First Fridays

Join us for this monthly celebration of community and the arts, shopping, and dining in Cortez, Colorado! Sponsored by CREA and the LOR Foundation, First Friday Cortez is the creative collaboration of the Cortez Cultural Center and ZU Gallery.

With a focus on the arts in our city, First Friday Cortez is growing to include many locations around town. Businesses participate the first Friday of each month by offering customers First Friday specials, including discounts, sidewalk sales, giveaways, food & beverage, and even live music.

Cortez residents and visitors can enjoy self-guided tours of local galleries and businesses featuring rotating artwork, take advantage of extended First Friday hours at favorite shops, and relax over a meal at one our many great dining spots.

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