Discover the arts on Delmarva! Every town hosts events that showcase and celebrate local art and galleries feature rotating exhibitions all year round.
Check out our listing of monthly art-related events from bay to beach!
Second Friday Art Strolls, 5 – 8pm in historic downtown district
Enjoy featured artists, stores open late, live music in the streets The Makers Market hosts local artisans along Jefferson Street from 5pm to 8pm and Commerce St from 6:30pm to 8:30pm.
Fabulous Fourth Fridays – 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27 – 5-8pm
Enjoy music, arts and crafts, jewelry, ice cream, crab cakes, local product and more on Market Street. Check out the Bridgeville Rocking Chairs, a public presentation of 8 hand decorated rockers by local high school art classes.
The Quiet Resorts
Fenwick First Fridays, 10am – 8pm
Participating retailers and restaurants offer specials and promotions.
First Thursday (Ladies Night); 4 – 7pm
Retailers in downtown Cambridge stay open late on the first Thursday of each month for a fun evening just for the ladies! Participating businesses include: Calista’s Boutique, Butterfly Boutique, Sunnyside Shop, Cottage Studio, Dropping Acorns, Craig’s Drugstore, The Wine Bar, Thomas’s Fine Jewelry, T’s Divine Sweets, Honey Bee Trading, Black Water Bakery, and more! Shops host specials and refreshments!
Second Saturdays, 12 – 8pm
Special promotions, shopping hours, vendors, and an Art Stroll in the evening with special artist and gallery exhibits and receptions!
Fourth Saturday Bay Strolls, 4 – 7 pm at the City Dock May through October.
Shop with local artists and experience world-famous sunsets.
Third Thursday Downtown Denton; 6-8pm
Shops and restaurants will have extended hours and specials. During the warm summer months there will be a cornhole competition on the 200 block of Market St. Artsway (CCCA and FACES), 4th Street will have special events.Visit www.FoundryArtGallery.org or www.FiberArtCenter.com
Easton First Friday Gallery Walk
Galleries are open late into evening. New Exhibits and discussions with artists.
Third Thursday; 5 – 8pm; (March – Nov.)
Different themes each month. Visit website for more information.
Ocean City, Maryland
First Fridays at the Ocean City Center for the Arts
Meet the artists, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, and see the new exhibits featuring a variety of local artists. Complimentary refreshments will be served and admission is free. Visit website for more information.
Third Fridays; 5 – 8pm
Located on W. Main Street, in Downtown Salisbury. All along West Main, from Season’s Best Antiques to Chesapeake East, stores and restaurants are open. In the summer months, local artists and crafters setup all along the Plaza, and live music is held. Children’s Activities are held on the Government Office Building Lawn. In the winter months, the 3rd Friday artists and street vendors set up outdoors weather permitting, and a variety of special events and activities still take place throughout downtown, from gallery shows to special performances. Visit website for more information.
Snow Hill, Maryland
First Friday Arts on the River; 5 – 8pm
Snow Hill’s Arts on the River is hosted on the First Friday of each month from February-December. Stroll the streets of this picturesque small town while visiting their delectable restaurants, unique art galleries and variety of small shops in a leisurely manner. Enjoy special offers, light refreshments, wine tastings, the sounds of local musicians, street vendors, and much more. Stay at one of their charming Bed and Breakfasts and get a true Snow Hill experience! Visit website for more information.
First Saturday Events April – December. Times and themes vary; Visit website for more information.