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SummerNight Downtown Art Walk
June 7 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Time: 5:00 PM until 10:00 PM
Mark your calendars for Friday, June 7, from 6-10 p.m. and join us for a creative evening in downtown Auburn. SummerNight is a FREE, downtown entertainment district event. The SummerNight Downtown Art Walk, hosted by the City of Auburn, Auburn Arts Association, the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts and Humanities and the Auburn Downtown Merchant Association is almost here!
The SummerNight Downtown Art Walk will be from 6 – 10 p.m. along with the Starting Line Party and Strawberry Strut Parade which will be at 5 p.m. at Pebble Hill. Entertainment will kickoff at 6:15 p.m. at Toomer’s Corner with Tony Brook!
The SummerNight Downtown Art Walk is an arts festival that transforms downtown Auburn into its very own arts district, featuring the work of local and regional artists, live musicians, street performers, great food and children’s activities. Each year, the Auburn Arts Association, City of Auburn, Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center (JDCAC) and Auburn Downtown Merchants Association host this event to highlight the many talented artists in our community in addition to promoting our unique downtown area.
During this event, downtown merchants and restaurants remain open after regular business hours and people of all ages are encouraged to take advantage of this great opportunity to shop, dine and relax while enjoying the arts in downtown Auburn. Artists have works on display and live musical entertainment is provided. Make sure to bring your children too as they have an opportunity to participate in arts and crafts, as well as enjoy other attractions that change each year! Don’t miss out on this great, family-friendly experience in downtown Auburn!
SummerNight 2019 is all about strawberries! The community is encouraged to arrive at Pebble Hill at 5 p.m. to create free parade attire as well as decorate their bikes, strollers, wagons, etc. and then march with us to Toomer’s Corner to kick off SummerNight. Magnolia Avenue will be closed from Debardeleben Street to Gay Street as our Grand Marshal leads the parade from Pebble Hill to downtown Auburn.
ABOUT TONY BROOK:
Tony Brook is an Alabama songwriter whose songs have been recorded and released by artists including Taylor Hicks and Billy Earl McClellan. He has performed with country stars such as Lucinda Williams and Tanya Tucker. Brook has also opened for legendary artists Willie Nelson, Ray Charles and Robert Earl King.
SummerNight is free to the public and open to all ages. For more information about this event, contact the SummerNight headquarters at (334) 501-2963 or email co-coordinator Cari Cleckler at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking details: From approximately 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., College Street will close from Thach Avenue to Tichenor Avenue, and Magnolia Street will close from Wright Street to Gay Street. From 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., Magnolia Street will also close from Debardeleben Street to to Gay Street for the Honey Walk Parade. Valet parking will be free and will be available from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. The valet parking stand will be set up near the southeast corner of the parking deck, between Sofy Copy and the entrance to the smaller parking lot on Gay Street. All cars valet parked must be picked up by 11 p.m.