#DTJax Weekly Update: September 20 – September 26

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.


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Things To Do Downtown


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Stories From


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 News of the Week


DVI Updates 


PARK(ing) Day Was a Success!

Last Friday, September 16 was PARK(ing) Day in #DTJax with 17 active, unique, temporary parklets lining the streets. Thank you to everyone who came out and for all of the local businesses that participated!






Get Your VIP Tickets for Oktoberfest Today!

In 15 days, we will be celebrating the 4th Annual Oktoberfest at Art Walk, our biggest Art Walk of the year! Hosted by Curtis Dvorak, Oktoberfest will include a polka band, contests, a carnival zone, a kids zone and of course, German beer and the traditional tapping of the keg!

What’s the best way to enjoy Oktoberfest? VIP of course! VIP tickets include unlimited food and beverages, private bathroom access, #DTJax swag and more. Purchase your VIP tickets today!


For more information, visit #ProstDTJax

 Volunteer for Oktoberfest:

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With more people than a general Art Walk, Oktoberfest calls for more volunteers! Volunteers are needed to assist with the different zones, pass out flyers, biergartens and more. Sign up here today!</div

Amplified Vol. 2 Release Party Was a Success! 


Listen to some of the best musical talent our city has to offer with this two-disc, 40-song compilation album. Download your free copy of Amplified Vol. 2 here!

We’re Looking for Interns!

If you or someone you know is looking for an internship this Fall or Spring, DVI may be the perfect fit! We are looking for marketing, events and research interns so if you love Art Walk, want to get to know Downtown better or are looking to find out how an organization like ours works, apply today! Read our blog to hear about an internship experience at DVI.

More information on the internship positions can be found here, and if you’re interested please email your cover letter and resume to

2015 State of Downtown Report:

2015-State-of-Downtown_v3-for-print_lowres_Page_01Downtown Vision, Inc. released an 18-month summary on the state and growth of Downtown Jacksonville. This report provides details on development successes and  announcements, office and employment trends, residential growth, retail mix, arts and culture, tourism, transportation and more. Read the report in it’s entirety on our blog or visit to download the PDF.


DVI Annual Report Available:
  Have 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 2014-2015.