#DTJax Weekly Update: March 16-22, 2021

Instagram of the Week

Our friends at @jacksonvillephoto have done it again! Stunning capture of the skyline as day turns into night.

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New and Noteworthy

Teacher Appreciation at Intuition Ale Works

March is Teacher Appreciation Month at Intuition Ale Works. Bring in a badge, license, or any other proof of employment and your beertender will take 25% off your entire tab, including food! Learn more.

Candy Classes on Sale!

Sweet Pete’s Candy Co. is offering half off candy classes in March! Bring the family to #DTJax to safely learn a new skill, turning sugary ingredients into sweet treats! Make gummies, lollipops, taffy and more! Sign up now.

New Shows Announced at the Florida Theatre

The Florida Theatre has safely reopened and has been bringing musical favorites to #DTJax. New shows on the schedule include Southern Rock Band Molly Hatchet and Emmy Award Winning Show BeniseCheck out the full schedule.

Enjoy Family Fun with Jacksonville Icemen

The Jacksonville Icemen season is in full swing! Catch home games at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena, with themed nights such as Lizard Kings Night, Publix Family Fun Day, and Jewish Heritage Night. Grab tickets.


Lineup Announced for Jax River Jams
Presented by VyStar Credit Union

Save the dates for the Jax River Jams Concert Series Presented by VyStar Credit Union. The series will run Thursdays April 8-29 at the scenic Riverfront Plaza (former site of the Jacksonville Landing). Enjoy country, rock/alternative and Hip Hop jams from national headliners and local openers, plus a Small Business & Artist Market and local food and drink favorites. ⁣This outdoor event will be held in accordance with CDC guidelines.

April 8: Country Singer-Songwriter Chase Rice
With local opener Firewater Tent Revival

April 15: Punk Pop band New Found Glory
With local opener Universal Green

April 22: Hip Hop artists and Jacksonville natives Quad City DJ’s
With local opener LPT

April 29: Rock band Sugar Ray
With local opener Honey Hounds

Learn More.

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

Free Outdoor Fitness Classes from the YMCA
March 20th at Multiple Times
Riverfront Plaza

The Winston Family YMCA is hosting two free outdoor classes at the Riverfront Plaza, the site of the former Jacksonville Landing. Classes are open to anyone with a workout mat and water bottle as part of the YMCA’s initiative to encourage more people to explore downtown. Learn more.

Electric Light Orchestra Experience
March 18th at 7:30 p.m.
Times-Union Center

The brilliant arrangements and flawless musicianship and vocals of the 12 elite professional musicians, whose credits include an exhaustive list of the biggest names in the music industry, are the hallmarks of this new, first-class 50th Anniversary tribute to The Electric Light Orchestra.

James Weldon Johnson Park Events

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month! Learn more.

Visit our Events Calendar to see more local events.

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