About Friday Night Live
Friday Night Live is a free concert series featuring music, outdoor dining, children's activities and more. Headliners perform "Pit" parking lot, which is transformed into a unique, amphitheater-like concert venue. Merchants and vendors set up along the street in open air fashion with fun for the whole family!
Hey Vendors, Apply with Us!
Looking for an opportunity to get your product or consumable in front of over 1,000+ community members? You've come to the right place! With low cost vendor fees, Friday Night Live is the perfect opportunity to gain exposure. Download the application and apply today!
What's New this Year?
You asked, and we listened. Based on feedback we received from surveys and focus groups, this year we will feature:
- Smoke free events
- More food vendors & take-away options
- Increased number and variety of activities
- A better variety of entertainment
Corporate Hospitality Sponsor
Best Western Inn & Suites of Rutland - Killington
Vermont Electric Power Company
Markowski Excavating, Inc.
Premiere Downtown Event Sponsor 2017/2018
~ Check back frequently as we add new vendors daily! ~
Come Alive Outside
Make a smoothie with bicycle-power and learn about the importance of exercise.
Hop N' Moose
Enjoy outdoor seating and grab an appetizer, pizza, and brews from Rutland Beer Works.
Maple kettle corn, maple cotton candy, maple hard candies and fruit crisps.
Peter Huntoon Live Painting: July 20th
Watch master painter Peter Huntoon as he captures downtown imagery.
Photo Booth: July 13th & 20th
Get your picture taken in a fun background with a variety of props to commemorate your summer.
RAVE Car Show: July 13th
Check out a pre-show of vintage vehicles on Washington Street on July 13th.
Rutland Recreation Department
The Rec will host a different activity for each night of Friday Night Live including pottery demos, sports demos, and live performances.
Story Walk: July 20th
Walk downtown and read a children's book in the windows of storefronts and at booths. Get a free book for participating!
Tacos Tacos: July 27th
High quality tacos on homemade tortillas served out of a colorful traveling taco trailer.
Wonderfeet Kids' Museum
Wonderfeet will host a variety of activities on that spill out onto the street.