Organized by Wabash Marketplace, First Friday takes place in Downtown Wabash on Friday, May 7 with hours from 5 – 8 pm. This free event features downtown shopping, food, live music, and kids’ activities! First Friday in May will celebrate graduating seniors and senior adults! Event details are listed below and on social media accounts for “First Friday-Wabash, Indiana.”
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 recommended in Downtown Wabash. View full event details at wabashmarketplace.org/first-friday.
Specials & Events for First Friday:
BABE of Wabash County: Ribbon Cutting at 5 pm, 88 W Hill St
Bellazo: Extra 50% off clearance and featuring Gifts for Mama
Birdie J’s: 21% off one item and 30% off clearance
Bluebird Boutique: 20% storewide and Capri Blue Gift Sets
Black Sheep Events & Design: Outdoor booth at Schlemmer’s. 20% off Senior Photos through July 31.
Borders & Beyond: 15% off custom frame.
C&J Raxx: Mother’s Day Basket Giveaway
Eclectic Shoppe: Celebrating 6 year anniversary! Live music with Kyle Johnson. Featuring online Mother’s Day Gift Boxes for $25 & $50.
The Francis Shoppe: Open until 6 pm.
JoJo’s OlFactory & Co: Ribbon Cutting at 6 pm, 36 W Canal St
Kelli Winer Design: New to Downtown! Visit the Interior Design Showroom, 80 W Canal St.
Make It Your Own: 50% off one item for seniors (high school & adults!)
The Montessori School at WPC: Outdoor booth at City Hall. Now accepting registration for summer and school-year programs.
New Journey Church: Community Booth at Museum Lot!
Nicole A. Howard Photography: Digital Special $20, 2 files, Mother/Father’s Day Theme
Purdue Extension Wabash County: Outdoor booth at Wabash Museum. Demonstrations by Purdue Extension Educators.
Schlemmer’s Fire & Outdoor: Recipes on the Traeger Grill
Sherri's Simple Sweets: outdoor booth at City Hall
Thriftalicious: Grand Re-Opening! Gift Basket Giveaway. Spend $20, get $5 coupon for future visit.
Twisted Scissors Salon: 20% off product. $10 Tarot Card Readings and Karaoke!
Wabash CrossFit & Fitness: Free Membership Giveaway. Sign up for Memorial Day Murph WOD.
Wabash County Museum: Open until 6 pm to members only. Free “Museum on the Go” take home craft kits.
Welcome Center at Visit Wabash County: Art Reception for Penny French-Deal. Public reveal of “Gems of Wabash County" with 18" x 14" size prints, postcards, & notecards.
Wooden Ivy: Make & Take Art Project. Fresh flowers & planters for Mother’s Day. 30% off clothing and shoes.
White's Residential: Outdoor booth at City Hall
YMCA: Outdoor booth at Modoc's with free college books
Drinks & Dining Deals for First Friday:
Chapman’s Wabash Taproom: $3 Harvesters, $11 Growler Fills, Pints to Go, Cash & Carry for 4 & 6 packs
Charley Creek Inn: Dakota Parker in the Courtyard 5:30-8:30 p.m. Free cupcakes in honor of 101th Anniversary. Wine slushies & beer flights in the Wine and Cheese Bar.
Downtown Nutrition: $2 off for Grads & Moms, 4-7 pm
Emmett’s Paddy Wagon: Food Truck at Veteran’s Plaza
Food Trucks on Miami Street: JB’s Cuisine Machine and Payne’s Fish & Chips
Food Trucks at the Museum: Elephant Ears
and Nick’s Dog Cart
Georgeano’s Italian BBQ: Food Truck on Canal Street
Market Street Grill: Dinner and Drinks until 10 pm. Balcony reservations available.
Modoc’s Market: Featuring Wizard of Oz drinks and Mother’s Day Gift Boxes
Ohh My! Cakes: Cupcakes, Sugar Cookies for Mom and Grads, Pettit Fours.
Pizza King: Open until 10 pm
White Rock Recreation: Ice Cream until 8 pm
“Congrats, Grads: $100 Tabs” for First Friday:
The following businesses will have $100 tabs open for the class of 2021 tonight only!
Be one of the first in the $100 tab limit, and your order at these following businesses could be FREE!
Student ID may be required
Modoc’s Market (Sponsored by Hoosier Chiropractic)
Ohh My! Cakes (Sponsored by Wabash Marketplace)
Pizza King (Sponsored by Visit Wabash County)
Downtown Nutrition (Sponsored by Bellazo)
Candy Shoppe at Charley Creek Inn (Sponsored by Eclectic Shoppe)
Route for Trolley No. 85 for First Friday
Trolley No. 85 will be running! Catch a ride at Veteran’s Plaza, Eagles
Theatre, The Depot, Paradise Spring Park, Wabash County Museum parking lot, BABE of Wabash County (88 W Hill St), and White Rock Recreation at Riverfront Plaza. Free trolley rides are sponsored by Beacon Credit Union.
Gift Basket Giveaway for First Friday
One person will win a gift basket provided by Wabash Marketplace! To enter, fill out the “Gift Basket Giveaway” section of the First Friday Guide to nominate a mom. Guides are available at businesses throughout Downtown Wabash. The gift basket in May includes a $50 gift card to Market Street Grill and Wabash merchandise. Celebrate a special mom in your life!
More fun activities in Downtown Wabash during the month of May