#DTJax Weekly Update: March 7 – 13

The following is this week’s issue of the “#DTJax Weekly Update” e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.


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Things To Do Downtown


Arts + Culture



Live Music + Nightlife
Mar 10: Celtic Woman
Mar 11: R. Kelly
Mar 12: Clint Black


Sports + Fitness
Mar 7: Free Yoga



 #DTJax News






Thank you for making Saturday’s #DTJax Gala: River of Dreams a great success!
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Thank you vendors, volunteers, and guests for celebrating the St. Johns with us. And congratulations to our 2017 #DTJax Award winners:
Ambassador of the Year, Michael Ryan
Downtown Person of the Year, Ben Davis
Downtown Project of the Year, Winston Family YMCA
Downtown Achievement Award, Lori Boyer
Check out all of Severine Photography’s beautiful photos of the Gala!
Thank you sponsors!
Acosta Sponsors: Auld & White Constructors, Block by Block, CSX, Downtown Investment Authority, Everbank
Hart Sponsors: BB&T, Florida Blue, Hyatt Regency Jacksonville, Riverfront, Jacksonville Jaguars Foundation, Jacksonville University, Manifest Distilling, Perdue Office Interiors, VyStar Credit Union
Fuller Warren Sponsors: Danis, GAI Consulting, Gunster, IBERIABANK, Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Matthew Carlucci – State Farm Museum of Science & History, Regency Centers, RummellMunz Partners, The Jacksonville Landing
Bike to do your pART at April’s Art Walk!
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Ride your bike out to Art Walk in April as DVI teams up with USGBC to bring you the newest ideas in sustainability, social responsibilty and the environment from local companies, businesses, and organizations! Learn how to do you pART while enjoying Art Walk’s artists, food trucks, and live music!


2017 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities:


Downtown’s signature monthly event, First Wednesday Art Walk attracts 10,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with more than 60 galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.
2015 State of Downtown Report:
2015-State-of-Downtown_v3-for-print_lowres_Page_01Downtown Vision, Inc. released an 18-month summary on the state and growth of Downtown Jacksonville. This report provides details on development successes and  announcements, office and employment trends, residential growth, retail mix, arts and culture, tourism, transportation and more. Read the report in it’s entirety on our blog or visit to download the PDF.


DVI Annual Report Available:
Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 2.03.20 PMHave you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which  highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2015-2016.