First Friday 2024 season to kick off Friday

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First Friday Monthly Market in Camden, AR is excited about kicking off the 2024 season in downtown Camden. Lots of fun and activities are planned for the April 5th market where the theme is "Total Eclipse of the Heart"!

The April market will be the kick off of a full weekend of events leading up to the April 8 eclipse. Several first-time vendors will be showing their wares, with everything from metal art, face painting, crochet items, resin art, baked goods, potted plants, Mother's Day gifts and more.

Two great food trucks will be located at the Washington Street and Madison Ave intersection ready to serve you. Taco Shellz will be serving up their Indian frybread tacos, street tacos, burrito, corn cups and fresca. First time at the market will be Chef Tate with great hamburgers, fries, chip, salsa and chicken strips. Another first time vendor will be Rollin' with the Homies offering rolled ice cream and shakes. Other food items can be found throughout the market from freeze dried candy, kettle Korn, lemonade, fried pies, fresh baked breads and more!

We excited to announce the April live music will be the band Sauce. Comprised of Matt Winters, Benjamin Pace, and Dylan Adams within the pines of Northwest Louisiana. The group developed their sound during the pandemic era of 2020 while being confined to the rehearsal space. With eclectic influences like Grateful Dead, The Doors, and The Isley Brothers. Alongside modern acts such as, Khruangbin, Vulfpeck, and Tame Impala. Everything is better with Saucé. Dancing is always allowed, so come out and show us your moves.

Find out information on some of our wonderful nonprofit organizations that will be set up. Enjoy a special activity with Lockheed Martin that will delight everyone young and old.

Downtown merchants will be open late for all your shopping convenience offering great First Friday specials. First Friday Monthly Market in Downtown Camden, AR, April 5, 6PM – 9PM.

Come stroll, shop, nibble, browse and chat... See you there!

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