#DTJax Weekly Update: June 26 – July 2

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


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Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.




Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture


Live Music & Nightlife


Sports, Health + Fitness



Get Involved

COJ City Council Meeting

When: Tuesday, June 26 at 5 p.m.
Where: Council Chamber, 117 W. Duval St., 1st Floor

Join the City of Jacksonville for a city council meeting. For more information, visit their website here.

Downtown Monthly Street Count

What: Talking with people who are homeless downtown and guiding them to begin or continue a housing plan.

When: Tuesday, June 26 from 6pm – 8pm in Hemming Park
You can find more information about this event here.

Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting

When: Tuesday, July 3 from 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
Where: First floor training room of the Ed Ball Building

The meeting is free and open to the public and will have updates from Cantrece Jones, on the Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center and LaVilla Activity in addition to other speakers.

DIA Urban Arts Project Phase II Stakeholder Survey

More public art is coming soon to The Elbow thanks to the Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville and Downtown Investment Authority’s Urban Arts Project!
Tell them what you want to see by taking this quick survey.


Volunteer Opportunities: First Wednesday Art Walk
Help us make #ArtWalkJax a success and support Downtown’s signature monthly event! Sign up here.





#DTJax News


New businesses in #DTJax:


Now Open!

Gili's Kitchen Logo
126 W. Adams St.


11 N. Ocean St.

2 W. Independent Dr. Suite 154



Justice Pub logo

The Justice Pub
315 E. Bay St.



Coming Soon:

Burlock and Barrel logoBurlock & Barrel Distillery
417 Magnolia St.




Stories From



DVI Updates:

2016-2017 Annual Report

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Have you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.

2016-2017 State of Downtown Report

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It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. Since the beginning of 2016, Downtown has seen more than $80 million in completed development projects, such as the Winston Family YMCA and Daily’s Place Amphitheater. More than $2 billion in projects are currently under construction or proposed. Read about currently development, employment and residential trends in this 18-month look at the progress in Downtown Jacksonville from January 2016-June 2017. Read or download the PDF here.

2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities

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Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th 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.