Find art and family fun at First Friday

First Friday is a free, arts-based open house of the Kokomo Downtown District with fun-themed family activities. It’s held monthly on the first Friday from 5:30-9:00 p.m., with some venues holding events even later.

June – Strawberry Festival
Mark the start of summer with a refreshing strawberry shortcake dessert! This day-long event will include vendors, live entertainment, fun activities and strawberry shortcake (served until 7 p.m. or while supplies last.) This special event is Friday, June 3 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

July – Summer Fun
Go downtown to find sidewalk chalk stations, summer games & more on Friday, July 1. And be sure to head to Foster Park to check out the Haynes Apperson Festival!

August – The Great Kokomo Treasure Hunt
Search for treasure around downtown Kokomo with a chance to win great prizes from local businesses on Friday, August 5.

September – Flash Back
Dress up in an outfit from your favorite decade and make your way to downtown for shopping, activities and more on Friday, Sept. 2.

October – Masquerade
Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy trick-or-treating at downtown businesses on Friday, October 7.

November – Shop & Stroll
Head downtown on Friday, Nov. 4 for a night of shopping ahead of the holiday season.

December – ElfCon
Join us in downtown Kokomo on Friday, December 2 for First Friday ElfCon. Dress up like an elf and make your way through downtown Kokomo for hot cocoa and caroling. For those 21 and older, Sun King Kokomo will host an Ugly Sweater Pub Crawl.

Insiders Tip: Download the FREE Kokomo app to find a list of all fun activities happening on First Friday. Download app here.

For more information about First Friday, visit

All events are subject to change.

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