FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 21, 2017
City of Havre de Grace Releases 2017 First Fridays Schedule.
Beginning on May 5, 2017, First Fridays will kick off in Havre de Grace. The outdoor event features a
community atmosphere with over 40 vendors, sidewalk sales, outside cafe seating, live music and
entertainment, a family-friendly zone, and for the first time, the “Grace Got Talent” Stage.
“We want First Fridays to include local community entertainment,” stated Tourism Manager Lauri
Orzewicz. “That’s why this year we are adding the Grace Got Talent Stage.” The new stage and
performance area will be located at the end of Pennington Avenue near St. John Street and will feature
community talent. Entertainers interested in performing on The Grace Got Talent Stage should contact the
Havre de Grace Office of Tourism at 1-800-851-7756.
The City of Havre de Grace has been strategically marketing First Fridays over the last few months
featuring the event on billboards around Harford County and other advertising campaigns. “First Fridays
has been a huge success.” Stated Mayor William T. Martin. “People travel from all this region to attend First
Fridays because they know they can safely walk our streets. They know we host the best events, and they
know we have the best businesses and restaurants in the region.”
First Fridays in Havre de Grace takes place on the first Friday of each month May through October from 5
p.m until 9:30 p.m.
Friday May 5, 2017
Friday June 2, 2017
Friday July 7, 2017
Friday August 4, 2017
Friday September 1, 2017
Friday October 6, 2017