#DTJax Weekly Update: January 12-18, 2021

Instagram of the Week

@mitchell_askelson captured this adorable dynamic duo in front of the #DTJax sign on the side of Sweet Pete’s! Capture your own and be sure to tag us when you do.

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

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Tune into the 34th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast

The Martin Luther King, Jr. Breakfast presented by Florida Blue celebrates the life and legacy of Dr. King. The event will be streamed live on Youtube, Friday, Jan. 15, 2021 directly from the Prime F. Osborn III Convention Center. Register for the livestream.

MOCA Brings Back Imagination Squared Group Exhibition

Have your work on display at MOCA in Imagination Squared 10, a celebration of Project Atrium’s 10-year anniversary. Decorate a panel to be displayed in the museum in March. All are welcome. Register now.

Taste Delicious Whiskey Made Right Here in #DTJax

Burlock and Barrel’s tasting room is open Thursday-Sunday from 2-7 p.m. Stop in to try their handcrafted spirits, or bring a bottle home to add to your bar cart. Learn more.

Jurassic Quest Drive-Thru

Bring the whole family down to TIAA Bank Field for a one-of-a-kind dinosaur experience! See life-size animals from the Cretaceous, Jurassic and Triassic Periods and stay safe in the comfort of your vehicle. Open January 15-24, grab tickets.

Each year Downtown Vision, in partnership with the Downtown Investment Authority, evaluates the state of Downtown Jacksonville and collects data on how to improve the Downtown experience.

If you live or work in #DTJax we want to hear from you! Please only take the survey if you live or work within the Northbank, Southbank, Brooklyn/Riverside Avenue, LaVilla or the Sports and Entertainment District.

Complete our survey and be entered to win a $100 #DTJax e-Gift Card. Two winners will be chosen and contacted by the email address provided.

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Resident Survey

Give the Gift of the Downtown Experience

Check out the #DTJax e-Gift Card – good at 30 of your favorite #DTJax businesses and counting! Purchase for friends, family or colleagues and invite them to enjoy the best in Downtown dining, shopping and entertainment.

These digital gift cards can be purchased at, anytime, anywhere and for any amount between $5 and $250. They can be used multiple times at multiple participating locations and the balance is always available on your smartphone.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Happy Birthday Dr. King with The Groove Coalition
January 15 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
James Weldon Johnson Park

This Friday, January 15th, come celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday with The Groove Coalition! Enjoy food trucks, the African Village Market and live music.

Jacksonville Home and Garden Show
January 15-17 at Multiple Times
Jacksonville Fairgrounds

Held at the Jacksonville Fairgrounds Expo Center, the 2020 January Home & Garden Show will connect you to the area’s leading remodelers, builders, and design professionals. You’ll have the opportunity to speak directly with experts and receive the advice and inspiration you need to turn your dream home or other home improvement project into a reality.

Visit our Events Calendar to see more local events.

Save the Date:
Downtown Vision’s Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting

You’re invited to attend Downtown Vision’s virtual Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting. Join us for an update from Bruce Fafard, CEO of the Museum of Science & History and Zone 1 Commander, Assistant Chief Adam Pendley from the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office. Hear more about what’s happening in Downtown from DVI CEO Jake Gordon, ask questions and provide updates on your organizations.

When: Tuesday, Jan 26th at 8:30 a.m.
Where: Join us on Zoom or call in.

Call in Instructions: Call (929) 205-6099. When prompted, enter the meeting ID: 816 2645 8735 followed by the # key. You will be asked to enter your participant ID. If you do not know your participant ID, simply press the # key.

Email Eduardo Santos at to RSVP and receive the meeting Zoom Link.

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