With a new ownership group organizing the Las Vegas First Friday events the hours have been expanded, more art displays focusing on different genres have been added and parking and food have been improved. First Friday Las Vegas is evolving and you will soon see a bigger and better event than that of the past.
Also, it's important to understand that the First Friday Organization is doing much more to aid and improve the arts community so look for events and happenings throughout each month. Community and resources are what the organization is about and they are growing. See their website for more info on what is happening with First Friday Las Vegas.
What Is It?
First Friday is a celebration of art the way art should be appreciated. This is a community event where all are welcome and encouraged to see what the artists of Southern Nevada have to offer.
You get art, food, shopping, a little music and a lot of fun. There is no better way to start your early Friday evening in Las Vegas than at First Friday.
First Friday shuttle service will run from 4: 30 p.m. until 11:30 p.m. There will be ample free parking as well as paid parking lots. If you park in unauthorized parking areas, you may be subject to towing.
You can also get more First Friday Las Vegas info from their Facebook page.
Artists interested in submitting to be a part of First Friday Las Vegas can submit using the form on their website. All types of art will be reviewed, including painting, craftwork, live music, etc.
Parking information changes so often that the best thing to do is to check on their website for the best options for parking for First Friday in Downtown Las Vegas.
First Friday Foundation
"The First Friday Foundation works with community-minded organizations across the Las Vegas valley, including schools, youth groups, senior centers, ethnic and faith-based organizations, and other non-profits. We celebrate diversity and engage people around one core central theme – CREATIVITY!"
Their Purpose: "To provide a long-lasting, community-wide cooperative effort between the private sector, public sector and government to create, facilitate and, or manage artistically inspired endeavors, in all mediums and to the betterment and enrichment of society, in particular to low income and disenfranchised communities."
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