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Things To Do Downtown
Arts & Culture
- Jacksonville Symphony Presents: Young People’s Guide to the Orchestra at Times-Union Center
- Michael Bolton at The Florida Theatre
- You Should Smile More! And Other Man-spirational Things at The 5 & Dime, A Theatre Company
Live Music & Nightlife
- Art Walk After Dark Presents: Taiyamo Denku at Spliff’s Gastropub
- The Lyricist Live! Black Excellence, Past, Present, Future at Hollywood Cuts
- Matt Henderson at Bold City Brewery Downtown
- Pigeons Playing Ping Pong with The Fritz at 1904 Music Hall
- Scott Elley at River City Brewing Company
- Silent Disco Artwalk After Dark at Myth Nightclub
- DUVAL is For Lovers at 1904 Music Hall
- Empower Hour Networking at Myth Nightclub
- Manifest Distilling Takeover at MLG Jax
- Nicki for Short Live at The Cypher at De Real Ting Cafe
- Thursday Trivia at Burrito Gallery Downtown
- G Jones ‘The Ineffable Truth’ Live at 1904 Music Hall
- Karaoke Sundays at Bay Street Bar & Grill
- KPSPRO Presents: Underground Above Ground at Myth Nightclub
- Mystic Vibes at The Jacksonville Landing
- Swing Dance Sundays at The Volstead
Monday, February 11
Sports, Health + Fitness
- Hemming Park Walking Club. Runs through Thursday, Apr. 25.
- Let’s Shag! Weekly Dance Meet Up at River City Brewing Company
- Socially Fit Group Fitness at The Jacksonville Landing.Runs through Thursday, Feb. 7.
- Yoga at St. John’s Cathedral
New businesses in #DTJax:
- Sources: Chipotle, Panera will occupy new retail space in Brooklyn
- UNF opens new center in historic downtown Barnett Bank building
- Photos: African American Heritage show at Jacksonville Arts Council
- Proposed changes to Downtown Jacksonville could mean smarter commute for drivers, pedestrians
- The Mathis Report: Morris family taking steps to redevelop T-U property
- The Jaxson: Transportation Panel Discusses ‘Getting There In Jacksonville’
- What will it take for Jacksonville to host another Super Bowl?
- Free Outdoor Gym Opens On Downtown’s Northbank Riverwalk
- VyStar wins permit for renovations to new Downtown headquarters
- JEA says it won’t select new headquarters site until April
- Acosta Bridge Will Once Again Shine Brightly At Night Thanks To New LED Lighting
- The Cawton Report: City Council approves Ambassador Hotel deal
Downtown Vision Updates:
Black Excellence: Past, Present, Future at #ArtWalkJax!
Celebrate Black History Month in #DTJax! Enjoy local art, delicious food, live music and performances, and 35+ venues on Feb. 6 from 5-9 p.m. Details.
Hey Jacksonville, show your love for our Bold City!
With help from Springfield Preservation and Revitalization (SPAR), Riverside Avondale Preservation and LISC Jacksonville, we commissioned this killer design from local designer Alex Songcuan to show our love for Jacksonville. Get yours today!
Proceeds benefit Downtown Vision as we work to create and support a vibrant Downtown and promote #DTJax as an exciting place to live, work, visit and invest.
Limited tickets remain for the 4th Annual #DTJax Gala: Havana Nights, Neon Lights
Who says you can’t party for a good cause? Join us on Saturday, February 23 at 6 p.m. and enjoy the world-renowned nightlife of Havana, Cuba – with a #DTJax flair.
Help us raise funds for the Lively and Beautiful Sidewalks initiative! Last year we raised nearly $40,000 with the help of our amazing sponsors.
Stories From BlogDTJax.com
- 19 Things To Do in #DTJax in 2019
- 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast: Aundra Wallace, Downtown Achievement Award
- City of Jacksonville Publishes “The Lace & Axle: Pedestrian and Bicycle Planning Newsletter”
- 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast: Ambassador John D. Rood & Steve Moore, Downtowners of the Year
- 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast: 20West Housing and Café, Downtown Project of the Year
- Downtown Ambassador Spotlight: David Vasquez
- 2018 #DTJax Awards: Michael Ryan, Downtown Ambassador of the Year
- 7 Hidden #DTJax Hotel Restaurants
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