#DTJax Weekly Update: October 18-24, 2022

Instagram of the Week

We are eagerly awaiting FRICTIONTedxJacksonville’s 10th Anniversary Conference! Don’t miss the conference on October 22nd, which will feature 11 speakers, three artistic performances, multiple engagement activities and an afterglow party. Learn More.

Photo Credit: Toni Smailagic of Cre8Jax

Use the hashtag #DTJax for a chance to be featured as the next Instagram of the Week.

New and Noteworthy

Thursday: Sip & Stroll Presented by PNC

Join us on the Southbank Riverwalk every third Thursday of the month for happy hour on the Southbank. Enjoy live music, food vendors, bars and a picnic area – all with a picturesque sunset backdrop. Learn more.

Free Yoga on the Riverfront

Thanks to the City of Jacksonville Parks Department and Downtown Investment Authority, there will be free yoga at Riverfront Plaza every Tuesday for the next six weeks. Join Yoga 4 Change on the riverfront at 6 p.m., no experience or registration necessary.

Halloweek QR Code Scavenger Hunt Returns

Spooky season has arrived! Don’t miss the return of the Halloweek QR Code Scavenger Hunt, beginning this Friday (10/21). Scan QR Codes and snap photos for a chance to win fun prizes. The first 100 players to complete 10 QR Code challenges will receive a $20 DTJax e- Gift Card. Learn More.

Jack O’ Landing Presented
by Live Oak Contracting

Join us in #DTJax this Friday (10/21) to celebrate all things ghoulish! Don’t miss the return of the Jack O’ Landing Movie Night Presented by Live Oak Contracting at Riverfront Plaza, featuring two spooky favorites: Casper (6 p.m.) and Beetlejuice (8 p.m.).
Learn More.

State of Downtown 2022

Each year, Downtown Vision tracks and analyzes key indicators of urban revitalization in Downtown Jacksonville, such as development and investment, residential demand, office market and employment base, transportation enhancements and tourism health. Learn More & View the Report.

#DTJax Development Updates

Restaurant concept Plenti going in Vista Brooklyn

Franklin Street relocates to Bank of America Tower Downtown

Upcoming #DTJax Events

Beyond Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience
Now until November 27
NoCo Center

Immerse yourself in some of Van Gogh’s most notable masterpieces. Beyond Van Gogh is a rich and unique multimedia experience, taking the viewer on a journey through over 300 iconic artworks. Learn More.

5th Annual A Taste of the Philippines
October 20 at 6-9 p.m.

Enjoy traditional Filipino dishes including Ensaymada, Pork Belly Tacos, and Taho at the 5th annual A Taste of the Philippines at MOSH.

Making Strides Against
Breast Cancer

October 22 at 8-11 a.m.
TIAA Bank Field

Join the American Cancer Society at tIAA Bank Field for Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, a 5k non-competitive fundraising walk on the First Coast. No registration fee or minimum donation required.

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.

Updates from Downtown Vision

Visit our blog!

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