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Each month, Newark First Fridays showcases emerging artists, makers, artisan food vendors, musicians, and uniquely talented street performers. Seeking to empower equitable business and exposure to Newark as a complete city.



BRINGING BACK NEWARK'S FRIDAY NIGHT
FIRST FRIDAY EVERY MONTH

5pm - 9pm // Military Park, South End at Raymond Blvd



**The Downtown Artwalk (market in the park) and most events are free or at a reduced/affordable admission rate.

Have an event you'd like to promote or concept, idea we can build on, perhaps just wnat to volunteer? Send us an email newarkfirstfridays(@)gmail.com



Galleries & Official Stops

Explore our partners and city monthly. Have an offering? APPLY.

The Painters Palette • 10am - 10pm

    Mention us, $10 off your Paint & Sip on #NewarkFirstFridays! At the Painter's Palette, you can let your imagination soar! Offering paint and sip parties, as well as private painting parties for your personal needs.
The Weekend Spot • 5pm - 6pm
    The Weekend Spot Restaurant is a family owned and operated restaurant serving Authentic Ricosoul Cuisine.
Artifacts of Newark / Index Art Center • 11am - 6pm
    Index Art Center is a non-profit contemporary arts organization dedicated to supporting and promoting visual arts in Newark, NJ.
Newark Print Shop • TBP
    The Newark Print Shop (NPS) is a community fine art printmaking studio in Downtown Newark, NJ. Bringing the fine art of printmaking to Newark since 2012!
Mocha Lounge • 11am - 6pm
    A wonderful, cozy, diverse, and professional meet up space to host your next power move.
Project for Empty Space / Gateway Project Spaces • 11am - 6pm
    A hub for multidisciplinary creative engagement; a highly competitive and curated residency program, a project-based gallery in collaboration with Project For Empty Space, and rentable artist studio/ work spaces.
Burger Walla • 11am - 8pm
    Seeks to be a part of the fabric of the city and the neighborhood we are continuing to build. It is about being a cool spot with fresh and tasty food.
Equal Space • 11am - 6pm
    A unique culture, a positive space; a co-working space for intellectuals, techies & entrepreneurs of NJ.

And MORE...

Join us August 3rd

Best vendors and shops in the area – Kojo Code, Photo Simmy Gordon.

Local favorites from art, to watering holes, to food!



Sponsor & Support

Interested in being a sponsor and/or supporter of this special event that aims to attract thousands each month? We welcome your inquiry about sponsoring the event. Please feel free to email us at newarkfirstfridays(@)gmail.com.





Made possible by over 70 individual contributions, including Special Contributors: Ivan Quan, Vincent Randolph, Kathryn Markel, Flisadam Pointer, Andrew Teheran and our August sponsors:



Community Arts Partner

LOCAL Business Sponsor



Special Thanks To

Early supportor, Mayor Ras Baraka and the Office of Special Projects
&

Brick City Live with $750 in matching funds during our inurgural season!
Over $1700 in 3 days.


Support Newark First Fridays =
Supporting Newark

We strive to be a premier arts experience as the epicenter for the community and guests to come together to celebrate, sustain & support the arts.

Watch Crowdfunding Video Here

#NEWARKFIRSTFRIDAYS




PARTICIPATE or CONTRIBUTE

ARTIST & MUSICIAN INQUIRIES


Newark First Fridays manages the plaform and market for First Fridays, but each venue curates their own space. If you are interested in exhibiting at a participating gallery/creative space, please contact the venue directly to learn more about their selection process.

To view a list of participating open spaces, click here.

VENDING & INFORMATION

PRICING

Vending Space: 10'ft x 10'ft' spaces - prices range from $50 to $65, depending the service/product.
*Nonprofits starting at $25.

Registration Opens:

Every Tuesday following Newark First Fridays

Payment Deadlines:

"First paid, first reserved" basis

NFFr is for artisans, creatives, food vendors, and makers to sell their work and wares to the community! Click for :

Arts / Makers / Hand-Crafted VendorsFood & Beverage VendorsStaged Performances
Street Performances / Art InstallationsNon-Profit Information & ServicesVOLUNTEER



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