Welcome to the First Friday Art Walk website. We want everyone associated with our nonprofit organization to feel welcome, comfortable and to HAVE FUN.
Please visit our JOIN US page if you're interested in being a part of the fast growing cultural scene in downtown Oceanside. First Friday Art Walk is produced by Oceanside Friends of the Arts which gives back to the Oceanside Arts community through cultural events like First Friday Art Walk. Oceanside Friends of the Arts also provides scholarships to local high school grads pursuing higher education in The Arts.
2018 Scholarships Awarded
Local high school grads Isabel Figueroa and Drew Pfeffer received $500 each from Oceanside Friends of the Arts. Isabel is an Oceanside High School graduate headed to Mira Costa College to study Art and Business. Drew is an El Camino High grad attending Palomar College in the fall to pursue Performance Art.
July 6 First Friday Art Walk was a huge success! Thanks to everyone involved as we continue to grow and make Oceanside Art Walk a better and better event. Special thanks to James Guerrero who helped with photography.
The June 1 Art Walk was so much FUN!!! Looking forward to another successful First Friday Art Walk on July 6 Art Walk.
Please join us for this amazing fundraiser graciously hosted by Masters Kitchen & Cocktail. Enjoy a delicious meal and give back to the Oceanside Arts Community at the same time. 20% of all food and nonalcoholic beverage sales will benefit Oceanside Friends of the Arts.
NEXT ART WALK IS ON JULY 6, 5-9PM. WE RETURN TO OUR CLASSIC DOWNTOWN FORMAT ON:
PIER VIEW WAY
SEE YA THERE!!!
The May 4 First Friday Art Walk was an absolute BLAST! Perfect weather and robust foot traffic always leads to a fun evening for everybody. Thanks to all who participated and we look forward to more fun on June 1.
Welcome Magician Matthew Singer to First Friday Art Walk
New in 2018 for First Friday Art Walk are our Art Walk Moment video features showcasing individuals and organizations that make our Art Walk events tick. Do you want to be featured in an Art Walk Moment? Contact us and we'll set it up.
Join First Friday Art Walk in promoting our vibrant art community showcasing pop-up art galleries, custom jewelry, dance performances, live music and poetry embedded in our local businesses and public spaces.
Coming up in 2018, presented by Oceanside Friends of the Arts:
- JULY 13, 11AM. Scholarship awards in Artist Alley.
- AUGUST 3, 5-9PM. First Friday Art Walk in classic location.
- SEPTEMBER 7, 5-9PM First Friday Art Walk moves to SpringHill Suites Marriott on Myers St.
Oceanside Friends of the Arts is the proud producer of First Friday Art Walk. Proceeds benefit Oceanside Friends of the Arts' commitment to enhance, encourage and support arts related activities for the Oceanside Community including scholarships for local students. We are a nonprofit 501(c)3. Tax ID 81-2397930.