First Fridays Twin Cities: NOIR- An All Black Affair

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First Fridays Twin Cities: NOIR- An All Black Affair

A Black History Celebration

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Courtyard by Marriott Minneapolis Downtown 1500 South Washington Avenue Minneapolis, MN 55454

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  • 5 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

First Fridays Twin Cities presents...

NOIR (Black History Month Celebration)

30+ | Friday Feb 3rd, 2k23 | 8p - 1am


• Honoring Walter QBear Banks Jr.

(Male Face of the Month)

• Honoring Calandra Revering

(Female Face of the Month)

• Honoring Tenelle Marie

(Business Spotlight of the Month)

• Honoring Mayor Hollies Winston

(Black History Excellence award)

• Honoring A. Sara White

(Black History Excellence award)

• Honoring Tommie & Tim Hayes

(Black Love award)

~ Soundtrack by Dee Jay Glenn

~ Two Cash Bars • Vendor Booths

~ Upscale Black Attire MANDATORY

~ Accent Colors Welcomed & Encouraged

~ We reserve the right to refuse anyone


~ $20 Advanced General Admission (Standing Room Only)| Advanced sales end Thursday 2/2/23

~ $25 at the Door, Day of event | General Admission Doors at 10p

* $5 Coat Check (Tips Appreciated)


~ $35 Advance VIP | Advance sales end Tuesday, 1/31/23

VIP Reception • Monthly Honors • Seating • Passed Hors D'oeuvres • Comedy Show • Complimentary Coat Check/Tips Appreciated

* VIP Reception begins at 8pm

* Passed Hors D'oeuvres at 8:30pm

* Comedy by Ulysses Zackery at 9pm

* Monthly honors begin at 930pm


Any and ALL mature adult celebrations welcomed! It's Aquarius Season!

For group seating arrangements, email:*

Limited Hotel room block on a first come, first serve basis.

**For February/March vendor inquiries, email:

Please adhere to our upscale, attire requirements or risk being refused entry.


Sponsored by: Arlandson Way Photography, Bachelor Boy Entertainment Group, B&B 360 Photo Booth, Branson Construction, Cultural Chiropractic, David Jones of Shakopee Cheverolet, Diamond Smiles, Heal Thyself Naturally, Kenyia's Event Planning, Parker House Realty Group, Prokop Insurance, Tmarie- Maker of Pretty Things, Twin Cities Events and Umoja MN.