drinking at one spark

The One Spark Beer Village, presented by Sea Best®, is one of the many new additions to One Spark 2014. The One Spark Beer Village is located on the corner of Adams and Main Street, offering One Spark attendees a cool place to hang out, enjoy specialty craft brews, fun Sea Best® eats, and great live entertainment. This village will also feature musical performances by One Spark creators, serving up live music throughout the event. The Beer Village is open Wednesday-Friday from 4-10 pm, Saturday from 11 am-10 pm and Sunday from 11 am-5 pm.

One Spark After Dark Lot is located at the Jax Chamber at Bay & Ocean. Party the night away with live music, DJs, craft beer, and food truck eats. Gain entry to the One Spark After Dark lounge-area with an All-Access Pass. One Spark After Dark is open Wednesday through Saturday from 8 pm to midnight.
Downtown Bars
1904 Music Hall 19 N. Ocean Street
Electronic | Rock | Jam | Hip Hop | Funk | Metal 1904 Music Hall is a premier event space downtown, and able to cater to the needs of an event of almost any kind. With their tremendous sound system, intelligent lighting, a knowledgeable staff and ever-expanding beer and wine list, this is definitely the place to see a concert in Jax. 1904musichall.com
Burrito Gallery 21 East Adams Street
Bar | Restaurant | Live Bands Throughout the front dining room you’ll find cutting-edge artwork lining the walls, and on the back patio there is a nice stage and table service. The interior has a cozy bar with a nice selection of beer, wine, and liquor. burritogallery.com
Burro Bar 100 E. Adams Street
Indie | Hardcore | Experimental | Americana Burro Bar is downtown Jacksonville’s premier destination for live, underground music. Nearly any night of the week, Burro hosts local, DIY, and national touring bands ranging from acoustic Americana to face-melting metal and hardcore. In addition to great sound and visuals, Burro Bar has a friendly staff who serves 20 beers on tap, including local and craft breweries, plus an impressive selection of cans for both the starving artist on a budget and the craft connoisseur. burrobarjax.com
Dive Bar 331 E. Bay Street
DJ | Dance Club | Multi-Purpose Venue Dive Bar is a fantastic, urban environment for anyone looking to let their hair down.
Dos Gatos 123 Forsyth Street
Acoustic | Karaoke | DJ Dos Gatos is arguably Jacksonville’s finest cocktail lounge. Located across from the Historic Florida Theatre, the art of the cocktail is on display nightly as their talented staff create real drinks for people who like real drinks. Whatever your itch, they aim to scratch. dosgatosjax.com
J-Bar at the Omni Hotel 245 W. Water St. 355-6664 Bar | Restaurant | Live Bands The Omni Hotel will house 11 One Spark creators and a TV series – Building a Difference. Stop in for a nice meal at Juliette’s, or try the J-Bar for a drink and small plate. You will find lots of entertainment with 10 bands, including two nights of pool parties on the roof-top’s open-air pool deck. The J-Bar opens every day at 10:30 am and has a Small Plate Menu available until midnight. www.omnihotels.com
Mark’s 315 E. Bay Street
Lounge | Dance | Nightclub Mark’s is a popular & contemporary Bar/Lounge/Dance Club in Downtown, featuring a modern interior with a full liquor bar, friendly bartenders mixing your favorites at reasonable prices and DJ’s who spin Dance, Top 40, 80s & 90s. marksjax.com
TSI Discotheque 333 E. Bay Street
Electronic | Hip Hop | Dance TSI Discotheque is Jacksonville’s legendary, indie dance nightclub. clubtsi.com
The Volstead 115 W. Adams Street
Lounge| Bar | Live Bands An upscale lounge serving premium bourbons, scotches and whiskeys in a 1920s-themed setting. Open 12 pm-2 am during One Spark. thevolsteadjax.com
Underbelly 113 E. Bay Street
Indie | Rock | Acoustic | Funk | Soul | Experimental Underbelly boasts a tremendous sound and lighting setup and routinely presents some of the region’s finest bands. National acts are a regular treat here, and the homey atmosphere offers an airy, comfortable space to take in some fantastic music. They offer beer, liquor and occasionally food from their expansive bar. underbellylive.com

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