311 W Martin St
Hours: Open until 9:30 pm
Gallery featuring 30+ working artists with regional artist exhibitions monthly
42 & Lawrence
134 E Martin St, Skyhouse Building
First Friday Special: 1/2 Off Wines
Specialty espresso beverages, cold brew coffees, draft lattes, tasty experiments. Now serving beer and wine.
Alibi + Lilac Salon
303 N Boylan Ave
First Friday Special: 10% off all retail.
Creative salon with featuring art, community, and all things hair.
Alter Ego Salon & Blow Dry Bar
119 E Hargett St, # 200
Hours: 9 am - 9 pm
Hair salon and art venue in a beautiful loft with monthly art exhibits and periodic music, dance performances, and special events.
Amorino Gelato Al Naturale
137 E Davie St
First Friday Special: 10% off large cup or cone
Authentic Italian Gelato and hot drinks in an upscale ambience
Apex Outfitter and Board Co.
23 W Hargett St
First Friday Special: Dinks and deals on select merchandise plus events
THE ART OF STYLE
21 W Hargett St
Hours: 10 am - 9 pm
First Friday Special: 20% off
Modern and chic men's and women's boutique showcasing an artist of the month
201 E Davie St
Hours: 10 am - 10 pm
Visual art center with artist studios, exhibitions, and educational programs
207 S West St
First Friday Special: Receive a free t-shirt with any product or service purchase greater than $24.
Local art and Lonerider beer compliment a fresh cut/color.
Brovelli Oil, Vinegar & Gifts
300 Blake St, Suite 300
First Friday Special: 10% off all store items
High quality infused olive oils, wine balsamic vinegar, and more.
136 E Hargett St
First Friday Special: Free bottle of San Pellegrino with purchase of two entrees
Authentic Italian Food, Well Chosen Wine List, Great Service & Ambiance
CAM Raleigh (Contemporary Art Museum)
409 W Martin St
Hours: 6pm - 10pm
First Friday Special: Free admission from 4 pm - 10 pm
Exhibitions, make and take art, DJs, food trucks, and more!
215 W Martin St
First Friday Special: 10% off wall art and 25% off cigars
Glass art from national and local artists, wall art, and the finest imported cigars
The Carter Building
22 Glenwood Ave
Hours: 6:30 pm-10 pm
A collection of art studios, retailers, and service providers
719 N Person St
Exceptional fine art, custom framing, and art consulting services
412 W Davie St
Hours: 3 pm - 2 am
First Friday Special: Live music. Free for members.
Enjoy music and drinks after your walk.
The City Gallery
118 S Person St
Vintage Church's gallery hosts art exhibitions and serves artists
215 Wolfe St
Home to multiple First Friday venues
City of Raleigh Museum
220 Fayetteville St
Raleigh history museum featuring rotating exhibits and pop up programs
Crank Arm Brewing
319 W Davie St
First Friday Special: Special bike ride to different first Friday galleries. Ride meets at 6pm, heads out at 6:30p. Ending at Crank Arm with Poseidon Catering at 8:30/9 pm
Our mission is to provide fresh artisan beer while utilizing green transportation methods.
The Cupcake Shoppe BAKERY
104 Glenwood Ave
Hours: 8:30 am - 11 pm
First Friday Special: Buy one, get one free cupcakes
"Life is short...Eat dessert first!" Raleigh's first & finest boutique bakery & coffee shop
207 S Salisbury St
Hours: 11 am - 9 pm
First Friday Special: Refreshments, entertainment, and meet the artists
Unique, local smart: items to decorate your life
Dogwood Country Club
301 W Cabarrus St, # 201
First Friday Special: 20% off retail merchandise (some exclusions apply)
Urban golf facility equipped with TrackMan radar technology and owned and operated by a Class A PGA professional
ERA Dream Living Realty
311 S Harrington St, Suite 100
ERA Dream Living Realty is a residential real estate brokerage specializing in the Raleigh market, single family home, townhomes, condos and investment properties. Showcasing local artists' work and hosting musicians in our office.
511 W Hargett St
Hours: 3 pm - 12 am
First Friday Special: $5 appetizers and $5 glasses of wine
Five Star is the answer to sophisticated Asian dining and entertainment.
The Flourish Market
713 Tucker St
Hours: 10 am - 9 pm
First Friday Special: 20% off on First Fridays!
Your purchase spreads dignity across the globe!
540 N Blount St
Hours: 12 pm - 9 pm
Contemporary and historic NC artwork and fine picture framing services
314 S Blount St
First Friday Special: Mix n Match 6 of our taps to create your $14 Friday Flight Special!
Come enjoy a variety of beverages, from the best local and regional craft beers, draught wines, hard ciders, craft cocktails and non-alcoholic kombucha teas.
HagerSmith Design, P.A.
300 S Dawson St
Hours: 6 pm - 9 pm
Architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, historic preservation, and art gallery
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown @ Glenwood South
600 Glenwood Ave
Featuring local artists along with sandwiches, cocktails, wine, and beer
Hibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant
311 Glenwood Ave
First Friday Special: RibEye $19.50, $3 Bud Light drafts, $4 Stella & Blue Moon drafts
701 Tucker St
First Friday Special: 20% off of retail, and free workout vouchers for first-time visitors.
Boutique, infrared fitness studio, featuring HOT fitness classes 24 hours a day.
House of Swank
119 E Hargett St
Hours: 2 pm - 8 pm
First Friday Special: Adult shirts are $25 or 2 for $40
Home of the raddest NC-themed T-shirts and swag on the planet. Live screen printing demonstrations every First Friday
Imurj - The Artists' Cafe
300 S McDowell St
Hours: 6 pm - 9 pm
A multimedia art space and performance experience
227 Fayetteville St, # 105
Serving the Triangle for 35 year's - News, Art & Culture
Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center
444 S Blount St, # 115B
Incubator hosting rotation visual art displays and partnering with local art community to open doors to students and entrepreneurs
Irregardless Café & Catering
901 W Morgan St
First Friday Special: Half price bottles of house wine
Real food and live music every night of the week.
Isaac Hunter's Tavern
414 Fayetteville St
First Friday Special: $6 Jameson and $7 House Infused Liqours. Live Music Every Friday
Downtown Raleigh's favorite neighborhood bar! Live entertainment Thursday - Sunday. Open everyday.
The L Apartments
205 W Davie St
Hours: 6pm - 8pm
First Friday Special: Waived application fee
Experience downtown Raleigh living at it's finest featuring repurposed art and #sustainableliving #lifebeyondyourwalls
Legends Night Club Complex
330 W Hargett St
First Friday Special: $5 wine specials and half price lite bites
LGBT nightclub offer wine specials and LGBT artists
The Lincoln Apartments
408 E Hargett St
Enjoy First Friday with local artist(s) at The Lincoln and rediscover Downtown!
Link Apartments Glenwood South
202 N West St
Hip downtown apartment community!