Downtown Oroville First Friday
Explore Downtown Oroville's shops and restaurants during the monthly First Friday events hosted by the Downtown Oroville Business Association! During these themed events, select shops keep their doors open later and invite you to enjoy a night of shopping and festivities!
January: New Year Sale
Ring in the new year with a First Friday New Year Sale! Downtown shops will have sales and new arrivals.
February: Wine and Chocolate Walk
Downtown Oroville invites you to Be Our Valentine during February’s First Friday shopping event. Take a stroll with your sweetheart (or bestie!) through Downtown Oroville tasting wine & chocolate while you shop. Check-in begins at 4 pm at the Downtown Oroville Booth on Myers and Bird where you’ll pick up your wine glass and wristband.
Shop to Win! Get a raffle ticket for every $20 you spend for the chance to win a beautiful bouquet of Roses.
Tickets: Advance $35 / At the Door $40.
March: Around the World
Grab your passport and travel through downtown shops decorated for different representing countries.Each store will provide tasting and more from the country they represent.
Shop to Win! Every $10 spent in a participating business will earn you a raffle ticket when you return your receipts to the Downtown Oroville Welcome Booth on the corner of Myers and Bird. Downtown Oroville will be raffling off a $25 gift card for the downtown business of choice and two tickets to the Salsa Taste-Off in May.
This event begins at the Downtown Oroville Welcome Both on the corner of Myers and Bird. This is where you will pick up your passport, as well as return your receipts at the end of the night.
Tickets: Advance $15 / At the Door $18.
April: Spring Fling
Join Downtown Oroville as they welcome in Spring! Shops will showcase new arrivals, offer “spring cleaning” deals, and light refreshments. This is a free event with live entertainment, including the Easter Bunny and face painting.
May: Salsa Taste-Off
Join Downtown Oroville for the Annual Salsa Taste-Off & Margarita Mixer! Shops will be showcasing their best homemade salsa, going head to head for bragging rights. Some shops will be showcasing their favorite house margaritas.
Every $10 you spend and your completed ballot enters you to win a $50 gift card to spend at the downtown business of your choice. Just return your receipts (every $10 is one entry) and your ballot (one entry) to the Downtown Oroville booth.
Tickets: $12 in advance/$15 at the door.
June: Lei'd Back Luau
Aloha! Get your coconuts Downtown for the First Friday Lei’d Back Luau. Select businesses will be serving an array of Island Delights. So if you enjoy fruity Mai Tais & mouthwatering pulled pork, or if you just want to get Lei’d … you definitely don’t want to miss this event!
Participating businesses will give a Lei to customers who shop and spend $20 or more during the event.
August: Hollywood Walk
Join Downtown Oroville for a night of celebrating the movies and exploring downtown’s unique shops and businesses.
Select shops will be serving drinks or small bites themed to a movie of their choice!
September: Sidewalk Sale
Join the downtown shops as they blow out summer inventory!
Shops will be clearing out their storage and making space for the fall arrivals. This is the perfect time to get some screaming deals.
October: Scarecrow Contest
Businesses will be showing off their scariest, cutest, and funniest scarecrows. Participating shops will be showcasing fall arrivals, new displays, and more! Take a photo and vote for your favorite one using #downtownoroville.
Your vote will enter you in to win a $50 gift card to a downtown business of your choosing.
November: Fall Festival
Join Downtown Oroville for an evening of shopping, dining, entertainment, and prizes during the Downtown Oroville Fall Festival. Enjoy a stroll through Downtown Oroville and soak in the fall foliage while visiting your favorite downtown businesses. Participating businesses will be hosting snacks, drinks, specials, and more.
Shop to Win: For every $20 you spend you will get a raffle ticket for a chance to win a gift Downtown Oroville basket.
December: Tree Lighting
Celebrate the holidays with carolers, carriage rides, and cookies in participating Downtown Oroville shops. Then gather in front of the Oroville Convention Center for the Tree Lighting Ceremony and pictures with Santa.
4pm-7pm: Shopping, Carolers, Entertainment, and Carriage Rides ($5 per person for anyone ages 3 and up)
7pm: Tree Lighting and Pictures with Santa!