Newark First Fridays has announced the lineup for its July 7th festival–the third in its monthly series. The festival includes an art walk and market Downtown Newark, and is also intended as a platform to promote the newest gallery openings, events, and local businesses citywide.
This month’s festival will feature a hosting gig by comedian Justin Williams, who also hosts “Brick City Comedy Revue” every fourth Thursday of the month at Kilkenny Alehouse (27 Central Avenue).
Yendor Productions and the Barat Foundation will be on hand for art activations.
DJ Faheem and NKNX will provide the musical backdrop for the day, and featured vendors are numerous, including Malik Whitaker & Luisa Pinzon Photography, Whole Foods Newark, Some Sisters, Organic Gold, Kern Bruce, Halal Guys, Peekz Art Shop, Fern & Fossil, Noirci Limited and Lyft.
Official stops in July include:
Freetown Café Pop Up w/ Mans, Jasmine
The Weekend Spot w/ Live Artist, Jenn Solo
The Painters Palette NJ, $10 Off
City Without Walls
Index Art Center
Newark Print Shop
Gateway Project Spaces
Boutique Off the Hanger / A Necessary Style
The Weekend Spot
SOLO(S) Project House
Newark First Fridays takes place on Halsey Street between Warren and New Streets. In the event of inclement weather, it will be moved indoors to the Grand Court in the Hahne & Co. building (54 Halsey Street).
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