First Friday

Join us on June 7 for First Friday in Downtown Temple! Featuring live music and entertainment, food and drink specials, things to do, local favorites, and so much more, First Friday is one of the most exciting events in Downtown Temple. Discover why First Friday is a favorite among locals and visitors alike. First Friday occurs every month on the first Friday of each month. Don't miss First Friday!


Cantina 1948- Open until 2 am, serving Mexican Food and delicious drinks. Come check out this brand-new location in Downtown Temple at 

Helados La Azteca- Open with delicious treats for First Friday visitors. 

Clover Lane—.Open for First Friday shoppers. Will have @faded_company setting up their trucker hat bar at Clover Lane from 5:30-8:30 pm!!

17 South: A Contemporary Italian Steak House – are partnering with Susan Maire's of Temple. For the month of June if you dine with them and take the fabulous card and receipt to Susan Marie's you get 15% off at their store. At the end of the month we will donate those proceeds to a local charity.

Bird Creek Brewing - Responsible Adults are ramping up First Friday Downtown with a killer 80s/90s cover show to rock out the Biergarden starting at 7:30P.

BJ's Brewery & Tasting Room Will serve up lots of cold craft brews to their First Friday guests.

BonBon Market - Will be open until 8 p.m. for First Friday shoppers! 

Cha Community - Join Cha Community this First Friday, 5/3, as they offer all-day food service with extended hours from 11 am-8 pm! They will also have $1 off drinks from 5-8 pm!   Find them at 7 N Main St in Downtown Temple.

Cheeves Bros. Steak House - Take your pick of half-price appetizers from 5 to 7 p.m. in the bar and lounge. Cheeves will also offer half-priced specials on selected beers, wines by the glass, and call-level liquors.

Darling Décor and More – Stop by and check out their amazing inventory! 

Green Door On Second – Will offer 20% off an appetizer when you mention First Friday, and don't miss Karaoke starting at 9 PM.

Hat Trick Sports Bar – Open for First Friday customers. 

J. Kowboy Wine Bar – Open for first Friday customers.

La Dalat - Will offer 10% off an appetizer and $3 for coffee or hot tea to anyone who mentions First Friday.

 ‘Las Marias’ – Weekday Special Empanada Plate $11.99. Las Marias is now serving alcohol. 

Main Street Design & Consign -  Will be open for First Friday shoppers! 

Mo's Railyard Saloon & The Grill at Mo'- Market pop up at Mo's Railyard with local vendors, music, and Burger Bites! This is Burger Club stop #2 on the Burger Club Trail for participating competitors of Burger Fest 2024!

Nami Japanese Steak & Sushi - 

Will offer the following First Friday happy-hour specials:  

$4 California Sushi Roll                              $10 Monster Sushi Roll                 

$8 Texas Sushi Roll                                    $3 Domestic Pints               

$6 Japanese Plum Riesling, and              $4 Imports and Special Pints

O'Briens Irish Pub – Will offer 20% off an appetizer when you mention First Friday..

Precious Memories Florist and Gift Shop - Open for First Friday shoppers. Happy hour with 50% off florals in the cooler on the last hour of the day. 

Thai Cafe - Will be open until 10 pm on First Friday. Don't miss their delicious offerings. 

The Hub -The largest boutique in Central Texas, The Hub, will open until 8 pm and offer complimentary refreshments to First Friday shoppers. Permanent jewelry will be available from 5-7 & customer trucker hats.

The Parlour Antiques and Oddities - Open for First Friday customers for some late night shopping until 8 pm. 

Treno Pizzeria & Taproom -  Enjoy Happy Hour on the tapwall 3-6P and grab an exotic balloon animal from the Balloon Lady!

Wick & Burn - will be offering a complimentary wine bar plus The Concrete & Candles Workshop. Where you can create your own cement container and once it sets, you can make your candle with it.

The Wreck Room - Open for First Friday guests to splatter paint and wreck some stuff. 


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Guide To First Friday

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First Friday is a highly anticipated monthly event in downtown Temple that offers a variety of exciting activities for visitors. Each month features a new…

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