Updated: Jun 14



3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury | June 17, 2022


Salisbury, MD: June 17, 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 Paw Prints, a fan-favorite theme that encourages bringing well-behaved pets along for a night out Downtown. There will be activities for pets and humans this 3rd Friday – so grab a leash, and get ready for a night of fur and fun!


The annual tradition of “bring-your-dog” to 3rd Friday is always a blast, but remember its not all for dogs – there will be representatives from Eastern Shore Rabbit Rescue, Delmarva Cat Connection and various rescues with information about all sorts of animals up for adoption. Dog owners can test their pup’s skills out on the agility course on N. Division Street featuring a teeter totter, tubes and jumps.

The N. Division Street stage will feature live music from local up-and-coming rock stars Wavvy Gravy, rocking out with all your favorite songs you didn’t even realize you missed hearing. Also on N. Division Street, stop by the Public Art Brainstorm Display, and share your ideas and opinions about possible public art ideas for Salisbury. The City of Salisbury is currently working with a Public Art Master Plan Consultant Todd Bressi of Artful Places, who will be at 3rd Friday looking forward to chatting public art with the community.

Paw Prints coincides with the 10th anniversary of the Imagination Library on the Lower Shore and the United Way of the Lower Eastern Shore has teamed up with the Wicomico Public Library and Pets on Wheels to celebrate. Pets and reading collide with opportunities for children to read to dogs, fun activities and a chance to sign up for Summer Reading and the Imagination Library. Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a program that provides books each month to kids all over globe. On the Lower Shore, the program is available at no charge to kids ages five and under, and over the past 9 years the United Way has helped distribute over 319,000 books to 11,000 children in our community. Stop by to learn how you can sign up your child for the Imagination Library program or sponsor a child for only $26 a year.

On Main Street, Honest5 Dog Food and Treats will be offering free samples of their all-natural freshly-made and locally sourced dog treats to pups during 3rd Friday. Lilac Clothing Company is ready for 3rd Friday with an amazing summer collection in stock, a dog watering stations outside and 20% off purchase to anyone who brings in a donation to the Wicomico County Humane Society.

Art Lovers, check out Salisbury Art Space for an all-new 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. Exhibition winners will be judged by Salisbury University Professor and artist Jinchul Kim. Salisbury Art Space will also be hosting clay demos on the plaza, and kids crafts in the gallery.

For more art, stop by Salisbury University Art Galleries for the final days of Jinsoon Oh: Dreams of Being– showcasing a mix of ceramic works and paintings by the Salisbury-based artist and poet, with imaginative elements and a surreal approach that engage an audience in a way that poetry would. Jinsoon Oh: Dreams of Being will be on display at Salisbury University Art Galleries through June 18th, 2022.

Looking for fun after 3rd Friday, check out SBY's Movies on the River! The City will be hosting free outdoor movies after every 3rd Friday at Riverwalk Amphitheater through October. This months movie is Hairspray LIVE! (PG) with a 8:45 p.m. showtime. Feel free to get comfy and bring your own lawn chairs, blankies and snacks.

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in partnership 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: May 14



3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury | May 20, 2022


May 20, 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 Wheels, with everything from pottery wheels and hula hoops to skateboards, bicycles and souped-up cars. Art and hobbies collide this 3rd Friday, so get ready for a night of art, entertainment and fun.


On Main Street, check out the 3rd Friday Car Show with our community’s coolest cars of all styles and varieties competing for prizes and one amazing trophy. The community can vote for their favorites live on-site, with the winner announced at 7:30 p.m. First place winner will take home a customized trophy and a gift card. Second and third place winners will receive a gift card to the Downtown Salisbury business of their choice.

3rd Friday coincides with National Bike to Work Day and the City of Salisbury is celebrating with prize giveaways and a complimentary bike valet at 3rd Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. hosted by Salisbury’s B-PAC - Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee. To enter to win cool prizes, just log your commute or your bike ride to 3rd Friday and submit a GPS tracked segment for a chance to win Downtown Salisbury swag and collectibles.

The Get Ramped Pop-Up Skate Park will be back on N. Division Street, open to all ages and skill levels, just bring your own helmet and legal guardian if you’re under 18 years old. The Get Ramped area will be bike & skateboard friendly, with experienced riders on-site ready to help novice riders take on ramps like the pros. Lurking Class Skate Shop will be hosting a second skate zone on Main Street for more advanced riders, see store for access wristbands.


Salisbury Art Space will be hosting the opening reception for the United Way’s Lower Shore Addiction Awareness Art Competition. This moving exhibition showcases student art entries from 6th grade to 12th grade students in Dorchester, Somerset, Wicomico and Worcester Counties with opioid addiction awareness and recovery as the subject matter. Winners will be announced during the reception, and resource information will be available to help “break the wheel” of addiction in our community. Salisbury Art Space will also be hosting pottery wheel demos outside on Main Street.

Salisbury University Art Galleries will also be hosting an opening reception for the all new exhibition Jinsoon Oh: Dreams of Being” – showcasing a mix of ceramic works and paintings by the Salisbury-based artist and poet. Throughout her life, Jinsoon has drawn inspiration from the natural environment, and her artistic evolution into poetic narratives allowed her to discover a new language in painting. Her imaginative elements and surreal approach engage her audience in a way that poetry would. “Jinsoon Oh: Dreams of Being” will be on display at Salisbury University Art Galleries | Downtown through June 18th, 2022.

Looking for live entertainment? The Pete Bozick Variant will be keeping things funky fresh with live music outside on the N. Division Stage. Revival, Downtown’s newest performing arts venue, is hosting a Broadway Cabaret with some of the area’s finest talents performing all your musical favorites like Wicked, Shrek, and Frozen. Plus, check out Bigs Bingo on Main Street hosted by Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Eastern Shore for a chance to have fun, win big and support mentorship in our community.

The Mud Hud Clay Art Studio will also be hosting a Late 90’s and Early 2000’s Art Exhibition and Kareoke night – open to the public and sure to be a great time! Sing your heart out or just stop in to check out the art show. The Mud Hud will also be offering live pottery wheel demonstrations, discounts on Paint-Your-Own Pottery and hand building drop-ins, and face painting for the kids!


3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in partnership 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: Apr 11



3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury | April 15, 2022

April 15, 2022 is the next 3rd Friday in Downtown Salisbury, with artists and crafters lining the streets, live music outside, and tons of special activities. This month’s theme is Hello Spring, and it’s a chance to celebrate the warming weather, new growth, and outdoor gatherings. There will be flower planting crafts for kids, baby animals and pony rides with Funny Farm Petting Zoo, art shows, artist mixers and more!

On Main Street, 3rd Friday will be back outside with artists, crafters and cottage food bakers lining the streets. Enjoy the funky fresh stylings of Permilla Project live on the N. Division Street stage while you explore the special displays and artists demos. Stop by the 3rd Friday table for pollinator seed packs. Pet baby animals with Funny Farm Petting Zoo or enjoy pony rides for an extra charge. Plus, kids can learn about herbs and make their own flower planting with SU Honors College students. Feeling lucky -- stop by the Big Brothers Big Sisters table on the Plaza, to learn more about Bigs Bingo going on inside during 3rd Friday.

Salisbury Art Space will be hosting the opening reception for the all-new exhibition New Beginnings that celebrates spring as a time for renewal and rebirth. The exhibition includes works in all mediums from local area artists, with winners announced during the reception. Salisbury Art Space is located on the lowest level of the Salisbury University Building.

On your way there, stop in Salisbury University's Dave and Patsy Rommel Center for Entrepreneurship and spin the wheel of opportunity for a chance to make custom buttons and t-shirts in the maker space, win gift certificates to local restaurants and businesses, or play cornhole and learn how the Rommel Center for Entrepreneurship can help expand your creativity and help you win your share of $200,000 with the Shore Hatchery Competition.

Downtown Salisbury’s businesses are ready for 3rd Friday with special events. Lurking Class Skate Shop is hosting a Skate Deck Art Show and Paint-A-Tile fundraiser in support of Phase 3 of the Salisbury Skatepark, complete with special edition t-shirts by Marc Edmond. The MudHud: Clay Art Studio is hosting an Artist Mixer from 6:00 – 830 p.m. where artists from all backgrounds can mingle, enjoy refreshments and live music from Marlee.


Blackwater Apothecary is celebrating its One Year Anniversary during 3rd Friday, and Lilac Clothing Company is offering a free gift with purchases over $100 all day long. Plus, Revival will be hosting “Lurking for Love with Magnolia Applebottom”, a brand-new cabaret experience with the drag star of Rehoboth Beach, DE.

3rd Friday is a downtown economic development initiative and a project of the Salisbury Arts & Entertainment District, in partnership 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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