#DTJax Weekly Update: June 8-14, 2021

Instagram of the Week

Catch JTA‘s Acosta Bridge lights shining rainbow bright this week in celebration of Pride Month! Photo captured by @fredortyl_photography.  🌈

Looking to support local LGBTQ+ folks? Check out JASMYN, an organization dedicated to supporting and empowering LGBTQ young people by creating safe space, providing health and wholeness services and offering youth development opportunities.

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

New and Noteworthy

Cathedral District’s Second Sunday Social

Join the Cathedral District this Sunday, June 13 from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. for fellowship, new friends, music, food trucks, flowers, the Cathedral Book Store Father’s Day sale, and more! Located at Cardinal Hill in the First UMC Parking Lot. Learn more.

Father’s Day in #DTJax

Need plans for this Father’s Day? Stumped on gift ideas for dad? June 20th is right around the corner! Check out our blog post for suggestions on places to eat, things to do and gifts ideas for your #DTJax loving dad. Learn more.

Skateboarding Championship Coming to Downtown Jacksonville

This morning, Mayor Curry, alongside partners Airstream Ventures and Visit Jacksonville, announced the Street League Skateboarding Super Crown World Championship taking place on Riverfront Plaza the weekend of November 13th.

Save the Date: Bluegrass, Beer and Barbecue

Your favorite James Weldon Johnson Park summer festival is back! Join us for Bluegrass, Beer and Barbecue on June 19th. Pig out on delicious food while listening to live Bluegrass tunes from local favorites. Free to attend with VIP access available. Learn more.

Provide your feedback to improve Downtown!

Share how you use and access the Downtown Riverfront today, and what you would like to see and do on the river in the future. Take the survey.

Share your vision for the future of Riverfront Plaza, the former site of the Jacksonville Landing. Take the survey.

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

River City Wrestling Con
June 12-13th
Jacksonville Fairgrounds

This day-long event will feature exciting live wrestling matches, an assortment of vendors and artists, personal appearances by pro-wrestling stars, and more.

Comedy and Cocktails
June 12 @ 8 p.m.
@ Manifest Distilling

Need a laugh? We figured. Laughs on the Go has selected our favorite stand-up comics from across the country to perform special shows at our favorite venues across the country.

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.

Jax River Jams Women’s
T-Shirts on Sale

Had a blast at Jax River Jams Presented by VyStar Credit Union? We did too! We are getting rid of our inventory of tees from the event! Come by for local pick up for free or have it shipped to you.

Use code JRJPICKUP at check out for local pick up! Shop now.

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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!