Be sure to check out each month's dedicated event page to discover unique offers from our participating businesses, listed below. Ongoing promotions are highlighted in blue.
GALLERIES & ATTRACTIONS
ArtDabbler Designs Creative Studio offers classes, art parties, and summer camps with a focus on self-expression, allowing children to create works of art as unique as they are.
623 E. LaSalle Ave. (north of Jack's Donuts)
The Cat Lady Cafe provides a relaxing environment for people to visit with adoptable cats and enjoy a coffee.
401 E. Colfax Ave. (located in the Commerce Center)
South Bend's premier comedy club featuring the nation's top talent.
111 N. Main St. (located inside Aloft South Bend)
A downtown art gallery hosting monthly exhibitions, showcasing local and national artists.
439 S. Michigan St.
A popular community hub featuring a state-of-the-art playground, event center, Howard Park Public House (full-service restaurant), Ice Trail & Pond, Chocolate Cafe To Go, an interactive splash pad, fire pits, access to the Riverwalk Trail, and more.
219 S. St. Louis Blvd.
Merriman's Playhouse, "a home for jazz," is an arts and educational organization offering a variety of artist-driven programs and performance series— a place to experience intimate, live jazz performed at the highest level.
401 E. Colfax Ave. (located in the Commerce Center)
A regional arts destination hosting nationally known performances in music, dance, and Broadway, as well as the South Bend Symphony.
211 N. Michigan St.
A creative experience filled with music, art, shopping, food, and drinks.
435 S. Michigan St.
SJCPL Friends of the Library Bookstore
A non-profit organization that engages in advocacy and philanthropy to support the mission of St. Joseph Country Public Library. Sale on books, magazines, CDs, and much more (12:00 pm-8:00 pm).
327 S. Michigan St.
The South Bend Museum of Art affirms the enduring power of the visual arts to reflect and create community, engage minds, and nurture growth through exhibitions, collections, and educational programs.
120 S. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
DINING & NIGHTLIFE
Barnaby’s of South Bend is a family-style restaurant that has been voted best pizza in town for 13 years. Since opening in 1969, we have taken pride in the quality of pizza, sandwiches & salads that we offer.
$4 pints every First Fridays; also featuring a First Saturdays special each month: any large 2-topping pizza, an order of breadsticks, and a pitcher of pop (or a 2 liter on carry-out orders) for only $22 plus tax.
713 E. Jefferson Blvd.
Pizza, calzones, salads, and more; dine-in or carry-out
Every First Friday, get one 14″ 1-topping pizza for $15 (dine-in and carry-out only)
131 S. Michigan St.
The Cat Lady Cafe
A relaxing environment where guests can enjoy a cup of coffee and spend an hour with adorable cats.
401 E. Colfax Ave. Suite 104
French, Italian, and Spanish cuisine. Dishes created with farm-to-table sources regularly featured with over 100 top-shelf wines at prices meant to enjoy.
101 N. Michigan St.
A wine bar and kitchen with a love for sharing wine and foods from all regions
702 E. Jefferson Blvd.
A French Quarter-style coffee shop with Cajun and Creole food, a full bar, and live music, also featuring gluten-free and vegetarian dishes.
Offering 16 oz. Hurricanes and Blue Raspberry Long Islands for $5 every First Fridays.
105 E. Jefferson Blvd. #103
Something out of the ordinary, but with popular dishes to please everyone.
112 W. Colfax Ave.
Dena's Kitchen and Catering
From an intimate dinner for you and your spouse to an event for 200, they will go above and beyond.
401 E Colfax Ave
Family-friendly music 7 days a week. Patio dining and beer garden
Every First Fridays, live music. Kennedy’s Kitchen 8:30 to 11:00 p.m.
127 N. Main St.
The Garage Arcade Bar
A free-play arcade bar and venue in Downtown South Bend.
503 E. Colfax Ave.
An intimate, friendly spot to sip on a craft cocktail or local brew.
237 N. Michigan St. Suite B
Featuring tastings, wine by the glass, and small plates, overlooking the St. Joseph River.
Live music and 20% off bottles of MI Cabernet Franc every First Fridays.
1025 Northside Blvd.
LaSalle Grill / LaSalle Kitchen & Tavern
Committed to providing fine dining and refined entertainment that is unique in South Bend. An innovative menu features the finest fresh foods available. AAAA Four Diamond Award Winner.
115 W. Colfax Ave.
Burgers, wings, and a full bar—"food for the soul, prepared quickly."
119 S. Michigan St.
Scrappy's Lemon Twist
It's a healthy Lemonade drink a little sweet with a little kick of ginger, and honey.
121 S. Niles, Ave.
A brewery restaurant offering local food and on-site crafted beer.
321 S. Main St., Suite 105B
A unique blend of café, candy store, and bakery with beer and wine bar – family-friendly activities and menu.
2 for $20 any crunch/pretzel combo
122 S. Michigan St.
A premier landmark and dining spot in the heart of the historic district.
1/2 price appetizers in the Studebaker Lounge or Patio
620 W. Washington St.
Whistle Stop Ice Cream
Ice Cream Shop located in downtown South Bend; made locally.
210 S. St Louis Blvd.
Stylish spot with Japanese & Asian-fusion dishes, Michiana’s freshest sushi, best martinis, full bar, and extensive tea menu.
119 N. Michigan St.
111 N. Main St.
Every First Fridays, buy 1 flatbread pizza and get a 2nd flatbread pizza at 1/2 off; plus monthly Cocktail for a Cause, with $1 from every cocktail sold donated to their featured charity of the month.
SHOPPING & SERVICES
A Healing Oasis
A cozy haven for holistic healing and spiritual wellness.
714 E. Jefferson Blvd.
A hip new hotel that offers easy breezy access to downtown, museum, and golf courses
111 N. Main St.
Healthy U Rx
A locally owned pharmacy proudly serving South Bend, IN, and the surrounding communities of Mishawaka, Granger, and Elkhart.
201 S. William St.
A resale furniture and home goods store focusing on vintage and current styles to complement any space and budget.
423 S. Michigan St.
Indiana's Elite Cleaning Service
Indiana's Elite Cleaning is a dedicated and professional cleaning crew that aims to exceed expectations.
A vibrant learning environment and community musical arts center and school, celebrating music and cultural expressions rooted in the traditions of diverse local and global communities in the heart of downtown South Bend.
333 S. Michigan St,
The Kroc Center
A fitness center, a pool, a church, a music studio, a gymnasium, and so much more.
900 W. Western Ave.
Mead is all you need, and cider makes your life brighter. Perry Vine is a local craft micro-winery that produces meads and ciders.
121 S. Niles Ave. Suite 15
Paint your own pottery and gift shop for handmade pottery, jewelry, paper crafts, textiles, and more.
Make & take projects and crafts.
217 S. Michigan St.
An Aveda lifestyle salon & day spa
321 S. Main St. #101
South Bend TradeWorks is a nonprofit organization working to rescue, preserve, and reuse historic building materials. Come visit our Salvage Shop!
521 Lincoln Way West
Offering clothing, accessories, jewelry, and gifts for women of all ages, sourced from both local artists and international locations such as India, Turkey, and the Philippines.
50% off the entire store every First Fridays.
122 S. Michigan St., Suite 110