First Saturdays, May - October 2022

The downtown Champaign small business community is excited to throw Toast to Taylor Street blocks parties – FREE to the community – every first Saturdays all summer starting May 7th! Attendees can shop local makers and artists, experience live musicians and entertainment, and grab some of the best food and drinks that Champaign has to offer. Festivities are happening outdoors on Taylor Street, 2 – 10 pm, near Farren’s Pub.

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Musician Line-up (May 7, 2022)

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Los Guapos
Caleb Cook Band
Big Daddy Pride & the East Side 5
Merry Travelers
Trouble Chasin'
DJ Belly

Local Vendors (May 7, 2022)

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The Wright Soapery
Fire Doll Studio
True North Counseling Center
Carly Morrison Clay
Rachel Tison Artwork
Katrina Catizone
Aligned Serenity
OHOK things
Ralph Roether Art
Piper Indigo Adornments

Special Guests

Hosted by Jesse Tuttle of C-U Comedy Show
Installation from CU Flower house and A. Hunt Design

Our Sponsors

Farren's Pub & Eatery
Fire Doll Studio
Perennial Sound Studio
Before Brand

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