First Wedensday Art Walk Oktoberfest

Headquarters @ Hemming Park - Stop by #DTJax and celebrate Oktoberfest! Enjoy live music and performances by Dan Witucki and the Heimatland Musikanten band. Bring your best beer stein and participate in our Oktoberfest-themed competitions, hosted by First Coast Living’s Curtis Dvorak! And stick around for the annual Tapping of the Keg at 6:30pm. Plus, stop by the extended kid zone for activities by My Gym, mural painting and fun bounce houses by Backyard Carnivals, Inc. 

Browse artwork by ABDUL, Artzy Fartzy Petz, The Bead Bowl, Stenotab Handemade, Takeisha Brown, Mochi B, Chaos Lights, Art by Joe and Gerry, Viktor Lazarev, Fawn Owens, Kram Kan Photo, Pranasolcreations, Photography by River, Tressa Linzy Designs, Dream in Color, Jumping Jackalopes and Designs by De. 

Don’t forget bring those wheels and take advantage of the complimentary “All In Duval” bike valet, sponsored by the City of Jacksonville. 

And don’t miss these vendors and non-profit organizations: Lincoln Cars, Hello Fresh, WellCare Health, Jax Metro Credit Union, All-American Gutter Protection, National Brain Tumor Society, Year Up, Animal Care and Protective Services, One Blood and Well Care Health. Plus, stop by the Friends of Hemming Park tent for refreshments and concessions, swag and to learn more about upcoming events in Jacksonville's most historic public space. 

Carnival Zone on Laura Street: Stroll down Laura St. and check out the Carnival Zone! Watch wiener-dogs race, play life-sized board games, and don’t miss showman Jeff Bradley perform a variety show for all ages! Try your hand at giant Jenga or cornhole. 

Be sure to check out CW17 Sunday Nights at Art Walk featuring sundaes from Nitrogen Creamery and representatives from WJXT. And learn more about Rethreaded, a local nonprofit aimed at assisting and uplifting survivors of human trafficking. 

ART AND CULTURE HIGHLIGHTS

Jacksonville Main Library: Happy 50th Birthday, City of Jacksonville! Commemorate 50 years of Jacksonville’s consolidation with a Jacksonville Symphony performance and a presentation by Dr. Jim Crooks, author of Jacksonville: The Consolidation Story, from Civil Rights to the Jaguars. You’ll definitely want to stick around for a slice of cake!

City Hall: Check out an exhibit celebrating the 50th anniversary of consolidation.  The exhibit highlights  events that led to a consolidated government--the only government of its kind in Florida. The famous "white hat" of consolidation  is on display, recovered years after its burial in a time capsule.  The music and fashions from the 60's are also on display.  See a 60's era voting machine and play your favorite oldies on a 1968 juke box.

BUSINESS HIGHLIGHTS:

Dance Trance - Visit the 2nd floor location inside Anytime Fitness and try out a Dance Trance class from 6-7 p.m.

The Jacksonville Landing - Enjoy cold beer, food trucks, live music, local vendors and artists at #FrontPorchJax!

Visit Jacksonville - Check out works from artists Vivienne Frankel, Patrick Winterbourne, Anthony Danes & Misty Prince, Kayla Taylor and more. And learn more about Hyperion Brewing Company!

 

CULINARY HIGHLIGHTS

20 West Café - Join us for the opening of Hispanic Heritage Month at FSCJ’s 20West building during Art Walk. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to hang out with students, staff, faculty and the Jacksonville community.

Regions Bank Food Truck Village - Devour delectable food from Twisted Okie, Manny’s Cuban Food Truck, Rocco’s, Hazelnut Grill, Zoe’s Italian Ice, Honey Dripper House, Wurstbursters, and Humble Pie.

Super Food & Brew • Super Food and Brew - Experience fresh artisan food paired with great craft beer and wine all night long. Over 50 rotating beer selection including Oktoberfest favorites! Stop by for happy hour from 3-6pm and then stay for live music from 6:30-9:30pm with the talented duo RANDOM TANDEM.

 

AFTER DARK HIGHLIGHTS  

1904 Music Hall - Drake Bell makes his way to the Bold City! Check him out at 7pm!

Breezy Jazz Club - Don’t miss free wine tasting and happy hour from 5-8pm and live music throughout the night.

Myth Nightclub - Myth Nightclub Presents it's Monthly "Silent Disco Artwalk After Dark Event"! Featuring over a dozen DJ's on 4 different channels, several artist vendors, dance performances, and great food and drink specials all night long for everyone in the house! An experience not to be missed!

The Volstead - Enjoy Happy Hour from 4-7pm and live music by Soulo Tri from 9pm-12am. In partnership with 5 Points Pride and Camp Craft Cocktail, enjoy a special pride-inspired cocktail!







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