Let us know how you would like to participate


Downtown Goshen seeks local heroes. Sign up to volunteer at one of our many events and festivals throughout the year. Capes are optional!!

Not-for-Profit Showcase

The Not-for-Profit Showcase is intended for information and awareness booths, preferably with an engaging activity such as an art exhibit or kids activity, during Goshen First Fridays.

Food vendors

All food vendors are required to submit an application for approval. Allow 30 days for processing. The Logistics Coordinator will notify you of your status via email. If approved, DGI must receive your payment 15 days prior to the event.


DGI and First Fridays downtown business members

Registration pages for upcoming events

  • Fire & Ice Festival, Friday, January 6
    Sponsor an Ice Sculpture for the 10th Annual Festival
  • River Bend Film Festival, Thursday, April 6 – Saturday, April 8
    Online ticket sales to come
  • Green Day Frolic 5k Run / 2k Fun Walk, Friday, May 5
    Register today!
  • Arts on the Millrace, Saturday, June 17
    Register today!
  • CornFest! Friday, August 4
    Team registration
  • VolksFest, Friday, September 1
    VW Showcase and camping registration
  • Maple City Walk Saturday, September 16
    Register today!
  • Goshen Arts Tour, Friday, November 3
    Call for Artists

2017 First Fridays Events

You can find a list of proposed street closures in 2017 here.