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  Join us august 1st for the next "first friday!". . .



Come Visit Us Downtown

Spend a marvelous summer night strolling the streets of downtown Racine August 1st from 4-9pm!  Socialize with friends and neighbors as you enjoy shopping specials, cool drinks and live music on Main & 6th Streets. More than 50 independent downtown business owners welcome you to shop local, dine & discover the best of Racine . . . Downtown!

Take a horse drawn carriage ride or wander throughout the historic city streets and listen to the sounds of one of Racine’s favorite bands - Mean Jake - at Monument Square.  Don’t miss award winning singer songwriter Mark Paffrath at Main Street’s Crosswalk Park between 3rd & 4th Streets.  Wander 6th Street and you’ll find the phenomenal Katie LaFond at west end of 6th Street at Paul Harris Park near the roundabout.

Come early & stay late . . . Downtown Racine is the place to see, the place to be. Meet your friends and bring your out of town guests to this most popular event! Downtown's service & charm have made it a shopping destination since 1860 . . . come see why!

Take a horse drawn carriage ride or stroll throughout downtown and discover the fun your friendly downtown merchants have planned for this special afternoon and evening. Come early and stay late! Spend an evening with friends and family enjoying downtown . . . the BEST of Racine.

Visit our Specials page to find out what your friends downtown have to offer for this month's First Friday!

Looking for more weekend ideas?  Visit the Real Racine website (www.realracine.com) for an events calendar and to sign up for their e-newsletter.



For more information contact Mary Osterman at Copacetic, 262-634-4287 or email firstfridaysracine@yahoo.com.

Special thanks to the Downtown Racine Corporation and Jean's Jazz Series for their support of this event. Remember to thank  and support the merchants that bring you Racine's best series of events continuing through the end of the year.


Downtown Racine Corporation presents "Third Fridays" on:

  • Friday, July 18
  • Friday, August 15

Hope to see you there!


3rd Coast Bicycles
Art Metals Studio

Artists Gallery
Asiana Bowl Restaurant
Axis Kitchen and Bath Design Center
Black Hand Tattoo Gallery
Blue Moon Detective Agency
Blue Rock
Casablanca De Mexico Restaurant
Common Scents
Dessert Heaven
Divine Gelato Cafe'
Dover Flag & Map
D.P. Wigley Co.
Edward Jones
Evelyn's Club Main
Funky Hannah's Beads & Art
Green Closet
Henry & Wanda's
Hot Shop Glass
Humble Home
i ov thee dragon tattoo and body
piercing studio

Ivanhoe Pub & Eatery
Jimmy John's
Johnson Outdoors
Lakeview Pharmacy
Main Street General Store
Mcaullif's on the Square
Metamorphosis Arts
Michelson Law Office
My Wicked Way
Northern Lights Gallery
Pepis Deli
Photographic Design Studio & Gallery
Plumb Gold LTD
Racine Art Museum
Racine Heritage Museum
Racine Optical
Reefpoint Marina
RG Natural Babies
Root River Council
Sticky Rice
Sugar Shack Sweet Shoppe
Sweet Flame
Whey Chai