August First Friday: Oshkosh Creates 2!

Connect Downtown Oshkosh


Enjoy all Downtown Oshkosh has to offer the first Friday of each month from 5-9pm. Every First Friday we’ll list where you can find the coolest art galleries, shop late, see awesome live musicians, enjoy great cuisine and local beverages and partake in fun downtown experiences! This month we’re teaming up with the Oshkosh Art Collective to feature artists creating live on Main Street!
Enjoy local art and music, dinner features, late night shopping and more! Check out featured artists and businesses below.


Artists will create live on the 400 block of N Main St from 6-9pm!

Andrew Barber –
Mel Floyd – [IG] @0bjectpermanence
Lisa Baltes – @Lmarieprintmaking
Madisen Potratz
Jayce Hall – @jaycehallart
Dave Plier – @king_ink11
Kelly Coutley
Brian Caulk
Kelly Gierach
Mike Gelhar – @EnableCreators
Stacie Gelhar – @EnableCreators
Maxwell Singletary – @maxwelljamesinc
Alyssa Duch
Lauren Chriske –
Parker Sweeney
Jonique Perzentka
Elissa Ewald
To Die for DIY
Sophia Voight
James Kelly
Elise Laluzerne –
Chris Williams
Tina Poulos


Explore Downtown Oshkosh!


Copper Hall – 203 Otter Ave
The History of Oshkosh Project by HZL Aviation
An art exhibit featuring the Behncke Collection presented by Copper Hall and the never before seen gallery from photographers at HZL Aviation featuring local Oshkosh architecture. 

Time Community Theater – 445 N Main St
Art Loves Craft at the Time
Enjoy the Time’s Art and Craft Fair along with food + drink and check out the display about historic Oshkosh movie theaters! Open 6-9pm

Caramel Crisp – 200 City Center
Featuring local artists Tracy Roe, Mike Lainberger & Ona Montour

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Artwork from Team Manila!



Caramel Crisp – 200 City Center
Patti & Jeff Acoustic Duo



Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
First Friday Features

Becket’s – 2 Jackson St
Amazing First Friday features by chefs Adam and Gabe!



Carrot & Kale – 110 Algoma Blvd
Noonday Collection with Kayla Schwindt – Open 5-9pm!

Winnebago Bicycle – 502 N Main St
Open until 9pm!

Brinkley’s Boutique – 419 N Main St
Open until 8pm! Summer clearance at 40% off and new fall arrivals are 10% off!

Moss + Grant – 428 N Main St
Open until 8pm!

Market Boutique – 224 N Main St
Open until 8pm!

Each First Friday is a celebration of our local community and an opportunity for locals and tourists to show their support for our town, have fun, and enjoy the beauty of historic Downtown Oshkosh!
Please Note: Guests to downtown are asked to adhere to local and state health guidelines and requirements for distancing, masks, and sanitation as well as requests by individual businesses downtown with occupancy.

Date(s) & Time(s)

Start: Fri, Aug 5th 2022 5:00 PM
End: Fri, Aug 5th 2022 9:00 PM


Downtown Oshkosh

Contact Information

Jessie Meidl