#DTJax Weekly Update May 2 – May 8

The following is this week’s issue of the “#DTJax Weekly Update” e-newsletter. To receive this in your email inbox each week, sign-up here.


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Things To Do Downtown


Arts + Culture
May 2-7: Kinky Boots
May 5 & 7: “A New Brain”


 #DTJax News



Stories From



DVI Updates 


First Wednesday Art Walk:

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Celebrate ImagiNATURE with two free shows by the Jacksonville Symphony in Hemming Park, an art presentation by Will Dickey and David Montgomery, art installation from the Museum of Science and History, performance by Mal Jones and the unveiling of artist Kathy Stark’s interpretive signs of National Parks in North Florida. Plus, explore 15+ blocks of Downtown and visit local artists, businesses and more from 5-9 p.m.


Art Walk After Dark:

The fun continues in The Elbow during Art Walk After Dark from 9 p.m. to late! Hangout
in Downtown’s entertainment district with live music, award-winning cuisine and
great memories.


Career Opportunity:

DVI is looking for a Director of District Services to join our team! The Director of District Services manages our Downtown Clean and Safe Ambassador program, oversees projects improving Downtown’s public realm, and acts a direct liaison to property owners and district members. Learn more

Internship Opportunities:
DVI is looking for summer interns. If you’re a college student in your junior or senior year of college or a recent graduate looking for marketing and events experience, we want you! Learn more


Volunteer Opportunity:
Help us make #ArtWalkJax a success and support all of your favorite local artists, performers, musicians, food trucks and businesses! Learn more


2015 State of Downtown Report:
2015-State-of-Downtown_v3-for-print_lowres_Page_01Downtown Vision, Inc. released an 18-month summary on the state and growth of Downtown Jacksonville. This report provides details on development successes and  announcements, office and employment trends, residential growth, retail mix, arts and culture, tourism, transportation and more. Read the report in it’s entirety on our blog or visit to download the PDF.


DVI Annual Report Available:
Screen Shot 2016-11-21 at 2.03.20 PMHave you ever wondered, what exactly does DVI do in a year? Check out our latest Annual Report, which  highlights accomplishments and financial information for fiscal year 2015-2016.