Produced by Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI), Art Walk is on the first Wednesday of every month from 5 – 9 p.m., rain or shine. More than 60 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, Florida. We estimate that, on average, 8,000 art enthusiasts attend each month to see more than 250 artists exhibiting at Art Walk. Want to get in touch? Reach out to Events Manager Alexandra Abreu-Figueroa at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-634-0303, ext. 222.
Headquarters @ Hemming Park • Come out to #DTJax and honor our service men and women at the Salute to Service Art Walk with the Jacksonville Symphony. Enjoy live performances at 6:30 and 8 p.m. by the complete Jacksonville Symphony, local artist exhibitions and delectable food trucks. Plus, don’t miss these vendors: All American Gutter Protection, BB&T, Jacksonville Public Education, Making Strides for Autism, North East Florida Women Vets, One Blood Donation, Springfield Preservation and Restoration (SPAR) and Staywell.
ARTWORK BY • ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, Automotive Fine Art, Copper Head, Couture Gems, JU Creative Arts Society, Cross Workshops LLC, Jpat Artwork, Kai Indie Jewelry, Kram Kran Photo, LJ Designs, Lemoree, MacMaddie's Repurposed Design, Minniemore Decor, mochi + bella, Paintings by Brock, Pandora's Boxes, Teresa Cook Art, The Pen Crafter, Stenotab Handmade, Steven Teller Arts and Viktor Lazarev.
Enjoy live performances at 6:30 and 8 p.m. by the complete Jacksonville Symphony, local artist exhibitions and delectable food trucks. Plus, don’t miss these vendors: All American Gutter Protection, BB&T, Jacksonville Public Education, Making Strides for Autism, North East Florida Women Vets, One Blood Donation, Springfield Preservation and Restoration (SPAR) and Staywell.
Hang out at #FrontPorchJax and enjoy live music, amazing local vendors and food trucks. Plus, write a letter to a service member with Operation Gratitude.
Watercolor and ink artist Sandy Harrington will be on display and make sure to grab The 5 & Dime's exciting 2018 Season Announcement!
Experience a free, behind-the-scenes tour at 6:30 p.m. or 7:30 p.m. during #ArtWalkJax!
Visit the Jax Makerspace’s exhibit, “A Cultural Mosaic”, enjoy an exciting steel drum performance by Ortega Elementary from 5-6 p.m., dance performances at 6:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. and Music in Context: Vietnam War Era from 6-8:30 p.m.
Browse current exhibits and enjoy free admission. From 5-8 p.m., get creative during Art Fusion with inspiration from current gallery exhibits. Be sure to grab a bite at NOLA MOCA, located inside
Features guest speaker Kevin Arthur from 4-8 p.m. and music by Old Dawgs New Trixx.
Drop by with your pet and get a free treat while you check out seasonal merchandise and major discounts during #ArtWalkJax.
Experience a fun and unique yoga class hosted by Regenerative Living School while enjoying live music by geexella from 6:30-8 p.m. Tickets are only $5-$20 for this family-friendly event.
Check out Yes You Canvas Find the Artist in You with David Durett, henna tattoos by Ramta and a variety of local artists during #ArtWalkJax.
Devour delectable food from Rocco’s Pizza, Best Burgers, HapaLi, Pita Boss and GuanaBana Ice Pops! Don’t miss performances by Cyrus Quaranta and Limitless Group beginning at 5 p.m.
Enjoy an extended food-and-drink happy hour and a half-off kids menu until 7 p.m. Grab a glass of the special Art Walk Punch for $5.
Kilt Night and Whiskey Wednesday features whiskey flights and a Prime Rib dinner special. Live Irish music with Spade McQuade from 6-9 p.m.
Enjoy $20 all you can drink wine and appetizers from 5-8 p.m. Park and ride the Skyway from the San Marco station to Hemming Park for free!
Enjoy belly-dancing performances while you savor food and drink specials throughout the evening.
Sip on cocktails and listen to live music at Downtown’s original lounge (no cover).
Enjoy the ultimate ladies night with $1 wine specials from 7-10 p.m. and karaoke with host DJ Howl and a chance to win a $500 grand prize.
Myth Nightclub presents XXCess Wednesdays featuring free entry until midnight, free wine tasting and $2 drink specials. Experience the region’s best artists, dancers, performers and DJs.
Indulge in an unbeatable happy hour from 4-7 p.m. and again from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Plus, enjoy live music by The Rub beginning at 9 p.m.
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.
With bus and Skyway services along with several taxi options and more than 40,000 parking spaces, getting around Downtown is nothing to worry about.
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. Click below for even more options.
The Jacksonville bus system provides an easy and efficient way to get to and from Downtown Jacksonville.
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.
Need a ride to Art Walk? Whether it's by bike or car, there are plenty of taxi services to help you get around Downtown.
Dive into the sights and sounds of past Art Walks through our collection of photos and videos, highlighting the unique artists, musicians, venues and attendees who continue to make Art Walk a success month after month.
Whether you're new to the Downtown scene, an established artist or performer, a nonprofit or even a business seeking sponsor opportunities, Art Walk is a great event in which to showcase your work. To find out what aspect of Art Walk best suits you, visit www.downtownjacksonville.org, where you will find Art Walk rules and regulations, FAQs and applications.
Apply for a spot to display and sell your artwork at the next First Wednesday Art Walk.
Want to put on a performance at the next First Wednesday Art Walk in Hemming Park? Find out how to apply.
Read more information on participating as one of three specially invited non-profits.
Find out how your downtown business may be eligible to participate. Sponsorships are available.
Food vendors are now permitted at Art Walk. Find out how you can become a sidewalk vendor.
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, 2014 and 2015, the First Wednesday Art Walk is an art extravaganza 13 years and counting. With an average of 8,000+ visitors each month, the First Wednesday Art Walk is a tremendous opportunity to reach the local community to promote your business at a favorite Jacksonville event. For more information on becoming a sponsor, download the 2017 Art Walk Sponsorship Kit.
For answers to any Art Walk questions or to share any feedback, reach out to Downtown Vision, Inc.'s Event Manager Alexandra Abreu-Figueroa at email@example.com or call 904-634-0303, ext. 222.
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