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#DTJax Weekly Update: June 14-20, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Last Saturday, June 11th, we came together to celebrate our city’s bicentennial and enjoyed a day full of celebratory activities. From historical reenactments to a street party and a free concert with a¬†fireworks show at Riverfront Plaza, Jacksonville’s Bicentennial Celebration was one for the books!

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


New and Noteworthy

This Thursday: Sip & Stroll
Presented by PNC

Join us on the Southbank Riverwalk for live music, food vendors, bars and a Silent Disco After Party on the DoubleTree pool deck. Learn More.

Happy Birthday, James Weldon Johnson!

Celebrate James Weldon Johnson’s birthday this Friday, June 17th, on the Historic Stanton lawn. Enjoy special programming, food trucks and more.

Fathers Day in #DTJax

Treat Dad to a day of fun this Saturday. Enjoy an Art Bikes e-bike excursion that includes two distillery tours and tastings. Plus, take home a bottle from each distillery. Learn More.

Celebrate Juneteenth at
the Melanin Market

This Saturday, June 18th, shop with over 250 vendors from 3-9 p.m. at the Juneteenth Melanin Market Celebration. Learn More.


Upcoming #DTJax Events

Asian Night Market
June 25 at 6 to 9 p.m.
@ The Cummer Museum

Mark your calendars for June 25th! Take a step into the Cummer Museum’s first open air night market. Get a first look at the exhibition and enjoy a leisurely stroll, while shopping and eating.

Quarterly Downtown Community Cleanup
July 9 at 9 to 11 a.m.
@ Brooklyn

Join Downtown Vision and the Downtown Dwellers for a community cleanup to help beautify the Brooklyn neighborhood.

Soda Fest
July 9 at 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
@¬†Sweet Pete’s

Join Sweet Pete’s for their first annual Soda fest. Enjoy 18 soda tastings, fun demonstrations and live music by Dean Winter and the Heat.

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.

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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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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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