Are you celebrating something? Retirement? New baby? Birthday? #firstfriday participant Tuscan Blu has the cutest decorations for any celebration!! She will even do something custom just for you!! #local #hospitality
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#Repost @retromodernfurnishings with @repostapp. ・・・ Join us for an opening reception of work by @jessiicawillis as part of #firstfriday #firstfridayraleigh #tgiffr on September 4th @brachiroll will be selling their addictive sweet and savory le petit rolls! #abstractart #shoplocalraleigh #raleighinteriordesign #shopsmall #firstfridayral #ncmodernist #dtretail
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Big debate in our state! Which side are you on? (Sticker @decoraleigh) #local #ilovenc
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#firstfriday participant @cafemuertos not only serves some of the area's best coffee but they also have a great upstairs atmosphere to work or just hang out #raleighgem
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311 Gallery
311 W Martin St
(919) 247-4915

Gallery featuring over 30 working artists with regional artist exhibitions monthly
Adam Cave Fine Art
115 1/2 E Hargett St
(919) 838-6692

Upstairs gallery featuring original fine art by over 25 artists
Ann Marie Print Art and Blue Iris Salon
711 N Person St
(919) 817-2097

Mixed medium original stencil art and unique wax works
201 E Davie St
(919) 821-2787
Hours: Open until 10 pm

Visual art center with artist studios, exhibitions, and educational programs
Block Gallery - Raleigh Arts Commission
222 W Hargett St
Hours: 5-7 pm

Exhibiting contemporary local artists
Brushstroke Studio and Gallery
520 N West St
(919) 828-1090

Working studio/gallery of local Raleigh artist, Susan Bolick.
CAM Raleigh (Contemporary Art Museum)
409 W Martin St
(919) 261-5920
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: Free admission

Exhibitions, make and take art, DJs, food trucks, and more!
The Carter Building
12-22 Glenwood Ave
(919) 848-3869
Hours: 6:30 pm-10 pm

A collection of art studios, retailers, and service providers
The City Gallery
118 S Person St
(919) 829-7087

Vintage Church's gallery hosts art exhibitions, serves artists, and loves Raleigh
307 W Martin St
(919) 834-3552
Hours: Open until 10 pm

Gallery and shop featuring art, design, and unique gifts
Flanders Gallery/Lump
505 S Blount St
(919) 757-9533

Contemporary work by established and emerging artists
Gallery C
540 N Blount St
(919) 828-3165

Contemporary and historic NC artwork and fine picture framing services
Lee Hansley Gallery
225 Glenwood Ave
(919) 828-7557
Hours: Open until 10 pm

American contemporary art with an emphasis on NC’s art history
Linda Dallas' Art Studio
606 N Blount St
(919) 210-6412
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm

The studio showcases paintings, prints, note cards, crafts and gifts.
Litmus Gallery & Studios
312 W Cabarrus St
(919) 571-3605

Features local artists and open studios for touring
Local Color Gallery
311 W Martin Street

Co-op of women artists—fine art, glass, functional pottery, sculpture, and jewelry
The Mahler Fine Art
228 Fayetteville St
(919) 896-7503

A full-service fine art gallery
Nicole's Studio and Art Gallery
719 N Person St
(919) 838-8580
Hours: 6 pm-8:30 pm

Fine art, art workshops, glass art, jewelry, and custom framing
Quercus Studio
201 S Salisbury St
(919) 960-1355

Jewelry workshop and gallery
Studio R.E.D.
20 Glenwood Ave
(919) 395-6877

Working artist studio and gallery
Tipping Paint Gallery
311 W Martin St.
(919) 618-8216

Art gallery and artist studio—contemporary and traditional art
Trinity Gallery
549 N Blount St
(919) 833-4202

Art in the city for the city, featuring local artists and musicians
United Arts Council of Raleigh and Wake County
410 Glenwood Ave
(919) 621-5706

New location in Glenwood South exhibiting art curated by the Visual Art Exchange
Visual Art Exchange
309 W. Martin Street
(919) 828-7834

Creativity incubator + gallery featuring emerging artists and a retail shop
Wine and Design
806 N West St
(919) 374-0667
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: 10% off anything purchased during First Friday hours!

Art gallery, studio, workshop and most importantly, paint party!
Bottega Hair Studio
301 Glenwood Ave
(919) 836-0083
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: Complimentary light food and beverages

A hair salon with art openings every other month
305 W. Martin Street
(919) 745-8091
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: Local Artists Exhibit on view, Purchase Artwork, Tunes, Drinks & More

Award Winning Full Service Creative Design + Marketing Firm with local artists' exhibits on view
Capitol Smoke
215 W. Martin Street
(919) 916-5966
Special: 10% off wall art and 25% off cigars

Glass art from national and local artists, wall art, and the finest imported cigars
Deco Raleigh
19 W Hargett St
(919) 828-5484
Special: Refreshments, entertainment, and meet the artists

Unique, local, smart: items to decorate your life
206 S Wilmington St
(888) 670-7950
Special: Changes monthly

Natural, comfortable, and ethical footwear
High Cotton
19 W Hargett St
(919) 817-8319
Special: Free gift with purchase

100% cotton bow ties and apparel for gentlemen, handmade in North Carolina
House of Swank
315 S Bloodworth St
Special: Featuring local artists and entertainment

Home of the raddest NC and Raleigh themed t-shirts and swag.
Lisa Stewart Designs
323 Blake St
(919) 271-0668
Special: Free gift with purchase of $75 or more

Exquisitely handcrafted leather, fine art, and gifts made locally in Raleigh.
Moon and Lola
208 S Wilmington St
(919) 322-4277
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: 15% off storewide discount

Upscale jewelry and accessory boutique
Nora and Nicky's designer resale
19 W Hargett St
(919) 856-4244
Special: 15% off any single item

Luxury and designer consignment specializing in high-end labels
111 E Hargett St
(919) 928-5833
Special: Specials change monthly.

Trendy fashion for babies and kids
Oak City Coffee Roastery
615 W Hargett St
(919) 623-5223
Special: $2 off select coffees

We're roasting coffee in downtown Raleigh! Come drink in the view!
Oak City Cycling Project
212 E Franklin St
Special: 10% off T-shirts and free high fives

Independent bike shop selling new and used steel frame bikes and fun.
509 N West St
(919) 834-6260
Special: Free jewelry project between 6 pm-8 pm

Fine craft ingredients and inspiration. Beads, fibers,paper, and classes
The Raleigh Wine Shop
126 Glenwood Ave
(919) 803-5473
Special: 10% off bottle purchases from the WineStation and/or tasting wines to drink on-site or to go

Fine wine and provisions
Ramble Supply Co
123 E Martin St
(919) 391-8185
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: Showcase of a different artist or maker.

Home & Lifestyle Boutique supporting artists and makers with a focus on quality and design.
Retro Modern Furnishings
508 St. Mary's Street
(919) 633-0529
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: 10-20% off select mid-century modern furnishings and other vintage collectables

Located in side the Record Krate, offering a variety of vintage goods
401 Hillsborough St
(919) 664-8865
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: Free wine, beer, apps and special 1st of the month discounts

Free gait analysis, local art, beer, apps + discounts. Join us + keep moving.
Stitch & Holly Aiken Bags
20 E Hargett St
(919) 833-8770
Hours: 6 pm-10 pm
Special: 10% off all bags

Retail showroom of Raleigh handbag designer, Holly Aiken
329 Blake Street
Hours: 6-9 pm
Special: Rotating specials from product discounts to free stuff (such as free toy, free bag of treats.) We will always offer a free treat buffet.
Videri Chocolate Factory
327 W Davie St
(919) 755-5053
Special: 10% off all chocolate products

Coffee, confections, chocolate bars and more!
Alter EGO Hair
119 E Hargett St
(919) 832-6239
Special: Product or tool specials

Hair and nail salon and art venue in a beautiful loft with monthly art exhibits and periodic music, dance performances and special events.
Capital City Law
116 N Person St
Special: Complimentary beverages and conversation!

A general practice law firm with a modern approach to legal services - in the heart DT Raleigh! Come by and meet our attorneys!
City Market
215 Wolfe St
Special: Live outdoor music from March-November

Home to multiple First Friday venues
City of Raleigh Museum
220 Fayetteville St
(919) 996-2220

City history museum featuring receptions and rotating art exhibits
Clark Patterson Lee
415 Hillsborough St
(800) 274-9000
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: Free architectural advice during First Fridays

Full-service architecture, engineering, interior design, master plans and art gallery
Downtown Dental
205 Fayetteville St
(919) 948-7722

Dental office hosting art exhibits and receptions with light hors d'oeuvres
HagerSmith Design
300 S Dawson St
(919) 821-5547

Architecture, landscape architecture, interior design, historic preservation + art gallery
Hampton Inn & Suites Raleigh Downtown @ Glenwood South
600 Glenwood Ave
(919) 825-4770

The premier boutique hotel in downtown Raleigh. Featuring BEST artists.
HQ Raleigh
310 S. Harrington St.
(919) 300-6917

Shared workspace for entrepreneurs featuring work by CAM and Artspace
300 W. Hargett St.
(919) 755-5005
Hours: 6 pm-8 pm

The city's most vibrant urban apartment community. Meet local artists and shop featured artwork while enjoying complimentary hors d'oeuvres.
The L Apartments
205 W Davie St
Special: Waived application fee

Experience downtown Raleigh living at it's finest featuring repurposed art and #sustainableliving. #lifebeyondyourwalls
LGBT Center of Raleigh
324 S Harrington St
(919) 832-4484

A safe and welcoming resource center for the LGBT community and friends featuring monthly art exhibits
MA Allen Interiors
1020 Glenwood Ave
(919) 202-5001
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm

Interior design firm featuring top-of-the line emerging artists and complimentary wine.
Marbles Kids Museum
201 E Hargett St
Hours: Open until 7 pm
Special: Enjoy a different deal at the Marbles Corner Store each month

Create | Innovate every First Friday night at Marbles as part of downtown Raleigh’s monthly art celebration ($5/per person; members play free)
MEDFIRST Medical Center
131 S Wilmington St
(919) 449-4444
Hours: 6 pm-9 pm
Special: Local art, artists & appetizers showcased in Downtown's New Urgent Care

Local art, artists & appetizers showcased in Downtown's New Urgent Care
NC Museum of History
5 E Edenton St
(919) 807-7900

Exhibits and Museum Shop open late. Check for info.
NC Museum of Natural Sciences Store and Nature Art Gallery
11 W Jones St
(919) 733-7450ex.369

Nature inspired gifts along with NC artwork, pottery, and jewelry
Raleigh Television Network
310 W Martin St
Hours: 6 pm-8 pm
Special: Open access to the RTN studio

The city’s digital television network center
SkyHouse Raleigh
308 S. Blount St
(919) 296-0100
Special: Application fee ($50 value) will be deducted from your first month's rent.

Premier high-rise apartment community in downtown Raleigh featuring local artists' work on display.
Triangle Downtowner Magazine
402 Glenwood Ave
(919) 828-8000

Enjoy local art, music and drinks in the office of the Triangle's most popular magazine
Wells Fargo IMAX® Theatre at Marbles
201 E Hargett St
(919) 882-IMAX
Hours: Showtimes vary (check website)

NC’s only 3D-capable giant screen featuring documentaries and Hollywood films
The Architect Bar and Social House
108 1/2 E Hargett St
(919) 833-4949
Special: Featuring local artists, live music, and drink specials

Bar and social house featuring craft beer, specialty cocktails, local music, and art
The Big Easy
222 Fayetteville St
(919) 832-6082
Special: Buy one Taste of Louisiana, get one free
Bolt Bistro & Bar
219 Fayetteville St
(919) 821-0011
Special: Chef-created $5 appetizer and select specialty $5 cocktails

An inviting, affordable steakhouse and bistro with an array of options
BREW Coffee Bar
111 Seaboard Ave
(919) 400-5473
Special: Live music, local artists, and $1 off local drafts
110 E Davie St
(919) 834-6963
Special: $15 wine flights featuring a different wine region of the world each month
Busy Bee Cafe
225 S Wilmington St
(919) 424-7817
Special: $3 craft tap featuring the best brews from all over the USA
Caffé Luna
136 E Hargett St
(919) 832-6090
Special: Free bottle of San Pellegrino with purchase of two entrees
Capital Club 16
16 W Martin St
(919) 747-9345
Special: Half price select appetizers from 5 pm-7 pm
Centro Mexican Restaurant
106 S Wilmington St
(919) 835-3593
Special: $2 off all Tequila Flights and live music (Spring-Fall) from 7 pm-9 pm and rotating monthly exhibits

Classic and contemporary Mexican cuisine featuring local and organic ingredients
Crema on Fayetteville
121 Fayetteville St
(919) 832-5959
Special: Free cone with purchase of ice cream
The Cupcake Shoppe BAKERY
104 Glenwood Ave
(919) 821-4223
Special: Buy one, get one free

Life is dessert first! Raleigh's 1st and finest cupcake boutique
Dickey's Barbecue Pit
170 E Davie St
(919) 809-8830
Special: Free dessert with purchase of barbecue meat plate and drink or one free kid's meal (12 & under) per paid adult meal of equal or greater value

Award winning barbecue since 1941 - 8 juicy hickory smoked meats and 16 fresh sides at the base of the Red Hat Tower
Donatos Pizza
111 Seaboard Ave
919 828 5111
Special: $5 off a second large pizza (coupon code #050)

Delicious pizza, subs, and salads. Delivery. Catering. Gluten free.
Dos Taquitos XOCO
410 Glenwood Ave
(919) 835-9010
Special: Free queso dip with the purchase of an entree + kids eat free if they dress like Frida Kahlo

Dos Taquitos offers a unique collection of music, art and food, inspired by travels to Mexico
Five Star
511 W Hargett St
Special: $5 appetizers and $5 glasses of wine
Hibernian Irish Pub & Restaurant
311 Glenwood Ave
(919) 833-2258
Special: Specials change monthly; see for details
Holly's on Hargett
306 E Hargett St
(919) 856-9938
Special: Half price bottles of wine
Irregardless Cafe
901 W Morgan St
(919) 833-8898 ex 0
Special: Half price bottles of Irregardless’ fine house wine
Jose and Sons
327 W Davie St
(919) 755-0556
Special: Half-price select appetizers from 5 pm-7 pm and live music from 7 pm to 10 pm

Elegant up-scale Mexican restaurant with innovative cuisine
111 Seaboard Ave
(919) 900-8053
Hours: 5:30 pm-10 pm
Special: Special entrée features and buy one, get one half price appetizers all evening

Farm-to-table restaurant, Korean-inspired cuisine
The Level Up Kitchen + Barcadium
126 S Salisbury St
(919) 833-3866
Special: Enjoy $2 Miller High Life and $4 Fireball

Culinary and spirits concept based around classic arcade games and pinball.
The Morning Times
10 E Hargett St
(919) 836-1204
Hours: 6 pm-11 pm
Special: Drink specials and an outdoor art market featuring live entertainment

Coffeehouse and gallery serving single origin coffees, house-baked pastries, and sandwiches
Mosaic Wine Lounge
517 W Jones St
(919) 829-5886
Special: Change monthly

Featuring different artists, DJs, and musicians and monthly specials (TBA)
North Street Beer Station
521 W. North St.
Special: $4 craft drafts
Pogo Café
201 E Hargett St
(919) 857-1108
Special: Buy one, get one free POGO bites and $3 drafts until 7pm

Welcome to Pogo where food meets fun. Our vibrant, downtown eatery features seasonal fare prepared with local, farm-fresh ingredients. Join us for lunch or dinner inside or on the patio.
The Pour House Music Hall
224 S Blount St
(919) 821-1120
Special: Free admission or 20% off admission (when applicable) with mention of First Friday

Raleigh's premier live music venue presenting local and international bands nightly
Rum Runners
208 E Martin St
(919) 755-6436
Special: Free admission until 11 pm. Half off all shots, $6 Double Long Islands, and a $3 beer special. Dueling pianos.

World famous dueling piano bar and dance club
Shish Kabob
438 Fayetteville St
(919) 833-4005
Special: Free hummus sampler and toasted pita with any gyro sandwich purchase

Mediterranean, Lebanese, Greek, gyros, kabobs, vegetarian, schawarma, salads, family
Solas | Dine | Lounge | Roof
419 Glenwood Ave
(919) 755-0755
Special: Specials change monthly; see for details
319 Fayetteville St
(919) 521-5328
Special: $2 edamame from 5 pm-7 pm and a $7 feature cocktail

Exhibiting new work from local artists each month. Visit Sono online for info on upcoming receptions, events, and live demonstrations.
The Station at Person Street
701 N Person St
(919) 977-1567
Special: Specials change monthly; see for details
Taverna Agora
326 Hillsborough St

Greek Night celebrations with entertainment from 9pm- close.
Tir na nOg
218 S Blount St
(919) 833-7795
Special: $1.25 off all craft bottles, $4.50 Fireball shots, and half off appetizers from 4 pm to 6 pm
305 S Blount St
Special: 10% off all ice cream & sorbet cones & cups

Ice cream scoop shop serving maple view farm ice cream & sorbet
Troy Mezze Lounge
317 Blake St
(919) 834-8133
Special: Select drink specials each month
Tuscan Blu Authentic Italian Cuisine
327 W Davie St
(919) 834-5707
Special: 10% off any wine purchase
Woody's @ City Market
205 Wolfe St
(919) 833-3000
Hours: Open until 2 am
Special: Half price appetizers from 4:30- 6:30pm; 20% off appetizers from 6:30 - 9:30pm; Drink Specials
Yellow Dog Bread Company
219 E Franklin St
Special: 10% OFF all goodies from 6-9pm

Ice Cream Social with Yellow Dog Bread Co. & Two Roosters!