First Friday Live

First Friday Live is a monthly community celebration taking place in downtown Grants Pass. Our retailers, galleries and restaurants host special receptions, performances, screenings and other events showcasing the work of local and regional artists.

Other creative pursuits are also celebrated: culinary, crafts, music and theatrical. The mission is to form a cohesive and vibrant downtown by uniting and highlighting our unique businesses while celebrating our dynamic community. 

First Friday Live is free and open to the public on the first Friday of months February through December from 5 to 9 pm.

2020 Dates: February 7, March 6, April 3, May 1, June 5, July 3, August 7, September 4, October 2, November 6, December 4


Grants Pass Museum of Art Membership Exhibition
Gallery One Holiday Shopping

Grants Pass Museum of Art
229 SW G Street
Come experience the amazing creativity of our members. 165 pieces are on display. Open First Friday until 9pm!

Gallery One
229 SW G Street
Several artists will be demonstrating their one-of-a-kind ornaments. Come and meet the artists and enjoy some holiday cheer and snacks with us!

King Jewelers
221 SE 6th Street
King Jewelers will be showcasing dozens of brilliant custom cut gemstones as they continue their 40th Anniversary celebration!

Bohemian L Smith Art Jesse Kennemer Music
Sandi's Holiday Gift Basket and Fudge
Chesi Jo's, Santa's Visit

The Bohemian
233 SW G Street
Jesse Kennemer and his fabulous guitar plus new art by Linda Smith, lively landscapes in acrylic and watercolor.

Sandi’s Candies & Fudgery
145 SW G Street
It’s your last chance to get entered to win one of our Stockings for Soldiers Gift Giveaway. Double Taps Tap Room and Craft Spirits will be here. Plus holiday fudge flavors - Peppermint Snowflake, Divinity and our famous Pumpkin!

Chesi Jo's Baby Boutique
307 SW G Street
Santa & Mrs.Claus are making a special trip to Chesi Jo's to see your little ones! Ashlyn Photography will have special pricing for the evening. We will have some goodies, and wish lists that your little ones can fill out, that'll make Christmas shopping a breeze!!

Rogue Valley Brewing Supply
The Emporium Christmas Caroling
Diamond Cannabis FFL

Rogue Valley Brewing Supply
123 SW K Street
Hosting: Farewell to Sleigh'R party with Ninkasi Brewing. Featuring music by The Reverberays. 6-9pm, Music, Beer Specials and family friendly!!

The Emporium
202 SW 6th Street
KARAOKE CAROLING outside The Emporium, SW corner of 6th & G Streets. 6pm until ?? Dress warmly in layers and let’s have some festive fun.

Diamond Cannabis
300 SW 6th Street
Dawna Crocker will come play live music. Dale Woods will be doing face painting. Multiple vendors from different companies will come out and their products will be discounted and we will be putting out a spin wheel out to win all sorts of prizes!

Great Northwest Music First Friday
Untitled 2.0 - Heart's Landscape by Jeffery Sully
My Little Corner - Charlie Jarvis First Friday

Great Northwest Music
220 SW G Street
We will have Christmas music provided by students and staff of Great Northwest Music; cider and cookies for shoppers; and lots of Christmas spirit for all.

Untitled 2.0
Heart of the Shops @ 6th & G
Jeffrey Sully’s paintings are the physical embodiment of a process not unlike meditation. Illusion and reflection point toward everyday being and emptiness. Each work is a tangible record of his unique process and open to interpretation.

My Little Corner Cafe
Heart of the Shops @ 6th & G
Charlie Jarvis plays cello and sings from family and special guests. His repertoire includes classical, holiday and pop selections. We’re certain you’ll experience the love of music, family & performance that emanate from Charlie when he entertains at My Little Corner Cafe.


Experience Grants Pass
Downtown Welcome Center
198 SW 6th Street
Grants Pass, OR 97526