Friday Night Liberty

San Diego’s biggest FREE monthly art event!

Wander, explore and enjoy a free local art experience!

Taking place on the first Friday of every month from 5-9 pm, Friday Night Liberty is San Diego’s biggest monthly art walk! Meet working artists, enjoy dance, theatre and music performances, visit museums and galleries and explore the growing District.

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December 7th, 2018 - Holiday Extravaganza!


Friday Night Liberty features Holiday Extravaganza this month with so much to see, shop and do you may be able to wrap up all your holiday shopping needs and have a great time doing so! 


MUSIC | Peace on Earth Carolers will be entertaining crowds with their family-friendly repertoire of traditional and contemporary holiday songs, traditional Victorian period costumes, and good cheer! Come experience the all-volunteer community group of singers and musicians performing for folks of all ages 6 – 8 PM throughout ARTS DISTRICT.


DANCE | TranscenDANCE invites audiences on a one-of-a-kind journey called Intersections a FREE dance performance that celebrates San Diego’s unique history as both an immigrant community & military city across multiple geographies, incorporating the natural landscapes and dynamic architectural offerings of ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station. 6:30 – 7:30 PM performance begins Courtyard Outside Moment Bicycles 2816 Historic Decatur Rd. 


STUDENT WORKS | Outside the Lens showcases Here & There a collection of student works across their programs that capture stories of human experience and identity. Together, these images celebrate the potential of youth, the power of connection, and the possibilities of the lens. 6 – 8 PM in Barracks 15.


ART | Artist Lauren LeVieux opens her working artist studio for guests to come see some of her new works. 5 – 9 PM in Barracks 16. 


GUEST EXHIBIT | VELTZ Fine Art features Abstract mixed media paintings of Gingko Leaves. 6 – 9 PM in Barracks 16. 


LAUNCH PARTY | June Rubin studio hosts the Cat Calendar Launch Party where you can get your 2019 World of Cats calendar signed by artist June Rubin and enjoy some refreshments and good cheer. 5 – 9 PM Barracks 19, second floor. 


HOLIDAY ACTIVITY | M Fischbeck Studio Gallery presents Ready for the Holidays come join the Community Art Project 5 – 9 PM Barracks 19, second floor.


NEW EXHIBIT | New Americans Museum presents New American Voices: Our Immigrant Stories, an exhibit honoring the immigrant stories and voices featured in the September 16th issue of the San Diego Union Tribune. Meet the people behind the incredible stories featured in this special issue and learn more about their new American experiences. 5 – 8 PM in Building 202 – 2825 Dewey Rd.


NEW EXHIBIT | The San Diego Watercolor Society presents “Magnetic Content,” an art exhibition juried by award-winning artist Joan McKasson. Opening Reception with 95-100 original ready-to-hang paintings for sale, plus wine, food, and the fellowship of other art enthusiasts 5 – 8 PM in Building 202 – 2825 Dewey Rd. 


KIDS ACTIVITY | If I Was A Bird Yoga Youth Studio invites kids ages 5 -13 yrs to come enjoy a Winter/Holiday themed 3 hour evening of yoga, art, games, pizza, movie and popcorn! Drop the kids off while you enjoy a movie or date! $20 for members, $40 non members. Reservations required! 5:30 – 8:30 PM in Building 176 at 2590 Truxtun Rd.


DANCE | Danzarts hosts live flamenco dance performances by La Esencia Dance Co. that will take you on a journey to Spain through music and dance. 7:30 – 8:30 PM in Building 175, studio 201 at 2650 Truxtun Rd. 


ART SHOW | Martha Pace Swift Gallery showcases their 10th Anniversary Show featuring art by some of San Diego’s most prominent artists who have shown in the Swift Gallery over the past decade. 5 – 8 PM Building 202, second floor at 2820 Roosevelt Rd.


OPEN STUDIO | Expressive Arts Institute invites guests to come play in the arts at their 20th Anniversary Open Studio. 5 – 8 PM Building 202, second floor at 2820 Roosevelt Rd.


Other Upcoming Events:

Rady Childrens Ice Rink: November 17th – January 6th

Small Business Saturday: Saturday, November 24th All Day

Liberty Station Tree Lighting: Friday, November 30th 5 – 9 PM

January 4th, 2019 - New Year, New Art!


More Info Coming Soon!

February 1st, 2019 - For the Love of ARTS!


More Info Coming Soon!

March 1st, 2019


More Info Coming Soon!

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Andrew Waltz

Thank you to our generous sponsors!