The Downtown Investment Authority wants the city to allow open consumption of alcoholic beverages along the Northbank and Southbank Riverwalks. | Jacksonville Daily RecordThe Downtown Investment Authority wants the city to allow open consumption of alcoholic beverages along the Northbank and Southbank Riverwalks. | Jacksonville Daily Record

Mayor’s panel approves alcohol consumption on Riverwalks

Published on November 29, 2023 at 11:19 am

The Mayor’s Budget Review Committee has approved a request to allow open consumption of alcohol along the Northbank and Southbank Riverwalks. It still must be approved by City Council.

Downtown Investment Authority Resolution 2023-10-06 would create two “specialty center” areas with certain limitations.

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The bill was based on the model along Tampa’s waterfront as well as the ”Sip and Stroll” events sponsored by Downtown Vision Inc.

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