Art Walk Sponsorships

Sponsorship Opportunities

First Wednesday Art Walk offers a tremendous opportunity to support the activation of Downtown. As Downtown celebrates its resurgence, DVI continues to lead happenings that energize and support a healthy, vibrant and prosperous Downtown core. Over the past 15 years, Art Walk has expanded to become the premiere Jacksonville event that celebrates the city and its creative art scene. The value and strength of the city is the sum of its parts beginning with a strong central core. Be part of the celebration as we enter the next decade of Art Walk.

Sponsorship offers:

• Premium visibility at Art Walk
• Recognition in the promotion of the event
• Direct access to event patrons and business partners
• Programming opportunities to provide valuable interaction with patrons
• Marketing opportunities to promote your company and create company and product awareness
• Heightened brand visibility
• Increased brand loyalty
There are a variety of sponsorship levels available. For the complete sponsorship kit, download it here:

2019 Art Walk Sponsorship Kit

More information

For more information, contact Katherine Hardwick at

Produced by Downtown Vision, Inc., First Wednesday Art Walk is a free, self-guided tour that combines astounding visual and live art, engaging events and more in the core of Downtown Jacksonville. Held each month from 5-9 p.m. – rain or shine – Art Walk spans a 15-block radius within the Downtown core. With more than 35 galleries, museums, cultural venues, restaurants, bars and businesses participating each month, plus dozens of artists. Art Walk is the ultimate opportunity to savor and support Jacksonville’s deep pool of creative talent. We estimate on average more than 5,000 people of all ages fill the streets Downtown each month in addition to the hundreds of artists who exhibit.

Celebrating more than a decade of existence, Art Walk is a nationally recognized event with acknowledgement from organizations such as International Downtown Association and other cities who seek advice on creating their own art walk.
Voted “Best Festival/Art Walk” in 2015 by Jacksonville Magazine; “Best Place to Meet New People” and “Best Artsy Event” in 2012 by Jacksonville Magazine; and “Best Art Walk” in Folio Weekly‘s Best of Jax 2011 and 2014, the First Wednesday Art Walk is an art extravaganza 14 years and counting.