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 1, 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 6.

August – Game Night
Downtown will be transformed into a game room with all your favorite games and activities. Bring your team! Event is Aug. 3.

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. 7.

October – Monster Mash
Dress up in your favorite costume and enjoy tricks & treats throughout downtown! Event is Oct. 5.

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

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