Downtown Elizabethton to celebrate creativity at June 7 First Friday event

Published 3:19 pm Monday, June 3, 2024

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Join the fun for the June 7 First Friday in Downtown Elizabethton, dedicated to celebrating creativity with Artsy Vibes! Come out to connect with friends and family and experience live music, art demonstrations, and so much more. June’s First Friday is sponsored by Brightspeed.

Explore First Friday’s 25 participating businesses and 3 Zones with a BINGO card to guide you throughout the event. Pick up a card at any participating business and play along to enter to win prizes. Discover boutiques, vintage shops, and art-centric spaces with elevated shopping as you enjoy performances and live music in the streets throughout downtown. Engage in family-friendly fun at the Fun Zone, sponsored by Citizens Bank, located at Sycamore Street/F Street, featuring a Mural Dedication, face painting, interactive art demonstrations, yard games, and coloring activities. Treat yourself to drinks and great food at one of our downtown establishments as well as the Mobile Food Zone on Armed Forces Drive. Discover new ways to get involved at the Community Zone in the 400 Block Breezeway, featuring non-profits and community organizations.

Special Features Include:

  • On-site interactive screen printing at Boomtown & Co.
  • Live music from Some Old Friends at Crossroads Craftworks
  • Pop-up performances by East TN Ballet Academy
  • Live art demonstrations at August Muse, Simple Blessings General Store, and The Wicked Whit
  • Interactive bike frame decorating & $5 after 5 Special at Pedals on Rails
  • First Friday After Party at Riverside Taphouse featuring Samantha Gray

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Check out the full list of features, participating businesses, and Zone details at

So, mark your calendars and get ready for the June 7 “Artsy Vibes” First Friday featuring community connection, live entertainment, elevated shopping and dining, and family-friendly activities in our historic and welcoming downtown!

First Fridays is presented by Main Street Elizabethton, Elizabethton-Carter County Public Library, and Carter County Tourism. Visit Downtown Elizabethton on Facebook and Instagram to learn more and get involved.

For questions, contact Main Street Director Courtney Bean at (423) 213-0090 or