#DTJax Weekly Update: December 21-27, 2021

Instagram of the Week

There’s nothing better than sunsets over #DTJax. We love this capture from @shaneroheu on Instagram.

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

New and Noteworthy

Progressive NYE Celebration

Enjoy live music, food, craft cocktails and dancing at several Downtown restaurants: Bread and Burger, The Bread and Board and Estrella Cocina. Travel between the three restaurants throughout the evening and celebrate New Year’s Eve in #DTJax. Learn more.

Give the Gift of #DTJax!

Share the Downtown experience this holiday season with the #DTJax e-Gift Card, accepted at over 30 Downtown locations. From restaurants and bars, to events and tours, this gift is the perfect way to support local this holiday season. There is something for everyone in Downtown Jacksonville, let your recipient explore the city in their own way! Learn more.

Event Tickets: The Perfect Last Minute Gift

Still searching for those final few gifts? Take a look at Downtown’s upcoming events and shows! Event tickets and gift certificates are the perfect purchase for everyone on your list, and can be bought with ease online. Check out the incredible offerings from these Downtown spots: FSCJ Artist SeriesJacksonville SymphonyFlorida Theatre and

Florida Theatre NYE Ticket Raffle

Win two tickets to every show at the Florida Theatre in 2022! In previous years, the winners of this drawing won tickets to more than 100 shows! The winner will be announced at the Florida Theatre on New Year’s Eve. Learn more.

Share Your Feedback to Improve Downtown

Each year Downtown Vision (DVI) evaluates the state of Downtown Jacksonville and collects data on how to improve the Downtown experience. Please share your feedback with us utilizing these three surveys:
DTJax Resident Survey
DTJax Employee Survey
DTJax Visitor Survey

#DTJax Awards Tickets on Sale

January 12, 2022 from 4-6 p.m.
The Lark | 229 N. Hogan St.

Celebrating the people and projects making a difference in Downtown Jacksonville!

Each year Downtown Vision, Inc. hosts the #DTJax Awards to recognize and show our appreciation for those who love and serve Downtown Jacksonville.Enjoy cocktails and light bites with us as we celebrate the best of #DTJax.

Awards include Downtown Ambassador of the Year, Downtowner of the Year, Downtown Project of the Year, Small Business of the Year, and Downtown Achievement Award.

Learn More & Purchase Tickets

Upcoming #DTJax Events

A Christmas Carol
December 22 at 6 p.m.
Vystar Tower

VyStar Credit Union presents Jason Woods’ A Christmas Carol, a holiday storytelling tour de force for the Christmas season! Live, outside, and free to the public on December 22nd beginning at 6:00 p.m. at VyStar Tower. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs. Learn more.

Holiday Trains
Multiple Dates

The Toy Train Collectors of Jacksonville are back this holiday season and are decking out the third-floor conference room at MOSH with the ultimate winter wonderland train town. Head to MOSH to check out the collection!

Parties and Fireworks on NYE
December 31st at 12 a.m.
Riverfront Plaza

Downtown Jacksonville is the place to be on New Year’s Eve! From rooftop celebrations and dance parties, to formal dinners and live entertainment, there is something for everyone. Plus, the night ends with a fantastic fireworks show right at midnight on the St. Johns River.

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

Downtown Vision’s
2020-2021 Annual Report 

We are excited to share our 2020-2021 Annual Report.

Explore the ways our organization makes a difference in Downtown Jacksonville. From our exceptional team of Downtown Ambassadors, to our signature events old and new, we are always striving to makes #DTJax the place to be.

View The Report

Visit our blog!

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!

Downtown Vision’s Staff Holiday Gift Picks 2021

New Year’s Eve 2021 in #DTJax

Photos: November Sip & Stroll Presented by PNC

Florida Theatre Events Fall/Winter 2021

#DTJax’s Breakfast Guide

Photos: November First Wednesday Art Walk 2021