first fridays on Beaver Street

Want representation on Beaver Street during First Friday?

Select vendor/exhibitor locations will be available on Beaver Street during First Friday events from 5-9pm, May-November. From December-April, Beaver Street is not closed to vehicle traffic, though sidewalk spaces are available. We do not place vendors inside Central Market.

  • For-profit businesses outside the CBD: $100
  • Nonprofits outside the CBD: $50
  • Businesses/nonprofits inside the CBD: $25
  • Downtown Inc Storefront Partners and Above ($300+): Free (limited to 4 appearances)

All fees collected go into the First Friday Grant fund, which distributes grants to small businesses to offset the cost of their First Friday promotions.

Exhibitors are responsible for providing their own table or booth setup. Electricity is not available. Amplified sound not permitted. Food sales require additional permitting/licensing.

Submit at least three weeks in advance of your First Friday event. Deadlines listed below. 
Application does not guarantee acceptance. 

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January – 1/6/17
“Flashback Friday”

February – 2/3/17
“Luv-in’ the City”

March – 3/3/17
“March Downtown”

April – 4/7/17
“Tap into Spring”

May – 5/5/17
“Cinco De Mayo”

June – 6/2/17
“Dads and Dudes”

July – 7/7/17
“Made in America” 

August – 8/4/17
“Endless Summer”

September – 9/1/17
“Fashion Friday”

October – 10/6/17

November - 11/3/17
“Holiday Open House”

December – 12/1/17
“Light Up Night”