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. Applications are now closed for 2018. See you next year!
Premiere Downtown Event Sponsor 2017/2018
Corporate Hospitality Sponsor
Summer Events Sponsor
~ Check back frequently as we add new vendors daily! ~
Check out the show "My First Street He(art)" featuring artwork from street artists all over the world.
New and gently used books at affordable prices from a locally-owned store.
Tutus, painted pots, handmade key chains, and bows that raise money for the American Cancer Foundation
Center Street Saloon
Enjoy outdoor seating with a great view of the stage.
Come Alive Outside
Make a smoothie with bicycle-power and learn about the importance of exercise.
Franzoni Real Estate: July 20th
Find light refreshments and downtown information at the starting location for the story walk.
Grandpa's Mexican Food: July 13
Authentic Mexican fare such as quesadillas, tamales, and more.
Hop N' Moose
Enjoy outdoor seating and grab an appetizer, pizza, and brews from Rutland Beer Works.
Let's Grow Kids
Kid-friendly activities provided by a campaign for more affordable, quality child care.
NYC-based mural artist Magda Love will show off her skills on Center Street.
Mission City Church
Mission city church is back with a bouncy house and refreshments.
Fried dough, cold drinks, hamburgers, hot dogs and fries.
Peter Huntoon Live Painting: July 20th
Watch master painter Peter Huntoon as he captures downtown imagery.
New books, artisan cards, apparel and more as well as a host for several literary events including the Story Walk.
Beautifully-drawn henna tattoos by a local artist.
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.
Restoration Barbecue: July 13th & 20th
Pulled pork brisket, cabot mac n cheese, and more from a Texas-based food truck.
Rutland County Parent Child Center
Bubbles and fun activities from a non profit that advocates for affordable child care.
Rutland Free Library
Book giveaway, library information, Legos, and free promotional items.
Rutland Recreation Department
The Rec will host a range of activities including pottery demos, sports demos, and live performances.
Rutland Rugby Club
Mini rugby balls and team information with a passing activity.
Rutland Youth Theatre: July 20th
Catch a mini-performance by the kids of Rutland Youth Theatre, hosted by the rec.
Story Time with Rutland City Police Department: July 13th
Listen as Chief Kilcullen and other officers read from their favorite books at 6pm at Phoenix Books.
Story Walk: July 20th
Walk downtown and read a children's book in the windows of storefronts and at booths. Complete the story and be entered to win a gift card from Phoenix Books!
Catch local acoustic music from Nikki Adams on July 13th, and Jenny Porter on July 20th.
Teddy Bear Picnic: July 27th
Bring a blanket and your favorite Teddy to Phoenix Books for a special picnic.
T & J's Confectionery Delights
Hard and soft candies and local confections.
Two Pour Mares Beverage Co
Craft lemonades from a drink truck.
Vibe Portrait Art
Tees from the "Ridiculous Optimism for Rutland" campaign - a cheerful slogan promoting positivity in Rutland County.
Wonderfeet Kids' Museum
Make crafts on July 13th, participate in a carnival on July 20th, and play with water on July 27th. Museum admission is free during FNL!