When: Friday, June 7, 2019
Time: 5 - 10 PM
Where: Downtown Auburn
100 N College Street
Mark your calendars for Friday, June 7, from 6-10 p.m. and join us for a creative evening in downtown Auburn. SummerNight is a FREE, downtown entertainment district event. The SummerNight Downtown Art Walk, hosted by the City of Auburn, Auburn Arts Association, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities and the Auburn Downtown Merchant Association is almost here!
The SummerNight Downtown Art Walk will be from 6 - 10 p.m. along with the Starting Line Party and parade which will be at 5 p.m. at Pebble Hill.
The SummerNight Downtown Art Walk is an arts festival that transforms downtown Auburn into its very own arts district, featuring the work of local and regional artists, live musicians, street performers, great food and children's activities. Each year, the Auburn Arts Association, City of Auburn, Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center (JDCAC) and Auburn Downtown Merchants Association host this event to highlight the many talented artists in our community in addition to promoting our unique downtown area.
During this event, downtown merchants and restaurants remain open after regular business hours and people of all ages are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity to shop, dine and relax while enjoying the arts in downtown Auburn. Artists have works on display and live musical entertainment is provided. Make sure to bring your children too as they have an opportunity to participate in arts and crafts, as well as enjoy other attractions that change each year! Don’t miss out on this great, family-friendly experience in downtown Auburn!
This year's SummerNight Downtown Art Walk will kickoff with a starting line party and parade beginning at Pebble Hill! Individuals, local organizations and local groups are invited and can show off their creative side with costumes and participate in this exciting new addition to SummerNight!
In addition to the arts festivities, SummerNight Downtown Art Walk also includes a culinary contest. This year's theme is blueberries! Be sure to enter your creative blueberry creation in the SummerNight culinary contest for a chance to win fantastic prizes!
SummerNight is free to the public and open to all ages. For more information, contact the JDCAC at (334) 501-2963.
Parking details: From approximately 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., College Street will close from Thach Avenue to Tichenor Avenue, and Magnolia Street will close from Wright Street to Gay Street. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Magnolia Street will also close from Debardeleben Street to to Gay Street for the Honey Walk Parade. Valet parking will be free and will be available from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The valet parking stand will be set up near the southeast corner of the parking deck, between Sofy Copy and the entrance to the smaller parking lot on Gay Street. All cars valet parked must be picked up by 11 p.m.