#DTJax Weekly Update: March 2-8, 2021

Instagram of the Week

@vitaminseaphotography1 captured this rad shot in front of @rouxart‘s mosaic on the Southbank Riverwalk. Find it under the Main Street bridge.

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New and Noteworthy

March 6th is Shopability Saturday

Connectable presents Shopability Saturday – a citywide event on March 6 that invites our entire community to support more than 150 businesses across Jacksonville that provide employment opportunities for individuals with Autism, Down syndrome and other intellectual and developmental differences (IDDs). Learn more.

Crazy Beans Coffee Coming to the JRTC

Fleming Island-based Crazy Beans Coffee will be opening a breakfast and lunch cafe on the ground floor of Jacksonville Transportation Authority’s Jacksonville Regional Transportation Center in LaVilla. According to The Jaxson Mag, dishes will include southern grits, Belgian waffles, avocado toast, desserts and more.

Save the Date: Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival

Stop under the Fuller Warren Bridge on Sunday, May 2nd for the Inaugural Jacksonville Taco & Tequila Festival is a culinary experience and fundraiser featuring Mexican cuisine from over 10 restaurants and food trucks, as well as tequila stations, craft margaritas, local makers, games, live music, and more! Learn more.

MOO-VE IT 5K This Weekend!

Cowford Chophouse is hosting a family-friendly race event benefiting Jacksonville Arts & Music School (JAMS) this weekend! The race will consist of a 5K, which will start at 8 a.m. and a one-mile fun run, which will begin at 9:30 a.m. There will be a post-race block party on Bay and Ocean Streets, which will include music, beer, and food. Learn more.

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

2021 Symphony Gala
March 6th @ 7 p.m.
The Times-Union Center

International superstar pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet brings his rock-star panache to Jacksonville, performing one of his signature piano concertos with roots in America’s greatest musical gift to the world: jazz.

Monster Jam
March 6-7, 2021
TIAA Bank Field

Monster Jam returns to TIAA Bank Field March 6-7. The most action-packed motorsports experience for families in the world today returns after a pandemic pause, roaring into Jacksonville for a high-octane weekend with the ultimate mix of high-flying action and four-wheel excitement. Learn more.

James Weldon Johnson Park Events

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

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