#DTJax Weekly Update: November 10-16, 2020

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Check out #DTJax’s public outdoor gym, Corkscrew Park. From bands and medicine balls, to weights and ropes, this gym is fully equipped for a great workout. Located on the Northbank Riverwalk between Haskell and CSX, under the Acosta Bridge.

We love this photo of @bodyxbentley and her little one enjoying the park!

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

Support Local

Veterans Day Parade Tomorrow 

Head Downtown for the City of Jacksonville’s annual Veterans Day Parade, Presented by The Law Offices of Ron Sholes, P.A. Join us as we honor true American heroes – our veterans and active-duty military. The parade will begin on Water Street at 11:01 am. View the parade map and learn more.

Save the Date: Jacksonville Light Boat Parade

A Jacksonville holiday tradition is returns Thanksgiving weekend. The City of Jacksonville is excited to announce the Jacksonville Light Boat Parade will be held on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020 on the St. Johns River. Learn more.

The Florida Theatre Announces New 2020 Shows

Starting December 9th, the iconic Florida Theatre is back in action with new shows! Get into the Christmas spirit with the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker, laugh til you cry with Brian Regan’s stand up, and rock out with 38 SpecialView their full schedule and grab your tickets!

MOSH Military Appreciation Day, Sponsored by VyStar Credit Union 

MOSH is celebrating Veterans, active duty military and their families on Veteran’s Day. In honor of our Armed Forces, all military personnel and their families receive free general admission to the Museum with a valid ID for Veteran’s Day. The Museum is hosting special programming throughout the day. Learn more.

Save the Date: Small Business Saturday

November 28, 2020 is Small Business Saturday, an annual celebration of all things local.

This Small Business Saturday, we will be hosting a QR code hunt in the Eventzee App, similar to our Halloween Hunt for Halloweek. Participants will seek out QR codes at participating Downtown businesses for a chance to win a #DTJax e-Gift Card. Learn more. 

Downtown Businesses: Email to participate.

Check out the #DTJax e-Gift Card – good at 30 of your favorite #DTJax businesses and counting!  Purchase for friends, family or colleagues and invite them to enjoy the best in Downtown dining, shopping and entertainment.

These digital gift cards can be purchased at, anytime, anywhere and for any amount between $5 and $250. They can be used multiple times at multiple participating locations and the balance is always available on your smartphone.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Mozart’s Jupiter
November 13 @ 11 a.m. & 7:30 p.m.
Times-Union Center 

Mozart’s final symphony, the great “Jupiter,” offers a window into the further brilliance the world could have witnessed had the composer not died so young. The coda of the final movement percolates with astounding brilliance and otherworldly joy.

Jacksonville’s Fair Food Fest
November 14 & 15 @ 10:00 a.m.
@ Jacksonville Fairgrounds 

Join us this fall for our first ever Fair Food Fest featuring your favorite fair foods such as: funnel cakes, kettle corn, cotton candy, turkey legs and more. Enjoy the tastiest fall foods while listening to live music and touring our barns with daily 4-H exhibits.

Visit our Events Calendar to see more local events.

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