First Fridays Event Series

First Fridays Event Series

First Fridays Event Series

A monthly celebration of our community's movers and shakers, creatives and performers, and local businesses.

Free and open to the public, First Fridays is a new and recurring event for 2022 that aims to celebrate the individuals who make up our vibrant community. Convening on the first Friday of the month throughout spring and summer, this event highlights our town’s unique offerings and encourages visitors to seek out new, authentic experiences and enjoy Downtown Alamosa. This event routinely gathers in the heart of Alamosa, First Fridays Headquarters is located at 627 Main Street. 

To all the makers, creators, restaurateurs, musicians, small businesses, and all other creatives in between... this one is for you!

Interested in getting involved as a local vendor? Click here.  

What to Expect: Upcoming First Friday Events

Good times, good people, and one incredible community. Each event throughout the season will offer a different theme complemented by live music, local eats, and vendors in the Market on Main. Check back in throughout the summer to see what’s next on the roster.

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

Date: May 6, 2022

Theme: Cinco de Mayo Celebration

Friday, May 6th is set to be our biggest First Friday event yet! This week's celebration is Cinco de Mayo themed and will feature specials and deals from many of our Downtown businesses.  Plus, the Sangre de Cristo National Heritage Area will be having their Cinco de Mayo celebration on San Juan! 

Date: June 3, 2022

Theme: Hellooooo Summer!

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

When is First Friday?

When is First Friday?

First Friday happens on the first Friday of each month, March through November 2022. The event starts at  5pm and goes until 8pm. 

Where do I park?

Where do I park?

In addition to free parking along Main Street, there are 7 free public parking lots located within the downtown area.

How much does it cost to get in?

How much does it cost to get in?

First Fridays are completely free to attend. Each First Fridays event will feature free entertainment, and games courtesy of Visit Alamosa. First Fridays also features Art, Shopping, and Dining deals, plan to spend according to your interests.

Do you accept credit cards or cash?

Do you accept credit cards or cash?

That's up to each artist or business but it can't hurt to have both just in case.

Is this event for all ages?

Is this event for all ages?

Absolutely! Some merchants even have special low-cost or free activities (like sidewalk chalk) for kiddos. 

Where is First Friday?

Where is First Friday?

The dense core of First Fridays is located Downtown. First Fridays Headquarters is located at 627 Main Street -this is where you can get the latest information on the event. 

 
 
 

Markets on Main

The "First Fridays Market on Main" event series will host a rotating list of entertainers, makers, and artists offering handmade items for sale. We're excited to welcome the below vendors for our next event. Be sure to stop by and say hello!

Event Participants

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Altitude Appliance

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: New Product Launch! Big Green Egg line of Smokers & Barbecues demonstrations! Plus, there will be a Big Green Egg Rep on site!  (Only ...
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Big Valley Hobbytown

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: Friday Night Magic Game & Chalk the Walk! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) Big Valley HobbyTown is the San Luis Valley's hom ...
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Calvillo’s Mexican Restaurant

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: $6 "First Fridays Margarita"! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) Authentic Mexican cuisine, banquet room, full bar. 

Dress Code by Evans

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: 25% Off Blouses, Shirts, Any Top! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) Dress Code by Evans is a one-of-a-kind clothing store an ...
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Happy Mountain

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: 20% Off everything in the Store! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) Antiques, Collectibles, Home Decor, and Custom Designs.

Narrow Gauge Book Co-op

An independent, community-owned bookstore in the heart of downtown Alamosa! 

No Limit Arcade

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: Free Nachos and Games for students with an ID! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) No limit arcade is an out of school&nb ...
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Purple Pig Pizzeria and Pub

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: Fat Friday! $1 Off Draft Fat Tire! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) The Purple Pig Pub was the oldest bar in Alamosa and in ...
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San Luis Valley Brewing Company

The San Luis Valley Brewing Company began with a desire to offer the finest in craft brews and fine food in an inviting atmosphere. Specialty beers are created on-premise ...
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Square Peg Brewerks

Square Peg Brewerks is a brewery and tasting room that focuses on farm-to-tap beer.  Their ingredients come straight from their local farm and are processed through ...
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St. Ives Pub & Eatery

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: Live Music, plus beer and margarita specials! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) Classic American grill and pub.  Great ...
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The Shop

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: $45 Friday small tattoo special! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) Tattoos! Comics! Piercings! Collectibles!

The Wet Paintbrush

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: Recieve $5 off your paint session if you show a reciept from a vendor or businesses participant from First Fridays (May 6)  (Only valid fo ...
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Treasure Alley

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: "Mom Gift" specials in honor of Mother's Day all evening! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) Unique gifts, Candles, Bath and Beaut ...
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Woody's Q Shack

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: Cinco por Nachos ($5 for a 1/2 Order of Nachos)! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) BBQ Restaurant, Food Truck, and catering ...
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Your Boutique Kloset

FIRST FRIDAY SPECIAL: Free Gift with Purchase While Supplies Last! (Only valid during First Fridays 5/6/22 from 5-8pm) We have a little something for all shapes and size ...
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