Art Walk, Pet Walk, dining event to benefit Downtown

August 28, 2012

CONTACT: Katherine Hardwick
904-634-0303, ext. 230

First Wednesday Art Walk
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First Wednesday Art Walk, Pet Walk

Downtown Jacksonville galleries and museums, as well as cultural venues, restaurants and businesses.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012
5-9 p.m. Rain or Shine


Headquarters @ Hemming Plaza – Enjoy the upbeat rock and reggae sounds of “Garrett on Acoustic” and artwork by students of the Arts Institute. Visit tables by: First Coast No More Homeless Pets, Lite 96.1, the Jacksonville Zoo’s young professionals group “The Wild Things” and JTA.

Florida Theatre – Hosts the 7th Annual Pet Walk sponsored by PetGuard with pet-themed art, pet health information and pet adoptions from 5 – 8 p.m. At 7 p.m., view the 2012 Audience Choice Awards. Stop by the Pet Shot Wellness Clinic for full service check-ups and On the Fly Food Truck for yummy eats.

Snyder Memorial – Enjoy “Dog-Gone Good Time” with adoptable pets, pet accessories and treats, and a trainer on hand for questions from 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Icon Boutique – Features “That’s My Dawg” artwork.

Perdue, Inc. – Visit the Jacksonville Humane Society table to learn how to adopt a pet.

The Jacksonville Landing – Hosts “Yappy Hour,” a happy hour for pets and their owners, plus a pet expo.

The Carling – Features a pet shop and pet-themed photography and art.

TTV Architects, Inc. – Features bold architectural work designed by local college students and TTV Architects, Inc.

The Adrian Pickett Gallery – Enjoy live music by Mr. Derryk Lawrence.

Indochine – Hosts fine art by Nicole Rosseland.

22+ Live Music & Performance Venues
11+ Hot Spots Open After 9 p.m.
44+ Total Stops

Art Walk Map/Venue Listing:

PARKING: Free street parking after 6 p.m.

MORE INFORMATION: Visit or by mobile phone for event information. Art Walk is sponsored and produced by Downtown Vision, Inc.

About Downtown Vision, Inc.
Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI) is a dynamic, not-for-profit, 501(c)6 organization tasked with building and maintaining a healthy and vibrant Downtown. Created by commercial property owners through a self-assessment and governed by a board representing Downtown property owners, DVI administers a 90-block Downtown Improvement District to provide a multitude of services over and above what the City of Jacksonville provides: cleaning and safety via the Downtown Ambassador program; activation with more than 50 event days annually, like the award-winning First Wednesday Art Walk; marketing, communications and partnerships; comprehensive information resources and ombudsman services; stakeholder support and advocacy; and business retention and attraction support. For more information, visit

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Select restaurants extend Eat Up Downtown for a third week! Enjoy $15, $25 or $35 three-course meals through September 2. Visit for menus and make your reservations at the restaurants of your choice today!

Enjoy $15, $25 or $35 three-course meals during Eat Up Downtown, August 13-26, 2012. Visit for menus and make your reservations at the restaurants of your choice today!

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