First Friday Concerts

First Friday Concerts continue ON THE SQUARE in Historic Downtown Gainesville!

 

In 2023, we’re excited these four great bands will hit the stage!

  • May 5th: Willie Ziavino & C.O.T Band (Salsa Band)
  • June 2nd: Hot Flash (80s Rock and Roll)
  • July 7th: Backyard Loveseat (Country Rock)
  • August 4th: Mixed Tape (Variety Band)
  • September 1st: Six Foot Ramblers (Country Folk)

Set up your chairs/blankets starting at 6pm. Grab a bite and a beverage downtown, the concert will go from 7 – 10pm! First come first serve seating. Bring your chairs and picnic blankets to mark off an area for your friends and family group to safely enjoy the concert.

Main Street Gainesville, a program focusing on economic vitality through Historic Preservation in our downtown commercial districts, offers free entertainment on the first Friday of each month, from June through September.

Other Activities

  • Shop and Dine Downtown!
  • Food Trucks!
  • Main Street tent with Main Street- and Gainesville-branded merchandise!

Parking

All Parking Decks are FREE in Gainesville!

  • Main Street Parking Deck, 301 Main St.
  • Hall County Parking Facility, 225 Green St.
  • Historic City Hall, 117 Jesse Jewell Pkwy.

Q&A:

Is this event handicap accessible?

  • Yes, there is handicap parking available in the Main Street Parking Deck, located at 301 Main St.

Can concert-goers bring coolers?

  • Yes, you are welcome to bring coolers, but please no glass or alcohol. This event is intended to help support downtown businesses. We encourage you to purchase beverages, snacks and meals from one or more of the nearby restaurants or food vendors on site!

Interested in becoming a sponsor for First Fridays Concerts?

CLICK HERE FOR SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION

 

Want to Become a Vendor?

CLICK HERE TO VIEW DOWNTOWN VENDOR INFORMATION