First Friday

A Downtown Manteo Tradition

2019 First Friday Music Schedule

First Friday is a fun-filled, family-oriented street festival held the first Friday of each month, April through December from 6 to 8 p.m. in Historic Downtown Manteo along the Waterfront. The sidewalks pulse with live music, magic, artisans, and much more. 


2019 First Friday Music Line Up at DCAC:

April 5: Rachel Dickerson

May 3: Jonny Waters

June 7: First Flight High School Band + Manteo High School  Band 

July 5: The Ramble

August 2: Mojo Collins  

September 6: Seagrass

October 4: Gorillas and the Miss

November 1: The Wilder Brothers 

December 6: Manteo Christmas Show

Click here for more information about our First Friday Gallery Exhibit Opening Receptions.

(252) 473-5558

300 Queen Elizabeth Ave. Manteo, NC 27954

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Summer Gallery Hours:

May - September

Monday - Friday: 10am - 6pm

Saturday: 10am -  4pm

Closed Sunday

Winter Gallery Hours:

October 1, 2019 - April 30, 2020

Tuesday - Friday: 10am - 5pm

Saturday: 12pm - 4pm

Closed Sunday & Monday

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