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19320GO! May First Fridays Recap

May 9, 2024 | Downtown, Event

Last Friday saw Downtown Coatesville come alive once again as residents and visitors alike flooded the streets for the first installment of this year’s First Fridays celebration. Hosted by the Coatesville 2nd Century Alliance, the event promised a night of community, culture, and entertainment, and it certainly delivered.

From 5 PM to 9 PM, the heart of Coatesville buzzed with activity as families, friends, and neighbors strolled along 1st to 3rd Avenues, exploring local shops, sampling delicious cuisine from restaurants, and immersing themselves in the city’s rich historical heritage. The streets were adorned with colorful banners and decorations, creating a vibrant atmosphere that reflected the spirit of the event.

One of the highlights of the evening was the variety of special events and promotions offered by downtown shops and vendors. From sidewalk sales to exclusive discounts, there was something for everyone to enjoy. Live entertainment added to the festive ambiance, with talented musicians and performers captivating audiences throughout the night.

First Friday also provided the perfect opportunity for attendees to connect and share their experiences on social media. The official Downtown Coatesville accounts on Instagram and Facebook were abuzz with activity as individuals posted photos and videos of their favorite moments using the hashtags #cvilleFF and @downtowncoatesville.

The success of First Fridays also speaks to the ongoing revitalization efforts in Downtown Coatesville, as local businesses and organizations continue to collaborate to create vibrant public spaces and strengthen community ties. It was evident that the event had once again solidified its place as a beloved tradition in the Coatesville community. With five more months of festivities ahead, residents can look forward to many more memorable evenings spent exploring and enjoying all that Downtown Coatesville has to offer.

Stay tuned for updates and announcements about upcoming First Friday events, and mark your calendars for the next installment on June 7th.

Posted by Monica Ferguson

Monica is a senior at West Chester University studying Digital Marketing. She is excited about moving to Chester County and eventually starting her career there after graduation.

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