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.


Oregon Books - Newsies
Gallery One - Raysin
Rogue Theatre

Oregon Books & Games
150 NE E Street

Two exciting events are happening this First Friday: A sneak peak of One Eleven Theatre's production of Newsies at 5:30 pm and a relationship workshop/book signing with bestselling local author, Guy Finley, from 7-9 pm.

Gallery One
229 SW G Street
J R Raysin is the featured artist at Gallery One on First Friday, March 1. Her inspiration comes from the love of creatures and nature, the intricacy of textures and an unusual perspective.

Rogue Theatre
143 SE H St
Friday's concert features MarchFourth - a sonic explosion delivered by 20 musicians, dancers, and artisans to take you on a joy-inducing, foot-stomping journey that defies categorization.

The Bohemian
My Little Corner Cafe - Bullock
Rogue Barbers

The Bohemian
233 SW G Street
The Bohemian will be featuring the amazing guitar sounds of David Modica and colorful art by Karen O'Brien.

My Little Corner Cafe
130 SE G Street
Violinist, Sean Bullock will play classical and traditional selections with his restrained elegance. Enjoy sitting back and listening to his instrument fill the space with refrains that float and drift through the air.

Rogue Barbers
304 SW 6th St
Rogue Barbers is giving our community the chance to say a personal thank you to our local firefighters this First Friday. Featuring food, music, and drinks!

The Hiive - 4
Vortex Clothiers

Grants Pass Museum of Art
229 SW G Street
Beginning Friday, March 1, the public can view two new exhibitions: photography by extreme kayaker, Chris Korbulic, and "Caves are Thirsty," a collaboration of school children from all over Southern Oregon.

The Hivve
164 SE G Street
Madeline DeCourcey & Guests will perform songs from 1940’s in a vintage cabaret atmosphere. The latest collection of art includes Allen Smith, Paul James Cunningham, Timothy Weldon, Paul Silas Trapp & Stan Fullerton.

Vortex Clothiers
115 SE 6th Street
Grab your 1920s-1940s duds and join in on The Purple Rose: a cabaret experience with live performances by local actors and drag/burlesque talent. In collaboration with The Hivve at The Shops at 6th & G in Grants Pass, Oregon. Contact/visit Vortex Clothiers for costume assistance.

Untitled 2.0
Elegance II
Sandi's Candies

Untitled 2.0
130 SE G Street
Through the years Untitled 2.0 has tried to add something from each monthly exhibition to their personal collection. And now they're putting it on display - as CONTEXT 2.0 II Too.

Elegance II
331 SE 6th Street
Elegance II will be offering local wine tasting along with samples of their chocolate and, as always, live music!

Sandi's Candies & Fudgery
145 SW G Street
Sandi's Candies is embracing the Irish theme this March, featuring Irish Cream as their flavor of the month! Stop by and try their new citrus truffle flavor: Kumquat Sour - made from the finest beer Weekend Brewing Company has to offer!

Rainbow Baby + Mama Boutique
Cowboy Corral and Doc Stitches

Rainbow Baby + Mama Boutique
131 SW G Street
Rainbow Baby + Mama Boutique is excited to share products from reputable and earth-friendly brands. Stop by on First Friday, March 1st, and mention this post to receive 10% off one product of your choice!

Josephine County Republican Party
327 NE 6th Street, #5
To celebrate their Grand Opening, the Josephine County Republican Party would like to invite you to see their new Headquarters and head next door to Powderhorn Cafe for some pie and coffee together!

Cowboy Corral and Doc Stitches
421 SE 6th St
Cowboy Corral and Doc Stitches will be offering special discounts on March 1st - exclusive to First Friday customers only!


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