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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MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
Community groups join the Hudson High School Swing Marching Band in a parade through town (along routes 303 and 91). The parade kicks off near Acme Plaza at 10:00 a.m. and ends in a memorial ceremony at Markillie Cemetery. Sponsored and organized by the American Legion.
Call 330-653-6509 for more information.
SCREEN ON THE GREEN
June 12 – Following the Ice Cream Social
July 17 – In conjunction with the Hudson Wine Festival
August 22 – When the movie is the Main Event!
Grab a blanket and some popcorn and head over to the First & Main green for Hudson’s summer outdoor movie series! These free community movie nights begin with pre-movie entertainment at 8:00 p.m. and the movie begins between 8:30 and 9:00 p.m. based on the level of darkness. Movie titles to be announced 30 days prior to each showing. Sponsored by Leadership Hudson Class of 2011. Visit www.hudsonscreenonthegreen.org for the latest information or call 440-315-8613.
2ND FRIDAY ART HOPS
June 12, July 10, Aug. 14 and Sept. 11
Explore the arts in Hudson with 2nd Friday Art Hops! Tour working studios and galleries and visit featured artists at participating merchants from 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. throughout Hudson. Enjoy demos, hands-on activities and refreshments — every month is different! Visit www.hudsonarthop.com for a map and upcoming activities.
MUSIC NIGHTS AT FIRST & MAIN
July 10 – August 28 | 7-9PM
Grab some chairs and a blanket and head over to the First & Main Green every Friday and Saturday in July and August for evenings of music, dancing and giveaways. Enjoy the sounds of top bands from the area as they perform lively cover music and originals to suit all tastes. Concerts run from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. and are free to the public. Organized by First & Main.
Friday, July 10 Funkology
Saturday, July 11 Found Sounds – Alumni of the University of Akron Steelband
Friday, July 24 Swizzle Stick Band
Saturday, July 25 Juke Hounds
Friday, July 31 Sarah Hays Band
Saturday, August 1 Sight N Sound
Friday, August 7 Amanda Jones and the Family Band
Saturday, August 8 Blue Lunch
Friday, August 14 Monica Robins & the Whiskey Kings
Saturday, August 15 Zydeco Kings
Friday, August 21 Fabulous Voices
Saturday, August 22 ContraBand
Friday, August 28 Carlos Jones & the PLUS Band