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First Fridays at the Heard: October

Groove to tunes spun by DJs Beat Betty and Full Stop! Admission is free to the museum galleries from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. The Cafe and Cantina are open until 8 p.m. for dining, drinks or snacks, and a cash bar is also available for both adult and family-friendly beverages. Don’t forget to visit the Heard Museum Shop, the Collector’s Room and Books & More until 8 p.m. where Navajo weaver Jane Hyden will be demonstrating rug weaving!

AZ Storytellers Megan Finnerty

Megan Finnerty, Arizona Republic reporter and co-founder of Arizona Storytellers Project

Separate ticketed event

The Arizona Storytellers make a return visit to the Heard with A Hard Day’s Night – Stories of Work, what they call “a night of workplace mishaps, customer service nightmares, and unexpected days on the job.”

In the Steele Auditorium. 6 p.m. check-in; stories from 7 to 9 p.m.

Tickets $10. Get tickets now; a sellout is expected!

About our DJs

“DJs Beat Betty and FullStop have been sharing their record collection with Phoenix City since 2012 and have played with legendary ska and reggae acts such as The Skatalites, The Toasters, The Slackers, The Pietasters, and many more! With a collection ranging from everything between 1960s Jamaican classics, 1980s two tone, American ska-punk, and beyond, the duo is sure to play your favorite ska track and have you dancing!”

All First Friday evenings are 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. [No First Friday at the Heard in March.]


The First Friday Trolley comes to the Heard.

First Friday Trolley

First Friday trolleys now stop at the Heard!

First Friday trolleys pick up and drop off passengers at the Heard Museum along its route through central Phoenix on every First Friday except March. The Heard is one of five hubs along the approximately five-mile route. Trolleys stop at each hub about every 20 minutes from 6 p.m. to about 9:30 p.m. Here is a map of the trolley route. NOTE: The gates to the Heard’s parking lot close each First Friday at 10:30 p.m.

Valley Metro Rail also runs as usual, with the Encanto Boulevard/Central Avenue stop directly in front of the Heard Museum. Please visit the Valley Metro website for route info and stop times.

Signature Sponsor
Native + You

Event Details

Friday, October 7
6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Cost: Free

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