WELCOME First Friday visitors!!
“We are really excited about the new season of monthly events held every First Friday of the month from April –December, states Brandi Woodall, Blue Plum and First Friday Director. “The goal is to ease into March and build consistency and partnerships along the way. Truly thrilling is the partnership formed with Cumulus Media who will keep everyone in-the-know by helping to promote the monthly events as well.”
March 1, 2013- The kickoff event featuring a Drumming Circle sponsored by Campbell’s Music and dancing from Mona Lisa Belly Dance Company. Bring a drum and join in the fun and dance in the streets!
April 5, 2013- Johnson City Tartan Fest – A first in Downtown Johnson City..wear your kilt and come enjoy music, food and festivities
May 3, 2013- The Corazon Latino- A celebration of Hispanic Culture featuring music, food, and children’s activities
June 7-9, 2013- Blue Plum Festival – Now in it’s 14th year, come out and enjoy one of the South’s largest FREE outdoor music and arts Festivals!
July 5, 2013- Paint the Town Red, White and Blue. With kid’s activities, live music and vendors this month’s theme will continue to grow into an annual holiday tradition!
August 2, 2013- Touch A Truck, presented by Hands On is a crowd favorite!
September 6, 2013- Calling all Contra Dancers! Want to help us break a word record? We need 2,209 dancers on Main Street…talk about kicking up your heels!
October 4, 2013- Halloween on Main- Held in conjunction with the Johnson City Arts Council this event is sure to be fright to delight!
November 1, 2013- Bowl-o-Rama- Turkey bowling makes its debut on Main Street. We’ll be partnering with a local grocery store to bring you this fun frozen event that will also be a food drive for local food pantries!
December 6, 2013- Window Wonderland will be the First Friday event at which we’ll be unveiling our downtown windows. With participating stores offering those in attendance a chance to win prize packages just in time for the holiday!
*Schedule is subject to change. For more details on First Fridays or to learn how to participate, email our events director at email@example.com