#DTJax Weekly Update: Dec. 29 – Jan. 4

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.


Instagram of the Week


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Things To Do Downtown


Arts + Culture 




Family Fun 




Live Music + Nightlife
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve @ 1904 Music Hall
Dec. 31: Swamp Radio “New Year’s Eve”
Dec. 31: New Year’s Eve @ Dos Gatos
Dec. 31: Dancing New Year’s Eve Party @ Hourglass Pub
Dec. 31:New Year’s Eve @ The Volstead
Dec. 31: Mark’s 10th Annual New Year’s Eve Party
Jan. 1: SOJA


Sports + Fitness
Dec. 30: SEC/ACC Women’s Basketball Challenge
Dec. 31: Core Values 5K benefiting The First Tee
Dec. 31: Vystar New Year’s Eve Run
Jan. 2: TaxSlayer Bowl: Georgia vs. Penn State



Stories From





 News of the Week


DVI Updates 


We’d Love to Hear From You:

Downtown Vision, Inc.’s Inaugural Gala


Come and celebrate Downtown at DVI’s Urban Oasis Gala Saturday, March 19, 2016! There will be cocktails, dining and dancing – with live music by the Chris Thomas Band – and live and silent auctions all leading up to the Downtown awards. All proceeds from the gala will benefit the Downtown Parklet Program. Khaki and safari attire encouraged.The gala will last from 6:00-10:30 p.m. and take place at the Jacksonville Bank Building, 9th Floor, 100 N. Laura Street. Register today.

The Elbow releases Episode 2 of The Alley Sessions
The Elbow, Downtown Jacksonville’s entertainment district, has launch the second installment of The Alley Sessions, featuring Tambor. The videos are produced in conjunction with DVI and the Downtown Investment Authority to highlight the cultural diversity in Jacksonville’s music scene.  Watch the video.