Clicky Skip to Content

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 self-guided, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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, click here.

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 DelrayArtTrail.com.

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

To keep up with the latest news, sign up for the South Florida on the Cheap newsletter. Follow on Facebook and Instagram.

More Art Festivals and Art Walks in South Florida

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Art and Jazz on the Avenue in Delray

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach

Friday, March 1, 2024

Old Town Untapped in Pompano

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Bailey Contemporary Arts

Free Coral Gables gallery night and free museum entry

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Coral Gables Museum

Saturday, March 9, 2024

ArtFest in Juno Beach

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Juno Beach A1A

Sunday, March 10, 2024

ArtFest in Juno Beach

10:00 am to 5:00 pm | FREE | Juno Beach A1A

 

More Things To Do in Delray Beach

Tuesday, February 27, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Art and Jazz on the Avenue in Delray

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | West Atlantic Avenue, Delray Beach

Thursday, February 29, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Free Twilight concert: Rock of ABBA, Delray Beach

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Old School Square, Delray

Friday, March 1, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

First Friday Art Walk, Delray Beach

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm | FREE | Downtown Delray Beach

First Friday Art Walk, Delray

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | FREE | Arts Garage, Delray Beach

Saturday, March 2, 2024

Farmers markets & vendor fairs

FREE | Broward, Dade & greater Palm Beach

Delray GreenMarket

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Sunday, March 3, 2024

Farmers markets & vendor fairs

FREE | Broward, Dade & greater Palm Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Comedy Open Mic Night, Delray

8:00 pm to 10:00 pm | $5.00-10.00 | Arts Garage, Delray Beach

Wednesday, March 6, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Thursday, March 7, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Friday, March 8, 2024

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Saturday, March 9, 2024

Farmers markets & vendor fairs

FREE | Broward, Dade & greater Palm Beach

Delray GreenMarket

9:00 am to 2:00 pm | FREE

Black History art exhibit: (in)visible: Nepantla, Delray Beach

11:00 am to 4:00 pm | $0-10.00 | Spady Cultural Heritage Museum, Delray Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

Sunday, March 10, 2024

Farmers markets & vendor fairs

FREE | Broward, Dade & greater Palm Beach

Shark & Stingray Feedings, Delray Beach

1:00 pm | $10.00 | Sandoway Discovery Center, Delray Beach

First Friday Art Walk, Delray Beach
When
Monthly on the 1st Friday @ 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (starting January 5, 2024)
Cost
FREE
What
First Friday Art Walk, Delray Beach
Where
Downtown Delray Beach
Mary Lou Cruz

About Mary Lou Cruz

I worked at the South Florida Sun Sentinel for 21 years, as an Advertising Special Sections Writer; Editorial Systems Editor in Technology; and Editorial Assistant in the Newsroom. Before my newspaper career, I worked in the airline and travel industry and I have lived in Brazil, Puerto Rico and vacationed in more than 25 countries. Originally, I'm from Maryland. I moved to Florida in 1984 and raised my daughter in Miami. Email: events@SouthFloridaOnTheCheap.com.

Living on the CheapMiami on the Cheap is a member of Living on the Cheap, a network of websites published by frugalistas, journalists and consumer advocates. Find practical advice on saving money on groceries, travel and shopping, plus tips from our experts on how to live the good life for less at Living on the Cheap.

Living on the Cheap in the Media