THIS WEEK: Friday, February 2nd, First Fridays in the Arts District is back to celebrate the Richmond Arts District with happy hour specials, store and sidewalk sales, vendor markets, opening exhibits, live performances, community celebrations & more throughout the Arts District’s galleries, restaurants, and shops.

Here are just a few of the events you’ll find at First Fridays in the Richmond Arts District:

320 Brook Road / 5-8PM

Celebrate the Grand Opening of Odd Bird, Jackson Ward’s newest home & pantry shop, with a party featuring wine by Penny’s, cheeseboards from Lucio, music by Bedspread, and prizes!

Charged Up Flagship Store’s 2nd Anniversary Celebration
106 W. Broad Street / 6-10PM

Come by Charged Up’s anniversary celebration for live musical performances throughout the night, their winter capsule drop, and more!


  • 27th Anniversary Party at Anne’s Visual Art Studio Gallery / 6-9PM
  • Flaneur by Kathryn Ray at Circle Thrift / 6PM-Close
  • Broad Street Bullies at Gallery5 / 5-11PM
  • Open Studio at Antennae Gallery / 6-10PM
  • Portraits at Library of Virginia / Open late
  • Storefront Stories at Middle of Broad Studio / 6-8PM
  • Cross Contour at Art 180’s Atlas Gallery / 5-8PM
  • Memory Orchards at Candela Gallery / Open late
  • Kinematic Knits by Virginia MeInyk at Hanbury / 5-8PM
  • Cabin Fever 2024 at 1708 Gallery / Open until 9PM
  • New Art by Tyler Thomas at Supply / Open until 9PM


  • Karaoke & Stuff at CNTR / 6-10PM
  • Studio Art at Red Amp Studio / 6-9PM

& More!

  • Improvised Dateline at Coalition Theater / 7:30PM
  • “Before There Was Any History  There Was Black History The Kemetic Collection” at Elegba Folklore Society’s Cultural Center / 5-9PM
  • Poetry in Common at Common House / 7PM / $10 for non-members

Public Transportation for First Fridays:

Parking Lots and Decks for First Fridays:

$5 Parking
Sponsored by RPAA and CityParking

Find discounted parking rates at the parking lot behind the Dominion Energy Center, located at Broad & 6th Street.

Use CODE: FFFEB24 at the parking kiosk. Locations:
107 N. 2nd Street: $3.50 for 2 hours
5th & Marshall Street Parking Deck: $5/hour
429 E. Broad Street: $5/hour

CityParking Inc. Locations:
2nd & Marshall Lot (Lot 200) at 401 N. 2nd Street: $2.75
Adams & Grace (Lot 3) at 18 W. Grace Street: $4 for 2 hours
Grace & Madison (Lot 217) at 217 W. Grace Street: $4.25 (1 hour) to $7.75 (4 hours)

On-Street Parking for First Fridays:
Free 2-hour parking can be found along Broad, Grace, Franklin, Marshall and Clay Streets from Belvidere to 5th Streets (don’t forget to check the side streets).