2024 First Friday Summer Concert Series

Kick off your summer weekends with the First Friday Summer Concert Series in Downtown West Chester. Held on the first Friday of each month from June through September, this event features live music, special sales, and extended hours at local businesses, making it a perfect start to the weekend.

What to Expect

The First Friday Summer Concert Series brings live performances to various locations in downtown West Chester, creating a festive and welcoming atmosphere for residents and visitors alike.


  • Live Music: Enjoy performances from talented local bands at multiple locations around downtown. This month, catch the Dave Wilson Group at the Chester County Historic Courthouse and Rick’s Office Band at Jack Loew Plaza at 44 West.
  • Shopping and Dining: Many retail stores and restaurants offer special sales, events, and extended hours. It’s a great opportunity to explore local shops, dine at popular eateries, and find unique deals.
  • Free Parking: Street-level, metered parking is free after 5 PM, making it easy to enjoy the event without worrying about parking fees.

Tips for Attending

  • Arrive Early: To get the best spots for the concerts and to take advantage of the special sales, arrive early. This also helps in finding convenient parking.
  • Explore the Area: Take some time to walk around downtown West Chester, visit different shops, and try out various food and drink specials.
  • Bring a Chair or Blanket: If you plan to enjoy the concerts, bringing a portable chair or blanket can make your experience more comfortable.

How to Get There

Downtown West Chester is accessible by car, with free street parking available after 5 PM. There are also several parking garages within walking distance of the main event areas.

Join the community for an evening of music, shopping, and dining at the First Friday Summer Concert Series, and experience the lively atmosphere of Downtown West Chester.