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#DTJax Weekly Update: October 5-11, 2021

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Jacksonville Jazz Fest¬†was a huge success this weekend! Thank you for coming out to #DTJax to enjoy live music on the beautiful St. Johns River. ūüéČ Photo by¬†@cityofjax.

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New and Noteworthy

Celebrate Five Years of Wolf and Cub at Art Walk 

On Wednesday October 6th, during First Wednesday Art Walk, Wolf and Cub will be toasting to 5 years in #DTJax with a shop stocked with all kinds of amazing products, tees and vintage goods. Stop in to shop and dance to the tunes of RickoLus and DJ Wes Reed. Learn more.

Support Breast Cancer Patients & Sip Vodka

Two Titmice Vodka is locally founded and a portion of every cocktail goes directly to the Two Titmice Foundation, which helps ease the financial burdens of local breast cancer patients. Now available at Juliette’s Bistro, the perfect spot to enjoy a cocktail and dinner. Learn more.

Stop Into the Visitor Center During Art Walk 

Visit Jacksonville invites you to stop into their Visitor Center tomorrow from 5-9 p.m. during First Wednesday Art Walk. Enjoy brews from Ruby Beach Brewing, and shop local with Delightful Natural Aromas and Brooke Taylor. Learn more.

Daniel James Salon New Location

The Daniel James Salon, formally located next to Urban Grind, is settled into its new location at 301 E. Bay Street. Salon and spa services are available. Call or book an appointment online.


Art Walk Returns Tomorrow!

Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk is returning to #DTJax TOMORROW!

This art-centered, community-building event will be returning with the same tried and true schedule, the first Wednesday of every month, from 5-9 p.m. rain or shine! Explore the main art hubs and stop into your favorite businesses along the way.

Explore the Art Hubs: 
James Weldon Johnson Park
135 W Monroe St.
Browse works by #ArtWalkJax artists, grab a quick bite at one of the food trucks and listen to live performance while sipping a beer at James Weldon Johnson Park’s Beer Garden.

The Jessie (Ball duPont Center)
40 E Adams St.
Enjoy live poetry from Jax By Jax poets, a film screening from LOL Jax Film Festival and a musical set from DJ Luna, grab a bite from local food trucks, and shop with artists and vendors.

Vagabond Flea at The VyStar Breezeway
100 W. Bay St.
Enjoy a musical performance from Bethany LaRoche and shop with your favorite Vagabond Flea vendors.


Upcoming #DTJax Events

Hamilton
Now Through October 17th
@ Times-Union Center

FSCJ Artist Series is bringing multiple weeks of Hamilton performances to the Times-Union Center now through October 17. Tickets are still available, with incredible availability and prices for October 12-17. Shop now.

Second Sunday Social
Oct 10 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
@ New Location! 256 E. Church St.

Second Sunday Social is an initiative to gather churches and residents together and encourage healthy living and family friendly fellowship in Downtown Jacksonville. Enjoy browsing through the market with delectable fresh food provided by our vendors, balloon art from Ms. Glenda and music in a garden setting.

James Weldon Johnson Park

Don’t miss out on all of the events going on in the park this month!
View the schedule!

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!

Don’t Miss These Downtown Events!

We are so excited to see our Downtown Jacksonville events calendar fill with upcoming happenings!

Looking for things to do Downtown? Check it out. Have an upcoming event? Submit here.


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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Stay up to date with what’s going on Downtown and learn more about what makes #DTJax an incredible place to live, work, visit and invest!

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