December First Friday: Holiday Open House!

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!

Stay tuned! All of December’s participating businesses will be announced soon!


Copper Hall – 203 Otter Ave
Pop-up photo gallery by HZL Aviation
They’ll have refreshments, limited edition prints for purchase, and a chance to win a gift for you or a loved one! 

Becket’s – 2 Jackson St
Featuring local artist, Brandy Huerta

Gardina’s Kitchen + Bar – 448 N Main St
Featuring local artist, Rich Norenberg

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Featuring local artist, Laura Pahlas
FB: @artforallhearts
Instagram: laura.pahlas



Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
John Harmon and John Gibson bring you some festive tunes to bring in the holiday spirit from 6-9pm!


Ground Round – 1 N Main Street
$10.99 Friday Fish Fry!

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Filipino Special | Sinigang (Pork Belly and Vegetable Soup)
Sushi Special | Pasko (Christmas) Roll
Drink Special | Santa’s Night Cap Martini

Becket’s – 2 Jackson St
First Friday Dessert Special
Cheesecake Collab – Becket’s scratch white chocolate cherry cheesecake with Oak’s Candy famous melt-a-ways baked right in!

Bar 430 – 430 N Main St
Holiday Hot Drinks – Tom & Jerry’s, Hot Buttered Rum, Hot Chocolate and Hot Toddy’s!

Gardina’s – 447 N Main St
First Friday Specials
Pan seared beef tenderloin with grilled broccolini and roasted Yukon gold potatoes
Grilled Atlantic salmon rubbed with chimichurri sauce and served with a potato-chorizo hash and mango salsa



Brinkley’s Boutique – 419 N Main Street
See Santa and Mrs. Claus! Treats for kids who visit Santa!

Time Community Theater – 445 N Main Street
Time Community Theater presents a fantastic showcase of the Midwest’s best rising stars of stand-up comedy! Starring the hilarious Ross Huff, Raegan Niemela, Darrell Cochran, Natalie Wickman, Caleb Hanneman, Darrell Geyer & Hayden Fredriksen. Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7pm!



Elsewhere Market – 531 N Main Street
Grand opening! Help us welcome the Elsewhere Market to Downtown Oshkosh – shop home goods, apothecary items, gifts and more!

Brinkley’s Boutique – 419 N Main Street
Treats for kids who visit Santa & 10% off the entire store!

Moss + Grant – 428 N Main Street
Free gift with purchase! Open until 8pm!

Market Boutique on Main – 224 N Main Street
$12 crossbody bags, $5 earrings, soap 5/$20! Enter name to win a $50 gift basket. Open until 8pm!

Caramel Crisp – 200 City Center
Sip and sale! Open until 7:30pm!

Soiree – 217 N Main Street
Check out Soiree, Boutique by UrbanEsque and Great Estates Furniture at their new location! Open until 8pm!

Adventure Games & Hobby – 408 N Main Street
Board games on sale up to 75% off! Open until 10pm!

Fire Escape Art Studio – 423 N Main Street
Open until 8pm!

The Artful Gift – 9 Waugoo Ave
Shop a variety holiday gift ideas! Open until 7pm!

Olive & Rose Boutique – 415 N Main St
The more you shop, the more you save. Every purchase will be entered into a giveaway. Holiday tees and sweaters 30% off! Open until 8pm!

Satori Imports – 411 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.


Don’t see your business listed? Email to submit your First Friday happening!

*Participants must be within the Downtown Oshkosh Business Improvement District or a Main Street Partner.

Date(s) & Time(s)

Start: Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 5:00 PM
End: Fri, Dec 3rd 2021 8:00 PM


Downtown Oshkosh