#DTJax Weekly Update: March 30-April 5, 2021

Instagram of the Week

@renegadewinters shared this fun photo of their family visit to #DTJax! There’s tons to explore Downtown, come hang!

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New and Noteworthy

Don’t Miss The Florida Theatre’s Virtual Benefit

Support your favorite local landmark and listen to live music from the comfort of your couch during The Florida Theatre’s Front Row From Home Virtual Benefit on May 13th at 7:30 p.m. Learn more.

Shop at Sweet Pete’s For Easter Treats

Visit the magic mansion this week to grab Easter goodies for everyone on your list. From handmade candy, to lifelong favorites, the magic mansion has it all! Plus, their Easter decor makes for incredible springtime photo ops. Learn more.

City of Jacksonville Mortgage Relief Program

The City of Jacksonville will distribute over $4 million in federal funds to Duval County residents who are unable to pay their mortgage payments due to a loss of income related to COVID-19. Applications open March 31 at 8 a.m. Learn more.

Bold City Brewery Easter Basket Giveaway

Today through Friday, Bold City Brewery will be giving away growler-filled Easter baskets on their Instagram page. Stop by daily to enter the giveaways! Learn more.

Next Week!
Jax River Jams Presented by VyStar Credit Union

The Jax River Jams Concert Series Presented by VyStar Credit Union starts next Thursday at the scenic Riverfront Plaza (former site of the Jacksonville Landing). Plus, enjoy the VyStar Community Corner – Small Business & Artist Market and local food and drink favorites. ⁣This free outdoor event will be held in accordance with CDC guidelines. Masks are required when unable to social distance.

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

We are seeking volunteers! Enjoy live music and help us bring vibrancy and community to Downtown Jacksonville! Apply now.

Scooters in Downtown Jacksonville

The City of Jacksonville launched a one-year pilot program for e-scooters. Rent electric scooters via smartphone apps including Blue Duck, Helbiz, LINK and SPIN. $1 activates the scooter and it’s approximately $.30 per minute.

The Dockless Mobility Zone boundary encompasses much of the central core, extending east to TIAA Bank Field and west to the Duval County Courthouse. Scooters can be rented and dropped off at 35 designated, geofenced corrals. 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

Open Mic Tuesdays
March 30th at 8 p.m.
Headroom Coffee Bar

Join Headroom Coffee Bar for Open Mic Night every Tuesday night from 8-11 p.m. Sign up is free and there is no cover charge. Food, cocktails and coffee will be served.

1964 The Tribute
April 2nd at 8 p.m.
The Florida Theatre

Concentrating on that single moment in time when The Beatles took the stage by storm and captured the hearts and minds of the world, 1964 The Tribute, features the group’s biggest hits “She Loves You,” “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” “Can’t Buy Me Love,” “I Saw Her Standing There,” and more. Rolling Stone says, “1964 The Tribute is the best Beatles tribute.”

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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