First Friday Gallery Walks the Mark Sarasota
09/20/2016 - Mark Sarasota

Sarasota's Palm Avenue Hosts First Friday Gallery Walks Downtown

The First Friday Gallery Walks in downtown Sarasota have quickly become a favorite tradition in the seaside resort town. These walks offer patrons the chance to experience the stunning visual and performance arts that has placed Sarasota on the map as a world-class destination for the arts. The city's downtown design makes it easy for residents to walk from end of the excitement to the other in mere minutes.

The theme for the event changes monthly, but the date and time remain the same. Palm Avenue's First Friday Walks are held the first Friday of each month from 6 till 9 pm. Guests will enjoy gallery openings, dining, antiques, specialty shops and live performances as members of the Palm Avenue Arts Alliance sing, dance, stroll and serenade the community and its guest. Here's the lineup for the coming months:

October 7, 2016      "An Evening of Classics"

November 4, 2016     "A Prelude to Season"

December 2, 2016     "Holiday Treasures"

January 6, 2017      "An Evening on Palm"

February 3, 2017     "Romancing the Arts"

March 3, 2017      "A Taste of Palm Avenue"

April 7, 2017      "An Affair to Remember"

May 5, 2017      "Jazz on the Ave"

June 2, 2017      "Sunset Serenade"

July 7, 2017      "An American Salute"

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The event is so popular, parking can be a challenge downtown. However, with new luxury condominiums, like Kolter's The Mark Sarasota, that problem is solved. This exciting new condominium project will be located in the heart of downtown where its residents will live an incredible walkable lifestyle. With a Redfin walk score of 95/100, the Mark offers its residents a place to live, work, and play in the center of downtown Sarasota.

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