Events & Promotions

First & Main is proud to be the backdrop for many special events in Hudson. From concerts to wine and food festivals to community sidewalk sales, First & Main is an integral part of the community.

Click on an event to the left for more detailed information and join us to create special memories at one of our signature events.

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Spring Break Window Scavenger Hunt

March 21-30

Download the entry form here and print it out (or pick one up at a participating business), then find one of SIX photos in the window of participating businesses. Drop off your completed form at Janet Rhodes brings you Fair Trade, Hershey’s, Epiphany Gifts or Green Roots Collection no later than March 31 for a chance to win one of two $25 gift cards!


For more Spring Break fun, enter the following businesses’ individual in-store contests, too:

* The Learned Owl Book Shop

* The Grey Colt

* Janet Rhodes brings you Fair Trade

* Epiphany

* Nicky Nicole – Count the Japanese Erasers in the Window

* Hershey’s – Guess the weight of a full tub of Hershey Premium Ice Cream. (The winner will receive a free tub of their favorite Hershey Premium Ice Cream!)

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Hudson’s International Festival

April 10-13

The Merchants of Hudson invite you to travel around the world! Get a passport from one of the more than 30 businesses who are representing their selected country with store decorations, music, flags, maps, interesting facts, games and quizzes.


Thursday, April 10

Opening Ceremony – 5 PM, Hudson Library & Historical Society with Proclamation by Mayor William Currin, followed by Parade of Flags and International Costumes.

Friday, April 11

International Food & Spirits – 5-8 PM. Shop the streets while enjoying tastings of food and beverages (alcoholic and/or non) from host countries.

Saturday, April 12

Run For the Children – 8:30 AM Kids’ 1 Mile; 9 AM 5K at Seton Catholic School and Hudson Springs Park.

Sunday, April 13

Grand Prize Drawing for those who visit all participating countries. Prizes also available for those who visit more than 15 countries.


Throughout the Festival

World Traveler Rewards! Visit participating merchants and save.

Facebook/HudsonInternationalFestival: Take the survey and share your heritage. Let’s learn about all our neighbors!

Poster Contest: See our children’s art work on display at participating merchants.

A Buck for Ubumi Week: Support our Hudson orphanage in Zambia, Africa.

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