shop late each month

Small businesses are open late from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. the First Friday of each month with lots of great local experiences to enjoy!

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.!

2018 First Friday Themes

January: Fire & Ice night

February: wine & chocolate walk
sponsored by century 21 full service realty

March: nonprofit night
sponsored by marietta community foundation

April: marietta's birthday party
sponsored by the galley

May: Marietta Derby
sponsored by marietta dental works

June: Downtown Mini Golf
sponsored by peoples bank & par mar

July: downtown Art Walk
sponsored by signality signs & graphics

August: once upon a time
sponsored by kiwanis club of marietta

September: Back to school bash
sponsored by washington state community college

October: witches night
sponsored by wvu-parkersburg

November: kids market
sponsored by marietta college

December: moonlight madness
sponsored by peoples bank theatre