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August First Friday: Dog Days of Summer MtV

August 6, 2021 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Downtown Mount Vernon
Great food, live music and family fun for all at the 2021 downtown First Friday season. Main Street Mount Vernon is thrilled to bring fun, free, family entertainment for the residents of Mount Vernon and beyond.
The season continues with the ALWAYS POPULAR – DOG DAYS OF SUMMER!
Music from The Mount Vernon Community Band, a performance by TAVACI, and ending the night with local artist, Jamee Gresley on the Main Stage located on Gambier Street along the South Main Plaza, with the secondary stage featuring Fat Tuesday sponsored by Dominos Pizza located at the West High and Public Square Intersection!
WNZR is excited to bring back the Annual Dog Costume Parade! Beginning at the South Main Plaza Dog Fountain at 7:15pm, make sure to sign up at the WNZR booth between 6:30 and 7:10pm!
The Knox Foodies Food Truck Trail provided by, Activity Zone presented by Knox County Board of Developmental Disabilities featuring BAM!, family friendly activities, and Touch-A-Truck sponsored by Edward Jones Investments – Sara Mankins!!
Sponsored by A+ Auto Brokers, the Cruise-In returns to Public Square. Main Street is asking for a $10 donation from participating cars to continue to keep First Fridays as a FREE community event. Each donation will receive a free dash plaque commemorating the Cruise-In, and proceeds will benefit the initiatives of Main Street Mount Vernon to continue to better our downtown.
With more vendors than ever, there will be something for everyone, and for the first time ever, vendors at First Fridays will be able to sell their products!
Media Sponsors include 90.9 WNZR, 13WMVO, and Super Q 93.7!
Don’t forget to stop in to the wonderful retail shops, restaurants and other attractions in Downtown Mount Vernon and support our local merchants!
Traffic will be closed one block north of Public Square, around the Square and on South Main Street down to the Ohio Avenue starting at 4:30 p.m on Friday, August 6. If you have questions, please contact Downtown Manager Anthony McNeal at 740-393-1481.
If you wish to set up a booth for future months, please fill out the application linked below.

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