#DTJax Weekly Update: November 13 – 19

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Things To Do Downtown


Arts & Culture

Wednesday, November 14
Thursday, November 15



Live Music & Nightlife

Friday, November 16
Monday, November 19




Get Involved


COJ City Council Meeting
Join the City of Jacksonville for a City Council Meeting.  Details.
When: Tuesday, November 13, 5 p.m.
Where: City Council Chambers



Waterway/Waterfront Activation Public Meeting 
Join City Council Member Lori Boyer for a public meeting discussing ways to activate our City’s rivers, tributaries, the Intracoastal Waterway and Beaches and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Thursday, November 15, 2 p.m.
Where: City Hall



Sheriff’s Watch Meeting 
Join JSO officers and community members for monthly discussions about crime issues facing our neighborhoods and hear progress updates. Details.
When: Wednesday, November 21, 11 a.m.
Where: Main Library, 303 N. Laura St.




The Looking Glass: Holiday Windows of Art – Call to Artists and Businesses 
The Holiday Windows of Art are a festive way of highlighting an array of artists while filling empty store windows. This year, Wolf & Cub is organizing the project and is calling for artists and businesses to participate in this event.
When: the windows will be unveiled on Dec. 5 during the First WednesdayArt Walk and will remain up for the month of December.
Artists: submit a PDF sketch of your concept along with a brief description of the project. Include name, contact information and project details.
Businesses: email with locations you’d like activated.
Contact for details.






#DTJax News





New businesses in #DTJax:


Now Open!

150 Riverside Ave. #307





211 N. Laura St.
Open for the Holidays!



223 N. Hogan St.






Coming Soon:


Burlock and Barrel logoBurlock & Barrel Distillery
417 Magnolia St.


120 E. Forsyth St.



345 E. Bay St.


120 E. Forsyth St.


400 N. Hogan St.


SHOR Tavern, Hyatt Regency
225 E. Coastline Dr.



112 W. Adams St.



Stories From





DVI Updates:


#ShopSmall with us at Small Business Saturday!
Celebrate Small Business Saturday® in Downtown Jacksonville. It’s a special holiday created so communities can show love for small businesses, and it wouldn’t be a celebration without customers like you joining us!
Mark your calendars for Nov. 24, the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and get ready to Shop Small®. Stop by 15+ participating businesses in Downtown Jacksonville including favorites like The Hyppo, Chamblin’s Uptown, Wolf & Cub and more. Details.


Join us for the inaugural #DTJax Awards Breakfast!
Celebrate the people and projects making a difference in Downtown Jacksonville!
When: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 | 7:30-10 a.m.
Where: River Club | 1 Independent Drive
Celebrate the 4th Annual #DTJax Award winners and be among the first to find out the theme for the much-anticipated 2019 #DTJax Gala!
Tickets are $25 and include breakfast and complimentary parking. Details.

2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast Sponsorship Opportunities
Support DTJax and gain valuable visibility for your company when you sponsor Downtown Vision’s 2018 #DTJax Awards Breakfast. Download the kit here.



2017 State of Downtown Report
It’s an exciting time for Downtown Jacksonville. As we watch Downtown “potential” turn into action, we have a lot of successes to celebrate. Read about current development, employment and residential trends in this 12-month look at the Downtown Jacksonville progress. Read or download the PDF here.


2016-2017 Annual Report
Screen Shot 2017-11-15 at 9.20.20 AMHave 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 2016-2017. Read or download the PDF here.


2018 Art Walk Sponsorship Opportunities


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Downtown’s signature monthly event, First WednesdayArt Walk attracts 8,000 people each month, spans 15+ blocks with 30+ galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses. In its 14th year, Art Walk celebrates the local art scene by featuring hundreds of artists, performers and live music acts. Be a partner today! Download the kit here.