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. We estimate that, on average, 10,000 art enthusiasts attend each month to see more than 250 artists exhibiting at Art Walk.
Want to get in touch? Reach out to Art Walk manager Hana Ashchi at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 904-634-0303, ext. 225.
Put on your best red, white and blue and come out to July's Art Walk! Keep the celebration going with live music by The Band Be Easy, art work by local vendors, delectable eats in the Regions Bank Food Truck lot and over 59+ participating venues in Downtown Jacksonville!
Continue celebrating America with live music by The Band Be Easy on the Hemming Park main stage, local art, delicious brews and more at the Red, White & BBQ Art Walk. Plus, check out the kids’ zone, take photos with the Giant Mouth, play checkers and have your face painted by ArtBuzz.
Presents the Front Porch at Art Walk from 5-10 p.m. Enjoy a beer garden, oversized games, local artisans, two music stages, food trucks including The Happy Grilled Cheese and more.
In the Regions Bank parking lot, enjoy delicious food by 1st Coast Snowie, Best Burgers Jax, Say Cheese, Pita Boss, 5 Loaves 2 Fish and Delish Kabobs.
Hosts artist, Shakir Husein, and his exhibit, "From sea to shining sea - exploring nature's creative beauty." Works by Jami Childers, Barbie Workman, Dana Fawn and Leilani Leo will also be featured.
Presents Arcade Jax with free vintage video games from 6 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Sip on cocktails and listen to live music with the Ramona Quimby Trio at Downtown’s original lounge (no cover).
Welcomes Orlando DJ Dvnk Sinvtrv in the back patio, DJ Robin of Lockerburst Entertainment performing live inside and live mural paintings by Mark Ferreira on Liberty Street. Plus, enjoy free poker, karaoke and $3 local draught beers!
Browse beautifully designed, mixed-media coffee tables that bring furniture back to its natural roots.
View culturally enriched art displays by more than 20 local artists during their extended hours (5-8 p.m.)
Browse art and jewelry while your children unleash their inner jeweler. This month only, kids 12 and under are invited to create their own personalized, beaded jewelry.
Hosts Atlanta's live electronic duo Lucidea, as well as Orlando's funk rockers The Groove Orient and locals Cave Formations.
Enjoy discounted wines, craft beer and gifts while learning how to save 25% off your purchases by joining the Wine Decadence Family and become a wine consultant.
Hosts new music from new artists. Stop by the DJ booth outside, take a listen and receive some valuable promotional coupons that will be redeemable through the end of the year.
Each month, Art Walk headquarters at Hemming Park 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 10,000+ 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 or to download the Art Walk Sponsorship Kit, click here.
For answers to any Art Walk questions or to share any feedback, reach out to Downtown Vision, Inc.’s Art Walk manager Hana Ashchi at email@example.com or call 904-634-0303, ext. 225.
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