Antlers and Astronauts - 534 South Elm Street: Join us Friday, November 3 from 6:00 – 9:00pm as we celebrate the release of some of our holiday goods, including scented soy candles, table linens and 100% silk scarves! Enjoy 10% off your purchase from 6:00 – 9:00 pm. Hot cider and light snacks will be served.
Beerthirty – 505 North Greene Street: Enjoy Live Music with Brittany Davis Recaps Artist Mike Valle this First Friday!
BohoBlu – 323 South Elm Street: For Festival of the Lights, BohoBlu will be featuring local jeweler, Lauren Hatfield, of Valentía Ifuerza. “Valentia Ifuerza” is a derivative of the Spanish translation for “Courage and Strength.” This local business strives to encourage, empower, and instill well-being to each customer, while providing timeless pieces that all women can enjoy! Join us for a night of winter fashion and pick up a holiday gift or two! Enjoy complimentary refreshments, and a night of jewelry and fashion.
Boho Salon - 506-A South Elm Street: First Friday at BOHO Salon! Come Get Your Hair Done for Downtown Greensboro Festivities! We will also have..Finger Painting for kids! Stocking Stuffers, Holiday Hair Care Package, Hot Cider, Raffle Basket, Art Displays, Holiday Gift Certificates, Blow-Out Specials! Check in on Facebook and receive $5 off your Hair Service-Be There or Be Square!
Center for Visual Artists – 200 North Davie Street: Join us for a HANDS ON a ceramics exhibition. This exhibition showcases the steady advancement in the use of ceramics away from studio pottery towards the enveloping arena of contemporary art.
Cincy’s Downtown – 115 East February One Place: Cincy’s will be open late in celebration of December’s First Friday.
The Green Bean – 341 South Elm Street: Stop by Green Bean for hot chocolate, treats, and special limited lots of our seasonal coffees, including our Organic Home for the Holidays blend benefiting local Habitat for Humanity!
GreenHill – 200 North Davie Street: Join us for First Friday in ArtQuest Studios for a hands-on art activity and Live Music by Bloom from 6:30 – 7:30 PM. Bloom is Greensboro, NC band consisting of lead singer, guitarist, and flutist Julia Houghton, and lead guitarist, harmonica player, and back up vocalist Olivia Moore. They write original folk music, with interesting harmonies and melodies that give it a unique sound. Free and open to the public. Cash bar. Donations appreciated.
Hilary J Clement and Friends Pop-up Art Gallery – 300A South Elm Street: First Friday: Meet the Artists. Come by the gallery for light h'orderves and refreshments, mingle and meet some of the 32 artists behind the gallery's art. Learn about their craft and their inspiration all while enjoying beautiful art in a beautiful and friendly environment.
HQ Greensboro – 111 West Lewis Street: Stop by HQ Greensboro for a LulaRoe Holiday Party! There will be 30 different vendors for your holiday shopping needs!
International Civil Rights Center & Museum – 134 South Elm Street: Join the International Civil Rights Center & Museum as we celebrate” International Winter Holidays” in the original F.W. Woolworth “Five & Dime” Store! Hear from talented students from local schools and universities, learn about various winter holiday traditions and cultures from across the globe, and help spread Winter cheer in this community celebration for all! Also enjoy opportunities to take pictures with Santa Claus and sing along with our carolers on the corner of February One. Free and Open to the Public.
Just Be – 352 South Elm Street: Enjoy hot chocolate, create a customized ornament, smell local holiday fragrances! Local artisan, Karla Taylor will be creating customized ornaments and local candle company, Wandering Lark will be here to share her holiday fragrances.
Mechelle’s Boutique – 227 South Elm Street: Join us for First Friday and enjoy apple cider, cookies and 25% off the entire store.
Preyer Brewing Co. – 600 Battleground Avenue: Join us for a Daniel White Book Release Party this First Friday from 8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
ReAligned – 115 East Lewis Street: We will be offering hot cider and potent potables and spinning our favorite vinyl Christmas records from Harry Belafonte to the Chipmunks so stop by and join us!
Red Canary – 506B South Elm Street: Join Ann & Anne for a holiday market during December’s First Friday!
Scuppernong Books – 304 South Elm Street: Join us for December’s First Friday and enjoy The Golden Triad Chorus from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m.
UNCG Art Truck - 513 S. Elm Street: Shelf Life Showcase! Come see amazing work created from the wide range of classes offered at Shelf Life Art and Supply Co.! The UNCG Art Truck will be on Elm st during the Festival of Lights.
Vintage to Vogue – 124 North Davie Street: Join Vintage to Vogue for the Jingle Market featuring local artists and businesses!
Vivid Interiors - 513 South Elm Street: We will be offering 15% purchases (some exclusions apply) in celebration of First Friday's Festival of Lights!
Willows by Goodwill – 213 South Elm Street: Willows by Goodwill is back with winter holiday gifts and décor, plus cold-weather clothing! It’s the ultimate shopping experience with new and gently-used name brand and designer clothing, shoes, handbags, cosmetics and accessories – all at Goodwill prices. Come join the fun! Willows will have great music, lights and dancing for guests to celebrate the season.
Wrangler Pop-Up Shop - 314 S. Elm Street: Wrangler is opening a pop-up shop in downtown Greensboro just in time for the holidays! Beginning on first Friday, 12/1 and running through 1/31/18, come shop iconic Wrangler styles as well as the latest collections.
Zeto Wine Shop – 335 Battleground Avenue: Zeto wine shop will feature glasses of select wines at half-price from the self-serve VinoMatic "wine wall" (5:30 - 7 PM). Start your First Friday at Zeto. Sip and shop for your wines, gifts, gift baskets, happy garden/patio/balcony furniture and more great items to brighten the holidays of friends, family and associates!