January First Friday!

Its a new year and Frankford Avenue is still growing with ever more shops and exhibits to explore!  So jump on the El and head over (don’t forget your mittens) for another night with cool people, awesome art, great food and drink, and most of all fun!

Black Vulture Gallery
208 E Girard

Lots of cool paintings and art for sale from a variety of local artists. Gift certificates are also available.

Xhale Lounge

453 E Girard
Come in and enjoy a Cigar! 6:30-11pm (18& up only)

Johnny Brenda’s

1201 Frankford
Beers from within 100 miles… and great food too!

Frankford Hall Beer Garden

1210 Frankford

$5 half liter of Franziskaner Hefewizen or a $6 glass of Gruner Veltiner (with First Friday handbill)

Fishtown Tavern

1301 Frankford Ave
Happy Hour with $1 off nearly everything!

Bottle Bar East
1308 Frankford Ave
Works by the Frank’s Kitchens crew and beer tasting from 7pm to 9pm

1309 Frankford
Phone: 215.426.7007
Objects for Home & Store Design Industrial for re-purposing Architectural elements Mid-Century Modern Ornamental Iron Art & Antiques (Hours: Friday & Saturday noon to 7pm)

20th Century by HKFA

1311 Frankford

An important selection of well curated 20th century finds

The Lola Bean Cafe
1325 Frankford

Coffee and pastries


Catch & Release Merchants at Tymbal

Quality goods made stateside.

Philadelphia Sculpture Gym
1834 Frankford
James Wheaton – new works

The Garage
1864 Frankford
The garage showcases the industrial arts of woodwork from East Coast Construction, letterpress from Cleanwash Letterpress, and motorcycle design by Urban Cycle Works.

Rocket Cat
2001 Frankford

Coffee & pastries galore! Plus a visiting artist.

Philadelphia Argentine Tango School

2030 Frankford Ave

Free Tango Lessons from 7pm to 8pm!


Two Percent to Glory & Head in Hand Press
2031 Frankford
At two percent: Stop by to shop or even purchase a gift certificate.
Head in Hand:Writers Workshop tour & Flash Fiction Contest



High Wire Gallery
2041 Frankford

Group show of member’s work entitled Another Revolution
Winter Hours are Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from noon-4pm

2039 Frankford
Drunkards & Grifters not welcome. Browse the prints, antiques, and coins!

Pickled Heron
2218 Frankford

French Inspired Cuisine. Open 5-11pm. BYOB/Cash only

Liberty Vintage Cycle
2212 Sepviva

Vintage Motorcycles on Display!

Soup Kitchen
2146 E Susquehanna
“In Between Spaces” Paintings by artist Victoria McCallum



Groove Hound
2236 Frankford

Michelle Nichols from Only Mesh.  She’s a creator, designer, and crocheter.  Cowels scarves and jewelry will be available.

Little Baby’s Ice Cream

2311 Frankford
A Mid Winter’s Ice Cream Circus featuring La Finquita, Chef Mike Lipson, drink samples from Spodee and Art in The Age, deejay, and Justin Weber on the yo-yo.

Pizza Brain
2313 Frankford Ave

Delicious Artisan Pizza and a new artist’s work





Atlantis the lost Bar
Frankford & Hagert
Group show and adult beverages


Hex Factory
2080 E Cumberland (about 400 feet west of Frankford)
New Traditional Pennsylvania German Hexes


Portside Arts Center
2531 E Lehigh Ave
Starboard Side Gallery will be exhibiting the Past Presents For The Future through out the entire winter!  Awesome vintage store and 50 different Pulp Fiction Book Covers + other vintage/retro memorabilia. Beer and snacks too!