#DTJax Weekly Update: July 5-11, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Looking to experience DTJax in a new and exciting way? Hop on one of the Go Tuk’n Tours to explore Downtown and learn more about the past, present and future of our great city. From visiting historic churches to exploring the depths of Downtown’s architecture, there’s a tour fit for everyone!

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured as the next Instagram of the Week.

New and Noteworthy

Tomorrow: First
Wednesday Art Walk

Join us Wednesday, July 6th, for First Wednesday Art Walk in #DTJax. Tour Jacksonville’s arts and culture scene, with featured art hubs and lots to explore in between. Shop with local creatives, enjoy live music and dine on delicious eats! Learn more.

MOCA Project Atrium:
Maud Cotter

MOCA‘s newest atrium installation will be available to the public to view on July 9th. Acclaimed Irish artist, Maud Cotter, is best known for sculptural installations. Her new project for MOCA’s Project Atrium Series, “What Was Never Ours to Keep,” explores gravity and its relationship with matter.

SLS Championship
Tour Returns to DTJax

Don’t miss the return of Street League Skateboarding in Downtown Jacksonville at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena. During the weekend of July 16th, watch some of the top skateboarders from around the globe. Learn More and Purchase Tickets.

Winston YMCA Youth
Soccer Registration

Registration is now open for Fall Youth Soccer for children ages 3-12 at the Winston Family YMCA. The season begins August 20th and ends October 1st. Learn More and Register. 

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Monthly Cleanup
July 9th at 9-11 a.m.
Historic Stanton

Lend a hand and help beautify Historic Stanton. Every month until September, join Historic Stanton every Second Saturday for a community cleanup. Learn More.

Tonca’s 56th Birthday Bash
July 9th at 12-2 p.m.

Tonca, the MOSH’s adored alligator snapping turtle, is turning 56 years young on Saturday, July 9! Each year for his birthday celebration, Tonca ventures out from his home in the Hixon Native Plant Courtyard for his annual weigh-in and checkup.

Candy & Cocktails
July 15th at 6-7 p.m.
Sweet Pete’s

Learn to make gummies, sip on a refreshing Grapefruit Gumdrop cocktail & enjoy an appetizer at Fizzies and Fare before or after your class!

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!

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.

See More Events

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.

Updates from Downtown Vision

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