Downtown Arts District

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The Downtown Arts District, or the 18b Las Vegas Arts District in Downtown Las Vegas, Nevada was created in 1998 and comprises an 18-block zone that is set aside to encourage art and artists.[1]

The district has won a Las Vegas Review-Journal's Best of Las Vegas award since 2005.[2]


The district hosts a First Friday gallery walk on the first Friday of every month. First Friday offers an eclectic group of artists as well as "entertainers of all types, including local bands, fire breathers, acrobats, break dancers, fortune tellers and performance artists."[3]


The district is bounded by Hoover Avenue, Colorado Avenue, Las Vegas Boulevard, and Commerce Street.

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Coordinates: 36°09′32″N 115°09′04″W / 36.159°N 115.151°W / 36.159; -115.151