Art District on Santa Fe
More than 70 establishments populate this very walkable area just south of downtown Denver. While the First Friday Art Walk is a huge draw for visitors and locals, the district's galleries,... Read More
More than 70 establishments populate this very walkable area just south of downtown Denver. While the First Friday Art Walk is a huge draw for visitors and locals, the district's galleries, restaurants and retail shops are open all week. The greatest concentration of shops, galleries and restaurants is in an eight-block area between 4th and 12th along Santa Fe Drive. In addition to shopping, various classes are offered, space is available for private events and there are two theaters and a museum, too. All of the galleries and shops in the Art District are independently owned and roughly 90 percent of the artwork and merchandise is made in Colorado. My advice is to join the First Friday Artwork for an excellent overview of what's in the district. Then return (again and again) to find that special artwork that belongs in your home.
Santa Fe Dr
Denver, CO 80204
- Best Attractions & Activities: "Taking the First Friday Artwork is a great way to get some steps in and see a neighborhood in Denver that's away from downtown and includes not just galleries but also popular restaurants and food trucks."
- Sightseeing: "Join First Friday Art Walk to get insight into an authentic city neighborhood that houses not just galleries but also popular shops, restaurants and more."
- Recommended as Best Attractions & Activities Because: Art District on Santa Fe First Friday Artwalk gives visitors a chance to explore a Denver neighborhood they might not otherwise visit.
- Best for Sightseeing Because: Exploring Denver through the lens of its art scene is an excellent way to understand the depth and complexity of Denver's vibrancy and evolution.
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