Final Fridays, an opportunity to enjoy the downtown experience; shop, dine, attend gallery openings, participate in themed events sponsored by the DNA, some Final Fridays include entertainment at the Midland Theatre & carriage rides around the square. The Final Friday of each month, April - Sept. these events take place from 4-8 pm. in downtown Newark. All events happen weather permitting. Themes subject to change.

Chocolate Walk
– April 25 , 4-8pm – 31 businesses to participate this year. 175 tickets will be sold in advance for $12.00 beginning April 3 at Buckeye Winery, Gallery of Dreams, H.L. Art Jewelers Matilda Charlotte Antiques Etc. & Pugh Designer Jewelers.

Strawberries on the Square –May 30, 4-8pm – In support of the Kiwanis Strawberry Festival, downtown businesses will decorate display windows “very strawberry” and will have sidewalk sales. Eating Establishments will offer special strawberry items on their menus. So after you stroll around the Strawberry Festival visit all of the participating businesses around the square.

Pizza Walk – June 27

Art Walk & Quilt Show – July 25 TBA – Aug. 29

Soups & Sales – Sept. 26

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Final Fridays in Downtown Newark

The Downtown Newark Association sponsors Final Fridays in downtown Newark. Businesses stay open late with themed events around the square on the Final Friday of each month, April-September, 4-8 weather permitting.

2013 Final Friday Schedule

April 26 Chocolate Walk
May 31 International Vacation
June 28 Picnic with the pups
July 26 Art Walk
Aug. 30 Jail Tour
Sept. 27 Fall Pizza Walk

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