Organized by Wabash Marketplace, First Friday takes place in Downtown Wabash on Friday, April 2 with hours from 5 – 8 pm. This free event features downtown shopping, food, live music, and kids’ activities! First Friday in April will celebrate Easter weekend--complete with an Easter Egg Hunt and pictures with the Easter Bunny! Event details are listed below and on social media accounts for “First Friday-Wabash, Indiana.”
Shopping Deals for First Friday:
Bellazo: Extra 50% off clearance
Birdie J's: Egg Hunt for a Discount
Bluebird Boutique: Crack an Egg for a Discount or Surprise
Borders & Beyond: 15% off custom frame
Brooch Boutique: Egg hunt for a discount and Easter Bunny in the Walkway!
C&J Raxx: Pictures with Easter Bunny 5-7 pm
Custom Crafts: $5 craft
Eclectic Shoppe: Pots for spring decor
Nicole A. Howard Photography: Digital special $20, 2 files, 5-7 pm
Schlemmer's Fire & Outdoor: Featuring Easter recipes on the Traeger
Wabash County Museum: Open until 6 pm. Take-home craft kits for the kids.
Wabash CrossFit & Fitness: Grand Opening Ribbon Cutting at 5 pm. Kids obstacle course with prizes. Building tours.
Welcome Center at Visit Wabash County: Featuring outdoor spring decor. 1981 Tote Bags for $20.
Wooden Ivy: Crack an Egg for a Discount and Make-and-Take Easter Signs.
YMCA: Kids Easter Tattoos at Modoc's Market
Drinks & Dining Deals for First Friday:
Chapman's Taproom: Carry-out drinks available. $3 Harvester and $11 Fills.
Charley Creek Inn: Live Music with Brian Koning in the Green Hat Lounge from 8-11 pm. Wine & Cheese Bar with slushies and beer flights.
Downtown Nutrition: Crack an Egg for a discount
Market Street Grill: Dinner and drinks until 10pm
Modoc's Market: Frappes with Peeps and Easter Boxes
Ohh My! Cakes: Easter cupcakes and Easter Cookie Kits
Pizza King: New Garlic Knots!
Food Trucks on Miami Street:
Laz's Cuban Cafe, Who Cut the Cheese, JB's Cuisine Machine
Food Trucks at Museum: Elephant Ears and Nick's Dog Cart
Easter Egg Hunt Details
Come to Paradise Springs Park for an Egg Hunt like none other! There will be THOUSANDS of eggs filled with candy to find! Some eggs will even include coupons for downtown activities and tickets to redeem top secret (and totally cool) prizes! Your aren’t going to want to miss this Easter-ific Egg Hunt! Each participant should bring their own Easter basket or bag to collect eggs! Sponsored by Bachelor Creek Kids.
Location: Paradise Springs
Time: The hunt begins at 5:00 pm. Please be there by 4:45 pm if your child wants to participate
Ages: Any child from toddlers to 12 years old
Route for Trolley No. 85
Trolley No. 85 will be running! Catch a ride at Veteran’s Plaza, Eagles
Theatre, The Depot, Paradise Spring Park, and Wabash County Museum parking lot. Free trolley rides are sponsored by Beacon Credit Union.
Gift Basket Giveaway
One person will win a gift basket provided by Wabash Marketplace! To enter fill out the “Giveaway” section of the First Friday Guide. Guides are available at Modoc’s Market and participating businesses: YMCA (booth at Modoc’s), Candy Shoppe at Charley Creek Inn, Borders & Beyond, Wabash CrossFit, Schlemmer’s Fire & Outdoor, C&J Raxx, Visit Wabash County, and Bellazo. Visit each of the participating businesses for a validation mark and one winner will be selected.
Thank you to all of the sponsors that help support First Friday! Silver Sponsor: Crossroads Bank. Bronze Sponsors: 95.9 KISS FM, Beacon Credit Union, Pettit Printing Inc, and Wabash County Museum. A friendly reminder that face coverings and social distancing are required in Downtown Wabash. View full event details at wabashmarketplace.org/first-friday.
More fun activities in Downtown Wabash during the month of April