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Interested in exhibiting?

Read our First Friday FAQs to learn more!

Download the 2015 First Friday Exhibitor Agreement Form.


Questions about a food vendor license? Contact the Knox County Health Department at (740) 399-8004.

First Fridays are celebrated on the first Friday of each month, May through October. This is a wonderful opportunity for people of all ages to explore downtown Mount Vernon, shop late into the evening with stores and galleries open until at least 9 p.m., live entertainment, kids' activities, food vendors, and much more.


First Friday events are planned and organized by the MSMV Promotions Committee along with volunteer support. If you are interested in participating, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (740) 393-1481.


2016 Event Sponsors and Entertainment

September - Sponsors: COTC, KCCC Adult Education, MVNU | Band:
October  - Sponsor: Knox Community Hospital | Band: Six Miles to Nellie

Band rain location: CA&C Depot, South Main Street

Cruise In - Donley Ford-Lincoln of Mount Vernon

Local Foods Market - Harvest @ The Woodward

Sophia's Petting Zoo - Siemens and Mount Zion Lodge #9

Balloon Sculptor - Paragraphs Bookstore and SPI Spot

Corn Hole - Flapper’s Bar & Grille, Herald’s Appliances and Electronics

Music on South Main (Various Artists) - Ver-Mac Industries

Art and Action Activities - The Shops in "The Very Short North"

Media Sponsors - Super Q 93.7FM, 1300 WMVO, WNZR 90.9 FM,, Mount Vernon News

Cruise In Prize Donors

Cruise In Goody Bag / Item Donors

Snyder Funeral Homes
WNZR 90.9 FM

Support Main Street Mount Vernon


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