Downtown South Bend First Fridays

Downtown South Bend First Fridays

5:00 – 9:00 p.m. | Every First Friday of the month

Explore downtown South Bend for one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, art galleries, studios, museums, salons, clubs, cafes, restaurants and more.

Each month DTSB will host movies, live music and other entertainment. The downtown South Bend businesses open their doors to host entertaining events such as:

  • Live musical performances.
  • Special one night promotions/coupons/sales.
  • Demonstrations/classes (yoga, cooking, art etc.)
  • Activities and Experiences for kids, adults & families
  • Artist receptions, celebrations & festivities
  • Refreshments, food and wine tasting

**Most events are free or at a reduced admission rate.

Mark your calendar!

2015 Themes and activites: 

January 2: SB150!
February 6: Mad About Science
March 6: March Madness
April 3: Under the Big Top
May 1: Vintage Downtown
June 5: Dog Days of Summer
July 3: As American As…
August 7: Arts Alive
September 4: Dancing in the Streets
October 2: Kids’ Night Out
November 6: Downtown Flavor
December 4: Downtown for the Holidays

Have a theme idea, or perhaps wish to participate or volunteer? Send an email to 

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