Thursdays on first & 3rd

When: Every Thursday, June 5th - August 28th
‚ÄčTime: 11:00AM - 8:30PM 

Thursdays on first & 3rd Summer Market & Music Festival is a weekly outdoor market of over 100 art, craft and food vendors and live entertainment every Thursday throughout the summer.Thursdays on first & 3rd begins on June 5th and runs until August 28th. Thursdays on first & 3rd is an event that unites the Rochester community and provides a free option to simply enjoy life, feel a sense of place, and interact with others!

Sit back and relax with friends and family as live dance and performing arts are featured from 11:30-12:30PM. Stick around for the Music Festival performances at 5:00PM and 7:00PM on two stages!

If you feel like getting your hands dirty, be sure to head to Historic 3rd Street for Arts & Culture LIVE! This area will feature different interactive art options each week!




More information coming early 2015!

Event Layout Maps:

Peace Plaza (Blue)
1st Ave North (Orange)
1st Ave South (Yellow)



Call to Artists

Historic 3rd Street Arts & Culture LIVE!

Are you an artist that is interested in showcasing your talents on Historic 3rd Street Arts & Culture LIVE! during Thursdays on first & 3rd? Download the application below and email Jenna Bowman at
Artist Demonstration Proposal



Letter to Downtown Businesses Regarding Event Street Closures

Click the link below to download a copy of the letter that was electronically mailed to downtown businesses on 3/27/2014.

Letter to Downtown Businesses



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