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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


A fan favorite Chalk the Walk returns on Friday June 2nd! Some of the best chalk artists in the area ascend on Downtown Canton where you will find all of their custom artwork on sidewalks and walls all throughout Downtown Canton!  This is one First Friday you do not want to miss!

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 June 2nd- Chris Higbee

Friday July 7th (Italian American Fest) – New Wave Nation

Friday August 4th- Follow the Sun & the Trailor Park Ninjas

Friday September 1st- Buck Naked Band

Friday October- 6th- Disco Inferno

June 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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