#DTJax Weekly Update: May 19-25, 2020

Instagram of the Week

@904happyhour shared this rad photo of their new pup Jaxie!
Follow her adventures at @the904doggo! 🐕

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

Shop Small!

Take a look at our #DTJax Business Updates blog to see which Downtown Jacksonville businesses are open and what services they are currently offering.

Newest Additions: 

Sweet Pete’s Candy
Your favorite candy mansion is open! Stop by Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. for candy, ice cream, toys and more! Masks are encouraged and if you don’t have one, they are available for 75 cents at the checkout counter!
Visit their website!



Riverside Arts Market
RAM will be reopening their market this Saturday, May 23 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at a smaller scale. Stop by to shop local produce, pre-packaged food items, bath and body products and face masks. Plus, some of your favorite food trucks will be serving lunch!
Check out their social media to learn more!



Charlie’s Cafe
Hemming Park’s food truck cafe is now open! There are new rules and procedures in place to keep guests safe including regularly cleaning tables and providing a hand sanitizing station by the Charles Bennett statue.
View the rules and food truck schedule!




#DTJax Virtual Experiences

MOSHMOCAJax Symphony and more! Our Arts, Culture and Entertainment sector has new offerings to accommodate our homebound state. Show them some love and honor their hard work by enjoying live performances, virtual museum experiences (#MuseumFromHome), fun at-home activities and more! Join the Virtual Fun!

Newest Additions:

Daily’s Place: Session 904 with Josh Lambo
May 19th @ 6:30pm 

What happens when the Deep South and the Caribbean meet? Josh Lambo finds out when he hosts Kim Reteguiz and the Black Cat Bones on a juke joint-inspired jam!



MOSH History with a Twist Episode #3
May 21st @ 6:30pm
History with a Twist is a new vlog series exploring history highlights unique to Greater Jacksonville. Each episode includes a history-inspired cocktail recipe for you to experiment with on your own. Please join us for this virtual program as we celebrate Jacksonville, regional history and everything in-between. Cheers!


Updates from Downtown Vision

Get ready for the month-long Virtual Art Scroll by entering our Art Walk art contest. Download our #DTJax logo coloring sheet and color it in – inside the lines or outside, painting, collage, markers, crayons, get creative! Snap a picture and submit it for a chance to win one of three family memberships to MOCA Jacksonville, The MOSH or The Cummer Museum. Winners will be announced at the first Art Scroll on Wednesday, June 3 at 6 p.m. The staff favorite will be featured as our #DTJax social media profile picture for the month of June. Learn more and submit your entry!

Small Business Support

The Downtown Vision office is closed but the team can be contacted by email.