#DTJax Weekly Update: February 21 – 27

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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 Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax 
for a chance to be featured.



Things To Do Downtown




Live Music + Nightlife


Sports + Fitness
Feb 14: Free Yoga



 #DTJax News





Stories From




DVI Updates 

Join us this Saturday!

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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)


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.


First Wednesday Art Walk, Shamrockin’ Downtown
#ArtWalkJax returns for a “Shamrockin’ Downtown” in #DTJax on March 1! Make plans to browse hundreds of local artists, enjoy local food trucks and live music by the JFRD Pipe and Drums, Stank Sauce, Limitless and more. Visit for more information and the full line up of festivities.
Volunteers are needed! Come out and support your favorite businesses and artists and receive some cool perks in return!


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.