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First Fridays Danville

Fri, Jan 05 – Fri, Dec 06, 2024

100 N. Vermilion Street, Danville, IL 61832

Creating Experiences in the Heart of Danville!

Monthly themed events the First Friday of each month all year long! The fun begins at 5:00PM.

Jan 5 - Fire & Ice

Join us for our Fire & Ice family event at the David S. Palmer Arena! Free ice skating, sledding, and fire-themed activities!

Feb 2 - Folklore Progressive Dinner 

Dinner Downtown at different venues with story telling!

Mar 1 - Danville's Got Talent

An annual talent competition featuring Danville's finest entertainers at The Fischer Theatre!

Apr 5 - Spring Bingo

Easter Themed bingo at Temple Plaza and Pictures with the Easter Bunny!

May 3 - Sports & Brews

Zip down Vermilion Street and participate in outdoor games. Food Trucks and beer specials at the local downtown bars.

June 7 - Midsummer Luau

Come out for this Hawaiian party in your best Hawaiian clothes! Activities include a hog roast, live music and entertainment, Tiki drinks and more!

July 5 - Downtown Carnival

Enjoy a carnival-themed evening Downtown with music at Temple Plaza!

August 2 - Taste & Style of Danville

Have a bite of what Danville has to offer, enjoy our many food options, and visit the unique Downtown businesses that will satisfy your shopping needs!

September 6 - The Artisan Table & Market

Enjoy a peaceful night with a Farm to Table dinner experience in the street, live music, and artisan market at Temple Plaza.

October 4 - Glow Downtown 5K

An evening run in the heart of Downtown Danville with neon clothes, glow jewelry and paint, black lights, and party music!

November 1 - Potterfest

Enjoy a Harry Potter themed festival where Downtown Danville transforms into the Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

December 6 - Night of Lights Parade & Carriage Rides

View the wonderful Night of Lights parade that passes right through Downtown Danville! Enjoy horse-drawn carriage rides during the day and visit Santa at Temple Plaza!

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