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First Friday is Gainesville's largest happy hour with food and drink specials at over 35 participating downtown locations!
Purchase your VIP wristbands through Eventbrite at www.tourdeswamp2013.eventbrite.com
Get on your bikes and ride! Grab your fixed gears, road bikes and cruisers ready for an evening around downtown to remember with Tour de Swamp First Friday. This bicycling-themed event will feature: a chance for pre-registered participants to partake in a bike themed obstacle course around downtown Gainesville with a chance to win a new bike and other various prizes; design-a-bike stations set up by Recycled Bicycles; additional discounts for those who opt to bike to the event opposed to taking a car; and a huge bike parade at 10 p.m. to close out the night’s festivities. All ages and skill levels welcome!
First Friday Passport
Your free First Friday passport can be picked up at the Opera House between Lillian’s Music Store and Harry’s Seafood, Bar, and Grille between 5pm and 10pm. The passport unlocks specials at over 35 downtown bars and restaurants!
Purchase a VIP wristband for $25 to get free food, drinks, carriage rides, raffle entry, valet parking and more! Stop at any of the designated VIP locations and get treated like First Friday royalty.
One Less Car
Hop on your bike and pledge to drive one less car during Tour de Swamp. Join the cause for a discount on VIP admission: http://www.causes.com/causes/566502!
With over 35 participating businesses, First Friday is Gainesville's largest happy hour! Businesses include Sharab Lounge, Vellos Brickstreet Grill, Harry’s Seafood, Bar, and Grille, The Gelato Company, Dragonfly, Rockey's, Emiliano's Cafe, Tall Paul’s Brew House, Misty Edge Carriage Rides, Maude’s, Hippodrome Theatre, Lillian’s Music Store, Mark’s Prime, Main Street Bar & Billiards, Sweet Mel’s, Liquid Ginger, Clockwork Studios, Relish, The Midnight, and more!