Think there's nothing to do in Downtown Jacksonville? Think again. The itineraries below are just a sample of the fun you can have in the heart of the River City. From museum visits with the kids to drinks with friends in the entertainment district, there's always something going on Downtown. Spread the word, and explore the more with family and friends Downtown -- it's a happening place!

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Click on the links below to view each of the itineraries, listed in alphabetical order. Near the bottom of each itinerary is a printable PDF version for users to download and take with them on-the-go Downtown.



Acquaint Yourself with Downtown

Discovering Downtown on Guided Tours

Downtown Checklist

Downtown Lunchtime Activities

Getting Fit Downtown

What To Do Downtown in 2-3 Hours


Every Day is Kids Day Downtown

Free Kids Weekend

Best Bets

After-Church Activities

Date Night Downtown



  • Parking meters are free every weekday after 6 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday. Or if you prefer, check out the parking garage and lot options here.
  • The Skyway, now free, operates Monday through Friday from 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. and during special weekend events. For more information, click here.
  • The Jacksonville River Taxi hours are Sunday through Thursday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m and Friday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. For a one-way ticket, fares are $5/adult and $4/children ages 3-12. Children younger than age 3 ride free. For more information and special events fare, click here.
  • If you need assistance Downtown, our Downtown Ambassadors are here to help. Look for them in their orange polo shirts and pith helmets or call 904-465-7980.

For more information on Downtown destinations, check out our online directory.

Many Downtown destinations also hold various special events throughout the year. Be sure to check our events calendar often, or sign up for our weekly events e-newsletter.


Contact Us

  • Downtown Vision, Inc
  • 214 N. Hogan St.
  • Suite 120
  • Jacksonville, FL 32202