First Wednesday Art Walk 

Downtown Vision has proudly hosted the First Wednesday Art Walk monthly since 2003. The health and safety of our community is our highest priority. At the recommendation of the City of Jacksonville and the CDC, we have canceled our First Wednesday Art Walk event as a precaution against the spread of COVID-19. We are rigorously following the updates from the city and federal government and will adapt as needed to keep our event as safe as possible.

Our virtual events have been put on pause, but there are plenty of ways to continue to support our Artists and Businesses below.

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Hemming Park Artists

Each month, Art Walk hosts dozens of artists, seeking to show and sell their works. From jewelry to paintings and more, you’ll find a mix of unique, handmade items from both emerging and established artists.

While we are on hiatus, please support our Art Walk artists from the comfort of your home by clicking on the links below.

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Alternate Bazaar Art

Stickers & Prints

Belle Epoque Pottery


Bello Boopie

Sarcastic Greeting Cards


Pet Products &.    Face Masks

Body & Soul

Body Products

Boho Babie Jewelry


Carol Iyer

Art | Paintings

Handcrafted by Alice


Hooked by Faith


Itzcali Huichol


Jax Pins


JLJ Illustrates


JMarie Art & Life


Shipley's Shenanigans


NEW Reads Publications

Books & Publisher

Opulent Venus


Oremus Art


Pink Flamingo Arts

Beaded Accessories

Pixel Ken

Digital Art & Prints

Reflections in Glass

Glass Art

Rhashid Dukes

Digital Art

Stenotab Handmade


Tea Nation

Tea Products

The Bead Bowl


The Art of Kyle Willis

Mixed Media Art

Unique Woodworks

Wood Art

Duvalz Finest


More vendors we love and miss

Abdul’s Paintings and Carved Candles Becky Lyons Arts • Creative Solutions Inc • Global Bambini • Mackenzie Renn • Maribeth Sanchez Illustrations • Patrick’s Metal and Stuff Showroom • Nani Mana Jewelry • Nicole Mangum and Michelle Ginder • Sarah Sew Geeky • Selah The Artist • Student Artist Collective • The Bead Guy • Tovah2Creations


Each month, Art Walk hosts some of the best performers in Jacksonville. Although you won’t be able to hear them live, follow the links below to see how you can continue to support our performers.

2020 Art Walk Performers:

Eric Jamaal Williams
Three Hearts Dance
The Florida Ballet
N.Finite Barz
Paradigm Flux
Players by the Sea
JFRD Pipes and Drums
Aisling Grove
First Coast Wind Symphony
Hope at Hand Presents: Jax Poetry Fest
Firewater Tent Revival
The Snacks
Pine Forest Dance Ensemble
Scott Jones School of Dance
Heartspace 432

1904 Music Hall

Live Performance



Bold City Downtown

Bars & Nightlife

Breezy Jazz Club

Live Performance

Chamblin's Uptown


Cypress Floral Design


De Real Ting

Bars & Nightlife

Dos Gatos

Bars & Nightlife

Gili's Kitchen


Jacksonville Main Library

Arts & Culture

Jessie Ball duPont Center


MOCA Jacksonville

Arts & Culture

Myth Nightclub

Bars & Nightlife

Southlight Gallery

Arts & Culture

Superfood and Brew


Sweet Pete's Candy Co.


The Volstead

Bars & Nightlife

Wolf & Cub


The #DTJax Logo Art Contest Entries

Ages 0-10

Ages 11+

Adults with intellectual and developmental differences


About Art Walk

The First Wednesday Art Walk is a monthly event produced by Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI), the Business Improvement District, to bring people to the cultural and historical center of the city and showcase Jacksonville’s deep and energetic pool of creative talent. Open to visual and performing artists, Art Walk is on the first Wednesday of every month from 5 – 9 p.m., rain or shine. More than 35 Art Walk venues stretch across Downtown Jacksonville’s core and include Hemming Park, galleries, museums, cultural and educational venues, restaurants and bars, Downtown businesses and more.The First Wednesday Art Walk is a great way to meet fellow artists, buy and appreciate their work, and be part of the rapidly growing art scene in Jacksonville. We estimate that, on average, 5,000 art enthusiasts attend each month to see more than 100 artists exhibiting at Art Walk.

Getting Around


Parking is free after 6 p.m. Art Walk night at meters and at the Elite Parking Services garage on the corner of Clay and Adams streets.


A unique and scenic way to get around Downtown, the elevated Skyway will take you down the block or all the way across the St. Johns River for free, with extended hours during Art Walk.


Art walk is centered around James Weldon Johnson Park, our home base, which is a fully wheelchair accessible 1.54  acre public park in the heart of Downtown.

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