First Friday is a free, arts-based open house of the Downtown District with fun-themed family activities. It’s held monthly on the first Friday from 5:30-9 p.m., with some venues holding events even later.
June – Strawberry Fest
Mark the start of summer with a refreshing strawberry shortcake dessert! Day-long event will include strawberry-related vendors and the Kokomo Downtown Farmer’s Market. Event is June 7, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
July – Freedom Friday
Celebrate freedom on this holiday weekend featuring the Haynes-Apperson Festival. Event is July 5.
August – Golf & Game Night
Downtown will be transformed into a Putt-Putt Golf Course & game room. Event is Aug. 2.
September – Artsapalooza
Experience art everywhere! Try it, hear it and appreciate it! Also, Hawgin’ the Block for Bridges Outreach & 75th IU Kokomo Birthday celebration! Event is Sept. 6.
October – Masquerade
Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy trick-or-treating throughout downtown! Event is Oct. 4.
November – Main Street Mystery
Help solve the mystery after a crime has been committed in downtown Kokomo during this live-action event featuring Kokomo Civic Theatre actors. Event is Nov. 1.
December – Home for the Holidays
Visit with Santa, make a woodcraft at Santa’s Workshop, take a horse-drawn carriage ride, and decorate cookies at this holiday extravaganza. Event is Dec. 6.
For more information or to find a map of First Friday activities, visit www.FirstFridayKokomo.com