We are home to the galleries, cultural institutions, renowned restaurants, independently-owned boutiques and shops. The Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) represents the residents, businesses, and non-profit organizations in the area and proudly presents the First Fridays Art Walk on the first Friday of every month and Broad Appétit, the city’s largest food festival, on the first Sunday in June.


Our mission is to retain and expand the residential and business base, improve the appearance and perception of our neighborhood, and to cooperate with other community resources and agencies to ensure an adequate voice and representation for those we serve.

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July First Friday is Here!

October 25th, 2019|RVA First Fridays Updates|

It may be hot enough to melt butter on the pavement, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy music, art, food & shopping tonight in the Arts District. Link to Map: [...]

August First Friday!

October 25th, 2019|RVA First Fridays Updates|

Get out and enjoy the Richmond Arts District - RAD tomorrow night! No trolley this month, but it will be back in September. Link to Map:  

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