F1RST FRIDAY Something fun for everyone!

Due to COVID19 we have temporarily paused large gathering events. However, we will have free downtown tours each month and shopping specials. You are invited to support small businesses and shop local.

    • Every year thousands of people come downtown to enjoy live music, shopping, dining, contests, and free activities.  Each month we have themed events to make each event special. Thank you to our 2020 Sponsors! 2021 Sponsorship


February —Warm in the Winter Downtown Tour
February 12, 2021  10:30am & 1:30pm
February 27, 2021 11:30am  & 2:00pm
Come enjoy a historic Downtown Statesboro walking tour.
See what your shopping and dining options that our downtown has to offer.
If you like free coffee this tour is for you. This is a free tour however registration is required  Find a Tour

February Downtown Sip & Shop
February 13, 2021

Enjoy brunch in downtown Statesboro. Stroll downtown and enjoy shopping and special deals.

March —Doggie Day Downtown Tour
Come enjoy a historic Downtown Statesboro walking tour.
See what your shopping and dining options that our downtown has to offer.
Bring your puppies for treats and have fun at the downtown dog park. This is a free tour however registration is required 

Cancelled: AprilFine Arts
April 3, 2020

Our April F1RST FRIDAY enjoy live music and art on the Bulloch County Courthouse lawn.

Cancelled: MayFiesta de Mayo
May 1, 2020

Enjoy the Latino flavor with sombreros, spicy food and live Spanish music and dancing. Savor tacos and typical Spanish arts and culture. Located on the Courthouse lawn.

Cancelled: JuneStaycation
June 5, 2020

In June our F1RST FRIDAY focuses on Statesboro as a vacation destination. Vendors and businesses come out and celebrate all the great things about summer in Statesboro such as sunshine, time at the pool, time to spend with your friends and family, and local activities to keep everyone of all ages entertained.

July- Downtown Luau
July 2, 2021

Celebrate the 4th downtown! Summer fun, wear your Hawaiian shirts, and leis enjoy live music, downtown shops and restaurants.

Tentative: August—Downtown Pep Rally
August 6, 2021

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 community in this entertaining high enthusiasm event.

Tentative: SeptemberTaste of Downtown
September 3, 2021

What better way to spend your first Friday of fall by giving your taste buds something it will remember for a long time? The taste of downtown is a F1RST FRIDAY event gives the attendants a chance to sample savory delights from the restaurants located in Downtown Statesboro. Break the chain and enjoy one of the most delectable F1RST FRIDAYs Statesboro has!

Tentative: OctoberAg Night Out
October 1, 2021

An evening that celebrates agriculture and agribusiness in Bulloch County. We close off streets and enjoy tractors, food, and more as we gather to celebrate our largest industry in Bulloch County.

Tentative November
November 5, 2021

Join us in downtown Statesboro for F1RST FRIDAY with live music, food, shopping and fun downtown.

December—Downtown Statesboro Tent & Sidewalk Sale
December 3-4, 2021

Bring your family and shop safely with the Downtown Tent & Sidewalk sale on December 3-4 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday till 8 p.m.  Shop Local! Participating businesses will have a tent set up on the front of their store, with exciting deals to choose from.  You’ll be able to find gifts for everyone on your list: Clothing, Pottery, Antiques, Furniture, Bicycles and even Christmas Treats!

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