Arts Night Out

Meet the Makers: Connect with Local Artists and Artisans

It's the end of a long week and you're looking for something to do...
Welcome to your Friday Night

You want something fun, local, and unique. You check your phone... Turn on the radio... Take a look at the newspaper for upcoming events...

And there you see it! Arts Night Out! What's this about? 🤔

Arts Night Out is a free monthly event hosted in Old Town Lansing. One Friday a month in May, August and October everyone is invited to come stroll Old Town and mingle with the arts.

Join us as we celebrate local artists and businesses! From live music to curated exhibits, art demos and crafts, you're sure to find something new to love and explore.

Come. Meet the artists. Explore that cool shop you've been meaning to step into. Fill your Friday night with creativity!

Lansing's Art District awaits you at #MyArtsNightOut

2024 Arts Night Out Dates

May 17, 2024, 5-8 p.m.
Aug. 16, 2024, 5-8 p.m.
Oct. 11, 2024, 5-8 p.m.

Old Town business owners sign-up here to participate as an Arts Night Out Venue!

Presented by the Arts Council of Greater Lansing, Arts Night Out was launched in May 2016 and is a monthly event expanding how we experience city spaces and creativity.

This event is always free and open to the public. Several businesses along César E. Chávez Avenue and Turner Street regularly extend their hours for the duration of this event, hosting artists, musicians, and performers.

Arts Night Out is building collaborative and inherently creative mash-ups, and we want you to take part in any way you can. Join us!​