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#DTJax Weekly Update: August 31-September 6, 2021

Instagram of the Week

Nothing like a Bride-to-Be and her Bride Tribe having a bachelorette party on a¬†@pedalpubjax! ūüéČ Got a special celebration coming up? Make Pedal Pub Jax a part of it!

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured.


New and Noteworthy

Tuk Tuk Through the Cathedral District

Check out¬†Go Tuk’n, Inc.’s¬†newest architecture & history tour:¬†Jacksonville Cathedral District.¬†This experience gives a unique glimpse into the history and¬†architecture of the five churches that played a critical role in the making of our city.¬†Learn more.

T-Shirt Design Contest

Jacksonville, let’s see your creative side! One fan’s design will be chosen for all of¬†Icemen Nation¬†to wear! Submit your design now for a chance to win a shirt, Icemen tickets, and $300 towards a tattoo at¬†Bold City Tattoo!¬†Learn more.

Free MOCA Movie Nights Return in September

MOCA invites you to join their monthly screenings featuring inspiring films and engaging discussions. Upcoming films include Portrait of a Lady on Fire (September 2), Funeral Parade of Roses, The Florida Project, and Y Tu Mamá También. Learn more.

The Cocktail Room at Manifest Distilling 

The Cocktail Room¬†will serve a rotating menu of craft cocktails, created with¬†Manifest Distilling‚Äôs¬†signature spirits along with a host of spirits that are only available for consumption on-site at the distillery. ‚Ā†Attend the grand opening¬†this Friday, September 3rd from 2 p.m.-12 a.m., featuring live music from The Band Be Easy.¬†Learn more.


Art Walk is One Month Away!

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 applications are open now at DTJax.com/artwalk.


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.


$1,000 #DTJax e-Gift Card Giveaway!

Have you heard of the #DTJax e-Gift Card? Accepted at 30+ Downtown locations, it’s the perfect way to give the gift of Downtown to family, friends and colleagues. Gift cards can be bought anytime, anywhere, and can be redeemed with ease from your smart phone.

To celebrate a whole year of gift card goodness, we are giving one lucky winner a $1,000 #DTJax e-Gift Card! Visit our Instagram to enter. No purchase necessary to participate.

Enter the Giveaway!


Upcoming #DTJax Events

48 Hour Film Project
September 3-5 at Multiple Times
@ James Weldon Johnson Park

Get Ready for An Amazing Challenge! Filmmakers from all over the Jacksonville, FL area will compete to see who can make the best short film in only 48 hours. The winning film will go up against films from around the world at Filmapalooza 2022 for a chance at the grand prize and an opportunity to screen at the Cannes Film Festival 2022 Short Film Corner.

904 Day
September 4, 2021 
@ Jacksonville, FL

This Saturday is 904 Day! Celebrate our city by sharing your favorite Jacksonville spots! From local eateries and bars, to fishing spots and beautiful parks, let’s celebrate the things we love about our incredible city.¬†Download the logos to share, created in partnership with our friends at¬†Wingard,¬†JAX Chamber,¬†Visit Jacksonville,¬†FCHCC Florida, and¬†WJCT.

Jax Taco Fest
September 4 from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.
@ Riverfront Plaza

Get ready for an action-packed day filled with a variety of tacos, margaritas, delicious churros, guacamole, elotes, live entertainment, a KIDS ZONE and more! Come hungry!

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month!
View the schedule!

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!

Don’t Miss These Downtown Events!

We are so excited to see our Downtown Jacksonville events calendar fill with upcoming happenings!

Looking for things to do Downtown? Check it out. Have an upcoming event? Submit here.


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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