DOWNTOWN EVENTS

From arts to sports to entertainment, it’s all downtown. 
Downtown Kokomo is the epicenter of activity for our community. With plenty of places to shop, eat, drink and gather, downtown Kokomo offers something for everyone.
ARTSAPALOOZA: AN ARTS FESTIVAL & EXPERIENCE
Downtown Kokomo

Join us downtown on in 2022 for Artsapalooza, an arts festival and experience. Artsapalooza features an artist market along Main Street downtown, with local and traveling vendors and demonstrations.

The 2021 Artsapalooza Arts Festival & Experience was made possible thanks to our generous sponsor, Financial Builders.

FIRST FRIDAY KOKOMO
Downtown Kokomo – Courthouse Square, The Depot District, and more… 
First Friday of every month
5:30 – 9 p.m., except for June when Strawberry Festival runs from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Join us every first Friday for free, family-friendly, fun activities with a focus on arts, community, and culture! Live music, craft activities, tasty food, celebrity appearances, costumes, giveaways, and demonstrations are just a few of the things you can expect throughout our 30-40 participating venues each month! Kokomo’s largest free monthly event.
2021 First Friday Themes:
  • May: Art Walk
  • June: Strawberry Festival
  • July: Kokomo Vintage
  • August: The Great Kokomo Treasure Hunt
  • September: Artsapalooza
  • October: Masquerade
  • November: Sip, Savor & See
  • December: Miracle on Main Street

2021 First Fridays are made possible thanks to our generous sponsor, T-Mobile.

STRAWBERRY FESTIVAL
Courthouse Square – 104 S. Buckeye St. 
First Friday of June
11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
A resident and visitor favorite! Head downtown for delicious strawberry shortcakes, berry-themed treats, live music, kids’ activities, food and beverage vendors, and more.
KOKOMO SUMMER CONCERT SERIES
Performing Arts Pavilion at Foster Park  
Spend your summer enjoying good music in downtown’s gorgeous Foster Park with Kokomo’s free summer concert series!
HAYNES APPERSON FESTIVAL
Performing Arts Pavilion at Foster Park  

Celebrate Kokomo’s heritage and Independence Day with the annual Haynes Apperson Festival. Each year, this festival brings live entertainment, carnival rides, food, a car show, fireworks, a parade and so much more to downtown Kokomo.

For even more awesome events in Kokomo and Howard County, check out our Community Calendar. Public events open to everyone can be submitted to the Community Calendar via email at information@visitkokomo.org.
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