#DTJax Weekly Update: July 20-26, 2021

Instagram of the Week

We love this image of @xanidu enjoying @mocajax’s current Project Atrium installation, Imagination Squared. Swing by to check it out!

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

New and Noteworthy

The Lark is Now Open

Located on the top floor of the historic Bryan building in the heart of Downtown, The Lark is #DTJax’s newest event venue. With over 4,000 square feet of rental space and a working art gallery, The Lark is a great destination for art, gathering, learning and collaboration. Learn more.

Jax Seafood Festival

Calling all seafood lovers!! Make plans to join Jacksonville Seafood Festival under the Fuller Warren Bridge next Sunday, July 25th for their inaugural event- a culinary celebration of local cuisine, our fishing community, and the arts! Learn more.

Ruby Beach Brewing Opens August 5th

Ruby Beach Brewing Co. will be open to the public at their new location at 228 E. Forsyth St. on August 5th. Stay tuned on their social media channels for updates! They are also hiring beertenders. Learn more.

Save the Date: Hyatt Heroes Community Day

Making plans for next weekend? Join The Hyatt on July 24th for Hyatt Heroes Community Day! This FREE family fun event offers interactive options for all ages. Meet the heroes that keep our city safe, support local owned business, learn about downtown charities, and experience great Jacksonville Food Trucks. Learn more.

Get Involved

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.

Don’t Miss These Downtown Events!

We are so excited to see our Downtown Jacksonville events calendar fill with upcoming happenings!

Looking for things to do Downtown? Check it out. Have an upcoming event? Submit here.

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

Summer Movie Classics: Billy Madison
July 25th at 3 p.m.
Florida Theatre

The Florida Theatre invites you to enjoy movies all summer long that are celebrating their 26th Anniversary this year! This week’s feature is Billy Madison, starring Adam Sandler.

Jumbo Shrimp vs. Nashville
July 20th at 7 p.m.
121 Financial Ballpark

The Jumbo Shrimp and Forever Vets Animal Hospital welcome you and your canine companion to 121 Financial Ballpark. Canines get in free as long as their human companion buys a ticket. Plus! Hanukkah In July festivities.

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month!
View the schedule!

Riverside Arts Market

Every Saturday, under the Fuller Warren Bridge, enjoy a beautiful outdoor market. Shop local produce, handmade goods, and dine at your favorite food trucks.

Check out this week’s line-up!

Visit our Events Calendar to see more local events.

Updates from Downtown Vision

We are Seeking a Marketing and Events Intern!

Looking to contribute to the Downtown community in a meaningful way through marketing and events? Applications are open for our Fall internship. Please share with anyone you know who may be interested. View the job description.

Check out our recent Instagram Reels, featuring The Happy Grilled Cheese and the new Vista Brooklyn Apartments.

Visit our blog!

Stay up to date with what’s going on Downtown and learn more about what makes #DTJax an incredible place to live, work, visit and invest!

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The Bread and Burger, Estrella Cocina and The Bread and Board Provisions Ribbon Cutting Celebration