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 65 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, 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.
Celebrate our men and women in uniform with a patriotic Art Walk.
Enjoy live music by the Navy Band from 5-9 p.m., the JFRD Pipe and Drums at 6:30 p.m., the Westside High School JROTC Color Guard and more. Support our local artists and their handmade art! Plus, all active-duty and retired military will receive discounts at select artist tents and all beverage tents.
Presents the Front Porch at Art Walk from 5-10 p.m. Celebrate with interactive games, artisans, food trucks such as The Happy Grilled Cheese and more.
Discover the artist in you with Yes You Canvas, enjoy local products from Nicole Made This, get your caricature drawn by Artist Roosevelt, henna tattoos by Ramata, local art from Leon Bradley, Aly Cats and Artist Pam, plus have your tarot cards read by Dawn.
Hosts read-aloud performances from student writers and “Scaraoke” hosted by The Count in the 303 Lounge space located in the lobby.
Features UNF's Camera Class photography and artists Jami Childers, Zara Harris, and Barbie Workman. Plus, works by guest artists Amber Angeloni, Amber Bailey and First Coast Plein Air Artists.
Try out a new menu and drink specials all night! Active duty and retired military will receive 20% off their bill.
Take advantage of a $20 all-you-can-drink wine tasting and appetizer buffet from 5-9 p.m. Plus, enjoy live music by Cody Johnson on the deck and free parking. All active duty and retired military receive a 10% discount on all food and drinks, as well 2-4-1 RCBC draft beers with proof of ID.
Come listen to live music by Jon Stickly Trio, Leisure Chief, and Afrobeta. Doors at 8 p.m., no cover and all ages welcome.
Presents XAVI3R3, Chadude, Man Darino, Lurk City and After Cities at 9 p.m., no cover, must be 18 or older. All active duty or retired military with proof of ID will enjoy $2 off drafts and wine, $1 off bottles and coffee drinks. Half off for military members in uniform!
Active duty and retired military will receive 10% off their bill.
Glitz! at Myth Nightclub features a high-fashion New York-inspired Event hosted by Cat Haus and Kiki Crew. Free entry for all active and retired military men and women.
All active and retired military will receive 15% off regular-priced food and drinks with ID.
All active duty and retired military will receive 15% off their bill with ID.
All active and retired military will receive 10% off their bill with ID.
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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 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 more information on becoming a sponsor or to download a sponsorship kit for our 4th Annual Oktoberfest in October, 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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