The first Gallery Night of 2012 kicks off Friday, January 27th from 5pm to midnight in the heart of beautiful Historic Downtown Pensacola. Immensely popular amongst locals and tourists alike, the Downtown Improvement Board (DIB) and the City of Pensacola are excited for the start of the new Gallery Night season.
“We were thrilled with the positive impact on local businesses and residents in Downtown and the continued success of Gallery Night. Downtown Pensacola has a lot of vibrant places and things for people to do as well as a safe, friendly event for the public” said Hilary Gilles, manager of Gallery Night at the DIB.
Downtown Pensacola provides a picturesque backdrop for attendees of all ages to enjoy the spectacular artwork, entertainment, architecture, and cuisine that Gallery Night has to offer. For those looking for more to explore, the DIB suggests attendees take a stroll through Historic Downtown while listening to lively music and visit local retailers, many of whom stay open throughout the evening and offer light refreshments.
North Palafox Street between Wright and Gregory Streets, Palafox Place from Garden to Zarragossa Streets as well as Government Street between Palafox and Tarragona will be closed to vehicular traffic during the hours of Gallery Night to ensure the safety of attendees. Gallery Night street closure is sponsored by Stella Artois and Purus Vodka.
About Gallery Night
Gallery Night is a celebration of the local and regional arts, both performance and visual, in Downtown Pensacola. There is no fee to attend and enjoy this downtown celebration of the arts. Gallery Night is funded by the downtown businesses that participate and sponsored by the DIB. Be sure to look for the Official Participant sign in business windows and show your appreciation with a compliment, a thank you or maybe even a purchase. For more information on Official Participants, to find out which artist each venue is featuring, or for a map of Gallery Night, visit www.downtownpensacola.com.
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Gallery Night 1/27/2011 Official Participants
1. Adonna’s Bakery and Café, 114 S. Palafox Pl.
2. Artel Gallery, 223 S. Palafox Pl.
3. Belle Ame’, 112 S. Palafox Pl.
4. Blue Morning Gallery, 21 S. Palafox Pl
5. Deborah Dunlap Properties, 124 Palafox Pl.
6. Destination Archaeology Resource Center, University of West Florida, Florida Public Archaeology Network, 207 East Main Street
7. Distinctive Kitchens, 29 Palafox Pl.
8. Dog House Deli, 30 S. Palafox Pl.
9. Don Alan’s, 401 S. Palafox Pl
10.Dollarhide’s, 41 S.Palafox Pl
11.Epic, Inc., 210 E. Government St.
12.Global Grill, 27 S. Palafox Pl
13.Grand Reserve Cigar Shop, 210 S. Palafox Pl
14.Helen Back Café, 22 S. Palafox Pl.
15.Hopjacks Pizza Kitchen & Taproom, 10 S. Palafox Pl
16.Indigeaux Denim Bar & Boutique, 122 S. Palafox Pl
17.Intermission, 214 S. Palafox Pl.
18.Jordan Valley Café, 128 S. Palafox Pl
19.London W1 Hair Salon & Studio, 120 S. Palafox Pl.
20.Mezza De Luna, 8 Palafox Pl.
21.Nacho Daddies, 34 S. Palafox Pl:
22.New York Nick’s, 9 S. Palafox Pl..
23.Pensacola Museum of Art, 407 South Jefferson St
24.Play, 16 S. Palafox St., Second Floor:
25.Polonza Bistro, 286 N. Palafox St
26.Quayside Art Gallery, 17 E. Zaragoza St
27.Ragtyme Grill, 201 S. Jefferson St.
28.Seville Quarter, 130 E. Government St.
29.Sole Inn and Suites, 200 N. Palafox St
30.The Great Southern Restaurant Group, The Courtyard at Seville Tower, 226 S. Palafox Pl
31.The Leisure Club, 126 Palafox Pl.
32.The Spotted Dog, 124 Palafox Pl.
33.Vinyl Music Hall, 2 Palafox Pl.
34.Wine Bar, 16 Palafox Pl
35.Zarzaur Law Firm, 11 E. Romana St.