#DTJax Weekly Update: August 9-15, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Want to spice up your workout routine? Head to Corkscrew Park to get a breath of fresh air. Just a short walk from the Winston Family YMCA, the outdoor gym is stocked with plenty of equipment and is the perfect spot for your next workout.

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New and Noteworthy

Sip & Stroll
Presented by PNC

Join us on the Southbank Riverwalk next Thursday, August 18th, for live music, food vendors, bars and a Silent Disco After Party on the DoubleTree pool deck. Learn More.

Blues, Brews and
BBQ Returns

DTJax’s favorite indoor picnic returns next week! Join the Florida Theatre on August 18th for their annual Blues, Brews and BBQ showcasing Jacksonville’s best barbecue, live music and more.

Catch the Shuttle
to the Jags Games

Looking for a way to navigate game-day traffic easily? Look no further than the JTA Gameday Xpress. Park conveniently in one of JTA’s secure lots and catch a ride to TIAA Bank Field for the Jaguars games this season. Learn More.

There’s a New Mural in Downtown Jacksonville

Originally founded as the JAX Navy Federal Credit Union at Naval Air Station Jacksonville in 1952, the new mural installation located at the Breezeway at VyStar Tower will honor VyStar’s roots in Jacksonville and in the Navy-industry.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

August 9-13
The Jessie

Join the Jessie for JaxNEXT100– a week-long event series full of creativity, workshops, collaboration and envisioning the next 100 years of our great city. From poetry readings, guest speakers, art exhibitions and workshops, there will be something for everyone. Learn More.

Friday Night Vibes
August 12 at 5-9 p.m.
James Weldon Johnson Park

Beginning on Friday, August 12th, join James Weldon Park and friends for Friday Night Vibes in the park, a bi-monthly event series leading up to the second annual Hip Hop Festival in 2023. Learn More.

Rooftop Silent Disco
August 25 at 8-10 p.m.

Join MOSH for a night of disco on their rooftop terrace, featuring two battling DJs and nighttime views of the Southbank. Explore the museum’s newest traveling exhibit and chill out in the Planetarium with a Cosmic Concert and laser light show. Admission includes two drinks. Learn More.

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.

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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.

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