#DTJax Weekly Update: February 28 – March 6

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.


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Things To Do Downtown


Mar 1: Free Yoga
Mar 4: Mutt March
Mar 4: MOO-VE IT 5k



 #DTJax News






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!


Thank you for making Saturday’s #DTJax Gala: River of Dreams a great success!
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Thank you sponsors!
Acosta Sponsors: Auld & White Constructors, Block by Block, CSX, Downtown Investment Authority, Everbank
Hart Sponsors: BB&T, Florida Blue, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, Riverfront, Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation, Jacksonville University, Manifest Distilling, Perdue Office Interiors, VyStar Credit Union
Fuller Warren Sponsors: Danis, GAI Consulting, Gunster, IBERIABANK, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Matthew Carlucci – State Farm Museum of Science & History, Regency Centers, RummellMunz Partners, The Jacksonville Landing
Thank you vendors, volunteers, and guests for celebrating the St. Johns with us. And congratulations to our 2017 #DTJax Award winners:
Ambassador of the Year, Michael Ryan
Downtown Person of the Year, Ben Davis
Downtown Project of the Year, Winston Family YMCA
Downtown Achievement Award, Lori Boyer


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.