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 Kick Off Your Labor Day Fun In Downtown Racine with First Fridays September 4th from 4-9pm!

First Fridays Racine











Come Visit Us Downtown

Spend a late summer afternoon and evening at First Fridays! Exploration, adventure & creativity await as downtown Racine rolls out the red carpet
from 4-9pm for visitors from near and far Friday, September 4th.
Great shopping, free museum admission, art exhibits & demonstrations, dining & live music fill the streets of charming historic downtown Racine.  
As you wander, be sure to catch a listen to The Sentinals at Monument Square, Lake Effect at Main Street’s Crosswalk Park between 3rd & 4th Streets, and Fur Pants at Paul Harris Park on the west end of 6th Street at the roundabout. 

Downtown’s service & charm has made it a shopping destination since 1860...come see why!  Be sure to mark your calendar for First Fridays each month through the end of the year—First Fridays fun continues through December each year!   Downtown Racine is the place to see…the place to be!  Take a horse drawn carriage ride or stroll throughout downtown and discover the fun your friendly downtown merchants have planned for this special afternoon and evening September 4th.

Come early & stay late! Downtown Racine has been a shopping destination since 1860 . . . downtown Racine is the place to see, the place to be!















More than 40 locally owned & operated downtown businesses collaborate to bring you this afternoon & evening of fun. Click here for a highlight of special features for our upcoming First Friday.



Looking for more weekend ideas?  Visit the Real Racine website (www.realracine.com) for an events calendar and to sign up for their e-newsletter.

For more information contact Mary Osterman at Copacetic, 262-634-4287 or email firstfridaysracine@yahoo.com.

Special Thanks to the In-Kind contributions for their volunteer support of this event. Remember to thank  and support the merchants that bring you Racine's best series of events continuing through the end of the year.

Added entertainment as weather permits provided by:


See you September 4th for the next First Friday!


Art Metals Studio
Artists Gallery
Asiana Bowl Restaurant
Axis Kitchen and Bath Design Center
Blue Moon Detective Agency
Blue Rock Lounge
Carriage House Liquor Co.
Casablanca De Mexico Restaurant
Deweys Restaurant & Sports Bar
Divino Gelato Cafe'
Dover Flag & Map
D.P. Wigley Co.
Envi Ultralounge
Evelyn's Club Main
Funky Hannah's Beads & Art
The Furniture Store
The Green Closet
Henry & Wanda's
Hot Shop Glass
Humble Home
Indian Motorcycle of Racine
The Ivanhoe Pub & Eatery
Jimmy John's
Johnson Outdoors
Lakeview Pharmacy
Main Street General Store
McAuliffe's on the Square
Michelson Law Office
My Soule'
Northern Lights Gallery
Olympia Brown Unitarian Universalist Church
Pepis Pub & Grill
Perfectly Frank
Photographic Design Gallery & Framing
Plumb Gold LTD
Racine Antique Mall
Racine Art Museum
Racine Heritage Museum
Racine Optical
Reefpoint Marina
RG Natural Babies
St. Luke's Episcopal Church
Shogun Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi
Sticky Rice
Sugar Shack Sweet Shoppe
Sweet Flame
Twice Baked Pottery
Vero International Cuisine
Warren Eye Care
Whey Chai