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.


Grants Pass Museum of Art FFL
Gallery One David Quill Drum
Bohemian Donna Torres

Grants Pass Museum of Art
229 SW G Street
The exhibition “The Land Remembers” will continue and the photographer/artist Rich Bergeman will be at the museum to answer questions and explain more. He will also be giving a talk about the exhibit on Saturday, September 7 at 1:30pm.

Gallery One
229 SW G St
David Quill is a skilled drum maker and artist. He studied under master drum maker Emmeth Young from Belize. The traditional craftsman skills came with the lessons of Three Spirits United. David hosts a drum circle that will be performing during First Friday.

The Bohemian
233 SW G St
David Modica will be here with his amazing, alluring guitar plus see extraordinary photography by Donna Torres!

Untitled 2.0 Earshel Hogan, Under the Hood
My Little Corner Cafe Sean Bullock
FFL - June - Sandi's Candies

Untitled 2.0
119 SE 6th St
Our Summer Art Program with the Boys and Girls Club of Grants Pass is coming to its exciting conclusion! The kids have made their critters and are ready to present! Come by and see their imaginative animals made from reused and recycled materials. Exhibit opens Friday, August 2nd from 5 - 9 PM. The Young Picasso Club will be on hand to present their works from 6 - 8 PM!

My Little Corner Cafe
130 SE G St
All summer, we’ve watched the Boys and Girls Club members come through the gallery looking at Joel Glassman’s Garbage Animals, excited to work on their little trash critters. We can’t wait to see them show off their hard work within the context of Glassman’s Exhibit on First Friday, August 2nd, from 5 - 9 PM!

Sandi’s Candies & Fudgery
145 SW G St
Come try our delicious Rogue River Bottom! KC of KC’s Puzzle Boxes will be here with the display of these unique and intricate puzzle boxes - made by local artists from local wood.

Ann & Shan's FB

Ann & Shan's
224 SW 6th Street
From 6-8pm, Double Taps will be sampling their delicious Crescendo Spirits! They are bringing their signature Twisted Raspberry lemonade for you to try!

Vice Brewing
220 SW H Street
We will be having a first Friday after party, it includes a live DJ and Dance Party starting at 10pm.


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