October First Friday

Connect Downtown Oshkosh


Join us for our October First Friday in 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 October’s participating businesses will be announced soon!


Jambalaya Art Gallery – 413 N Main St
Open until 9pm!

Gardina’s Kitchen + Bar – 448 N Main St
Featuring local artist, Leif Larson

New Moon Cafe – 401 N Main St
Jlowatercolor- Nouveau Nature Paintings

Becket’s – 2 Jackson St
Featuring local artist, Dylan Stolley



Winnebago Bicycle – 502 N Main St
Guitarist Cole Bixby plays from 6-8pm!

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
Enjoy dinner and live music from John Harmon & Co. from 6-9pm!



Rocky’s Tacos & Subs – 424 N Main St
Taco First Fridays! $2 tacos until close!

Gardinas Kitchen + Bar – 448 N Main St
First Friday Features
Prince Edward Island mussel steamed in a white wine garlic sauce with fresh herbs and served with a toasted baguette
Sous vide sage chicken breast with goat cheese risotto, grilled broccolini and finished with a fig-bacon reduction

Bar 430 – 430 N Main St
New Fall drink menu drops to kick off October! Check out their website for more details: bar430.com

Manila Resto – 107 Algoma Blvd
First Friday Features
Filipino Special – Pork, plantain and vegetable soup
Drink Special – Spooky Season
Sushi Special – Ghost Roll



Brinkley’s Boutique – 419 N Main St
Open until 8pm!

Olive & Rose Boutique – 415 N Main St
Open until 8pm!

Blonde Russian – 315 Market St
Open until 9pm!

Winnebago Bicycle – 502 N Main St
Open until 8pm! Cole Bixby performs from 6-8pm!

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

Satori Imports – 411 N Main St
Open until 8pm! Free gift with purchase!

Fire Escape – 423 N Main St
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.


Don’t see your business listed? Email jessie@downtownoshkosh.com 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, Oct 1st 2021 5:00 PM
End: Fri, Oct 1st 2021 9:00 PM


Downtown Oshkosh

Contact Information

Jessie Meidl