#DTJax Weekly Update: Oct. 27 – Nov. 3

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
Tag your Downtown photo #DTJax for a chance to be featured.



Things To Do Downtown


Sports + Fitness


Live Music + Nightlife
Oct. 30: Tailgate
                           Oct. 31: Cale Dodds


Arts + Culture
Nov. 1: Art Fusion


Family Fun



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



 News of the Week



DVI Updates

Trick or Treat on the Street & Halloween in Hemming Park
Be sure to put the finishing details on your costume in time for DVI’s third annual Trick or Treat on the Street this Friday, Oct. 30. Over 17 locations will be handing out candy, coupons, and other goodies spanning from the Landing to Sweet Pete’s. Trick or treat with your coworkers or bring your children Downtown for this delicious event. Download your map here.

DVI’s Stakeholder Meeting

Join us on Tuesday, Nov. 3 for DVI’s quarterly Stakeholder Meeting. In addition to updates from DVI, the Downtown Investment Authority and Friends of Hemming Park, Dave Herrell, the City’s Director of Sports and Entertainment will present information on upcoming City events and programs. The meeting will be held at 8:30 a.m. in the Ed Ball 1st Floor Training Room, 214 N. Hogan Street.

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

Volunteer at Art Walk Next Wednesday

Looking for a new – and fun! – volunteer opportunity? We’re recruiting volunteers to help with our “Salute to Service” Art Walk sponsored by Macquarie Group next Wednesday, Nov. 4. Learn more, and sign up to volunteer here.

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