May First Friday: First Friday Fiesta

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!
Continuing the Cinco de Mayo celebration and celebration of Mexican culture and heritage in Downtown Oshkosh! Stay tuned – all of May’s participating businesses will be announced soon!


Oshkosh Masonic Center – 204 Washington Ave
A Student Bird Art Exhibit, sponsored by Oshkosh Bird Fest, will be held in the ballroom from 5:00-9:00 pm.  PLUS come see and learn about Great Horned Owls from licensed bird rehabilitator, Ann Rosenberg, and Fran, a Great Horned Owl.

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Local artist, Jethro Medina & Team Manila artwork on display!

Becket’s – 2 Jackson St
Local artist, Leif Larson



Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
John Harmon & Tom Washatka perform from 6-9pm!



Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
First Friday Specials
Drink – Shipwreck: Muddled limes, Captain Morgan, Peach Schnapps, Sprite and garnished with lime
Sushi – GLO Roll: 8 piece roll with white tuna, tempura asparagus, spring onion, lettuce, cucumber and crunchy tempura flakes on the outside, served on a bed of wasabi and spicy mayo
Filipino – Beef Kaldereta: Features tender cuts of beef sirloin, potatoes, carrots, red and green bell peppers, pineapple chunks and green olives stewed in tomato sauce, pineapple juice, salt, pepper, soy sauce, garlic, onion and butter

Bar 430 – 430 N Main
First Friday Features
Enjoy $6 lime margs and $7 specialty margs along with your delicious cajun shrimp or pork belly carnitas tacos!



Copper Hall – 203 Otter Ave
Forensics Fundraiser! Oshkosh West Forensics is headed to Nationals in Washington D.C. and Louisville! Enjoy refreshments and entertainment as the team performs their award winning drama and speech pieces throughout the night. 

The Grand Oshkosh – 100 High Ave
Play trivia in the Lounge, take The Grand tour or check out what’s coming to The Grand this summer in the theatre! For the kids (or kids at heart) – make your own superhero mask in the lobby!



Winnebago Bicycle – 502 N Main St
Open until 8pm!
Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Flash sale! 40% off all shirts!
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, May 6th 2022 5:00 PM
End: Fri, May 6th 2022 9:00 PM


Downtown Oshkosh

Contact Information

Jessie Meidl