First Friday Downtown

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HAUTE CHOCOLATE HOP! 

FIRST FRIDAY FEBRUARY 4

Treat yourself to a progressive dessert tasting and art walk at a dozen Downtown venues, click here for more info! 

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.

January 7, 2022 Featured Events

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G44 Gallery

Boca Sucia

New works by Jasmine Dillavou

  • Reception 5-9 p.m.
  • Beer & wine available for purchase

Citizen Art Gallery at Historic City Hall

Artwork
by Ange Marie Dwyer

  • Open 5-7 p.m.
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Anita Marie Fine Art

A Place to Breathe
Featured artists Chuck Mardosz & Richard Dahlquist

  • Open 5-8 p.m.
  • Complimentary treats
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Kreuser Gallery

Friends of the Couch
Works by Steve Wood and 50 friends of Concrete Couch

In the Intimacy of Magnitud
Works by Rosario Weston

  • Open 5-9 p.m.
  • Masks required
  • Live music by the Jam Band
  • Drinks by donation
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Kinship Landing

Connect to Culture
Installation work by Mary Andrews

  • Open 5-9 p.m.
  • Live music by Brandon Henderson at 7 p.m.
  • Food & drink available for purchase
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Gallery 113

10th Anniversary Celebration
Featured artists Suzanne Favier, Jane Hammoud,
Teri Homick & Mary Sexton

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

Alvarez Gallery & Art School

Art in the Time of COVID
Works by Michael Baum, Julie Kirkland, Chris Alvarez, Brie Barney and more

  • Open 5-8 p.m.

The Bridge Gallery

Night Scenes
Recent work by Chris Alvarez

  • Open 5-8 p.m.

Salad or Bust

Featured artists April Lavely, Teri Christman & Molly McClure

  • Open 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
  • Complimentary hors d’oeuvres
  • Food & drink available for purchase
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NOVIS MORTEM COLLECTIVE

Gluehwein Warm Up
Featured artists Bea Solo, Lin Larson & Dania O’Neas

  • Open 12-8 p.m.
  • Complimentary Gluehwein & water

ECLECTIC CO.

Handmade goods from over 60 local artisans

  • Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Live demos by Lucky Locks hair sparkles

Mountain Standard Goods

Sustainably minded men’s apparel, gifts & vintage home goods

  • Open 5-8 p.m.

Cacao Chemistry

Collage demonstration

  • Open 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
  • Free hands-on activities
  • Chocolate available for purchase

Hooked On Books

Celebrating the literary arts on First Friday

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

Handmade menswear

  • Open 5-9 p.m.
  • Free fittings for all First Friday guests

Escape Velocity

Celebrating graphic storytelling

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

Yobel

Ethically sourced maker goods from around the world

  • Open 5-8 p.m.

Hin Salon

Featured artist
Tom Cross

  • Reception 5-8 p.m.