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.

While events vary from month to month, music, art, food, and family fun are part of Kokomo First Fridays year-round!

Here’s what you can expect for First Friday this summer:
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 2 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
July – Circus Night
Catch the amazing performances of the Peru Amateur Circus, including trampoline acts, juggling, unicyclists and more. Event is July 7.
August – Game Night
Downtown will be transformed into a game room with all your favorite board games. Bring your team for game night! Event is Aug. 4.
September – Artsapalooza
Experience art everywhere! Try it, listen to it and appreciate it! Also, Hawgin’ the Block for Bridges Outreach will be included. Event is Sept. 1.
October – Monster Mash
Dress up in your favorite costume for the night and enjoy tricks and treats throughout downtown! Event is Oct. 6.

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

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