Find art and family fun at First Friday

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.

All events are subject to change. 

July – Freedom Friday
Celebrate freedom on this holiday weekend featuring the Haynes Apperson Festival. Event is July 3.

August – Career Night
Learn about local careers & educational opportunities. Wear your career clothing! Event is Aug 7.

September – Artsapalooza
Experience art everywhere! Try it, hear it and appreciate it! Also, Hawgin’ the Block for Bridges Outreach. Event is Sept. 4.

October – Masquerade
Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy trick-or-treating throughout downtown! Event is Oct. 2.

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. 6.

December – Hometown Holiday
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. 4.

For more information or to find a map of First Friday activities, visit

All events are subject to change.

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