First fridays

5 p.m. to 9 p.m.

every month in downtown marietta, oh

First Fridays in downtown Marietta, OH are monthly snippets of the best our community has to offer. Our downtown shops are open late, our restaurants feature diverse menus, local musicians and artists are highlighted, and monthly themes offer a variety of unique, fun experiences for our whole community to enjoy.

Mark your calendars for the First Friday of each month, January to December, and head downtown from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.!

Local Head Chef Tyson Whistler of Glenwood Retirement Community carves an ice sculpture of a swan downtown during January's First Friday: Fire & Ice.

Local Head Chef Tyson Whistler of Glenwood Retirement Community carves an ice sculpture of a swan downtown during January's First Friday: Fire & Ice.

2017 First Friday Themes

January: Fire & Ice

Hosted by Downtown Merchants

February: Unlocking the Key to Marietta's Heart

Hosted by Downtown Merchants

March: Mardi Gras After Party

Hosted by Washington State Community College

April: #MyMarietta History Night

Hosted by The Castle

May: Ohio's First Adventure

Hosted by the Marietta-Washington County CVB

Corey Shields, local singer/songwriter, performs in Wit & Whimzy on Front Street in downtown Marietta during January's First Friday.

Corey Shields, local singer/songwriter, performs in Wit & Whimzy on Front Street in downtown Marietta during January's First Friday.

June: Downtown Mini Golf

Hosted by the 14th Annual Celebrity Golf Outing

July: Art Walk

Hosted by the Public Art Committee of Marietta Main Street

August: 42nd Annual Band Organ Rally

Hosted by American Flags & Poles

September: Bring Forth the Pioneer

Hosted by Marietta College

October: Marietta Tiger Homecoming

Hosted by Marietta City Schools

November: Marie Antoinette Festival

Hosted by the Marie Antoinette Festival Committee

December: Hometown Holidays

Hosted by the Promotions Committee of Marietta Main Street