#DTJax Weekly Update: September 27- October 3, 2022

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.

Photo Credit:@souligna_stone

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

New and Noteworthy

Be “JAX Ready”
for Hurricane Ian

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.

This morning, Downtown Vision held its Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting at The Jessie. Special thanks to our partners, attendees and speakers: Katie EnsignJill EnzErich Geisler and Fanny Curtat.

Sign up for updates and information regarding our next Quarterly Stakeholder Meeting.

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Furyk Foundation Concert featuring Jake Owen
October 4 at 7:30 p.m.
@ Daily’s Place

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.

NAMIWalks Jacksonville
October 8 at 8 a.m.
Winston Family YMCA

Join us as we step into NAMIWalks Your Way 2022. Embrace a new day for mental health together on October 8 at Winston Family YMCA.

Cirque de la Symphonie: Spooktacular!
October 14 & 15 at 7:30 p.m.
Jacksonville Symphony

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.

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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.

Updates from Downtown Vision

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