#DTJax Weekly Update: August 23-29, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Looking to explore the core of Downtown Jacksonville? Hop on an Explore JAX Core tour and learn more about some of the coolest areas of the Downtown core. From LaVilla to Hogan Street, Explore JAX Core will inform you of the histories and culture that make Jacksonville unique. Learn More.

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured as the next Instagram of the Week.

New and Noteworthy

Activating the
Riverfront in #DTJax

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund has released an Activation Plan for the Downtown Jacksonville Riverfront. This is a step towards creating a vibrant, inclusive riverfront for all, by all. Learn More and View the Activation Plan.

Five Years of
Happy Grilled Cheese

To celebrate five years of business, Happy Grilled Cheese is offering patrons at its Downtown restaurant “Five Days of Grilled Cheese”, featuring a different special each day. Learn More.

Celebrate Your
City on 904 Day

Join us on Sunday, September 4th (9/04) in celebrating the businesses, organizations, destinations and experiences that are unique to our Jacksonville community. Share what you love about Jacksonville on social media, by using #904Day.

New Installation: Past,
Present, Future

Stop by The Corner Gallery to explore Moving the Margins’ newest installation, “Past, Present, Future: Rivers, Threads, Pockets and Bubbles.” The installation features collections by four local creatives: Dustin Harewood, Malcolm Jackson, Toni Smailigic and Jordan Walter.

Upcoming #DTJax Events


August 24 at 7 p.m.
Daily’s Place

The wait is over! After two years of rescheduling, the Goo Goo Dolls will be taking the stage at Daily’s Place on August 24 at 7 p.m.

Silent Disco
August 25 at 8-10 p.m.

Join MOSH and two battling DJs on the MOSH Rooftop for a night of quiet clubbing with a spectacular view of Downtown Jacksonville. This event is 21 + and tickets include two drinks and a Cosmic Concert in the Planetarium. 

First Wednesday Art Walk
September 7 at 5-9 p.m.
Downtown Jacksonville

Join us on September 7th in Downtown Jacksonville for First Wednesday art Walk. Stroll between the three main art hubs and visit your favorite participating businesses along the way!

Riverside Arts Market

Every Saturday, under the Fuller Warren Bridge, enjoy a beautiful outdoor market. Shop local produce, handmade goods and dine at your favorite food trucks.
Check out this week’s line-up!

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month, including lunchtime musical performances and weekend festivals! View the schedule.

See More Events

Get Involved

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.

Updates from Downtown Vision

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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!

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#DTJax Lunch Spots

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