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    About First Friday

    Venue Information

    Venue Guide

    2023/2024 First Friday Dates

    July 7 | August 4 | September 1 | October 6 | November 3 | December 1 | January 5 | February 2 | March 1 | April 5 | May 3 | June 7


    5:00 to 8:00 p.m. unless otherwise listed


    Downtown First Friday happens inside the 80 block area served by the Downtown Spokane Business Improvement District.


    First Friday promotions are paid for by the Ratepayers of the Downtown Spokane Business Improvement District (BID). Venues located outside of the BID are eligible for BID specific First Friday promotions via two options:

    • Venues located in Kendall Yards are eligible to participate in promotions through Greenstone, a dues paying member of the Downtown Spokane Partnership (DSP), which serves as the program manager of the BID.
    • Venues located within the perimeter of the downtown boundaries of the downtown plan as defined by the City of Spokane, or the Spokane University District, may pay a monthly fee of $15 per to be listed on the map, or an annual fee of $120.

    email to inquire about First Friday fees.

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    Find an Artist

    Downtown Spokane does not place artists for First Friday. Staff recommend that venues seeking new artists resource the Artist Roster through Spokane Arts.

    Artist Roster

    Find a Musician

    If you are interested in having a local musician perform in your business on First Friday, visit the Professional Musicians AFM Local 105.

    Local 105