February First Friday: Downtown Date Night

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 celebrating the season of love! Grab a loved one and enjoy all the sweet activities and treats our downtown businesses have to offer. Stay tuned – all of February’s participating businesses will be announced soon!


The Artful Gift – 9 Waugoo Ave
Artist meet & greet with Elissa Wald – Open until 7pm!

Becket’s – 2 Jackson St
Local artist Leif Larson

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Local artist Leif Larson



Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Enjoy dinner and music from John Harmon & Tom Washata from 6-9pm!



Rocky’s Tacos & Subs – 424 N Main St
 $2 tacos from 4-8pm!

Ground Round at River’s Edge – 1 N Main St
First Friday Specials
Dinner Special – Lover’s Surf and Turf, 8oz Sirloin and Sautéed Shrimp with choice of 2 sides
Drink Special – Chocolate Covered Strawberry Martini 

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
First Friday Specials
Boodle for two!
– 2 Crab Rangoon, 2 Veggie Lumpia Sotanghon, Chicken Pork Adobo and Veggie Tempura with a mini volcano cake with turon
Pata Tim- Chef Ninoy puts together the Pata Tim, as a nod to our Chinese-style dish for the Chinese New Year! Our Pata Tim features a braised pork hock with soy sauce, vinegar, garlic, bay leaves, salt, pepper, brown sugar, and pineapple chunks. Ring in the Year of the Tiger with us in February with this tasty dish!
Halo-Halo Hearts– Kyra comes up with our Halo-Halo Hearts Roll that features a nine piece tempura deep fried roll with cream cheese, cucumber, mixed crab topped with wasabi mayo, red tuna topped with sriracha, and salmon topped with spicy mayo. Enjoy the best of these “mix-mix” ingredients for yourself or with your special someone!
Gayuma – It’s the season of love and what better way to celebrate it than with our drink special of the month, Gayuma, made by our very own, Kevin! Gayuma in tagalog, means love potion, and believe us, you will fall in love with this drink! Our Gayuma features tyku soju, muddled cherries, sour mix, a dash of grenadine, a splash of orange juice, and garnished with an orange wedge and cherry. Fall in love with our Gayuma the next time you visit us at Manila!



Copper Hall – 203 Otter Ave
Pies & Pics! Take a photo by the photo wall and enjoy a slice of pie!

Lisa Wiker Photography – 11 Merritt Ave
Take a photo and capture a memory in front of the rose wall!

The LANES at the Howard – 405 Washington Ave
20s Speakeasy Night – Gatsby era music will fill your ears and 20s inspired cocktails will tickle your tastebuds for a fully immersive experience. Guests are encouraged to dress up in glad rags from the decade for a swell night out. Guests must be 21 or older. Enjoy bowling (reservations encouraged), lounging or belly up to the bar. Admission (not including bowling) is free for this special evening.

Roe Park Ice Rink – 408 Washinton Ave
Winter Olympics from 4-7pm with free skate rental thanks to Dr. Eric’s Skate Club – Concession proceeds benefit the OASD Refugee Youth Mentoring Program!

Fire Escape – 423 N Main & Adventure Games – 408 N Main St
Date Night at Fire Escape & Adventure Games! A creative way to spend a night together in Downtown Oshkosh. Happening during First Friday we put the experience together and you just have to grab your significant other and show up for the fun!

The cost of the date night is $25 per couple. Registration is required in advance, use this page to make a $5 deposit/couple. Remainder of balance ($20/couple) will be due the day of class. Register online here: https://occ.sn/wB3j4DNz



The Artful Gift – 9 Waugoo Ave
Win prizes from Ubloom and featured art from Elissa Wald! Open until 7pm!
Soiree, Boutique by UrbanEsque, The Great Estates – 217 N Main St

Open until 8pm!  Save 40% to 50% off Christmas decor!
Market Boutique on Main – 224 N Main St
50% Off Clearance rack and 2/$5 heart soaps! Open until 7pm!
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, Feb 4th 2022 5:00 PM
End: Fri, Feb 4th 2022 9:00 PM


Downtown Oshkosh

Contact Information

Jessie Meidl