#DTJax Weekly Update: November 16-22, 2021

Instagram of the Week

Check out this rad shot of the @SLS Super Crown Final winners. Congrats to 🥇Jagger Eaton, 🥈 Lucas Rabelo, and 🥉Gustavo Ribeiro on this huge accomplishment!

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New and Noteworthy

Northbank Riverwalk Clean Up This Saturday

This Saturday, we are partnering with the Downtown Investment Authority, the Downtown Dwellers and 904 Happy Hour for a community clean up. From 9-11 a.m. community volunteers will be cleaning up trash and removing debris along and around the Northbank Riverwalk in Downtown Jacksonville. Check-in will occur at Riverfront PlazaRSVP now.

Free Covid Testing Site Opens Downtown

The Center For COVID Control is now open in suite 203 at 45 W Bay Street and offers free Rapid and PCR testing. Rapid results are available within an hour and PCR results are available within 72 hours. Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, no appointment required. Learn more.

Small Business Saturday at The Bread and Board

Calling all makers in Jax! The Bread and Board is holding a Small Business Saturday market at their Downtown location and is seeking vendors. Email Crystal at to get involved. Learn more.

Come From Away Hits The Stage at the TU Center

The FSCJ Artist Series is bringing Broadway’s Come From Away to Downtown Jacksonville December 7-12, 2021. This New York Times Critics’ Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Grab your tickets!

This Thursday: Sip and Stroll Presented by PNC

Third Thursdays, 5-8 p.m.
Southbank Riverwalk from the DoubleTree Hotel to the Southbank Hotel

You’re invited to experience an evening of musical performances, custom craft cocktails and delicious local eats – all with a sunset backdrop. ⁣

November’s event will feature live music from Honey Hounds and Kalani Rose, delicious eats from 904 BurgersDos Vatos Tacos, Lazy Days HotDog Cart, and Seafood in Motion, and the bars will be stocked with cocktails from Manifest Distilling, beer and wine.

Sip and Stroll is Presented by PNC in Partnership with the Downtown Investment Authority.

Save the Date: Small Business Saturday

November 27th is Small Business Saturday,
Our Annual Celebration of All Things Local!

From browsing the shelves, to enjoying dinner and a show – every time you Shop Small, you’re supporting local businesses at the heart of your community.

This Small Business Saturday, we will be hosting a QR code hunt in the Eventzee App! The first 100 shoppers to seek out and scan at least five QR Codes on Small Business Saturday will receive a $20 #DTJax e-Gift Card. All shoppers who scan at least five QR Codes will be entered into a drawing to receive prize baskets from Downtown businesses. Earn additional drawing entries by completing more challenges!

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Eagles – Hotel California
November 20 @ 8 p.m.
Florida Theatre

Classic Albums Live performs The Eagles’ 1976, two-time Grammy Award-winning Hotel California note-for-note and cut-for-cut live on stage. One of the best-selling albums of all time, audiences will enjoy the album in its entirety, including hit songs “New Kid in Town,” “Hotel California,” and “Life in the Fast Lane.”

Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis
November 18th @ 7:30 p.m.
Times-Union Center

Join the celebration as Mannheim Steamroller makes history again – Celebrating 35 years of holiday magic as they bring their annual holiday tour to fans throughout the country. Experience the performance of the #1 Christmas music artist in history and for the first time ever, hear the entire album that started it all.

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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