Canton, Ohio First Friday

First Friday is a monthly party in the Downtown Canton Arts District in Canton, Ohio, featuring themed music, performance and visual arts events and always a few surprises for adults and children.

It is primarily a self-guided tour of local art galleries, studios, stores and restaurants. First Friday is from 6-9 p.m. Rain or shine. First Friday happens every month – year ’round!

Canton First Friday is presented by the Downtown Canton Special Improvement District and ArtsinStark.

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Canton First Friday: Lots of Luck
March 5, 2021

6 - 9 pm
Downtown Canton Arts District

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The Hub Art Factory (336 6th St NW) will be exhibiting Young Blood 3 featuring new work by up-and-coming artists. Open 6-10 and free for all ages.

Grapes in a Glass (575 Market Ave. N) Lots of Luck celebrating an early St. Paddys Day! Specialty cocktails like the Leprechaun Fizz and the Dublin Apple will be on sale. Try one of our new wines by the glass or choose from over 40 beers! Live music with the amazing Daniel Grey 7-10 pm. Hungry? Grab our special Corned Beef Sliders or any of our fresh prepared appetizers and warm lava cake desserts.

Buzzbin Art & Music Shop
(331 Cleveland Ave NW) LIVE MUSIC!
The powerful debut release of The Behest of Serpents album w/ special guests In Malum and Stillborn Prodigy! $10 door/ first 50 people receive a free cd. Doors at 8pm/ show at 9pm. 18+LIVE ARTISTS (who...TBD) creating and selling goods.

Print & Press Shop & Studios (429 4th Street NW) will be open from 6-9 p.m. Shop the HUGE WINTER 50% OFF sale on Little Chicago Clothing. Plus, all regularly-priced Little Chicago items are 20% off, including printed-while-you-wait styles! And don't miss the live vintage letterpress printing demo from Letterpress Jess and Big Sal until 8 p.m.

Cantonology (306 4th St. NW) Try your luck by pulling a coin out of the Cantonology pot o’ gold for a surprise discount on your purchase. “Saving of the Green” sale, plus free take and make craft kit.

Just Imagine Gift Gallery (201 Sixth St NW) Visit in store for NEW jewelry items featuring art by the Just Imagine studio artists! All items are hand crafted by adult artisans with developmental disabilities. A portion of all sales goes directly to the individual artists.

330 Bar & Grill (320 Market Avenue South-Inside of the DoubleTree by Hilton) Will feature live music and a Lot’s of Luck Prize Drawing. Each guest will have the opportunity to draw a card for discounts at the 330 Bar & Grill and the DoubleTree by Hilton.

Boomdyada (332 4th St NW) Succulents in Books kits ($25)


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