Fun, Family and Food Trucks! 

The City of Springfield opens its streets and parking lots to Food Trucks every First Friday of the month! Mark your calendars to come downtown from 4pm to 8pm and enjoy these pop up restaurants and in our beautiful little downtown!

A few special months out of the year, the City, the Mars Theatre, the Downtown Development Authority and our local business band together to bring you Frist Friday Family Nights! A First Friday event that brings in double the food trucks, entertainment at the Mars Theatre, family activities, and scavenger hunts through our downtown business district!

Up Next: 7/5/2024 First Friday Family Night

Food Trucks at this event.

2024 First Friday Family Nights

Unique activities and themes each night! Click on the Event to learn more! 

Downtown Beach Party!

Kick off the summer heat with the TAMS playing live at the Mars Theatre at 7pm, Shag Dancers and Beachball Volley Ball. Full list of activites here.

Movie Night Out!

Enjoy a first run summer blockbuster “IF” at the Mars Theatre at 4 & 7pm. Check the Event Listing for full list of activites.

Independence Extravaganza!

Come celebrate Independence Day downtown with us. Check the Event Listing for full list of all the red, white, and blue activites.

Back To School Bash!

Going back to school isn’t so bad if you celebrate with us! Extra kids activies and inflatables will be sure to take the edge off!

Classic Country Celebration!

Bring back the 90’s County! Special live tribute show at the Mars Theatre at 7pm. Dress to impress in your country best!

Would you like to be a part of First Friday?

Food Truck spaces are available every First Friday. Food Truck selection is juried to ensure variety and unique options at each event. City of Springfield Mobile Food License and Effingham County DPH Permit is required.  

Vendor spaces are only available for First Friday Family Nights. Vendor spaces are $20 and selection is juried. Applications are available at City Hall. Applications must be received one week in advance and fees must be paid prior to event.