First Friday Downtown

February 1, 2019

The best day of the month is First Friday! Our city center is filled with creativity, your friends, great art, great food, options, and inspiration. Come down and explore! Here’s your guide and map to the evening’s event. This event is sponsored by Vancouver’s Downtown Association. Participating businesses who have invested in VDA are noted on the HOT SHEET. Have fun!

Parking Information

It’s easy to register your location to participate in VDA’s First Friday Downtown! Just fill out the form below by the end of the day on the 20th of January. If you have missed the deadline, please contact Beth Thrasher to see if you can still be added to the Hotsheet.

Please note that non-VDA investors get one free admission, then must become a VDA investor to be added in the future!

Any questions, please contact Beth Thrasher, Interim Director, at

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Angst Gallery

VDA Investor

Celebration of the Male Form. Angst Gallery showcases the male form at the beginning of each year to bring more balance to the equation. This is an opportunity to appreciate the natural beauty of the male body. January 4-26, 2019. Wed., Thurs., Fri: 12-4 Saturday: by appointment

Art On the Boulevard

VDA Investor

New works by various gallery artists. 5-9 pm.

Aurora Gallery

VDA Investor

Last month the gallery hosted its annual group show and celebrated its 15 anniversary. In January the group show will still be displayed and feature 33 different artists with a wide range of mediums.

4-9 pm



Burnt Bridge Cellars

VDA Investor

New art by Cheri Holly: ceramics & Hal Payne Design: metal shadowboxes, wooden sculpture. Food by Class Cooking: Chef Emilee. Wine specials! 4-9 pm

Cellar 55 Tasting Room

Featured artist: Greg Bee. Like the stuff of dreams, Bee’s mixed-media artwork blends the recognizable with the abstracted, utilizing themes of myth and the capriciousness of life. 12-9 pm


Clark County Historical Museum

VDA Investor

Three galleries filled with the history of the Vancouver Clinic, railroad memorabilia, local history vignettes, old-time fiddler open jam, & more. 5-9 pm

High End Market Place

VDA Investor

High End Market Place celebrates their four-year anniversary month with their annual employee art show! The works featured will range from painting, pottery, digital, collage and custom joints! 4-10 pm.

Kate Singh Photography

VDA Investor

Featured Artist: Kate Singh. The Art of Business Headshot. Display of prominent business professionals with discussions about what makes a great headshot. 5-9 pm

Northwest Personal Training

VDA Investor

This First Friday the class is a Zumba Party from 5:30pm – 7:00pm and then people can use our locker rooms to freshen up before the hit the town!

Here is some info on Facebook:

Relevant Coffee

Featured artist: Tim Coleman. Tim is a Washington native who visually dwells in architecture and landscape. An approach to weather worn topics matched with a velvet eye. 5-7 pm

Syrup Trap

VDA Investor

Let your inner artist out by singing karaoke with us! In addition to our famous Liege Waffles, we serve beer, champagne, and mimosas. 5-9 pm

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