Latest One Spark News

  • Organizaers, city update One Spark plans

    The co-founder of the One Spark crowdfunding festival was joined by city leaders Wednesday to talk about what's new in next week's event and what impact it will have on downtown Jacksonville.

  • Day care offers drop-in care for One Spark

    A day care center two blocks from the Duval County Courthouse is offering drop-in childcare services during One Spark next week.

  • One Spark announces 2015 jurors

    One week from the 2015 crowdfunding festival that will take over downtown Jacksonville, One Spark announces the subject experts who will comprise seven juries that will award $95,000 in prizes to top creator projects at the event.

  • By lunchtime, the One Spark Food Village was crowded with hungry visitors.

    One Spark Food Village comes to Jax

    As the huge crowdfunding festival One Spark gets set to come to town, with it comes the delightfully delicious One Spark Food Village.

  • Jack Welch to headline One Spark

    One Spark crowdfunding festival comes to Jacksonville and brings former General Electric CEO as a headliner.


Art: Theater on a Mission

Photos of One Spark winners

More than 12,000 votes were cast but there could only be five first place winners for the crowd-funding portion of the festival. They were announced from the pitch stage in Heming Plaza as event closed on Sunday.

Weather was great and crowds were large all day Saturday.

One Spark Saturday

The streets of downtown were packed Saturday afternoon and evening for the last full day of One Spark activities and voting.

Images: One Spark Day 3

One Spark organizers announced the names of the creators in each category who have seen the biggest surge in votes from day to day. Those votes will help creators take home prize money to further develop their ideas.

The crowd fills in around the stage for opening ceremonies.

WATCH: One Spark prime time special

Kent Justice and Kumasi Aaron host an opening-night broadcast live from Hemming Plaza:
Welcome to One Spark | Segment 2 | Segment 3 | Final thoughts