Experience the culture and creativity that abounds throughout our community during the Downtown Greenville First Friday ArtWalk during the 2024 season!

Every month (except July & August) from 5pm - 8pm take a self-guided walking tour, or catch a FREE ride on the Emerald Express Trolley to quickly get from stop to stop to view local, regional, and national artist’s work, enjoy live music, eat some delicious food, and sip some local brews! 

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January First Friday ArtWalk Happenings:

Emerge Gallery & Art Center- Opening Reception for Exhibits- “Paper Alchemy” curated by James Thurman & “A Closer Look” featuring the instructors and students of Emerge Gallery & Art Center (10% Off in the Sales Gallery)

Greenville Museum of Art- Marauders Exhibit  (10% Off in the Gift Shop)

Pitt Street Brewing Company- Pint Sized Artist Market & Jun S. Vasconcelos Featured Artist 

Emerald City Collective- Bianca Gutierrez Exhibit & Reception

Dickinson Avenue Farmers & Makers Market- Shop local artists and makers within 50 miles of Greenville-Pitt County!

Sojourner Whole Earth Provisions- Art of Divination

*ECU First Friday ArtWalk Venues Will Be Closed During January 

Emerge January 2024 Exhibits 



Experience Our Live Music Scene

From stages at local venues and listening rooms to the streets- you can find music on every corner in Downtown Greenville! 

Aji- Jazz Night with ECU Jazz Trio (6:30pm - 9:30pm)

Alley Cat Records- 1 Year Anniversary Open Mic Night (5pm - Until)

Nash Hot Chicken- Righteous Roots (8pm - 11pm)- a Wilmington, NC based reggae fusion project

Christy's Euro Pub- Anna Park (8pm - 11pm)


Emerald Express Fall 2023

Photo Courtesy of Sim Asher, Greenville Museum of Art

Hitch a Ride on the Emerald Express

The FREE Emerald Express Trolley will now be running from 5pm - 8pm during all Downtown Greenville First Friday ArtWalks! Hop aboard our scenic trolley tour circulating through Downtown Greenville from Dickinson Avenue to ECU’s Main Campus, making a full ArtWalk route loop approximately every 20 minutes or so. You can hop on and off any stop!


ArtWalk Stops Map 2024ArtWalk Trolley Map Sept 2023 

Mark Your Calendars for the 2024 First Friday ArtWalk Dates:

January 5th- First First Friday of 2024!

February 2nd | March 1st | April 5th | May 3rd | June 7th

July & August- No First Friday ArtWalk for Summer!

September 6th | October 4th | November 8th

December 6th- Holiday First Friday ArtWalk

Discover work from new and local creatives sharing their passions at museums, galleries, restaurants, breweries, and more!