Join us for 4th Friday!

Places to visit during 4th Friday on July 28:

There is plenty to see and do every 4th Friday in downtown Fayetteville! Check out these locations for art and culture-related activities:

Arts Council, 301 Hay St.: Kickoff the opening of the Cultural EXPOsure exhibitionwith a Cultural Cabaret.  Scottish music will permeate the air outside while short performances highlight the community’s diverse cultural arts industry inside and from 7 to 9 p.m.

Cape Fear Studios, 148 Maxwell St.: Enjoy the opening of the Adornments exhibition featuring four North Carolina jewelers from 6 to 9 p.m.

Cumberland County Library, 300 Maiden Ln.: Enjoy the Southern traditional stringband music of The Piney Woods Boys from 7 to 9 p.m.

Ellington-White Gallery, 113 Gillespie St.: View the continuation of the Resemblance exhibition featuring new works by Soni Martin from 7 to 9 p.m.

Fascinate-U Children’s Museum, 116 Green St.: Create your own jewelry and enjoy free play at the museum from 7 to 9 p.m.

Fayetteville Area Transportation Museum, 325 Franklin St.: Historical exhibit Saint John’s Episcopal Church – The First 100 Years examines the unique architecture, symbolism, and stained glass windows in the church. Also enjoy some of the coolest cars outside on the museum grounds. In the museum’s annex are vintage cars, the recreated 1920s gas station and Fayetteville’s 1880s Silsby Steam Pump Engine from 6 to 10 p.m.

Market House: Featuring the educational exhibit Vintage Postcards upstairs from 6 to 10 p.m.  This exhibit is in addition to the permanent exhibit, A View from the Square: A History of Downtown Fayetteville.

Downtown businesses welcome you Downtown !  

Click here to learn more about Fourth Friday (including how to have a display table outside during this monthly event).


4th Friday is a downtown tradition

4th Friday is a true celebration of the arts and downtown. Folks of all ages get a taste of Fayetteville’s art and entertainment while enjoying the small galleries, bookstores, bistros and shops with unique items for shoppers. It’s safe, it’s fun … and it’s free!

Exhibits, entertainment, refreshments and featured artists all combine to bring the art of Fayetteville to everyone – free of charge! Businesses in the four and a half block of historic downtown Fayetteville join the action and become artistic venues on 4th Friday, featuring the arts in all forms, for all ages.

Families love it. Seniors love it. Teens love it. Arts supporters love it. And once you’ve been to a 4th Friday, you’ll love it too. So what are you waiting for? Join us on 4th Friday!

4th Friday beverage providers at the Arts Council are Coca Cola and R.A. Jeffreys Distribution Company.

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