First Friday 2017: A Great Night in Skippack

Mark your calendar for First Fridays 2017: May 5, June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1,  October 6, and November 3. Live entertainment starts around 6 pm and continues until 9 pm. This monthly event features:

  • Live music
  • Art exhibits
  • The beautiful restaurants, galleries, and shops of Skippack Village
  • Ample, free parking

Just come to town.

Barbara Schang last year performing at First Friday in Skippack Village. This year there will be a renewed emphasis on live music at First Fridays. Barbara is also the owner and operator of Schang-Hai Gallerie in Creamery, PA, which is close to Skippack Village and well worth a visit.

Barbara Schang last year performing at First Friday in Skippack Village, as part of the band Vintage Cool. Barbara is also the owner and operator of Schang-Hai Gallerie in Creamery, PA, which is close to Skippack Village and well worth a visit.

Live Music and Art

Visitors to First Friday in Skippack enjoying works by local artists. Artwork will be a focus of First Fridays in 2015.

Visitors to First Friday in Skippack enjoying works by local artists.

First Fridays in Skippack offers an opportunity for people to get away from their routine and enjoy entertainment, the village, and a chance to spend time together. There are live musical performances and exhibits by local artists, which take place in porches, patios, and restaurants throughout the village. While you are in the village, consider taking in a performance at our outstanding community theater, Playcrafters of Skippack.

The Skippack Factor

Magician and juggler Al Angello has been a mainstay of Skippack First Fridays and will return in 2015.

Magician and juggler Al Angello has been a mainstay of Skippack First Fridays.

It’s true that some other nearby towns offer First Fridays as well. Skippack First Fridays are unique because they include the pleasures that our village offers year round:

  • eclectic, boutique shopping with all locally-owned businesses
  • delectable dining with both informal and upscale options
  • a variety of personal and professional services including salons and spas, computer repair, custom framing, and more
The tempter: Joe from Euro Delights offers amazing dessert samples to passers by at Skippack First Friday.

The tempter: Joe from Euro Delights offers irresistible dessert samples to passers by at Skippack First Friday.

All First Friday activity takes place in the beautiful setting of Skippack Village, with its elagantly restored buildings, many dating back to the nineteenth century; open spaces; and emphasis on local ownership and individual identity. You do not want to miss First Friday in this extraordinary community.

Skippack Village offers visitors the best of many worlds — Victorian charm; a great European gourmet bakery called Euro Delights; a great pizza place; small town friendliness; quality theater; a vital local music scene; and much more. Join us and celebrate the remarkable diversity of dining, culture, entertainment, and art that thrives in Skippack Village.

Contact Info and More

Please note:

  • Live entertainment begins at 6 pm
  • If you want to visit to your favorite Skippack shop as part of your First Friday experience, be aware that individual business hours vary. We recommend calling or going online to check their hours before your arrive.
  • For general information about First Friday, call Art at the Wooden Duck Shop at 610-584-0124 or Butch at the Southwest Trading Post at 610-584-2774.

Check out these pics and videos from First Fridays past.

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