Dogs take over DTSB for First Fridays

South Bend, Ind. If you are looking for a fun way to get your dog some exercise or you just need that puppy fix, you may want to head over to Downtown South Bend, Friday.

Downtown South Bend Inc.’s June First Friday celebrates the Dog Days of Summer Friday, June 6th from 5:00 to 9:00 pm.

All evening long they have free entertainment and activities. Several of those activities are on the Gridiron.

They have a “Hunt and Sniff” scavenger hunt, agility training demonstrations performed by members of the St. Joseph County 4-H Dog Club and the South Bend Police K9 Unit will be there as well to do skills demonstration.

There will also be a “Rescue Alley” in the parking lot next to the Gridiron. Adoptable dogs from several adoptable agencies will be there trying to find forever homes. On top of that, vets will be there to answer any questions you may have.

There will be Happy Tails Waggin’ Rides and even an Ugly Dog Contest.

If you are not a big fan of dogs or don’t have one yourself there are plenty of other events to attend. The Outdoor Film Series starts Friday. The movie they will be showing is Singin’ in the Rain. Viewers are encouraged to bring their blankets, chairs, and snacks.

Then and Now Architectural Walking Tours also start Friday. They begin at noon and 6 p.m.

For more information click on the Big Red Bar or click here for DTSB First Friday’s information.

Additional First Friday Activities
CJ’s Pub (236 S. Michigan St.) $1.00 off stuffed burgers and specials on draft beers, pitchers, and buckets every First Friday

Ciao’s Lounge (119 N. Michigan St.) Get one stuzzichini lounge appetizer and a domestic beer for only

Dancehipolgy (121 E. Niles Ave.) Come join the dance party! $5.00 to dance the night away!
Edible Arrangements (123 S. Michigan St.) 50% off a 12 box of dipped fruit on all First Fridays- pick up
orders only

Just Goods (714 E. Jefferson Blvd) Earn up to 5% off purchases for correct trivia answers

LePeep Restaurant (127 S. Michigan St.) Purchase an adult entrée, get a kid’s meal for $3.00

Linden Grill (110 N. Main St.) Free hot dog for kids under 12! Purple Porch Co-Op (123Hill St.) Enjoy local, organic hot dogs and veggie dog, dog treats and fresh
water available too

Swolfies Pizza and Subs (301 S. Michigan St.) 3D sidewalk art contest, participate or vote!

The Music Village (103 N. Main St.) Swing Fridays 7-9:15 pm, beginner lesson and open dancing

The State Theater (214 S Michigan St.) ‘Paws & Canvas’ at The State Theatre, paint with your furry

Thyme to Sew (621 Lincolnway East) Stop by for a make and take project every First Friday and Saturday
of the month.

Tippecanoe Restaurant (620 W. Washington Ave.) 1/2 off a bottle of wine

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