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Join us in a Monthly celebration of Downtown Canton from 5-9 for amazing entertainment, music, incredible food, extraordinary art and great shopping.

First Friday is a walkable celebration of the arts, incorporating galleries, shopping, and dining in Downtown Canton alongside lively entertainment at the Hall of Fame Centennial Plaza.

Mark your calendar for the First Friday of each month, January through December, rain or shine.

Presented by: Visit Canton and The Downtown Canton Partnership


On Friday, October 6th First Friday is going to the dogs! Join us for Barktober Fest! Our annual pet-friendly theme is back! Gather your favorite furry friends and head Downtown for a night of music, art, shopping, and entertainment like only Canton First Friday can deliver.

The Canton First Friday Concert Series presented by Jerzees Cafe is back! All summer long we are bringing you the best local bands every Frist Friday (weather permitting). See the full line up of entertainment below!

Friday October- 6th- Disco Inferno

First Friday Map

Not familiar with Downtown Canton? Check out our First Friday Map to help you locate all of our First Friday activities!


Get in touch with comments and feedback on First Friday by using the form at right or the contact info below. Have a question? Check out our FAQs page here.

401-954-1768jbecker@cantonsid.org400 Market Ave N, Suite 400, 44702
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