Sep
1
5:00pm 5:00pm

SEPTEMBER FIRST FRIDAY

BROADWAY COFFEE

Art Display 5-9

Live Music 6-9

DAMAS

Celebrate DAMAS 1st birthday from 5-9! In the spirit of a 1st birthday party we will have fun decorations, cupcakes and a pop-up shop from Vive Cosmetics.

DISPLAY: CALIFORNIA

DISPLAY will be transforming in the coming weeks! To celebrate we will be having a 10%, 25% and 75% off closing sale with complementary chocolate tasting and wine!

EVERGREEN SALON

Fundraiser with The Rapunzel Project and Kenra Hair Product. The organization is a non-profit that provides cold caps to cancer patients going through Chemo and it helps prevent hair loss during their treatments.

UNSEEN HEROES

DJ Lady Char

 

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Aug
4
5:00pm 5:00pm

Your August Guide To Oak Park First Fridays

Pop Up Park (34th & Broadway) — Hosted by American Society of Landscape Architects

Live Music Througout The Broadway Corridor By:

Gold Souls at The Brickhouse

The Grand Isle Fire Brigade at Oak Haus

Broadway Coffee — Live Music 6–9 Art Display 5–9

DAMAS-Meet & Greet event with Bloggers and Artist to get inspired to live your dreams and create a path of creativity to your future!

DISPLAY: California- 10% off all night!

Evergreen — First Friday we will be serving beer and wine, we’ll have multiple pop up shops, live music, and discounts

GROUNDED — Grounded Speaker Series 6–7PM: Randy Stannard of Oak Park SOL to present an “Intro to Edibles: Spice up summer meals by incorporating low maintenance edible plants into your landscaping!” followed by a Q&A. Then we’ll lock up the office and join the festivities!

Old Soul — First Friday Artist reception for Landscape Photographer Lyda Studios, with special guest dj EVE up and coming 13 year old house, dance, funk. 530pm-10pm

RIRE Boutique — Floal pop up shop by “Bloom” and “Bloomonade” that will offer bouquets ($25) and single stems. Flowers are locally grown. Customers that purchase a bouquet will receive 20% of their purchase at RIRE.

The Brick House — Quilt Exhibit Opening Reception: “Never, Ever Forget” Meet & Greet Artist, Jazz perfomance by Norman McDaniel & Ear Candy, DJ Lawrence Denkins, Jr. aka NSAA, poetry, Food & Wine 5–9pm

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Jul
6
12:00pm12:00pm

July 7th

Each month First Friday is here to give the public in, around, and beyond Oak Park a fun introduction to the businesses within one of Sacramento’s most historic neighborhoods. Bring family and friends and get ready for unique food, shopping, art, and sweet surprises along the way. We have put together this guide to give you a little preview of the wonderful happenings First Friday has to offer this round.

We are happy to announce the return of the pop up park on 34th and Broadway, which will have live music for patrons to enjoy, as well as a raffle where a lucky participant will win goodies provided by some of the Oak Park businesses.

Grab a raffle card at any of the participating businesses below and make sure to get a signature by a member of each establishment on the card. Make sure to read all the directions on the card carefully because you don’t want to miss the chance to be apart of the fun.

AJF Salon

Come by AJF and say hi to some of the best local stylists in Sacramento! They’ll be glad you stepped in!

Broadway Coffee

Live music will be happening from 6pm-9pm provided by Xochitl and Andrew Castro. There will also be new art displayed on the walls provided by Brick House Gallery to fuel anyone’s creative drive.

Oak Haus + La Venadita

These two spots are planning on putting on drink specials that will cater not only to the eyes but more importantly visitors’ taste buds.

Miel Apothecary +Nectar +Rire Boutique

These three stylish boutiques are collaborating again by not only providing fashion for sale at a later hour, but they’ll have live music provided by the Pedroni Building.

Oak Park Brewing

Oak Park Brewing is unveiling new art installations covering their walls this Friday, be one of the first to witness it!

Old Soul

This month Old Soul is featuring art by Alyssa Rasmussen. There will be an artist’s reception with food catered by Old Soul, free for the public. There will also be live music provided by Lauren Wakefield, from 6:00pm – 8:30pm.

The Brick House

Opening Art Reception for A Stroll Through Imagination, by Jim Stadler. Refreshments will be provided, as well as a chance to meet the artist behind the abstract creations.

Underground Books

There will be a curbside used book sale along with live saxophone playing.

Vibe Health Bar

Vibe will have extended hours until 7pm, with an unveiling of a new special drink to the public.

Plant Foundry

This green thumb destination will have extended hours until 7pm.

Grounded Real Estate

For the Grounded Speaker Series from 6pm-7pm: “Learn how to earn extra income with an Airbnb on your property!” There will be a short presentation by Micah Baginski followed by a Q&A.

Evergreen + Damas

Drybars will be provided at both locations for sweet and stylish curls +braids! 

Strapping

Make sure to grab apparel for your canine companion! Strapping will have a Barky Bows pop-up shop!

Fleet Feet

There will be a promotional booth out at the pop-up park with tools for learning personal message techniques. There will also be a free and easy three-mile run with the run crew at 6pm. All ages and levels are welcome!

Unseen Heroes

Pop-up waffles by Koffie Velo will be provided for the sweet tooth in your life!

DISPLAY: California

Burly Beverages will be doing a live in store tasting, Sampling out their: Super Smooth Ginger Beer, Real Deal Root Beer, and their Classic Cream Soda. On shrub side there will be: Pineapple Nutmeg Shrub, Grape-Clove Shrub, and the Pomegranate Pink Peppercorn Shrub. They are all currently offered at DISPLAY right now, but your only chance to sample them with a rare live tasting by Founder Gabe Aeillo is this Friday!

 

Make sure to come out for July’s First Friday on July 7 from 5-9pm on the Broadway Corridor! We will be updating this list with new information as it comes!

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May
5
6:00pm 6:00pm

Capitol Floats x Vibe Health Bar - One Year Anniversary Party

Two adjacent businesses, Capitol Floats and Vibe Health Bar, will each celebrate its one-year anniversary in the bourgeoning Triangle District on Friday, May 5 with live painting exhibitions from artists like BAMR, music provided by DJ Ron Florente samples of açaí bowls, sandwich wraps, and cold-pressed juices courtesy of Vibe Health Bar, and door prizes like free memberships or float sessions from Capitol Floats.

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Dec
2
5:00pm 5:00pm

December - "Holiday Edition" - December 2nd

 

The Holidays are here and what better way to kick-off the month of than with some holiday fun on the block. This month the Oak Park Corridor along with retail, restaurants, and business will be celebrating all things holidays with fun activities, live holiday music, food trucks and warm and cold beverages that will warm up every soul. 

Make sure to keep an eye out for Buddy the Elf who will be walking the block giving you some extra holiday cheer as well as some opportunities to take some holiday photos. Last but certainly not least, First Friday will be hosting a holiday raffle that will include items from all the business in the Oak Park corridor. 

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Nov
4
5:00pm 5:00pm

November - "Day of The Dead" - November 4th

First Friday is excited to celebrate and give thanks to the ones that have gone before us. In celebration, the Oak Park corridor will transform into an interactive Day of The Dead experience that will celebrate and honor their wonderful life.

In celebration, the Oak Park Corridor along with all retail and business will be filled and activated with live music, drinks, curated activation locations with Day of The Dead inspired memorials, food and drinks specials from local restaurants and business and not to mention in-store activities that will feature Day of The Dead inspired. 

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Oct
7
5:00pm 5:00pm

First Friday - "Fall Into Friday" - October 7th

All the wonderful colorful attributes of Fall will soon be covering the streets of Oak Park and what better place to take it all in than the Oak Park Broadway Corridor on First Friday.  

The month of October will feature everything Fall with warm seasonal drinks from local coffeehouses, a pop-up park activation for kids and adults, food trucks featuring seasonal fall items, along with retail and sidewalk activation with live artiest, music, small bites and not to mention activations with Sacramento top designers, artisans, and muralist. 

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Sep
2
5:00pm 5:00pm

First Friday - "Grand Opening" - September 2nd

 

First Friday: Oak Park will feature full sidewalk activations incorporating business in the Oak Park corridor.  Starting at the corner of Broadway & Alhambra Blvd all the way through Broadway & 37th restaurants, coffee houses, boutiques, shops, brewery, art galleries, food trucks, live music, theaters, and special event activations accompanied with monthly raffles from items from local business.

So if you and your family or your date are looking for an exciting community-oriented atmosphere, then look no further as Frist Friday is here for you! 

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