First Friday Downtown

EXPLORE FIRST FRIDAY DOWNTOWN 

Free and open to the public, First Friday Downtown features new art, live music, and special events on the first Friday of every month from 5-9 p.m. at dozens of galleries, retailers and nonprofits throughout Downtown Colorado Springs.

Galleries offer in-person First Friday experiences compliant with current public health guidelines. Scroll down for a comprehensive of participating venues, updated monthly.

October 1, 2021 Featured Events

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Gallery 113

Featured artists Suzy Gardner, Wendy Iaconis & Denise Nelson

  • Open 5-8 p.m.
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GOCA 121

THIS:THAT
Works by William Wylie & Corey Drieth

  • Open 5-8 p.m.
  • Complimentary drinks

Bridge Gallery

Ceramics by Sharon McCoy

  • Open 5-8 p.m.

Cacao Chemistry

Featured artists
Laurel Bahe & Lorraine Danzo

  • Open 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Chocolate available for purchase

The Carter Payne

The COS19 Century Project
by Dan Russell, Angela Crews and Don Jones

  • Open 3-11 p.m.
  • Food & drink available for purchase

ECLECTIC CO.

Handmade goods from over 60 local artisans

  • Open 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Live demos by Lucky Locks hair sparkles

Money Museum

Money of Empire: Elizabeth to Elizabeth

  • Free admission 4:30-7 p.m.
  • Mini-mint demonstrations

Hin Salon

Featured artist
Tom Cross

  • Reception 5-8 p.m.
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NOVIS MORTEM COLLECTIVE

Select featured artists & artisans

  • Reception 5-8 p.m.

The Space

Muliebrity
Surrealist works by
Mel CK & Tara Gonzalez

  • Open 5-8 p.m.

Wild Goose Meeting House

Featured local musician David Musante

  • Live music 8:30-10:45 p.m.
  • $5 cover charge

The Vault
@ Mood Tapas

Featured artist 
Muji Rieger

  • Open 4-10 p.m.
  • Food & drink available for purchase

Escape Velocity

Celebrating graphic storytelling

  • Open 4-7:30 p.m.
  • Free comic books for all ages
  • 25% off select graphic novels

Hooked On Books

Dive into local literary arts on First Friday

  • Open 10 a.m.-8 pm.
  • Complimentary refreshments

Yobel

Ethically sourced maker goods from around the world

  • Open 5-8 p.m.