FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN

Culture in the Core of the City: Gallery Receptions. Art Openings. Performances. Food & Drink. First Friday of every month, from 5 to 8 p.m. throughout Downtown Colorado Springs.

December 5

NEW THIS MONTH

Skate in the Park returns to downtown’s Acacia Park for the holiday season, bringing eight full weeks of skating fun at the only outdoor ice rink in Colorado Springs! The rink is open seven days a week from November 15, 2014 through January 11, 2015. Special First Friday Downtown programming at the rink will include a variety of rinkside outdoor art performances on December 5th from 5 to 7p.m.

TAKE A FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN TOUR

Gain new insight into downtown Colorado Springs’ arts scene, with a guided First Friday Downtown tour. The free one-hour tour will begin at 6 p.m. and visit a selection of downtown galleries. In December, the tour will be led by the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region (COPPeR). Meet in COPPeR's Office & Arts Info Space in Plaza of the Rockies (121 S. Tejon Street, Suite 111, street level entrance). Find complete tour details for this month's route here. Tours will continue monthly, featuring a different local artist/curator tour guide each month.

HIGHLIGHTS THIS MONTH (scroll to page bottom to download a map)

FIRST FRIDAY RESOURCES

PeakRadar Guide to Art Galleries of the Pikes Peak Region

First Friday Map of Venues

All downtown street parking is free after 6pm, and many downtown parking garages offer parking for just $1 in the evening, and all day on weekends.