Enjoy an evening downtown!

First Fridays Downtown South Bend are 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

The first Friday of every month 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
  • Explore downtown South Bend for one-of-a-kind shops, boutiques, art galleries, studios, museums, salons, clubs, cafes, restaurants and more. Movies, live music and other entertainment will also be hosted by Downtown South Bend, Inc (DTSB) each month.

Most events are free or at a reduced admission rate.

Plan now to attend First Fridays Downtown South Bend on these dates!

Time: 5:00 – 9:00 p.m.

2014 Themes:

  1. January 4: New Year, New Town
  2. February 1: Date Night Downtown
  3. March 1: Mad About Science!
  4. April 5: Book the Bend
  5. May 3: Vintage Downtown
  6. June 7: Dog Days of Summer
  7. July 5: As American As…
  8. August 2: Downtown: The Musical
  9. September 6: Arts Alive!
  10. October 4: Kids’ Night Out
  11. November 1: Downtown Flavor
  12. December 6: Downtown for the Holidays


Have an idea, or perhaps wish to participate or volunteer? Send an email to cdietz@downtownsouthbend.com.