalkJax a success and support all of your favorite local artists, performers, food trucks and businesses! Sign up here.

Internship Opportunities

DVI is looking for fall interns. If you’re a college student in your junior or senior year of college or a recent graduate looking for marketing and events experience, we want you! Learn more.


 #DTJax News



New businesses in #DTJax:

Coming soon:

  • Tossgreen: 76 S. Laura St.
  • Cowford Chophouse: 101 E. Bay St.


Stories From



DVI Updates:

September Art Walk
Dog Days of Summer

Bring your four-legged family members for a fun, family-friendly night downtown to say goodbye to summer at the Dog Days of Summer Pet Walk! Enjoy a fun pet fashion show by The Paul Mitchell School Jacksonville while you cool down with a gourmet Hyppo Popsicle and check out our special vendors: Renaissance Youth, Players by the Sea, Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens, Conner’s A-Maize-ing Acres, Learn to Read Jacksonville, Duval County Public Schools, Project Chance, Bad To The Bone Pet Care, Anima Care & Protection Services, Pitt Sisters, Pet Paradise and Jade’s Flower Cotton Candy.
Art Walk After Dark 

The end of summer celebration continues in The Elbow during Art Walk After Dark from 9 p.m. to late! Hangout in Downtown’s entertainment district with live music at 1904 Music Hall, Hourglass Pub and Myth Nightclub. Enjoy award-winning cuisine, behind-the-scenes tours at The Florida Theatre, and great memories at all your favorite spots.


PARK(ing) Day 2017
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PARK(ing) Day is an annual open source global event where citizens, artists, activists, organizations and businesses temporarily transform metered parking spaces into short term public “PARK” installations. If you are an organization or business who would like to participate in PARK(ing) Day on September 15, download the manual here or email


2015 State of Downtown Report:
2015-State-of-Downtown_v3-for-print_lowres_Page_01Downtown Vision, Inc. released an 18-month summary on the state and growth of Downtown Jacksonville. This report provides details on development successes and  announcements, office and employment trends, residential growth, retail mix, arts and culture, tourism, transportation and more. Read the report in it’s entirety on our blog or visit to download the PDF.


DVI Annual Report Available:
Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 2.03.20 PMHave 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 2015-2016.