#DTJax Weekly Update: July 30 – August 5

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.


Instagram of the Week 


Photo by @wolfandcubjax


Congratulations to Wolf & Cub for celebrating three years in #DTJax!
Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.




Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture

Wednesday, July 31
Thursday, August 1
Friday, August 2
Saturday, August 3
Sunday, August 4



Live Music & Nightlife 

Tuesday, July 30
Wednesday, July 31
Thursday, August 1
Friday, August 2
Saturday, August 3
Sunday, August 4
Monday, August 5




#DTJax News





Downtown Vision Updates:


We’re Hiring!
Join our team as Events Manager or Experience Manager!
For a full description of both positions and how to apply, click here.
Downtown Vision August Stakeholder Meeting in Two Weeks!
Downtown Vision will host the August Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting and provide updates on upcoming Downtown events.
Hear from guest speakers:
When: Tuesday, August 13, 8:30 a.m.
Where: Ed Ball Building, 1st Floor Training Room
To attend, please RSVP to our VP of District Services, Eric Miller via email.


YMCA Group Workout Classes at Corkscrew Park!
FREE group workouts at The Corkscrew – #DTJax’s new outdoor public gym located on the Northbank Riverwalk in the shade of the Acosta Bridge – presented by Winston Family YMCA and City of Jacksonville.
These certified trainer-led classes take place each Tuesday at 12:15 p.m. so bring yourself and a friend and get your sweat on. (Bathrooms & water fountain on site.)
Back to School SmARTs at #ArtWalkJax NEXT WEEK!
Check out next week’s Art Walk: Back to School SmARTS on August 7 featuring live music, local art, fun activities and other festivities!
Adam Street Eats: 
Visit featured restaurants on Adams Street during Art Walk like Breezy Jazz Club, De Real Ting Cafe, Gili’s Kitchen and Kazu Sushi Burrito. Pick up discount coupons at participating venues or at the Art Walk tent on the corner of Laura and Monroe St. at Hemming Park.
The Oasis @ Art Walk Returns
Find your chill at our summer placemaking experience in Hemming Park from 5-8 p.m. on August 7. Check out details on this and other placemaking initiatives here.
Find out everything going on at August’s Art Walk here.



Stories From





About Downtown Vision:


NEW 2018-2019 State of Downtown Report Out NOW!
Each year, we track and analyze Downtown’s performance in key indicators of urban revitalization, such as development, employment and residential. As Downtown grows, so does its impact on the region. Highlights include riverfront transformation, historical architecture redevelopment, rebirth of LaVilla, demand for Downtown living, innovative transportation and more!
PDF here .
2017-2018 Annual Report
Have you ever wondered, ” what exactly does DVI do in a year?”  From expanding the Ambassador program by 50% to installing 80,000 LED lights for the “Lights on Laura” installation to topping 100,000 followers on @DTJax social media, check out our latest Annual Report , which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2017-2018. PDF  here .
2019 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities
Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 5,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 35+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars, and businesses. In its 16th 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 .