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.

July 1

ART ON THE STREETS SWINGIN’ LAUNCH PARTY Help kick off the 18th annual Art on the Streets exhibit with a Swingin' Party from 5-8 p.m. in Acacia Park. Live music by Joe Smith and the Spicy Pickles Jazz Band, Swingin' Denver dancing and lessons, mini-guided art walks and more. Join us for this free party for all ages!

NEW PUBLIC ARTWORK Eleven new artworks are on display downtown through May 2017. For a map of this year’s Art on the Streets sculptures, stop by the Swingin’ Launch Party or download in PDF.

FIRST FRIDAY - BY BIKE! Join UpaDowna’s outdoor adventure expert guides for a bike tour of downtown’s arts and cultural highlights. Tickets: $10, includes use of an UpaDowna bicycle and helmet (or bring your own). Space is limited, advance registration is required. All bike tours begin at 5:30 p.m. at McCabe's Tavern, 520 S. Tejon Street. Riders should plan to arrive by 5pm to allow time for preparation for a 5:30 tour departure. Register here.

ARTS HIGHLIGHTS THIS MONTH Click images to view details. Scroll to the bottom of the page to download a map!



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.