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Fondren’s First Thursday – CINCO DE MAYO

May 5, 2016 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Free

 

FONDREN’S FIRST THURSDAY

Cinco de Mayo

 

Every first Thursday of the month businesses, creatives, musicians and sooo many others gather for a free evening of pure entertainment, eating, shopping and even a little sipping! This family-friendly event is defiantly worth experiencing… especially if you’re new to the Jackson metro area!

Meet me and tons of other cool people on the streets of the historic Fondren District enjoying life…PLUS it’s CINCO DE MAYO… so yes… the creators are expecting this one to be bananas!

Here’s what to expect…

FONDREN PLAZA – ELEGANT TRAINWRECK MUSIC SHOWCASE ON MULTIPLE STAGES + FOOD TRUCKS + KETTLE CORN + PHOTO BOOTH + THE JACKSON SHOWBOATS BASKET BALL DEMO + ACTIVITIES INSIDE RAINBOW, FAIRTRADE, FONDREN PUBLIC AND CUPS + LIVE ART BY JUSTIN RANSBURG + HUMAN JENGA AT FONDREN PUBLIC + HOPS & HABANAS LIVE MUSIC AND BEER SPECIALS

BROWN’S FINE ART – ELI CHILDERS PROJECTION ART + MUSIC

FONDREN CORNER / SNEAKY BEANS- 1ST ANNUAL TACO WARS BENEFITING FOOD CORPS + HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE 48 PIECE JAZZ BAND + NONPROFIT VENDORS INSIDE + OPEN HOUSE BY SWELL-O-PHONIC, WILAI, LA BRIOCHE, SPIRITHOUSE GLASS, BASIL’S, ELECTRIC DAGGER TATTOO

STATE STREET – ARTIST SHOWCASE FEATURING MS MUSEUM OF ART, A+ SIGNS, LIVE ART BY SCOTT ALLEN AND MONTE McKNIGHT, RED SQUARED PRODUCTIONS, SCOTT SORENSEN, D.I.Y. TEE SHIRT PRINTING AND THE GERONIMO PRESS POP UP GALLERY + ACEY’S CLASSIC CARS AND RAT RODDERS AT BANKPLUS

THE CAPRI STRIP – AMANDA’S PET SALON POP UP, FELDER RUSHING’S POP UP GARDEN, LIVE MUSIC, MURRAH HIGH SCHOOL, JACKSON INDIE MUSIC WEEK, BEER TRAILER, THE PIG & PINT POP UP + LIVE OUTDOOR FREE YOGA CLASS AT BUTTERFLY YOGA WITH DJ JON JUAN + ACTIVITIES AT SWAY FITNESS

DULING AVENUE – UMMC BATTLES BAPTIST HOSPITAL IN JSU/FFT/STINKY FEET PRODUCED GURNEY/WHEELCHAIR/CRUTCH/TOILET RACES AT 7PM + KIDZONE + DULING DOERS MKT + MINI CRAFT BEER FEST WITH TIX SALES FOR THE FRF CRAFT BEER EVENT IN JUNE

KOLB’S – FFT/THE GOOD SAMARITAN PRESENT THE COMMUNITY GARAGE SALE FEATURING N.U.T.S., KICKS FOR A CAUSE AND VARIOUS OTHER GARAGE SELLERS TRYING TO MAKE A BUCK BY PURGING THEIR GARAGES (UPON APPROVAL – www.fft.city garage sale applications due Tuesday)

OPEN HOUSES AND LIVE MUSIC THROUGHOUT THE DISTRICT FROM SAL & MOOKIE’S TO PIG & PINT TO ALADDIN AND EVERYWHERE IN BETWEEN INCLUDING MANTLE, TREEHOUSE, FONDREN FROYO, GLO, INTERIORS MARKET, BLYTHE & VINE, BRENT’S, CAMPBELL’S, JAMES PATTERSON/RON BLAYLOCK + HUNDREDS OF FREE TEES FALLING FROM THE SKY FROM THE FFT TEE GUN…

WE WILL BE PROVIDING ADDITIONAL JPD OFFICERS, GOLF CARTS, GOTTA GO POTTIES AND LIGHTS TO ACCOMMODATE EVENT GOERS. THIS IS NOT THE FFT TO MISS !

PARKING – BEHIND CAPRI THEATER, BEHIND BANKPLUS/BABALU, BEHIND ST LUKE’S ON MORGAN PLACE, BEHIND THE FORMER CAFE OLE – NOTE THAT THE INCREASED JPD PATROL UNITS WILL KEEP ALL SECURE AS PARKING ALONG STREET SIDES IN NEIGHBORHOOD. FIRST AID/LOST & FOUND TENT LOCATED ON DULING. STATE STREET WILL BE FULLY FUNCTIONAL IN BOTH DIRECTIONS AS USUAL.

***STAY TUNED TO FFT.CITY (FACEBOOK) AND THE FONDREN’S FIRST THURSDAY EVENT PAGE FOR UPDATES ON NEW SHENANIGANS & COMMOTIONS TO EXPECT THURSDAY.

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Details

Date:
May 5, 2016
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
Free
Event Category:
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Website:
http://fondrensfirstthursday.com/

Organizer

Unnamed Organizer
Website:
http://fondrensfirstthursday.com/

Venue

Fondren District
Jackson, United States + Google Map
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