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#DTJax Weekly Update: May 31-June 6, 2022

Instagram of the Week

Mark your calendars and save the date for the Juneteenth celebrations in #DTJax on June 19. Shop with local vendors and artists at the Jax Melanin Market, take part in the annual parade and festivities, and don’t miss the Juneteenth City Celebration at Dailys Place. To learn more about all of the Juneteenth fun in #DTJax,¬†head to our blog.

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


New and Noteworthy

Bicentennial Art Exhibition

During June’s First Wednesday Art Walk, stop by the Main Library to enjoy a special Bicentennial Art Exhibition: “Jacksonville Past and Present” hosted by the Jacksonville Artists Guild and The Art Center Cooperative Inc., and sponsored by Farah & Farah.

Tomorrow: Art Walk

Join us tomorrow, 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.

Duval Folx

Join Duval Folx on June 3rd at The Cummer Museum from 6 to 9 p.m. for the only Black, Trans and Queer dance party in Northeast Florida. Come together with other art and music lovers in the gardens for a one of a kind experience as you dance under the branches of the Great Cummer Oak. Admission is free.

Silent Disco
Art Walk After Party 

Catch a silent disco after party provided by Hush Hush Jax after the June 1st First Wednesday Art Walk at Estrella Cocina from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. Learn More.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

GAAM Night
June 1 at 5 to 9 p.m.
@ Ruby Beach

Stop by Ruby Beach during First Wednesday Art Walk on June 1st for their newest Beer Buddy release, GAAM Nerd Vodka. Drinks from the event will benefit local non-profit, JASMYN.

Jacksonville Sharks
June 3 at 7 p.m.
@ VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena

Catch the Jacksonville Sharks face off against the San Antonio Gunslingers in #DTJax on June 3rd.

Jacksonville Bicentennial
June 11
@ Downtown Jacksonville

 

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.

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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Stay up to date with what’s going on Downtown and learn more about what makes #DTJax an incredible place to live, work, visit and invest!

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Downtown Jacksonville’s Bicentennial Celebration

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Weekend in #DTJax: Kids Edition

Museum Days in Downtown Jacksonville

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