How Do I Get Involved?:
We get this question all of the time, and want to make sure you have your answer. Please refer to this Question and Answer if you are wanting to get involved in First Friday Wabash. Also, contact us if you have additional questions. firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks!
How Do I Find out more information on the events?
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Each month presents a unique theme: Follow the links below to view information on each theme:
AUGUST- "Artsfest"- August 4th, 5pm-8pm
SEPTEMBER- "Fashion Friday"- September 1st, 5pm-8pm
OCTOBER- "Oktoberfest"- October 6th, 5pm-8pm
NOVEMBER- "Give Thanks"- November 3rd, 5pm-8pm
DECEMBER- "Hometown Holidays"- December 1st, 5pm-8pm
Monthly Press Release:
For immediate release
July 28th, 2017
Media Contact: Tyler Karst, Project Coordinator
Wabash, Ind. –The Wabash Marketplace First Friday Committee is pleased to announce details on the upcoming First Friday Wabash event. First Friday encourages the community to celebrate in downtown Wabash with this month’s theme “Artsfest” from 5-8 p.m. Friday, August 4th. First Friday T-shirts and bags will be on sale at many businesses including Visit Wabash County Welcome Center, Bellazo, Marelli's, Modoc’s Market, and the Eclectic Shoppe.
First Friday Wabash is full of many deals, food options, music, and kids’ activities! Specific this month and orchestrated with the Honeywell Foundation’s Artsfest are many things Artsfest related: Miami Street Artisan market, featured art galleries, and so much more. Travel the downtown with the Trolley ride as many stops are on the list! Each street will have a unique feel including Steve Michaels performing in the newly built Charley Creek Courtyard, Elvis in the Alley behind Pizza King, restaurants and food trucks all around, kid’s activities, high school wrestling, and so much more. First Friday participants should pick up the month’s guide and travel to each of the featured businesses/ Once the guide is full, you can drop it off at any of the featured locations. You will then be entered to First Friday Baskets loaded with so many local goodies. August’s First Friday featured businesses include: Black Squirrel, Gallery 64, Babka’s Polish Pottery, Eclectic Shoppe, Make it Your Own, Borders and Beyond, Alley Dog Fine Art, Denneycreative, Artsfest Booth, Visit Wabash County, and Filament Tattoo Co. Check out First Friday Wabash on Facebook to stay up to date of the event.
Come on downtown and have some fun. We are looking forward to seeing you!
Thank you to Grow Wabash County for your 2017 Partnership.
The First Friday committee of Wabash Marketplace is a volunteer group of individuals who are passionate about the downtown and creating a one-of-a-kind hometown atmosphere. For more information regarding the events or how you can become involved please contact Tyler Karst by calling 260-563-0975.
A Sub Committee of Wabash Marketplace - your members behind this monthly program includes:
- Jennifer Long-Dillon, Chair
- Tyler Karst- Project Coordinator
- Christy Reynolds
- Tenille Zartman
- Maria Marshall
- Karen Eilts -Walter
- Paula Lhamon
- Maria Smyth
- Kimberly Lundmark