First Thursday

2022 First Thursdays Flyer(Web)

Thursday, August 4

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First Thursday Dog Show | August 4 @6:30pm


Bring your pooches to First Thursday at Cruiser Park (4677 Bixby Rd) on August 4, from 4:30pm to 7:30pm, for tons of dog-themed fun! New to the event this year is a mobile dog photography studio! Get a 5x7 of your furbaby for only $10!

Sign your pup up for the dog show at First Thursday in the City's tent between 4:30pm and's free! The dog show starts at 6:30pm in the grassy area near the entrance to the festival. Winners receive a certificate and an official Groveport doggie bandana, modeled below by Bendi! Categories are Best Dressed, Most Obedient, Crowd Favorite, Prettiest Girl, and Most Handsome Boy!

Calling all vendors....

Come be a part of Groveport's summer festival series First Thursday! There is no setup fee!

First Thursday features food trucks, live music, vendors, and tons of kid's activities!

If you're interested in being a vendor, please click here to fill out the online form.

For more information, call 614-836-3333 or email

The deadline for vendor registration is May 31, 2022. There is no setup fee. 
You must provide your own pop-up tent, table, and chairs. Restrooms are on-site.

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