Experience the best of Pensacola’s arts and culture scene at Gallery Night, a monthly event that showcases over 35 fine artists and craftsmen, live music venues, and five food trucks. The event takes place on the third Friday of each month from 5-10 p.m. and features artistic mediums such as glass, paint, woodworking, jewelry, mixed media, and more. Gallery Night also includes a new family-friendly zone within Jefferson and Intendencia streets, where kids’ activities are available.
Gallery Night includes more than 35 fine artists, and craftsmen, five food trucks, kids’ activities in the new family-friendly zone within Jefferson and Intendencia streets, and live music venues. The Gallery Night Pensacola footprint includes Palafox Street (from Garden Street to Main Street), Jefferson Street to Intendencia, and connecting blocks in between. Artistic mediums include glass, paint, woodworking, jewelry, mixed media, and more. In addition to arts, music, and activities, downtown restaurants, galleries, and shops will be open for extended hours encouraging patrons to come and explore our award-winning downtown. Gallery Night is almost always held on the third Friday of each month from 5–10 p.m. (Schedule Below)
Participating Downtown Pensacola merchants and businesses: Al Fresco, Badlands, Artel Gallery, Blend Lounge, Blue Morning Gallery, Bluejay’s Bakery, Dog House Deli, CoWork @nnex, Urban Swinery, Hopjacks, Pot Roast & Pinot, Intermission, Jackson’s Steakhouse, Play, O’Riley’s Irish Pub, Seville Quarter, Shux Oyster Bar, Jeweler’s Trade Shop, The Tin Cow, V Paul’s, Wild Greg’s Saloon, World of Beer, Jordan Valley Restaurant, Legal Graffiti sponsored by Zarzaur Law, P.A., Cigar Factory Pensacola, Belle Ame’, The Wine Bar, Casks and Flights Wine Tasting Room, Cactus Cantina, Travel Leaders Pensacola, Nom Sushi Izakaya, Angelena’s Ristorante Italiano, SaBai on Jefferson, Disko Lemonade, Stay the Spa, The Blowout Bar, Old City Market, Properly Posh Baby, Bodacious Bookstore & Cafe, Clark Partington, Bear Levin Studer Family YMCA, Vinyl Music Hall, Global Grill and Southtowne Apartments.
Gallery Night Schedule 2020
- January 20 – Lunar New Year
February 24 – STEAMpunk!
March 17 – Celebrate the Written Word
April 21 – Dancing in the Streets
May 19 – Prismatic
June 16 – Juneteenth
July 21 – Sustainable Summer
August 18 – Wonder Years
September 15 – Fashion Week
October 20 – Trick-or-Treat
November 17 – Give the Gift of Art
December 15 – Miracle on Palafox Street
Q: What is Gallery Night in Pensacola, Florida?
A: Gallery Night is a vibrant monthly event in downtown Pensacola that celebrates the local arts and culture scene. It brings together artists, musicians, and vendors, creating a lively atmosphere for residents and visitors to enjoy.
Q: When does Gallery Night take place in 2023?
A: Gallery Night takes place on the third Friday of every month from March to November in 2023. It’s a great opportunity to experience the city’s artistic side and explore the downtown area.
Q: What can I expect at Gallery Night?
A: Gallery Night offers a diverse range of activities and attractions for all ages. You can stroll through the streets lined with art displays, visit local galleries showcasing various art forms, listen to live music performances, enjoy delicious food and drinks from vendors, and even participate in interactive art experiences.
Q: Where does Gallery Night take place?
A: Gallery Night takes place in downtown Pensacola, primarily along Palafox Street. The street comes alive with art displays, pop-up vendors, and entertainment, creating a festive and energetic atmosphere.
Q: What time does Gallery Night start and end?
A: Gallery Night typically starts in the evening around 5:00 or 6:00 PM and continues until around 9:00 or 10:00 PM. It’s a great way to spend a Friday evening and kick off the weekend with creativity and entertainment.
Q: Is Gallery Night a family-friendly event?
A: Yes, Gallery Night is a family-friendly event. There are activities and attractions suitable for all ages, including interactive art experiences, live music performances, and delicious food options. It’s a great opportunity to introduce children to the local arts scene and foster their creativity.
Q: How much does it cost to attend Gallery Night?
A: Gallery Night is a free event, which means there is no admission fee to attend. However, you may want to bring some spending money for food, beverages, and any art or merchandise you wish to purchase from local vendors.
Q: Can I bring my own artwork to showcase at Gallery Night?
A: If you are an artist interested in showcasing your work at Gallery Night, we recommend reaching out to the event organizers or local galleries in advance to inquire about exhibition opportunities. It’s a fantastic platform to share your art with a diverse audience and connect with fellow art enthusiasts.
Q: Is there parking available for Gallery Night?
A: Yes, there are several parking options available in downtown Pensacola for Gallery Night. You can find street parking, parking garages, and parking lots in the vicinity. It’s advisable to arrive early or consider using public transportation if available to secure a parking spot.
Q: Can I bring my pet to Gallery Night?
A: While pets are generally not recommended at Gallery Night due to the large crowds and potential safety concerns, some pet-friendly venues and outdoor areas may allow well-behaved and leashed pets. It’s always a good idea to check with the event organizers or individual establishments beforehand.
We hope this FAQ provides helpful information about the Gallery Night Schedule for 2023. It’s a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in Pensacola’s vibrant arts scene, enjoy live music, discover local talent, and connect with the community. If you have any further questions or need more details, feel free to reach out to us. Have a fantastic time exploring the art and culture of downtown Pensacola!