#DTJax Weekly Update: February 26 – March 4

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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture

Wednesday, February 27
Thursday, February 28
Friday, March 1
Saturday, March 2
Sunday, March 3



Live Music & Nightlife 

Tuesday, February 26
Wednesday, February 27
Thursday, February 28
Friday, March 1
Saturday, March 2
Sunday, March 3
Monday, March 4




#DTJax News





Downtown Vision Updates:


Thanks to everyone who attended the 4th Annual #DTJax Gala: Havana Nights, Neon Lights!
We couldn’t have done it without our sponsors, event partners, volunteers and silent auction committee. Thank you for all your help!
Hyatt Regency Jacksonville Riverfront & VyStar Credit Union
Corner Lot Development Group & Ace Jax
Live Oak Contracting
JWB Real Estate Capital
Ash Properties
Connect Agency
Cowford Chophouse
Gresham Smith
JAX Chamber
Jacksonville Transportation Authority
One Enterprise Center
Perdue Office Interiors
Rummel Munz
Sight & Sound Productions
Acuity Design Group
Cecil W. Powell & Company
Jacksonville Civic Council
Matt Carlucci – State Farm
Miller Electric Company
Moody Appraisal Group
Regency Centers
Jacksonville Business Journal & 904 Happy Hour
Bold City Brewery
The Bread & Board
City of Jacksonville
Downtown Investment Authority
Intuition Ale Works
Jacksonville Landing
Manifest Distilling
Thank you Vendors:
Hyppo Gourmet Ice Pops
DJ James Harper
The Dance Shack
Heart Space 432 (Face Painters)
JC The Cuban Roller Cigar (Cigar Roller)
Maiya Elaine (Live Artist)
Chic Booth Photo Lounge
Les Houpt from The AutoValet
Thanks from DVI!
Mardi Gras Meets #DTJax at NEXT WEEK at Art Walk!
Experience Mardi Gras in Downtown Jacksonville on March 6! Enjoy local art, live music, food trucks, 15+ blocks of programming and 35+ participating venues at #ArtWalkJax.
  • Procession on Laura Street: Bring your noise-makers and meet us at the intersection of Independent and Laura at 5:45 p.m. for a Mardi Gras-inspired procession to the Main Stage in Hemming Park, led by Spice and the Po Boys!
  • Headquarters @ Hemming Park: Enjoy live music by Spice and the Po Boys from 6-8:30 p.m. Be sure to pick up complimentary beads and masks at the Art Walk tent while supplies last. Plus, grab a bite from the Happy Grilled Cheese, HapaLi and Latin Soul Grille.
  • Kids Zone in Hemming Park: Bring the kids to enjoy a magic show by Crossroad Magic, activities by My Gym, jump roping by Jump 4 Jax and face painting!
  • Vagabond Flea @ Hogan Street: Check out this creatively curated market that features local artists, quality makers, upcyclers, vintage and antique sellers, and more on Hogan Street, one block down from Hemming Park.
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About Downtown Vision:


2017-2018 Annual Report
Have you ever wondered, “what exactly does DVI do in a year?” 
From expanding the Ambassador program by 50% to installing 80,000 LED lights for the “Lights on Laura” installation to topping 100,000 followers on @DTJax social media, check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2017-2018. Read or download the PDF here.
2017 State of Downtown Report
It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville! As we watch Downtown potential turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment, and residential trends in this 12-month look at Downtown Jacksonville’s progress. Read or download the PDF here.
2019 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 5,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 35+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars, and businesses. In its 15th 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.