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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October 5th, 2018 - ARTventure!


Come for a special Friday Night Liberty and experience an ARTventure! Find Installations at the Station outdoor art around every corner and meet the artists of the various installations! PLUS celebrate the Grand Opening of new tenants DanzArts and Shop & Café Mingei of the Mingei International Museum.


CAFE & SHOP | Mingei International Museum is hosting the Grand Opening of Cafe Mingei and Shop Mingei in their new temporary home in the Dick Laub NTC Command Center after closing their Balboa Location for renovations. Location 2640 Historic Decatur Rd.


GRAND OPENING | DanzArtsSD hosts a ribbon cutting ceremony and Ballet, Folkloric & Flamenco dance performances at 6:30 PM & 8 PM in Dorothea Laub Dance Place Studio 201 at 2650 Truxtun Rd.


DANCE & ART | San Diego Dance Theater invites guests to see exerpts from Monica Barnes’ & Terry Wilson’s Trolley Dances and from ARTS DISTRICT commissioned Installation Dances. Performaces at 5:30 PM and 6:30 PM in White Box Live Arts in Building 176, second floor at 2590 Truxtun Rd.


ART & ARCHAEOLOGY | California State Parks & Recreation celebrate the Art in Archeology juried art show and contest. Vote for Peoples Choice Award and enjoy some light refreshments at the opening reception. Barracks 26 at 2797 Truxtun Rd.


INSTALLATIONS | Experience something creative and learn about the inspiration behind artwork for Installations at the Station with San Diego Art Institute docents. Featured works are located all over ARTS DISTRICT marked by a blue star on district maps. While at each art Installation wander in each of the renovated historic Naval Barracks buildings, now filled with over 120 resident arts and culture organizations!


PAINT | M Fischbeck Studio Gallery invites guests to get creative and paint the October community art project. Join the painting at Barracks 19, second floor.


ART MARKET | Liberty Public Market has filled their walls with even more art from the talented Liberty Station artists! Begin or end your art walk with food & drink from 30 artisan food vendors and enjoy this new art exhibition of 100 established & emerging local artists. Curated by Liberty Station’s Barracks 14 portrait artist, Nancy Tokos. Located in Building 1.


CREATIVE GIFTS | Comickaze – Liberty Station – Barracks 15 features the largest and most diverse selection of Mainstream and Independent Comics, Graphic Novels, Manga, Statues, Action Figures, and more! Open 5:00 – 8:00 PM in Barracks 15.


NEW ART | And Something Different Studio Gallery features New Paintings in Leslie Pierce’s, “Code Defied” ongoing series. Meet the artist from 6 – 9 PM in Barracks 19, Second Floor.


FUN FOR FAMILIES | The Hot Spot Pottery Painting Candle Making & Moreopen until 9:00 PM, invites you to get crafty! Check out fun items like lanterns, dinnerware, mugs, goblets, beer steins and tons of fun, functional items for the kids. Barracks 14.


FUN FOR FAMILIES | Kid Ventures invites you to register today for Kid Ventures Drop Off Childcare on the 1st & 3rd Friday evenings of each month from 5 PM – 9 PM at 2865 Sims Road San Diego, CA 92106.


Other Upcoming Events:

Liberty Station Outdoor Movies: Saturday, October 13th at 7 PM  featuring Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Installation Dances: Sunday, October 14th at 12 PM, 1 PM and 2 PM

Halloween at the Station: Sunday, October 28th at 12 – 4 PM

November 2nd, 2018


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December 7th, 2018


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January 4th, 2019


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February 1st, 2019


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March 1st, 2019


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