Murals at Railroad Square Tallahassee

An Artful Weekend in Tallahassee

By Visit Tallahassee

Railroad Square Art District is a destination within a destination. Here, visitors spend hours lost in time, immersed in the color of Tallahassee’s most creative district. Filled with an everchanging landscape of outdoor murals, eclectic shops, restaurants, artist studios and bespoke makers, here, vintage vibes and modern musing spark artful adventures galore.

two women take a selfie in front of murals at railroad square art park

Book a stay at the new Hyatt House and escape to a peaceful retreat. Located at the entrance to Railroad Square the property is surrounded by the eclectic style of Railroad Square, the arts, and creative hub surrounding the hotel. Steps away from Florida State University and Florida A&M University, the beautiful nature trails of Cascades Park, the exploration of art, shops, galleries and exciting dining options offer something for every traveler.

Guests of the Hyatt House are surrounded by works of art by local artists within the property. Most of these artist’s galleries and many more can be found just a few steps from the front door at Railroad Square.  Gallery 621 is a contemporary art exhibition and gathering space offering a diverse experience while providing access to quality art and interactive opportunities.

gallery 621

If the work of Marc Dickson looks familiar, it may be to his installations found throughout Tallahassee as well as in the interior and exterior of the Hyatt House. Find Mark at Railroad Square at Dickson Studios where you’ll find him in his working metal sculpture studio utilizing a wide range of media, with a primary focus on metals including Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum and Bronze.  artist mark dickson


While there is always something happening at Railroad Square, the best known monthly event is the monthly First Friday Festival on the first Friday of every month. The event provides a lively, enjoyable family and pet friendly experience with open galleries/shops, live music, and food.

Shop till you drop for everything from bespoke made to measure jeans at Skinner Jeans to one of a kind finds in home decor at Centsible Style offering cool, curated vintage, antique, repurposed and new furniture at “centsible” prices. Fans of Flipping Furniture word at the Village Art Co-Op where an elite duo being hand-painted furniture into the modern age.

close up of skinner jeans

For women’s clothes on trend, look no further than Curio Vintage and Uncommon Goods. A myriad eclectic mix of vintage and modern goods curated / crafted / designed by female entrepreneurs and artists.

Browse the shelves of The Other Side of Vintage and delight in those unique finds reminiscent of another time with Over 35 booth flea market style spaces with an eclectic variety of treasures.people walking in front of The Other Side of Vintage shop

Fun for all ages can be found at the Flippin’ Great Pinball Arcade featuring 35 plus pinball machines dating back to the 1950’s.

Another option for indoor fun can be found at Gamescape,  a hobby store and LAN Center where the latest hit video games and Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Pokemon, Warhammer 40K or board games can be played for hours.

gamescape cafe patrons

Comic Book lovers spend hours browsing the shelves at Cosmic Cat Comics.

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For more information about Railroad Square and a full listing of business to plan your day, visit https://www.railroadsquare.com/directory



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