First Friday begins August 7th in Gadsden

First Friday begins August 7th in Gadsden

GADSDEN, AL (WAFF)

Downtown Gadsden -  Next Friday, August 7th, is First Friday in Downtown Gadsden! We invite you to come join us downtown from 6 p.m. - 9 p.m., stroll up and down the sidewalks and enjoy the festivities!  Downtown merchants will be open late with specials and sales to help celebrate summer and you will be sure to find the perfect back to school items you need!  Food vendors will line the 400 block of Broad Street and Classic cars will cruise in and be on display.  What a wonderful opportunity to explore all that Downtown Gadsden has to offer!
Live entertainment will be located at 5 different locations:  Outside the Pitman Theater- Jess Goggans Band, 5th and Broad- Jeremy Jackson, 4th and Broad- Stephen McCullough Band, 3rd and Broad-Philip Dudley and 2nd and Broad will be Cheryl’s School of Rock.  That line-up is one you sure won’t want to miss! 
As a special event, there will be a meet and greet with the Gadsden City Titan Football Players and Cheerleaders in the 600 Block! 
Riverview Regional Medical Center and the NE Alabama Division of the American Heart Association will be having fun in the green space at 4th and Broad behind Connie’s Coneys!  Stop by and learn some heart healthy tips and take a fun selfie and their selfie station. 
After all the First Friday activities, make your way over to the Mort Glosser Amphitheater for the Summer Concert Series.  This month will feature Dwayne Dopsie & The Zydeco Hellraiser’s.  The free concert is from 9-11 pm.  Bring your coolers and cushions and enjoy the show!
As a reminder to all, pets are not allowed at First Friday. 
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For more information you can contact:
Mary Wood, Downtown Gadsden Inc.
635 Broad St. 
Gadsden, AL 35902
Office-256.547.8696
Fax-256.547.8690