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Updated: Oct 19, 2022



Salisbury, MD: October 21, 2021 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury with artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside and loads of special events. This month’s theme is Super Heroes – so get ready for comics, cosplay and real-life super heroes. There’s always lots to do at 3rd Friday from art shows to live entertainment – so head Downtown for a night out!

3rd Friday gets super with a pre-Halloween opportunity for cosplay sponsored by 3rd Friday and Ocean City Comic Con. Anyone dressed up in a costume can spin the prize for a chance to win free comics and cool prizes. No costume, no problem – compete in feats of super strength for a chance to win.


Kids can enjoy Halloween crafts and pumpkin painting with the City of Salisbury Housing and Community Development Department and meet real life heroes from Salisbury Police Department and Salisbury Fire Department.


AMP Studios will be making sure things rock this 3rd Friday, with four bands of this years ‘rock heroes’ to come out of the AMP Studios program – KickStart, Basement Stairs, Plaza East and the Major Minors.


At 6 p.m., check out the Feet of Fire Dance Academy’s annual Halloween Dance performance, as they take over the street with their amazing talent and spooktacular costumes.

SBY Movies on the River closes out the season with a super special Halloween Double Feature with The Addams Family 2 (PG) at 7:00 p.m. followed by Ghostbusters: Afterlife (PG-13) at 8:45; both free to attend at Riverwalk Amphitheater - just bring your own blanket and popcorn!

Blackwater Apothecary is hosting a Witch's Market which includes local witchy & wonderful vendors from 5-8pm -- Featuring local vendors: Dramatic JuJu, the7thringco, Aphotic Hoopla, Whispering Witchery, The Occidental Herbalist, and Rite of Raven. Kaiju Records is celebrating “Rocktober” with 10% off all metal, punk and hardrock records.



Lilac Clothing Company is ready for 3rd Friday with 20% off all purchases of $50 or more, so it’s the perfect time to get those fall favorites you've been eyeballing. The Brick Room is celebrating with Happy Hour from 4 – 8 p.m. and world-class cocktails- TGIF! Brew River Restaurant and Bar is celebrating Feel Good Friday with live music with Uprizing Band from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. and DJ Bubbalou late night.

Salisbury Art Space presents Comic Art an all-new exhibition exploring the world of epic villains, heroes and fantasy characters through fine art submissions submitted by local artists and Salisbury Art Space members, judged by comic artist Bryan Tillman and sponsored by the Whaley Family Foundation. Comic Art highlights pop art, design and comic illustration and includes solo exhibition highlights from Brad Hudson and Elvin Hernandez and a special foyer gallery exhibition from judge Bryan Tillman. Salisbury Art Space will host an opening reception and awards ceremony during 3rd Friday, as well as, kids crafts in the art space and on Main Street.

Salisbury University Art Galleries | Downtown Campus will be exhibiting DUSTY FUNK: Black Tundra featuring the work of comics creator David Brame, a proudly black, afrofuturist scholar whose comic work explores issues of race and identity. 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.

The Downtown Trolley will be running this 3rd Friday on a continuous loop from Salisbury University to Downtown to make sure it’s easy for students, faculty and staff to make it for all the festivities. Trolley service will begin at 4:45 PM in front of SU Academic Commons and will drop of on Camden Street by the SU Downtown Building and will loop between the two locations until 8:15 PM, completely free to ride.

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, 2022


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, 2022



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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