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. This special event is Friday, June 4 from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

July – Kokomo Vintage
In conjunction with the Haynes-Apperson Festival, July’s First Friday on July 2 will focus on Kokomo’s heritage, celebrating its history in the auto-making industry and all things vintage. Dress up in your favorite vintage outfit and enjoy themed activities from local businesses.

August – The Great Kokomo Treasure Hunt
Hunt for geo-caches and find hidden treasures at downtown businesses during this fun community treasure hunt on Friday, August 6.

September – Artsapalooza
Join us for the first ever Kokomo Arts Festival. Find live entertainment, unique displays of art, demonstrations and more during this art-filled weekend on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 3-4.

October – Masquerade
Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy trick-or-treating at downtown businesses on Friday, October 1.

November – Sip, Savor & See 
Enjoy signature drinks and treats from local businesses, and kick off your holiday shopping at downtown businesses on Friday, November 5.

December – Miracle on Main Street
Celebrate the holiday season with a visit from Santa, a holiday light display and fun activities presented by downtown businesses on Friday, December 3.

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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