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#DTJax Weekly Update: May 24-30, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Summer fun has just begun in #DTJax!

Last week we celebrated the first splash of summer at May’s Sip & Stroll Presented by PNC with a Silent Disco after party at the Double Tree Pool Deck. Save the date and mark your calendars for next month’s Third Thursday Sip & Stroll on June 16th!

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Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured as the next Instagram of the Week.


New and Noteworthy

Jacksonville Jazz Fest

The¬†Jacksonville¬†Jazz¬†Festival¬†returns to #DTJax, May 26 – 29 for a weekend full of amazing music you won’t want to miss! This year’s festival features the legendary Patti LaBelle, Herbie Hancock and many more.

Lights on Laura

The Lights on Laura Street are shining bright in red, white and blue this week for Memorial Day to honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice in service to our nation.

Bicentennial Celebration

June 11 will mark Jacksonville’s 200th year as a city!¬†The Jacksonville Historical Society¬†and partners¬†have planned a day full of celebration which includes an opening ceremony, parade, street vendors, food trucks, concert, fireworks and more, all free to the public.¬†Learn¬†More.

Next Week: Art Walk

Join us next Wednesday, June 1, from 5-9 p.m. for another¬†First Wednesday Art Walk¬†in #DTJax!¬†Tour Jacksonville’s arts and culture scene, with featured¬†art hubs and lots to explore in between. Shop with local creatives, listen to live music¬†and dine on delicious eats!¬†Learn more.


Upcoming #DTJax Events

Jacksonville Pub Walk:
Legends and Liars

May 27 at 7 to 9 p.m.
@ Downtown Jacksonville

Join Gary Sass for a tour through Downtown Jacksonville. Listen to thirteen riveting tales and make stops at two of #DTJax’s most beloved bars.¬†Learn More.


Super Wonderful
Crazy Fun-time Circus

June 1 at 5-9 p.m.
@ 502 N. Hogan Street

Don’t miss a carnival themed celebration featuring clowns, popcorn, cotton candy, acrobats and over 50 works of art by Jason Tetlak at the June 1 First Wednesday¬† Art Walk.¬†Learn More.

ULI Florida Summit
June 1-3
@ Downtown Jacksonville

DVI is a proud sponsor of the¬†ULI Florida Summit¬†coming up at the Hyatt Regency, June 1-3. Join some of Florida‚Äôs most experienced real estate developers here in #DTJax & learn about Downtown’s growth.¬†Learn More and Register.

Riverside Arts Market

Every Saturday, under the Fuller Warren Bridge, enjoy a beautiful outdoor market. Shop local produce, handmade goods and dine at your favorite food trucks.
Check out this week’s line-up!

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park¬†this month, including lunchtime musical performances and weekend festivals!¬†View the schedule.

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Get Involved

Activating Jacksonville’s Riverfront

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund is helping to convene a series of conversations about how best to activate our city’s downtown waterfront for the benefit of all of our residents and visitors. Visit their page to learn more.

1st Downtown Jacksonville: The Future of the Shipyards 

1st DownTown Jacksonville is a platform created to help communicate, advocate and unite supporters who share the same passion for Downtown. Check out their website to learn about plans for The Shipyards, a path toward the Stadium of the Future and community investment by the Jaguars and Iguana Investments.


Updates from Downtown Vision

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