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For Participants

First Friday is an annual fee-based membership program for Downtown Raleigh storefront art galleries and businesses. Online applications are available by request. Please contact David Moore at (919) 821-6982 or at

Are you a downtown art gallery or storefront business interested in becoming a member of First Friday? Or are you an artist, musician or performer looking to exhibit your work or perform? If so, fill out this simple form, and we'll share your information with interested First Friday venues.

Submit An Event or Special

If you're a First Friday participant and would like to submit an event to our First Friday-specific calendar of events, please click the button below:


Contact Us

For general First Friday inquiries, please contact David Moore at Downtown Raleigh Alliance at (919) 821-6982 or

If you or your company is interested in sponsoring or advertising with First Friday, please contact Kathleen Louis at Downtown Raleigh Alliance at (919) 821-6972 or