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Dine Out @ First Friday

Category: Events Calendar

Past Dates & Times

  • Friday, Aug 6, 2021  7:00pm-10:00pm


Fayetteville Street Venue
Fayetteville St


We are combining First Friday with Dine Out Downtown to bring you Dine Out @ First Friday. Enjoy food, music, and art all in one night, all in Downtown Raleigh. Art galleries + studios are open late with rotating exhibits and streets are closed for extended outdoor dining.


  • Big Easy NC 
  • Bittersweet
  • Capital Club 16
  • Flying Mayan
  • Sono 
  • The Raleigh Times 
  • Virgil’s
  • Element 
  • Jimmy V’s
  • Benny Capitale’s 

Art & Entertainment:

  • Wake Up your Root Dance Battle hosted by the Raleigh Rockers 
  • Live painting with local artist Sarahlaine Calva 
  • Interactive chalk drawings with local artist Kiara Sanders 
  • Live music by NiiTO from 7:00-8:30pm
  • Live music by Angela Parchetta from 7:30-9:00pm
  • Morning Times First Friday Art Market from 8:00-11:00pm
  • Friday Night Futbol at City Plaza 
  • Raleigh Parks Ambassadors distributing swag

Dine Out @ First Friday Parking Discount:

Thank you to our Gold Sponsor Secure Parking for providing Dine Out @ First Friday attendees with a 50% off parking discount. 
Promo code: DINEOUT2
Valid at select locations: 529 Willmington Lot, 521 Willmington Lot, Stronach Alley Lot 

Scan for the parking map

Street closures:

The following street closures will be in place from 6:00pm-11:59pm on Friday, August 6th:
▪ Fayetteville Street-Between Hargett St to Martin St 
▪ Hargett Street-Between Fayetteville St to S Salisbury St 
▪ Martin Street-Between S Wilmington St to S Salisbury St


What's Nearby

  Nearby Parking

  Nearby Dining

  Nearby Shopping

  Nearby Arts, Culture + Entertainment