F1RST FRIDAY — Something fun for everyone!

Every year thousands of people come downtown to enjoy live music, shopping, dining, contests, and free activities.  Main Street Statesboro hosts themed events throughout the year to encourage the community to live, shop, dine and play downtown.

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F1RST Friday is held the first Friday of several months from 5:30p.m-8:00p.m. on or near the Courthouse lawn of Downtown Statesboro. Please make your request 7 days in advance. We close the form the Friday prior to each event or will add FULL next to description.

Once you have been approved we will contact you for payment. There are no refunds for missed events. There is an annual First Friday registration fee. It’s $50 per 10×10 space and food trucks $100 (cash or check only) if you attend one or all seven of the First Friday events February, March, April, May, August, September, October.

We will send out a reminder with instructions the Tuesday before each event. Please let us know if you are unable to attend so we can accommodate all vendors.

Scare on the Square and the Downtown Holiday Celebration will have additional fees and registration.

Annual sponsors receive premium booth space for the year.

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2024 F1rst Friday Events

Winter Fest
February 2, 2024  5:30-8pm

Music, smores, food trucks, shopping on West Main St. and West Vine St.

Downtown Paw Walk
March 1, 2024 5:30-8pm

Dress up your doggies for a costume contest at the downtown dog park (20 Cherry St.) There will be vendors, treats and fun.

Downtown Arts 
April 5, 2024 5:30-8pm

Enjoy music art and shopping. Fun begins on the Courthouse lawn.

Fiesta de Mayo
May 3, 2024 5:30-8pm

It’a a Fiesta Downtown Statesboro! Enjoy music, vendors and food. Fun begins on the Courthouse lawn.

Downtown Pep Rally
August 2, 2024 5:30-8pm

In August our F1RST FRIDAY brings together all of the spirited high schools in the Bulloch County area to have to have one huge pep rally to get the community and students excited for all the fun that the new school year brings. The football players, cheerleaders and bands share their energy and spirit for their school with the Statesboro. Sponsored by Statesboro Natural Gas.

Taste of Downtown
September 6, 2024  5:30-8:30pm

Enjoy live music and sample food from local restaurants while shopping!  Tickets available at 5pm on the Courthouse.

Ag Night Out
October 4, 2024 5:30-8pm

An evening that celebrates agriculture and agribusiness in Bulloch County. We close off streets and enjoy tractors, food, fun and live music

Scare on the Square
October 12, 2023  9:00am-1pm

Dress up and come downtown for a candyland festival. Activities include trunk-or-treat, costume contest, community dances and musical performances, hayride, candyland alley, food trucks and vendors.

Downtown Christmas Holiday Celebration
December 6, 2024  5:30-8pm

Bring your family and friends downtown to enjoy Santa Parade, Chili Cook-Off, vendors, live music and more. Fun begins at 5:30 p.m. and Friday till 8 p.m.  Shop Local!