#DTJax Weekly Update: September 21-27, 2021

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@cruzyandthecrew had a blast at the stadium this weekend, despite the final score. 😢 Did you know you pups are welcome at TIAA Bank Field’s @petparadiseresort location? Never leave your BFF at home on game day. 🏈

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New and Noteworthy

Final Homestand of 2021 

This week is the last chance to see the Jumbo Shrimp in action at 121 Financial Ballpark this season! Don’t miss a dog day, military appreciation, Thirsty Thursday, Friday Fireworks, and Fan Appreciation Day with the BIGGEST fireworks show of the season! Learn more.

Don’t Throw Away Your Shot: Hamilton in #DTJax

FSCJ Artist Series is bringing multiple weeks of Hamilton performances to the Times-Union Center September 29-October 17. Tickets are still available, with incredible availability and prices for October 12-17. Shop now. Feeling lucky? Join the Hamilton lottery for a chance to win tickets! More info.

Jacksonville Symphony 2021/22 Season Begins!

Join the Jacksonville Symphony for the 2021/22 season opener, Mozart’s Romantic Side, on September 24th and 25th. One of the nation’s top regional orchestras, the Jacksonville Symphony will be bringing a wide variety of live symphonic music to #DTJax this season. View the season overview.

Sweet September This Saturday in #DTJax

Yaya Productions will be bringing Candy Land to life in James Weldon Johnson Park this Saturday from 2-8 p.m. with treats, fun competitions, sweet prizes, candy cocktails, and carnival games! Don’t miss the live musical performances from Joslyn & The Sweet Compression and The Groove Coalition. Learn more.

Jazz Fest After Dark Next Weekend

Planning on attending Jacksonville Jazz Festival this year? Don’t miss out on the after-party! Jazz Fest After Dark spans across your favorite Downtown bars, featuring live music from local performers and delicious drinks a-plenty! Learn more.

Art Walk is Two Weeks Away!

Downtown Jacksonville Art Walk is returning to #DTJax on Wednesday, October 6th. 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 hubs: James Weldon Johnson Park, The Jessie, The VyStar Breezeway and stop into your favorite businesses along the way!

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Squeeze: The Nomadband Tour
September 23 @ 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
@ Florida Theatre

Squeeze first formed in 1973, shortly after Chris Difford and Glenn Tilbrook had begun their songwriting partnership, brought together by an ad in a sweetshop window. Best known for their hits “Tempted”, “Up The Junction”, “Pulling Mussels”, “Cool For Cats” and more!

Lunch and Learn: Doug Eng
September 24 @ 11:30 a.m.

Join Doug Eng, the artist behind Structure of Nature | Nature of Structure, for a lunch at learn at MOCA. Eng has established a reputation for unique imagery and meaningful public projects that explore his experience as a Chinese American such as family heritage, home and identity, as well as climate change, and environmental awareness.

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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