#DTJax Weekly Update: December 8-14, 2020

Instagram of the Week

@kramkran captured these gorgeous images of “Emergence” a sculpture and mural by Haddad-Drugan on the Water Street parking garage. This piece is a project from the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville‘s Art in Public Places Program, the DIA and in-kind support from Landstar. Learn more about “Emergence”:


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Support Local

Go Tuk’n Holly Jolly Brewery Tour Gives Back

Go Tuk’n is donating a percentage of the Holly Jolly Brewery Tour admission to the The Jacksonville Humane Society all December long! Learn more.

Wolf and Cub Hours

Local favorite, Wolf and Cub, is open this week for in-person shopping. Stop in for one-of-a-kind gifts Thursday-Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and Sunday 1-4 p.m. Learn more.

MOOVE-IT 5K Returns 

Cowford Chophouse and Jacksonville Arts & Music School join forces for second consecutive year in 2021 MOO-VE IT 5K. The fifth annual race will be held along the St. Johns riverfront on March 6, 2021. Learn more.

Riverside Arts Market Gets Festive

Riverside Arts Market brings you handmade goods and produce every Saturday. Join them Saturdays in December for a jolly good time with contests and live entertainment. Learn more.

Downtown Day is this Friday!

Join us on December 11, 2020 for Downtown Day, a celebration of Downtown Jacksonville!

Downtown Day is a digital celebration of #DTJax, where we invite the community to celebrate the reasons we love Downtown Jacksonville and to support causes that make Downtown better. During the 2020 Downtown Day, we are celebrating the impact of our Downtown Ambassadors and fundraising for a new vehicle for the team via a digital fundraiser with an anonymous donor match of up to $25,000.

To participate in Downtown Day, share your favorite photos of Downtown Jacksonville to InstagramTwitter and Facebook. Tag @DTJax and use the hashtag #DTJaxDay or #ThankYouAmbassadors to be entered to win one of six $50 #DTJax e-Gift CardsView our folder of content to share to your social media to encourage others to participate and spread the word.

Donate to Help Us Buy a Truck for the Downtown Ambassadors

Happy Holidays in #DTJax

Our magical holiday season celebration in #DTJax is one week away! Join us for events and activities for all ages from December 14-18, 2020, including a Merry and Bright Movie Night and Dashing Through Downtown QR Code Scavenger Hunt. Learn more.

From December 14-18, 2020, we will be hosting a QR code hunt. Beginning Monday, December 14, players can enter a join code in the Eventzee App and participate in the week-long Dashing Through Downtown QR Code Scavenger Hunt at local businesses to win prizes while they shop and support local for the holidays.

How to Play:

  1. Download the Eventzee App
  2. Create an account
  3. On Monday 12/14, enter the join code that will be provided on our website and social media channels.
  4. Scan 10 or more codes at participating businesses.The first 200 players to scan 10 QR codes will win a $20 #DTJax e-Gift Card from Downtown Vision.


  • All players who scan at least 10 QR Codes will be entered into a drawing to receive prizes from Downtown businesses. Players can receive additional drawing entries when they participate in photo challenges in the Eventzee app.
  • Prizes include: a Wolf & Cub gift basket, two Jacksonville Symphony tickets and two Go Tuk’n tour passes.
  • Every player to scan all QR Codes and complete all challenges will be entered to win the grand prize, which includes a two-night stay at the Southbank Hotel, two tickets for a Sunset Cruise with the St. Johns River Taxi passes and a $50 bb’s gift card.


The Perfect Holiday Gift Awaits

Looking for a gift for everyone on your list? Check out the #DTJax e-Gift Card – good at 30 of your favorite #DTJax businesses and counting! Purchase for friends, family or colleagues and invite them to enjoy the best in Downtown dining, shopping and entertainment.

These digital gift cards can be purchased at, anytime, anywhere and for any amount between $5 and $250. They can be used multiple times at multiple participating locations and the balance is always available on your smartphone.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Brian Regan
December 11 @ 8 p.m.
The Florida Theatre

Critics, fans and fellow comedians agree: Brian Regan is one of the most respected comedians in the country with Vanity Fair calling Brian, “The funniest stand-up alive,” and Entertainment Weekly calling him, “Your favorite comedian’s favorite comedian.”

First Coast Nutcracker Suite
December 11 @ 8 p.m.
Times-Union Center

Enter the magical world of childlike imagination and experience Tchaikovsky’s ballet, the First Coast Nutcracker. A family tradition in Northeast Florida for over 40 years, this timeless masterpiece comes to life with the only performance in Jacksonville with a full, live symphony orchestra.

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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!

A Tour of the #DTJax Merch Shop!

Mag’s Cafe Now Open!

Downtown Jacksonville Riverwalk Clean Up

A Day at the Riverside Arts Market in Downtown Jacksonville