Canton First Friday!


First Friday is a monthly party in the downtown Canton Arts District in Canton, OH 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 begins with a First Stop at the Canton Museum of Art @ 5:30, followed by the full-out event downtown from 6-10 p.m. Rain or shine. First Friday happens every month – year ’round!


First Friday Schedule:
January 5, 2018– Winterfest
Download the map here.

Here’s a listing of all the carvings.























This page is information regarding Canton Ohio’s First Friday. For Canton, Georgia’s First Friday, click here.

Food vendor, artist, and nonprofit spaces are only available May-October. Please click here for vendor applications.

Canton First Friday is presented by The Downtown Canton Special Improvement District and ArtsinStark, brought to you by Kempthorn Motors.

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Canton First Friday is a monthly celebration! To check out all events visit our Facebook Event Page here.

Booking, Vending & More:

Interested in participating in First Friday, check out the above link for all the details and applications.


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