Celebrate Eugene’s vibrant art scene during the December 1st First Friday ArtWalk! Start your self-guided tour at Farmers Market Pavilion (85 E 8th Ave), where you can pick up your ArtWalk Guide and shop the Artist Marketplace before exploring the many galleries and art venues of Downtown Eugene. Then return to the Farmers Market Pavilion to dance into the weekend with 2023’s Best Local Band, Acoustic Sugar Beets, from 6:00pm-8:00pm! The monthly First Friday ArtWalk is from 5:30pm-8:00pm and is always free.

Check out the ArtWalk Guide  |  Join the Facebook event  |  How to get downtown and where to park

Need a ride to the ArtWalk? You can get your free LTD bus pass just before the event on the ArtWalk page!

ArtWalk Sponsor: Eugene Ballet

Eugene Ballet presents The Nutcracker, December 21-26 at the Hult Center with live music by Orchestra Next. Bring the entire family to journey with Clara to the Land of Sweets, and join audiences of all ages cheering on the Nutcracker Prince as he battles the Mouse King and his Pirate Mice. Experience the MAGIC at this beloved holiday classic! More information at EugeneBallet.org.


Farmers Market Pavilion and Plaza (85 E 8th Ave)

Join us at the Farmers Market Pavilion to pick up your ArtWalk guide, and start your adventure!

  • Live music by Acoustic Sugar Beets (pictured right) from 6:00pm-8:00pm, an intimate concert and a rockin’ good time with 2023’s Best Local Band as voted by readers of the Eugene Weekly.
  • Artist Marketplace pop-up shops feature treasures and gifts by artists of many mediums.
  • “Oregon is Indian Country” Exhibit* highlights local tribal history during Native American Heritage Month.
  • World AIDS Day Commemoration* remembers those we have lost and celebrates successes with community artmaking and multiple resource offerings.
  • Red Five Hotdog Company and Wildcraft Cider Works supply the best food and beverages to fuel your evening of ArtWalk fun!


Showing at the Broadway Commerce Center (44 W Broadway): WheelHaus Arts celebrates their 6th Annual Winter Showcase with students ages 4-19 years old. Come support the next generation of local artists and enjoy live music and a reception at 7:00pm. Showing for the month of December.
Image: “Glow” by Colton Brown.