Enjoy Winston-Salem’s Downtown Arts District Association’s (DADA) signature event, the “DADA 1ST Friday Gallery Hop.” Nestled in the heart of Winston-Salem’s vibrant downtown, DADA presents an eclectic group of working studios, galleries, shops, residences, performing arts venues, craft breweries, bars and other businesses. Every evening of the first Friday of the month, galleries and shops stay open later and Trade Street closes to traffic to allow enjoy live performances on other fun activities in the streets.
Enjoy exhibition openings, performing artists, family activities and themed happenings. For a complete list of DADA First Friday Gallery Hop themes and dates, and a map of participating locations, visit http://www.dadaws.net/.
Conveniently located steps from the Downtown Arts District, the Marriott Hotel in downtown Winston-Salem offers a First Friday Gallery Hop Package inclusive of discounted room rates and a special DADA-themed swag bag. See below for details on how to book your Art Getaway today.
Your DADA First Friday Gallery Hop Package includes:
- Overnight accommodations at the Marriott in downtown Winston-Salem
- DADA Swag Bag*
- Free Hot Tea for two at The Tea Box in North Trade Street Arts Center / The DADA Gallery & Office
DADA 1st Friday Gallery Hop Swag Bag includes:
- Coupons from DADA Member Shops, Studios & Businesses good during DADA 1st Friday Gallery Hop Weekends
- Downtown Arts District Outdoor “Art Trail” - Self Guided Tour and “Gallery Guide” information sheets
*Pick up your DADA Swag Bag at North Trade Street Arts Center / The DADA Office & Gallery located at 604-A N. Trade Street, Winston-Salem, NC 27101
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This package is only valid for the Friday Gallery Hop Nights:
Friday, October 5 (20th Anniversary Night)
Friday, December 7
(Marriott is sold out during the November 2 Gallery Hop)
- 2019 dates to come!
Please note that the Marriott in Downtown Winston-Salem is undergoing a complete renovation/beautification process so their lobby is temporarily located at the Graze Restaurant entrance.
Please call the hotel directly at 336-725-3500 for more details.
Blackout dates may apply. Based on availability.