On the third Thursday of every month, thousands of visitors converge Downtown to celebrate art, music and business. Along the way, people partake in an evening of sights, sounds, food, shopping and cosmopolitan living.




The Gallery Hop, hosted by the Downtown Arts District features numerous galleries and non-traditional art venues that spotlight the best of established and emerging Orlando-based artists in tandem with nationally and internationally acclaimed artists.



Hosted by the Downtown Orlando Partnership, these professional networking events allow attendees to experience one of downtown’s fine establishments while making great local business connections.


Business Networking

Downtown Orlando Partnership Grand Bohemian Hotel 325 S. Orange Ave.

Join the Downtown Orlando Partnership and local professionals for this monthly business networking event 5:30 – 7:00 pm!  Price: FREE for Members, $10 for Non-members. (Event includes networking and two drink tickets.)


Aloft Orlando Downtown 500 S.Orange Ave.
The artwork of Lemus

Canvs 101 S. Garland Ave., #108
No exhibit this month

CityArts Factory 29 S. Orange Ave.

  • The Keira & Scarlett Kiene Community Gallery: Dia de los Muertos and Monster Factory exhibit takes over CityArts Factory, displaying hundreds of art pieces for our largest submission show of the year.
  • Gallery 29:  Ofrendas are an essential part of the Day of the Dead celebrations. The word ofrenda means offering in Spanish. They are also called altares or altars, but they are not for worship. Ofrendas are set up to remember and honor the memory of their ancestors.
  • Magic Gallery:  Dia de los Muertos and Monster Factory exhibit
  • Star Gallery: Young Artist Group moves to Star Gallery for this month’s exhibit showcasing artwork created by artists ages 15-21
  • Young Artists Gallery: Black light inspired Dia de los Muertos and Monster Factory art
  • Redefine Gallery: Nightmare on Pine Street – inspired by horror movie posters
  • O Gallery: “O” Gallery features resident artists Vickie Wilson, Donna Dowless, Dlynn Roll, Roberto Gonzalez, Pamela Loudon, Ronda Richley, Bernie Martin, Jaime Parra, and Doug Powell

The Falcon Bar & Gallery 819 E. Washington St.
Ivan Castro’s “Hip-hop vs. Comics: Heroes on the Mic” Art Show.   Ivan Castro is an Orlando‑based artist that incorporates the culture and style of the city into his mix and attitude. Over the past decade, Castro’s collection of work has evolved to become a well‑edited assortment of contemporary design and edgy art.

Gallery at Avalon Island 39 S. Magnolia Ave.
“Idiosyncratic Paths,” features the artwork of Mary Dodd, Katherine Bennett, Dave Sonneberg, Sarah Rozman, and Gery Layug

Gallery Eola  818 E. Washington St.
“Whose Mouth Should I Use to Talk?” by Brandon Geurts. While they are dealing with our presence, Brandon’s figures must also deal with the stress of being socialized. The spaces they reside in are similarly compromised and confused, entangling concepts of public and private, as well as domestic and metropolitan. Claustrophobic and unstable, these interiors shuffle through modes of representation like a half-remembered memory.”

Grand Bohemian Gallery 325 S. Orange Ave.
Featuring Roberto Gonzales – Nature as I see it. Native of Mexico City, Roberto’s art delivers an inner peace that is passed from artist to viewer.

Orange County Public Library 101 E. Central Blvd.

  • Featuring – Neon Genre: A Visual The Lines That Join Us: The Lines That Join Us is a collection of portraits by photographer Carrie Moran that tells the stories of people who have chosen to get tattoos in response to the Pulse tragedy. Each portrait is accompanied by a brief narrative, and will introduce viewers to one of the many who have decided to honor the 49 and greater LGBTQ+ community in this way.
  • Ancestral Voices: Artists Virginia Arakelian and Pilar Vargas, being of Armenian and Colombian heritage respectively, create vibrant works that evoke their individual cultural ancestries.  Through the use of bright colors and vibrant settings, their art is meant to reflect the rich stories and higher emotions we experience throughout our lives.
  • Horror by Design: Horror by Design takes you on a journey through culturally significant eras in horror movies, examining the styles of specific horror movie posters and prominent artists such as Saul Bass and Drew Struzan.

Terrace Gallery/City Hall 400 S. Orange Ave.
Hispanic Heritage:  Celebrating Hispanic Heritage month with local artists taking inspiration from Hispanic culture

PaintMix Art Studio  817 E. Washington St.
The exhibit Can’t Sleep: The Works of Sumner Mormeneo is extended to October 22. Don’t miss seeing this show!

Vinyl Arts Bar 75 E. Colonial Dr.
Showcasing Open Art Studio every 3rd Thursday. We open our doors to local artists to bring their art supplies and paint and create “live” for everyone to see.