#DTJax Weekly Update: July 7-13, 2020

Instagram of the Week

The fireworks in #DTJax this weekend were extraordinary!
Check out this gorgeous shot on the water by @kddreamin.

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured.

#DTJax e-Gift Card:

We’re excited to announce the #DTJax e-Gift Card – good at 23 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.

For more information on how to buy or participate, visit

Shop Small and Support Local:

Take a look at our #DTJax Business Updates blog to see which Downtown Jacksonville businesses are open and what services they are currently offering.

St. Johns River Taxi
Take a tour on the St. Johns River and see Downtown in a whole new way! Take a sunset cruise for a date night or a dolphin and history tour with the family. The St. Johns River Taxi is safely running tours and cruises on weekends with social distancing, sanitization and masks.
Book a tour today


The Magnificat Cafe
Enjoy lunch on the patio or on the sidewalk at The Magnificat Cafe. Fresh sandwiches, quiches, vegan options and the best french onion soup await you. Want to enjoy from home? Order online for delivery or call them for a quick curbside pick up.
Visit their website



Virtual Events:

Enjoy the spirit of Downtown Jacksonville from home with these awesome online events. Visit our blog post of Virtual Experiences to see a full list.

July 9th | Collection Sketchin’ with MOSH Educators
July 9th | MOCA Movie Night Presents: What Happened, Miss Simone?
July 11 | WJCT Live Session with Jay Anthony Terry

Updates from Downtown Vision

Mandatory Masks: As of 6/29/2020, the City of Jacksonville has implemented a mandatory mask requirement for public & indoor locations, and in other situations where individuals cannot socially distance.

Alcohol Sales: The Department of Business and Professional Regulation has suspended on premises consumption of alcohol at bars statewide. More Info

Florida Reopening Phase II:
Florida is now in Phase II of the state-wide reopening plans. Governor DeSantis’ plan, Safe, Smart, Step-by-Step, relaxes more of the measures put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. Changes Include:

  • Gyms and retail operating at 100% capacity
  • Entertainment facilities can open at a 50% capacity
  • Groups are encouraged to limit gatherings to no more than 50

Small Business Support

The Downtown Vision office is closed but the team can be contacted by email.