#DTJax Weekly Update: Nov. 3 – Nov. 9

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.


Instagram of the Week



Photo by @thejaxbox
Original Photo by: @Kickitwitkeoni
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Sports + Fitness
Nov. 5: Light the Night Walk
Nov. 7: Walk to End Alzheimer’s
Nov. 8: Salute to Veterans 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk


Business and Networking



Check out the Events Calendar on our website, which features more than 100 events Downtown this week.

From candy classes to karaoke, any given day Downtown, there’s something going on. Check out our Ongoing Events list.



Stories From

All photos provided by the Macquarie Group
All photos provided by the Macquarie Group


 News of the Week


DVI Updates

Macquarie Group proudly presents “Salute to Service” at Art Walk! 

In honor of all the men and women who serve and have served – military discounts are to be given at select spots with a military ID. Enjoy live music by Spice and the Po Boys on the main stage in Hemming Park and check out dozens of artists and performers from over 15 blocks of participating venues. For more info make sure to go to

When Art Walk is over – Art Walk After Dark begins! From 9 p.m. till late you can enjoy more of the local art, music, food and drink specials The Elbow has to offer along with ‘silent disco’ and live mural paintings in The Elbow Alley. Military discounts continue for our service men and women. Check out for additional details.

Tell us how we’re doing: 
Downtown Vision brand survey:

The Elbow Entertainment District experience survey:

Downtown Vision Inc.’s Inaugural Gala

Come and celebrate Downtown at DVI’s Urban Oasis Gala Saturday, March 19, 2016! There will be cocktails, dining and dancing – with live music by the Chris Thomas Band – and live and silent auctions all leading up to the Downtown awards. All proceeds from the gala will benefit the Downtown Parklet Program. Khaki and safari attire encouraged. The gala will last from 6:00-10:30 p.m. and take place at the Jacksonville Bank Building, 9th Floor, 100 N. Laura Street. Register today.

DVI is hiring a Policy, Research & Communications Manager
Work closely with DVI’s CEO, Director of Marketing and Director of District Services to oversee DVI’s online presence, track, manage and analyze data and help prepare a range of research reports about Downtown Jacksonville. Submit your application and cover letter to

Seeking interns for Winter/Spring 2016
Want to get to know Downtown, make tons of connections and build your portfolio? If you are passionate, engaged, creative and a bit fearless, a DT marketing or events internship is waiting for you. Submit your application and cover letter to