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Free: First Friday Art Walk & Art Trail in Delray Beach

Delray Beach offers a robust arts and entertainment vibe, including art walk events, art festivals, and public art displays and installations. Join the art galleries and working artist studios in downtown Delray Beach to peruse, shop, learn about and appreciate the vibrant culture of the visual arts, with performances, demonstrations, workshops and much more. Lots of events are free to the public.

First Friday Art Walks in Delray Beach are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and includes: Self-guided tour of galleries & studios, with pop-up live music throughout the downtown area.

First Friday Art Walk at the Cornell

6 to 9 p.m.
Cornell Art Museum, 51 N.  Swinton Ave., Delray Beach

Exhibits change every few months, new exhibits added throughout the year.

Credit: Cornell Museum of Art

Courtesy, Delray Beach DDA

Click here for an interactive Google Map.

Artists open their studios in the downtown Atlantic Avenue arts district and participating art shops and other art venues also are open for public viewing. For more information about participating galleries and venues, visit

Image: Carl Dawson Photography

Participating venues may include some of the following or others:

  • Old School Square Pavilion
  • Cornell Art Museum
  • DeBilzan Galleries
  • Arts Garage
  • Gallery at Studio 5
  • Delray Art
  • Addison Gallery
  • John Schuyler Gallery
  • The Heart of Delray Gallery
  • J. Rogers & Phoebe Dean Studios
  • Arts Warehouse
  • Ford Fine Art
  • Avalon Gallery
  • Delray Beach Kollective
  • Sunrise Fine Art
  • MAC Art Galleries
  • Sundook Fine Art Galleries
  • Blue Gallery
  • Lark Keeler Art Studio
  • Arts Warehouse

Downtown Delray Beach, long known for its eclectic community and vibrant atmosphere, has become a cultural mecca. Renowned works of art adorn fine galleries and unique shops abound.

Check out the video below for a glimpse of what to expect.

Delray Art Trail

For a delightful artsy DIY excursion any time, refer to the Delray Art Trail website that features photos, a helpful map and information about public art sculptures and displays, art studios, and other indoor and outdoor arts venues and attractions. 

Photo & Featured Photo/Downtown Delray Beach

  • The downtown Delray Beach Arts District includes Artists Alley (corner of NE 3rd St. & “Artists Alley” between NE 3rd Ave & NE 4th Ave), Pineapple Grove (NE 2nd Avenue), Atlantic Avenue and West Atlantic Avenue.
  • The Delray Beach Art Trail is a self-guided tour featuring more than 130 public art installations and murals. More details available at

NOTE: All events are subject to change or cancellation. We suggest you confirm details before heading out: 561-243-1077.

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