Venue Requirements

Venue Requirements

  •  All registered events must be free to the public, that is they may not have an admission or suggested donation to enter the event.

  • Be located within the “main street district” defined as Jefferson Avenue to Mifflin Avenue and Bogart Court (behind Lackawanna Avenue) to Olive Street.

  • Provide  info regarding your artist(s) a MINIMUM of two weeks prior to the event online at

  • If possible submit digital images of artwork to be used in PR efforts. Submit info to You are also encouraged to submit your information directly to local media.

  • Either print off copies of the PDF flyer you will be emailed or contact Randy Shemanski at to arrange for delivery of a bundle of Electric City papers on the day prior to First Friday each month.

  • Report estimated monthly attendance numbers when entering event information for next month on website


What First Friday will do for you—FOR FREE!

  • Public Service Announcements promoting the event on WNEP and FM 92.1 radio

  • Monthly ads including map (showing your business!) in Electric City

  • Provide you with a roster of artists and musicians you can contact to book in your venue.

  • Pitch feature stories to local media about event

  • Monthly flyer distributed to email list, posted on various regional websites. Flyer will also include map showing your business!

  • FREE trolley running between venues

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