SAVE THE DATE!

From events for the entire family to eateries, breweries, and nightlife, the new year has events for everyone. Be sure to mark your calendar for these 2019-2020 DWNTWN events.

 
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FIRST THURSDAY 

5–8 PM FIRST THURSDAY OF EVERY MONTH 

Join us the first Thursday of every month for a night of gallery walks throughout DWNTWN. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their crafts. Support community artisans and shops as you explore the DWNTWN community.

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ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 

6 PM SATURDAY, MARCH 14, 2020 

Sponsored by Muncie Sanitary District

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with a DWNTWN parade. The annual parade will begin at the Muncie Central fieldhouse and travel south on Walnut Street to Charles Street, where it will turn and return via Mulberry Street.

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BRINK OF SUMMER ARTSWALK

5–8 PM THURSDAY, MAY 7, 2020

Sponsored by The Community Foundation of Muncie & Delaware County, Inc.

A special edition of First Thursday, Brink of Summer ArtsWalk celebrates the arts culture in Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft, support vendors at YART, and explore the DWNTWN community.

 
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MOONLIGHT MOVIES

PRE-SHOW FAMILY ACTIVITIES AT
6 PM | MOVIE AT 8 P.M.

Sponsored by Wealth Strategies, Inc.

Bring the kids out for a movie under the stars! Each month through the summer, bring your blankets and chairs out to Canan Commons for a family-friendly movie and pre-show activity.

Aquaman — Sat, June 8, 2019

The Little Mermaid (1989) — Sat, July 13, 2019

Jurassic World — Sat, Aug 10, 2019

Dumbo (2019) — Sat, Sept 14, 2019

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AFTER HOURS ART REELS

AT DUSK AFTER FIRST THURSDAY IN JUNE—SEPTEMBER

Sponsored by The Fickle Peach

Relax with friends as we project a movie onto the MutualBank building (Charles Street) at dusk following summer First Thursdays. Those who are 21 and over can enjoy drinks from The Fickle Peach patio.

Baby Driver — Thur, June 6, 2019

Django Unchained — Thur, July 11, 2019

Reservoir Dogs — Thur, Augt 1, 2019

Bohemian Rhapsody — Thur, Sept 5, 2019

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MUNCIE THREE TRAILS MUSIC SERIES

SAT, JULY 20 | SAT, AUG 3,
SAT, AUG 24 | FRI, SEPT 27
7 PM

Come out to Canan Commons for free public concerts by critically acclaimed national recording artists.

Michael Cleveland & Flamekeeper (bluegrass) — Sat, July 20, 2019

JD McPherson (50s-style rock) — Sat, Aug 3, 2019

Tommy Castro (blues) — Sat, Aug 24, 2019

Lost Bayou Ramblers (Cajun/zydeco) — Fri, Sept 27, 2019

 
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FOODIE FRIDAYS

11 AM–1 PM EVERY FRIDAY IN JUNE AND JULY

Sponsored by Muncie Sanitary District

Grab a relaxing lunch at Canan Commons. In addition to two food trucks, every Foodie Friday will include shaded seating, live entertainment, and a children’s activity.

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ARTSWALK PUMPKIN TRAIL & GLOW

5–8 PM THURSDAY, OCT 3, 2019

Pumpkin Trail & Glow Presented by
Muncie Visitors Bureau

A special edition of First Thursday, ArtsWalk Pumpkin Trail & Glow features autumnal festivities and celebrates the arts culture in Muncie. Watch and learn from local artists as they perform their craft, support vendors at YART, and explore the DWNTWN community.

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GOBBLE WOBBLE &
SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2019

Celebrate a successful Thanksgiving with a pub and eatery crawl through DWNTWN—all while supporting local business on Small Business Saturday. Be one of the first to complete the crawl, and receive a DWNTWN gift.

 
 
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LIGHT UP DWNTWN

KICKOFF EVENT 5–8 PM THURSDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2019

Powered by Indiana Michigan Power

Spread the Christmas cheer with galleries, restaurants, retailers, and neighbors throughout DWNTWN during December’s First Thursday. Gather around in Canan Commons at 6 p.m. for the year’s premiere synchronized light show. There will be additional shows throughout December.

 

MUNCIE EVENTS CALENDAR