Updated: Sep 12



Salisbury, MD: September 16, 2022 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury with artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of special activities. This month’s theme is Weird Science – right in time for Back to School – with wacky crafts, cool science features, and local initiatives. There’s always lots to do at 3rd Friday from art shows to live entertainment – so head Downtown for a night out!

3rd Friday is celebrating science and art this month with lots to explore. Kids can check stop by 3rd Friday Make-Your-Own-Slime Station or learn about Tesla Coils with M-4 Reactor.

Salisbury University’s Environmental Students Association has coordinated a special area filled with environmental agencies offering fun information on everything from bees and bird beaks to streams and seeds including the Ward Museum, The Lower Shore Land Trust, the Department of Natural Resources, and the Nanticoke Watershed Alliance.

The N. Division Stage will feature live music by the Mercury Agenda from 5 – 8 p.m., playing all your favorite hits with upbeat vibes with a 6 p.m. announcement of this year’s winners of the Wicomico Goes Purple Window Decorating Contest. Stop by the Wicomico County Opioid Intervention Team Educational Trailer to learn more about the Wicomico Goes Purple, and the opioid addiction awareness and recovery resources that are available in our community.


Salisbury University Art Galleries | Downtown Campus has an all-new solo exhibition on display entitled “DUSTY FUNK: Black Tundra” featuring the work of artist David Brame, a proudly black comics creator, afrofuturist and scholar. His comic work explores issues of race and identity in the context of the American South, Black Gothica, mysticism and the African diaspora. “DUSTY FUNK: Black Tundra is a series of mixed media Art Experiences based on an evolving set of dynamic illustrations that comprise this Psychedelic Afro Future Space Opera and will be on display now through the end of October.

Salisbury Art Space, located just below Salisbury University Art Galleries, is also hosting opening receptions for new art exhibitions this month. “CHROMA” in the main gallery area explores the vibrant world of color through the eyes of the Salisbury area’s talented artists with submissions from all mediums. The Foyer Gallery and Robinson Galleries also feature solo exhibition highlights of the work of artist Jinsoon Oh, including “Dreamer’s Dream” and “Pickleball Friends”. Jinsoon Oh’s surrealistic and dreamlike approach to everyday subjects speaks like poetry to implied aspects far beyond what words and images can describe.

Looking for entertainment this 3rd Friday? SBY Movies on the River is back at Riverwalk Amphitheater this week with ENCANTO (2021) at 8:00 p.m., just bring your own blanket and popcorn. Brew River is hosting a Disney Themed Trivia Night that’s free to attend and open to all ages with bonus points for teams that dress up. Revival is hosting an “All That Jazz Drag Show” with Magnolia Applebottom tickets on sale for $12 and a showtime at 8:00 p.m.

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in cooperation with The City of Salisbury. There is no charge for artists to participate, but advance registration is required. For More Info: 3rdFridaySby.com


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Updated: Aug 15


Salisbury, MD: August 19, 2022 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury with artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of special activities. This month’s theme is Urban Artscapes - complete with chalk art, scavenger hunts and highlights on public art.

There’s always lots to do at 3rd Friday from art shows to live entertainment – so head Downtown for a night out!


3rd Friday will be celebrating the cityscape this month with chalk art, scavenger hunts, and a public art survey – just stop by the 3rd Friday table for more info and to pick up a gamecard.


Jerome Kelly & The Band will be electrifying the N. Division Street stage their blend of R&B, Pop, Gospel, Rock and Soul, complete with multiple original songs and a message of unity, acceptance, love and transparency. Jerome Kelly & The Band last performed at Salisbury’s inaugural Pride Parade, and now they are bringing their amazing talent and message of love to the 3rd Friday stage.


On Main Street, artists and crafters will line the streets with their wares and homespun creations. Salisbury Art Space will host the opening reception for their all-new exhibition “Local Folk that highlights the amazing work of Delmarva’s local folk artists, sponsored by the Whaley Family Foundation and the Whaley Children’s Center. “Local Folk” will be on display now through September 1st and was planned as a local highlight to coincide with the National Folk Festival coming to Downtown Salisbury the last week of August. Salisbury Art Space will also be hosting kids crafts in the classroom and pottery demos on Main Street, so be sure to stop by!

Shoppers be sure to check out all the Downtown Salisbury retailers for great end of summer sales. Lilac Clothing Company is ready for 3rd Friday with an End of Summer Sale with 20% off all summer items to help you stay cool and look amazing. Blackwater Apothecary will be celebrating 3rd Friday with a meet and greet event with local author Andy Nunez from 5 – 8 p.m., and a Candle Magic Craft Event at 6 p.m.


Looking for live entertainment this 3rd Friday? SBY Movies on the River is back this month with SOUL (2020) playing at Riverwalk Amphitheater with a showtime at 8:30 p.m. just bring your own blanket and popcorn!

Brew River is hosting not one but two bands this 3rd Friday with Mercury Agenda from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Dock Bar and Goldie’s Kreation from 8 p.m. to midnight inside. Revival is hosting “Dueling Ivories” an all-request rock and roll singalong with tickets on sale for $19 and showtime at 7:30 p.m.


3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in cooperation with The City of Salisbury. There is no charge for artists to participate, but advance registration is required. For More Info: 3rdFridaySby.com


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Updated: Jul 13



July 15, 2022 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury with artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of special activities. This month’s theme is Water World – complete with wacky water misters, water balloons, and a Fishmobile. There’s always lots of cool things to do at 3rd Friday from art shows to live entertainment – so head Downtown for a night out!


3rd Friday will be keeping things cool this 3rd Friday -Water World with a kid-friendly splash zone on Main Street complete with wacky water misters, and water balloons. Kids can learn more about the water around us by stopping in the Phillips Wharf Environmental Center Fishmobile. The Fishmobile is a traveling aquarium equipped with 13 tanks and 2 touch tanks, all of which feature live animals that live in and around the Chesapeake Bay including blue crabs, painted turtles, oyster toadfish, American eels, seahorses and flounder.

On the N. Division Street Stage, the Triple Vision Band will take the stage with upbeat groove, strong vocals and crowd-pleasing variety from the 70’s through the present. Triple Vision Band is sure to put everyone in the mood for more musical fun at Movies on the River, held just after 3rd Fridays at Riverwalk Amphitheater. This month’s movie is Sing 2 with a showtime at 8:45 p.m. just don’t forget to bring your own chairs, blankets and popcorn!

On Main Street, be sure to stop in Salisbury Art Space for its 2022 Members Exhibition featuring the best-of works of Salisbury Art Space members. Open to all themes and all media, the Members Exhibition shines a spotlight on some of area’s brightest talents. Winners have been awarded, and the show will be on display through the end of July. Salisbury Art Space will also be hosting pottery wheel demonstrations on the Plaza and kids art activities in the classroom.

Lilac Clothing Company is also ready for 3rd Friday this month, with beach towels and summer accessories at 50% off and rubber duck coupon pond with additional savings from 10 – 50% off to help shoppers stay cool and look amazing. Stop by Blackwater Apothecary from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. for a meet and greet with local author and storyteller Andy Nunez - author of Mysteries of the Eastern Shore, Ghosts of the Eastern Shore, and many others.

Looking for live entertainment this 3rd Friday? Brew River is hosting not one but two bands this 3rd Friday with The Salt Life Band from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Dock Bar and Best Kept Soul from 8 p.m. to midnight inside. Revival is hosting the “Drag Queens of Comedy” hosted by Magnolia Applebottom at 8 p.m. with tickets on sale for $12, ages 18 and up.


Salisbury B_PAC Bicycle Advisory Committee will be offering free Bike Valet services this 3rd Friday from 5p.m. to 8 p.m.

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in cooperation with The City of Salisbury. There is no charge for artists to participate, but advance registration is required. For More Info: 3rdFridaySby.com


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