January First Friday!

New year, new First Friday lineup! Check out our full schedule of events below:

Xhale Lounge
453 E Girard

Enjoy a cigar – 18 and over only

Vape O2
411 E Girard

Vape Product Sale! | 11am-10pm

20% OFF Starter Kits, 50%OFF selected e-liquid, 30ml Boom Boom juice-$9, 100ml premium juice -$30. All day 5$ e-hookah refill (house juice). Add +1$ for premium juice refill.

Indie Photo
206 E Girard Ave

Photography gallery, print lab, and photo supply shop

The Barbary
951 Frankford Ave

Back for 2018!

The Bounce – 1st Friday January 5, 2018 — Doors at 10pm. Open bar while supplies last
EmyndBo BlizChris VanceTim BlackwellGina Hadjiyerou (Wassup Gina) at The Barbary

Johnny Brenda’s
1201 Frankford Ave

Happy Hour from 4-6 pm and half-price raw bar featuring local beer and oysters

Frankford Hall Beer Garden
1210 Frankford Ave

$5 half liter Franziskaner Hefeweizen or $6 glass of Gruner Veltliner (w/ handbill)

1241 N Front St

1st Friday: January Happy Hour | 5-7 pm

PlayArts is shaking things up in the New Year. Trying to figure out that#Adulting thing?? Well, Evil Genius Brewery is pouring it at PlayArts’ 1st Friday Family Happy Hour!!

FREE with the price of admission!

Open to all….especially those not able to celebrate the more traditional First Fridays events due to the little ones….PlayArts is partnering with local breweries and businesses to highlight some of the best that #Fishtown and the rest of Philadelphia has to offer!

Members: $9, Children FREE
Non Members: $12, Children $5

All this with DJ’s Eleet and Linz&Mars spinning wax, a disco ball spinning lights, and a raffle for some cool FREE stuff
Bring friends to show them how awesome PlayArts really is.


Liaison Room @ Front Street Cafe
1253 N Front St

:: goodie no. 91 ::

– deep electronic sounds by –
Rob Paine + Francisco Collazo


10:30 pm – 2 am

Fishtown Tavern
1301 Frankford Ave

$2 Beer. Kitchen open until 1 am, 7 days a week. Happy hour 5-7 pm Monday through Friday.

La Colombe
1335 Frankford Ave

La Colombe First Friday | 5-8 pm

Come celebrate the fresh, new year with us at our fourth installment of La Colombe’s First Friday Music Night!
As per usual, the cats meow, DJ Kitten Because I Scratch, will be on the 1s & 2s while you enjoy happy hour from 5pm to 7pm.
Starting at 7pm, Marissa Joy (@marrisajoy) will be taking us straight into some R&B/POP vibes.

Local artist Slinger (@slingoner1) will be stationed in the center of the cafe with some awesome handmade glass items, T-shirts, & more.


Local Lululemon
1424 Frankford Ave

NERO_ONE- Hand cut stencil art | 6-8pm
Local snacks and drinks

The Common Room
1509 N Front St

First Friday art show, “Year of the Dog” | 6-9 pm

Gryphon Cafe
100 W Oxford St

Circle of Hope Gallery
2007 Frankford Ave

Soft: A Multi-Artist Textiles Show  | 6-9 pm
featuring artists Madelyn Snow, Pilar Rivera, Nicole Ellingson, Brianne Scott

Minnow Lane
2029 Frankford Ave

All natural, organic children’s clothing, toys and prenatal skincare

Philadelphia Argentine Tango School
2030 Frankford Ave

7-8PM – FREE beginner- level Argentine Tango Class. No partner needed!
8-9:30PM – Tango Practica for Beginners (a social dance for newer tango dancers) – Cost: $5

Two Percent to Glory
2031 Frankford Ave

Vintage Clothing + Home

Space 2033
2033 Frankford Ave

Studio for the Creative & Healing Arts
January First Friday at Space 2033: Open house and art show 6-10pm: mixed media illustration, wood sculpture and collage art by Iron GumpJodi CachiaLuíza CardeNūtō, and Robert Raven RapisardaAlso artist Iron Gump will hold a Shamanic Sound Journey for the New Year here on Thursday January 4th at 6:30pm – register ahead of time to reserve a space and ring in the new year – with meditative soundscapes for imaginative & subconscious exploration in a deeply restful space! Friday’s open house includes bodyworkers and readers: chair massage (Indian Head Massage) with Amoreena ~ $1/min.Come stop by the space and see the show! Learn about all the classes, events, workshops and offerings we have planned, relax, kick back, howl at the moon in our meditative warm & fuzzy sanctuary space.
See Space 2033 for all event details. See you First Friday!

img: Iron Gump, Jodi Cachia, Luíza CardeNūtō, Robert Raven Rapisarda.

Fishtown Vapes
2040 Frankford Ave

25% off of everything!

Grace and Glory Yoga
2220 Frankford Ave

Class 6-7 pm & shop apparel

Middle Path Conscious Convenience
2415 Frankford Ave

Crystals, incense, jewelry, glass art, books, body care, & more

Philadelphia Brewing Company
2440 Frankford Ave

Come join Live Local for First Friday with River Bones Band at Philadelphia Brewing Co.
Music from 6-Midnight – DJ Oldtimate keeps the party going downstairs starting at 8:30!

Food in Kenzo Gah-Den
Philadelphia Brewing Co. Beers and Commonwealth Ciders on Draft

Event Page

Atlantis The Lost Bar
2442 Frankford Ave

First Friday | Caitlin Peck | 7-10 pm

Get 2018 off to a killer start at with First Friday! Make a stop and hang at Lost Bar and check out drawings/illustrations of local Philly artist, Caitlin Peck.Solo show of Caitlin Peck will be up for the entire month. Opening reception Friday, January 5th.



2527 Frankford Ave

KAMIHIRA First Friday Dance Party | 10 pm- 2 am

Amalgam Comics & Coffeehouse
2578 Frankford Ave

Nerdy By Nature Open Mic Night
Doors/Sign-up 8:30pm | Showtime 9pm
BYOB (21+)

Cook & Shaker
2301 E Albert St

Firkin Friday featuring Funk Brewing and photography by Britt Boyce | 8pm

Original 13 Ciderworks
1526 N American St

Join us, as we welcome our January Artist of the Month, Parker Jackson! Parker will be present to chat with customers, showcase their work and sell some smaller pieces of their art. If you’d like to see more of their artwork, please visit their website at parkerjacksonarts.life

We’ll have awesome drink specials, amazing food specials (as always!) and a chance to see our newest artistic installations before anyone else!




Fork Spoon Storefront
314 E Girard Ave

Join us with Fishtown Design Duo, Nicholas and Christine at their storefront, Fork Spoon. In their studio, these brand specialists welcome you to their minimalist showroom floor on Girard Ave. Come by to learn how to effectively implement thoughtful design practices to increase visibility for your upcoming business plans in the 2018 year.

Little Berlin
2430 Coral St

EST & UTC + 5
Ten Collaborative Projects by Twenty Artists

January 13 – 28th
Opening Reception (Little Berlin): Saturday, January 13th, 6-9pm EST