#DTJax Weekly Update: June 29-July 5, 2021

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@904happyhour shared this awesome capture of @hyattjaxx glowing bright with USA pride! 🇺🇸

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New and Noteworthy

Celebrate the 4th of July in #DTJax This Weekend

There are plenty of ways to celebrate the Fourth of July with family and friends this weekend! Check out our blog to see what’s on the agenda, including rooftop views and sunset cruises. Learn more.

Riverfront Plaza Design Competition

Three design firms pitched their concepts to the Downtown Investment Authority last week. If you weren’t able to watch the presentations, you can view them online through the City of Jacksonville’s procurement website. Learn more.

Manifest Distilling New Release Rye

Manifest Distilling presents Calvados Rye, aged in a 225-liter European oak ex-Calvados cask. Calvados is the pinnacle of apple brandy, which leads to a delicious flavor profile. Limited bottles available. Tasting room hours: Wednesday – Saturday from 2-7 p.m.⁠ Learn more.

Jax Taco Fest Announced

Taco lovers unite on 9.04 Day to enjoy an action-packed Jax Taco Fest, filled with delicious tacos, boozy margaritas, decadent churros, and tons of family friendly activities. This second annual event will take place at Riverfront Plaza for a beautiful view of the St. Johns River. Learn more.

Don’t Miss These Downtown Events!

We are so excited to see our Downtown Jacksonville events calendar fill with upcoming happenings!

Looking for things to do Downtown? Check it out. Have an upcoming event? Submit here.

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

City of Jacksonville 4th of July Fireworks Celebration
July 4th, 5 p.m. Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Riverfront Plaza

The Downtown Jacksonville celebration at Riverfront Plaza will kick off at 5 p.m. with FREE entertainment including a concert featuring The Bryan Malpass Band and STR8UP, a family fun zone, food trucks and drinks.

The Masked Singer National Tour
June 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Prime Osborn

Your favorite characters from the hit Fox TV show brought to life live on stage, as well as surprise celebrity hosts, and amazing new performances. Can you guess who’s behind the mask? A mystery celebrity will be unmasked in every city in this can’t-miss spectacular live show for audiences of all ages!

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.

Updates from Downtown Vision

We are Seeking a Marketing and Events Intern!

Looking to contribute to the Downtown community in a meaningful way through marketing and events? Applications are open for our Fall internship. Please share with anyone you know who may be interested. View the job description.

Check out our recent Instagram Reels, featuring The Happy Grilled Cheese and the new Vista Brooklyn Apartments.

Visit our blog!

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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