#DTJax Weekly Update: February 14 – 20

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



Photo by @meaniepants
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for a chance to be featured.



Things To Do Downtown


Arts + Culture
Feb 14-19: Jersey Boys
Feb 16: Hans Hofmann
Feb 17-Mar 2: Night, Mother


Family Fun 


Live Music + Nightlife
Feb 14: Free Yoga



 #DTJax News





Stories From



DVI Updates 

Early bird ticket prices end this Sunday, 2/19!

Early Bird
Join us for the 2nd Annual #DTJax Gala!
Saturday, February 25, 2017 | 6-9 p.m.
Friendship Fountain, 1015 Museum Cir, Jacksonville, FL 32207
(35 and under and must show ID)
Early bird pricing ends February 19.


Volunteers needed for #DTJax Gala!



Volunteer opportunities are now available for the #DTJax Gala! Come volunteer at one of the most photogenic backdrops of our city, Friendship Fountain, and help benefit a riverfront activation initiatives program.


Take our DTJax Employee & Resident Surveys!
Each year Downtown Vision evaluates the state of Downtown Jacksonville and collects data on how to improve the Downtown experience. If you live or work in DTJax (Northbank, Southbank, Brooklyn/Riverside Avenue, LaVilla or the Stadium District) we want to hear from you.Respondents will be entered into a drawing to win a $100 gift certificate to the Downtown restaurant or retailer of their choice. A winner will be selected in January 2017 and contacted via the email provided.



2017 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities:


Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 10,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with more than 60 galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.


2015 State of Downtown Report:
2015-State-of-Downtown_v3-for-print_lowres_Page_01Downtown Vision, Inc. released an 18-month summary on the state and growth of Downtown Jacksonville. This report provides details on development successes and  announcements, office and employment trends, residential growth, retail mix, arts and culture, tourism, transportation and more. Read the report in it’s entirety on our blog or visit to download the PDF.


DVI Annual Report Available:
Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 2.03.20 PMHave you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which  highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2015-2016.