Instagram of the Week
Northeast Florida residents and visitors will soon be able to board the USS Orleck, beginning next week! Step back in time and experience the ship’s bridge, combat information center, division commander’s stateroom, galley, wardroom, mess decks and more.
Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured as the next Instagram of the Week.
New and Noteworthy
Stay in the know with weather updates, evacuation plans and more. In preparation for Hurricane Ian, Jaxsons are encouraged to download the “Jax Ready” app, available in the Google Play and Apple App Store. Learn More.
Lights on Laura: Hunger Action Month
The Lights on Laura are shining bright orange in support of Hunger Action Month, which comes to a close this week. Hunger Action Month is an awareness campaign by Feeding America, whose mission is to ensure access to nutritious food for all.
Light Jax Pink
During the month of October, businesses, landmarks and residences are invited to help “Light Jax Pink”. Join Pink Ribbon Jax in spreading awareness of Breast Cancer by turning exterior lights pink.
Upcoming #DTJax Events
Golf & country music fans, get excited! Jake Owen will be headlining The Furyk Foundation Concert presented by SRS Distribution happening at Daily’s Place!
Planning to attend the tournament? Catch a ride on the St Johns River Taxi on October 7-9.
Cirque de la Symphonie returns to Jacoby Symphony Hall with a spooky twist. Bring your friends and family to experience the orchestra as it performs some of Halloween’s most haunted scores.
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.
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.
Updates from Downtown Vision
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