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First Fridays

May 3 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

πŸ΄πŸŽ‰ Prepare your palate for an extraordinary culinary adventure as Downtown Racine transforms into a foodie’s paradise for the “First” First Friday of 2024, taking place on Friday, May 3, from 4 pm to 9 pm! As we bid adieu to winter, Downtown Racine’s international array of 44 outstanding restaurants is ready to welcome you back with flavors that span the globe. From Asian to Greek, Spanish to Mexican, Italian, Thai, and everything in between, this First Friday offers you an unparalleled chance to explore, taste, and indulge in the world’s cuisines right here in the heart of the city.

But the celebration doesn’t stop there – First Fridays are back with a bang! Continuing every first Friday from May through December of 2024, each month will unveil a new and exciting theme to ignite your senses and keep the festivities alive.

Imagine savoring live music as you meander through the streets, with performances echoing from favorite venues like Brickhouse, The Ivanhoe, Tavern, Marci’s on Main, Reefpoint Brew House, and Uncorkt. This isn’t just any event; it’s a feast for the senses, celebrating community, culture, and the indomitable spirit of Downtown Racine.

For an even richer experience, don’t miss our “Feast on the Streets” – a ticketed journey allowing you to sample culinary delights from 10 different restaurants for just $40 (Tix: https://events.ontaptix.com/events/146262). Whether you choose to dine at your leisure or opt for the ticketed sampling extravaganza, May’s First Friday is your open invitation to dine, discover, and delight in the tastes of the world.

So, mark your calendars, gather your friends, and step into a night of gastronomic delight as we kickstart the First Friday series with taste and style. Let the festivities begin, and let’s make this “First” First Friday a night to remember! πŸŽ‰πŸ΄

Remember, parking is conveniently available at the Lake Avenue Ramp (300 Lake Avenue), Civic Centre Ramp (501 Lake Avenue), and the McMynn Ramp (120 7th Street) for an all-day rate of only $3.50. Join us for an unforgettable evening of food, fun, and community spirit.


May 3
4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Downtown Racine Corporation


Downtown Racine
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