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First Friday of each month, June-August, Noon - 10:00 p.m. Location varies
Take advantage of this one-of-a-kind First Friday series showcasing Downtown’s business community and amenities in the 16501, -04, and -07 zip codes. For every $16.50 you spend at a participating Downtown business, you’ll be entered in a raffle for prizes throughout the day. A list of participating businesses and 1650 specials, entertainment and more will be available on Facebook and at


Machine Alley Pop-Up Experience

June 2, 2:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m., June 3, 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m., Machine Alley
Join us for an exclusive two-day pop-up experience in Machine Alley. Located next to Lavery brewing and behind Hagan Business Machines, this traditional urban alleyway will be transformed into a rustic-themed haven for the senses. Come network with our region’s most influential young professionals, get a taste of savory food and drink options and mix up your normal at this unique Downtown Erie experience.