About North Beach First Fridays

Contact us

Any questions, inquiries, or suggestions?
Please contact our North Beach First Fridays coordinator, Romalyn Schmaltz.



Our Mission

North Beach First Fridays' mission is to activate, promote, and support the visual artists, art galleries and merchants of San Francisco’s North Beach community. We connect and cultivate a wider audience to the quaint histories, unmatched character, and cutting-edge visions of the artists and venues that span the neighborhood.

We are committed to the cross-pollination of art, audience, entertainment and community. We encourage our neighboring merchants of all kinds to invest in the development of our district, to open their doors and participate in this monthly event — a collaborative community effort to awaken locals and visitors alike to the art and energy that is the heart and soul of North Beach.

About Us

North Beach First Fridays is supported by the San Francisco Arts Commission and The North Beach Business Association. In the intersection of these two worlds we connect artists, galleries, and the art-supporting dining establishments, bars, and retailers.