On Friday, September 1st, 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 events happening this Friday, September 1st:



Markets & More!

Make sure to check out Manchester Manifest in Southside happening 5PM-12AM!

Explore all of the Richmond Arts District First Fridays events via the Google Map here!

Public Transportation for First Fridays:

Parking Lots and Decks for First Fridays:

Parking Courtesy of RPAA:
Enjoy a discounted parking rate courtesy of Richmond Performing Arts Alliance (RPAA) at their parking lot located behind the Dominion Energy Center on Broad Street between 6th & 7th Streets (only an 8 minute walk from most First Fridays events). Only $5 during First Fridays! Use code: RVAFF09 at the kiosks.

Parking.com Locations:
107 N. 2nd Street: $3.50 (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: $4.25 (2 hours)
Adams & Grace (Lot 3) at 18 W. Grace Street: $4 (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).