Featuring Cosplay, Performances, and More
PENSACOLA, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2022) — On Friday, February 18 from 5pm-9pm, Gallery Night Pensacola will celebrate all things comic book, sci fi, and pop culture with its Pensacon themed event! February’s Gallery Night event presented by Publix will “POP” with a night of art, music, food, and maybe see some of your favorite comic book and sci-fi characters that are a part of the 2022 Pensacon convention weekend. We encourage you to dress up and show off during this Pensacon themed Gallery Night event.
“We are so excited to partner with Pensacon once again for a sci-fi themed Gallery Night event!” Said Sydney Robinson, Executive Director, Gallery Night Pensacola. “Thanks to our friends at Pensacon, we will have a full stage lineup of amazing acts.”
“It’s always a pleasure when Pensacon and Gallery Night coincide. The street festival atmosphere downtown really amps up the excitement for our attendees as well as our many celebrity guests.” Said Julio Diaz, Marketing/Media Director Pensacon. “This year, we’re very excited to be playing a more active role in Gallery Night by featuring some great Pensacon performers that will let everyone attending Gallery Night experience a bit of Pensacon.”
Performances on the Garden Street stage from 6 to 9 PM to include music from nationally touring artists Vision Video featuring music legend Tom Ashton as well as Tyler Livingston and the Absolutes, a performance by nerdy dance troupe Noise Complaint and strolling performances from Hob the Troll. The Gallery Night crowd is in for a treat! Combine that with many downtown businesses partnering with fun theme events and the streets certain to be filled with cosplayers, this will be a Gallery Night to remember!
Gallery Night’s February 18 featured artist is Brian Tan of BTanArt. Visit the Featured Artist booth located at the intersection of Palafox and Romana to meet the artist. Tan has exhibited in Vermont and New York City and now resides in Pensacola. His pop-art is eye-catching and fun, and is often interactive with the public.
Each Gallery Night event features more than 30 local artists displaying their one-of-a-kind creations in open-air tents lining the streets. Participating downtown bars and restaurants are open and serving guests, local shops and galleries will be open late and provide event patrons a chance to shop for unique gifts and wares.
Each Gallery Night Pensacola event’s special themes set the tone for the performers, art, musical performance stages and activities that are sure to please. Gallery Night is an all-ages community arts and culture event which happens on the third Friday of each month from 5-9 p.m.
The Pensacola Gallery Night Board encourages mask usage for those who are not vaccinated or are at high health risk.
More information and updates on artists, performers, special events, sponsors, and more can be found on Gallery Night social media pages as well as our website (gallerynightpensacola.org) where you can find an interactive event map, performance schedule, and more.
###About Gallery Night Pensacola The mission of Gallery Night Pensacola is an engaging cultural community event that takes the “Art to the Streets” where visitors can connect with the unique Culture of Pensacola.Through this 501c3 non-profit organization, individual artists will have the opportunity to showcase their talent, area arts organizations will host public performances and demonstrations, downtown businesses will enhance the downtown experience and other community non-profits will add to the Gallery Night experience.