#DTJax Weekly Update: June 23 – June 29

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.


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Business + Networking

June 23: 2015 CityWide Job and Resource Fair
June 27: Ocean Street Alleyway Clean Up


Arts + Culture

June 26: Sweet & Soulful Jazz Dinner Party
June 26-27: Coming Out Monologues Jacksonville
June 27: Jax on Tap
June 28: Laurent Boukobza, Piano
June 28: Summer Movie Classics Series: Back to the Future

Live Music + Nightlife

June 25: MOSH After Dark: Wine Workshop
June 26: STYX
June 28: Stonewall in the Park


Family Fun

June 27: All Pro Dad Father & Kids Experience
June 27: Asian Food Festival
June 27: Dozing with Dinos Camp-In


Sports + Fitness

June 25-29: Jacksonville Suns vs. Biloxi Shuckers
June 27: Get Inspired 6K


Check out the Events Calendar on our website, which features more than 180 events Downtown this week.
From candy classes to karaoke, any given day Downtown, there’s something going on. Check out our Ongoing Events list.

Stories From


Sweet Pete's and Candy Apple Cafe and Cocktails were busy with numerous people coming through its doors.
Sweet Pete’s and Candy Apple Cafe and Cocktails


News of the Week



DVI Updates

Alleyway Clean Up Initiative
DVI and entertainment venues of The Elbow are partnering to program live music, games, food trucks, outdoor seating, lighting and more in Downtown’s entertainment district. Part of this initiative will include sprucing up the alleyway off Ocean Street. We need your help! Volunteer to lend a hand with various clean-up tasks this Saturday, June 27. All 21+ volunteers will be treated to one free beer courtesy of 1904 Music Hall! Learn more, and sign up to volunteer here.


Art Walk volunteers needed
Looking for a new – and fun! – volunteer opportunity? We’re recruiting volunteers to help with our “Celebrating the Art of Jacksonville” Art Walk next month, Wednesday, July 1. Learn more, and sign up to volunteer here.

Bender_SquareDVI and The Elbow announced ‘The Bender’ for July 9
Mark your calendars! The biggest party of the summer is set to rock #DTJax Thursday, July 9, from 6 – 10 p.m. “The Elbow Bender,” presented by DVI and The Elbow, will offer free outdoor concerts paired with bar and restaurant specials across Downtown’s entertainment district.
Check out the full details at