#DTJax Weekly Update: June 1-7, 2021

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Bring the whole family down to #DTJax for an adventure! We love this photo shared by @terrilove88Looking for ideas for a Southbank adventure? We suggest breakfast at Village Bread Cafe, followed by a visit to MOSH, and wrapped up with a stroll along the Riverwalk.

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New and Noteworthy

First Saturday Brews Returns to RAM

First Saturday Brews is back! Starting June 5, the Riverside Arts Market will be bringing back this favorite event featuring a local brewery. Beers are $5 each with proceeds benefiting RAM/RAP. Learn more.

Estrella Cocina and Bread and Burger Open

Last week, the VyStar campus hosted a ribbon cutting for three new dining spots for Downtown workers, visitors and residents alike. Plus, we got a sneak peek of the Bread and Board Provisions. Learn more and view photos on our blog.

Ground Level Coffee Celebrates One Year

Located in the Bank of America tower lobby, Ground Level Coffee has been serving up delicious Bold Bean coffee for one year. Stop by today to grab a FREE 8oz. Drip Coffee today and wish them a Happy Birthday! Learn more.

The Many Sides of Pride Film Festival at MOCA

The Many Sides of Pride Film Festival presented by the LGBTQ Fund for Northeast Florida is taking place both virtually and in-person at MOCA Jacksonville this week. All programs are free, grab tickets to claim your spot.

We had a blast with you at Jax River Jams!

We can’t believe it’s been a month since Jax River Jams Presented by VyStar Credit Union. We had a blast welcoming folks from Jacksonville and beyond to Riverfront Plaza to enjoy a free four-week concert series on the beautiful St. Johns River.

It was so much fun activating this amazing space in #DTJax, drawing people from near and far to our Urban Core, and bringing foot traffic to our amazing Downtown businesses. Check out the video recap and see if you can spot yourself! Created by Birdman Filmworks.

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

Drag Queen Brunch
June 6 @ 11 a.m.
Jacksonville Main Public Library

The LGBTQ Center Celebrates Pride! Join us as we celebrate Pride Month with a special performance by a RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars Winner, who will be the Master of Ceremonies and Main Performer, joined on stage with some of Jacksonville’s Top Queens.

Jacksonville Brunch & Bloody Mary Festival
June 6 from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
@ Under the Fuller Warren Bridge

The festival will feature Bloody Mary stations, delicious breakfast & brunch grub from over a dozen popular restaurants and food trucks, a Mimosa bar featuring a variety of juices, live art installations, local makers, live music, and more!

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.

Visit our Events Calendar to see more local events.

Jax River Jams Women’s
T-Shirts on Sale

Had a blast at Jax River Jams Presented by VyStar Credit Union? We did too! We are getting rid of our inventory of tees from the event! Come by for local pick up for free or have it shipped to you.

Use code JRJPICKUP at check out for local pick up! Shop now.

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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!