First Fridays


First Fridays American Beauty

Everyone’s favorite summer holiday is upon us and First Fridays plans on carrying on the patriotic tradition through the weekend! Join us July 7 for music, art, ice cream, balloon animals, face painting, and as always, community spirit! The Expo Art Center will have plenty of arts and cultural experiences for everyone! […]

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First Fridays Summer of Love

First Fridays is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Summer of Love with art, music, and plenty of community. The Expo Art Center will be filled to the brim with activity. In the north gallery, Toaster Music has curated an amazing night of art, music, and dance with featured artists Chalavie and Maha […]


First Fridays Spring Awakening

Spring has sprung in Bixby Knolls and we are ringing in the new season during First Fridays Spring Awakening with art, music, and plenty of community. The Expo Art Center will be taken over by the bi-annual crafters event, Uptown Village Market. From locally made goods to Mother’s Day gifts, there […]

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First Fridays Long Beach County Fair

First Fridays and Long Beach Fresh presents the “4th Annual Long Beach County Fair“. The Long Beach County Fair is a free showcase for local food producers and organizations from all over Long Beach and the region. Enjoy educational displays and demonstrations while you interact with the passionate people behind the good […]


First Fridays Mardi Gras

Laissez Les Bon Temps Rouler! On March 3 the good times are rolling once again in Bixby Knolls for our annual First Fridays Mardi Gras celebration! The night will be filled with beads, beats, and beignets! Be on the look out for the parade which will take off from Georgie’s Place at […]

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