#DTJax Weekly Update: September 13-19, 2022

Instagram of the Week

We love this shot by Toni Smailagic of Cre8Jax, which showcases the Breezeway at VyStar Tower during last Wednesday’s Art Walk!

Event goers enjoyed music from The Band Be Easy, a live artist demonstration by Anthony Rooney, the Vagabond Flea , and coffee and treats during Vagabond Coffee’s soft-opening. Don’t miss the official opening of Vagabond Coffee Co.  in the VyStar Tower on September 19!

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured as the next Instagram of the Week.

New and Noteworthy

Thursday: Sip & Stroll Presented by PNC

Don’t miss September’s Third Thursday Sip & Stroll Presented by PNC on September 15. Join us on the Southbank Riverwalk for live music, food vendors, bars and a Silent Disco After Party on the DoubleTree pool deck. Learn More.

Get Immersed in Van Gogh

Beyond Van Gogh opens Friday, September 16 and will run through November 6. Walk through 300+ works of art, occupying 30,000 square feet of space and experience Van Gogh’s art like never before. The event also features: coffee and treats by Vagabond Coffee, cocktails by Regard Libations, daily rotating food trucks, café seating and more.

Happy Six Years,
Manifest Distilling!

September 22-25, join Manifest for daily celebrations including: a pop-up crudo bar by Brine, silent disco by Hush Hush, a special rye whiskey release and an official release party for Manifest’s new line of ready to drink cocktails. Learn More.

Calling All Artists

The Jaguars and Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville are partnering to bring art into the outdoor spaces of the new Miller Electric Center. Public art plans include sculptural art works and bike racks, plus four murals. Learn More and Apply.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Bluegrass, Beer & BBQ
September 17 at 5-10 p.m.
James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss the annual Bluegrass, Beer & BBQ festival happening in James Weldon Johnson Park this Saturday, September 17. Taste over 18 different brews and enjoy live music, family activities and more.

Free Community Concerts
September 23 & 24 at 7:30 p.m.
The Jacksonville Symphony

Join the Jacksonville Symphony on September 23 & 24 for FREE Community Concerts Presented by Haskell. Experience a lively mix of classical and pop favorites at this annual event.

Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting
September 27 at 8:30 a.m.
The Jessie

Join us at the next Stakeholder Meeting in-person or via Zoom to hear from speakers on timely topics and get updates from Downtown Vision and partners. Learn More.

Riverside Arts Market

Every Saturday, under the Fuller Warren Bridge, enjoy a beautiful outdoor market. Shop local produce, handmade goods and dine at your favorite food trucks.
Check out this week’s line-up!

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month, including lunchtime musical performances and weekend festivals! View the schedule.

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Get Involved

Activating Jacksonville’s Riverfront

The Jessie Ball duPont Fund is helping to convene a series of conversations about how best to activate our city’s downtown waterfront for the benefit of all of our residents and visitors. Visit their page to learn more.

1st Downtown Jacksonville: The Future of the Shipyards 

1st DownTown Jacksonville is a platform created to help communicate, advocate and unite supporters who share the same passion for Downtown. Check out their website to learn about plans for The Shipyards, a path toward the Stadium of the Future and community investment by the Jaguars and Iguana Investments.

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