First Fridays is one of Kansas City's most popular monthly events. The free event happens each First Friday of the month, and runs year round. Art galleries, retail shops, street performers, restaurants, bars, and other participating venues located in the Crossroads Art District showcase all they have to offer. Starting in the early evening and spanning throughout the night, First Fridays regularly draws a large crowd. With ample parking and in abundance of indoor and outdoor entertainment there’s no better way to spend a night. Enjoy drinks or dining at an area restaurant, followed by a stroll through the galleries and shops f Kansas City’s heart of cultural activity.