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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


Come to Downtown Canton on April 7th. Stop into 24 businesses that are becoming art galleries displaying the custom artwork of over 400 5th-8th graders from the City of Canton. You will even be able to vote on your favorite piece at each location! 

Full list of participating businesses include:


BZTAT Studios- 209 6th St NW

Patina Arts Center- 324 Cleveland Ave NW

Kendall & Blue Boutique- 217 2nd St NW

Mal McCrea Photo- 319 Court Ave (Upstairs)

The DoubleTree Canton Downtown- 320 Market Ave S

Basil Asian Bistro- 585 Market Ave N.

Lucca Downtown- 2228 4th St NW

Fromage Du Monde- 340 4th St NW

Canton Palace Theatre- 605 Market Ave N

Run To You Racing- 132 5th St NW

Grapes In A Glass- 575 Market Ave N

Cantonology- 306 4th St NW

Boomdyada Earth- 332 4th St

Escape Room Downtown- 203 Market Ave S (201)

Silo Arts Studio- 431 4th St NW.

Starz- 111 Cleveland Ave SE

Carpe Diem Coffee Shop- 215 Market Ave N

R&J Ballroom- 401 Tuscarawas St W (Canton Daily News Building)

Creative Dreams- 201 6th St (Across from the Canton Palace)

Just Imagine Gift Gallery- 201 6th St NW.

Canton Womens Club- 822 Market Ave N

Lovely Ink Creative- 229 3rd St NW

2 Scoopz Ice Cream- 138 5th St NW

Visit Canton- 227 2nd St NW.

April First Friday Map

Not familiar with Downtown Canton? Check out our April Map to help you locate all of our First Friday kids art gallery locations!


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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