Instagram of the Week
Rolling into a new week in Downtown Jacksonville! We love this photo @magscafejax snapped of this cool crew skateboarding around #DTJax.
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New and Noteworthy
Help Improve #DTJax
Each year Downtown Vision (DVI) evaluates the state of Downtown Jacksonville and collects data on how to improve the Downtown experience. Please share your feedback with us utilizing these three surveys for a chance to win a $100 #DTJax Gift Card:
Toon Town Street Market
Located a few steps from TIAA Bank Field, is Toon Town, a multi-functional event warehouse covered in street art. They recently launched a new market with local vendors, Toon Town Pizzeria and some incredible street art. Stay tuned for their next market date, which will be announced soon! Learn more.
This Week: Sip & Stroll Presented by PNC
Thursday, January 20th
Based on the successful 6th Annual #DTJax Gala of the same name, we invite you to stroll the stunning Southbank Riverwalk every Third Thursday of the month. Spanning from the DoubleTree Hotel to the Southbank Hotel, enjoy live music, food vendors, bars and picnic areas – all with a picturesque sunset backdrop.
Sips: Cocktails, beer and wine in our branded Sip & Stroll cups are permitted on the Riverwalk during the event and can be found at our two Riverwalk bars and the DoubleTree Deck.
Dress: We recommend bundling up in warm Date Night attire with comfortable shoes, fit for strolling!
Weather: Expect winds up to 5 mph, accompanied with cloudy skies. The low for the event will be 64 degrees. The sun will set at approximately 5:52 p.m.
Make sure to dress appropriately for the weather, and please keep in mind that it is typically a little windy on the Riverwalk.
Sip and Stroll is Presented by PNC in Partnership with the Downtown Investment Authority.
Upcoming #DTJax Events
Thursday Night Jazz & Cocktails returns. Join Manifest Distilling in The Cocktail Room from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. to sip on signature spirits and cocktails & to enjoy live Jazz music performed by Cyrus G. Learn More.
The Premier Bride Expo is Northeast Florida’s largest wedding expo of the year! Over 100 of the areas top wedding professionals will be in one space. Taste test food, see the latest trends in the wedding industry, view the newest fashion trends, hear live music, try different photo booths, eat cake, and so much more.
Explore the big bright world and the many ways in which science and physics create light with the newest traveling exhibit, Playing with Light! Suit up in your starchiest lab coat, bring the whole family and join Hall of Heroes and MOSH for a wild trip into the odd surreal fantasyland of Weird Science Mini-Con. Learn More.
Every Saturday, under the Fuller Warren Bridge, enjoy a beautiful outdoor market. Shop local produce, handmade goods and dine at your favorite food trucks.
James Weldon Johnson Park
Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month, including lunchtime musical performances and weekend festivals! View the schedule.
Activating Jacksonville’s Riverfront
The Jessie Ball duPont Fund is helping to convene a series of conversations about how best to activate our city’s downtown waterfront for the benefit of all of our residents and visitors. Visit their page to learn more.
1st Downtown Jacksonville: The Future of the Shipyards
1st DownTown Jacksonville is a platform created to help communicate, advocate and unite supporters who share the same passion for Downtown. Check out their website to learn about plans for The Shipyards, a path toward the Stadium of the Future and community investment by the Jaguars and Iguana Investments.
Updates from Downtown Vision
2020-2021 Annual Report
We are excited to share our 2020-2021 Annual Report.
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