#DTJax Weekly Update: May 31 – June 6

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
Family Fun 


Live Music + Nightlife


Sports + Fitness
6/1 – 6/4: Suns vs. Biscuits


Stories From



DVI Updates 

AWSocial media150 Bold – Celebrating 150 Art Walks with Bold City Brewery:
On June 1, come out to #DTJax and celebrate the 150th Art Walk with Bold City Brewery! Enjoy live music, local art, a scavenger hunt, the release of Big John’s Apricot Wheat Ale and more! VIP options are also available for $35/ticket. Please email Hana Ashchi at for tickets.

Scavenger Hunt: Join DVI and the Bold City Gang in a scavenger hunt to find Big John! Visit the Art Walk Check in tent to pick up your clues. Take photos with the Big John signs  at all 6 locations and win cool swag!


Downtown Parklets – Public Meeting:
This Thursday, there will be a public meeting regarding the Downtown parklet program at the Zodiac Grill starting at 6 p.m. Come have a drink and show your support for this developing program- and more importantly take the survey and give your input into the process. This is the type of placemaking initiative that can bring activation to our Downtown in committed and intentional ways. Come be a part of it. For more information, visit here.


Jacksonville’s Dancing with the Stars:
A Social Affair Dance Studio is partnering with the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus for the Jacksonville’s Dancing with the Stars event on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at 8:00pm at the Jacoby Symphony Hall at the Times-Union Center for Performing Arts in Downtown Jacksonville.
Make sure to get your tickets today and click the vote tab to donate to Jake Gordon, our very own CEO! All proceeds fund the programs and scholarships for the Jacksonville Children’s Chorus. We’ll see you at the show!

DVI Annual Report Available:
 Have 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 2014-2015.