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February First Friday: Love is in the Air

February 7 / 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us on First Friday, February 7 because Love is in the Air!


6 – 9 pm: LOVE where you love

Visit downtown shops and restaurants for a date night, time with friends, or the whole family to celebrate LOVE!

6:30 pm: Witness a Wedding

Main Street is throwing a wedding! A previously selected winning couple will get married by Mayor Riggle inside Gather. The community is invited to attend and celebrate true love!

The wedding is made possible by GatherFresh StartThe Greater GoudaPeriwinkle PhotographyWhat The TuxGibson the Florist, Tiny House Vintage and Art, Gather & Co. Weddings, Soundpost Official, Lauren Rivera at the Green Door Salon, Hannah Peters with HP Beauty and Mayor Riggle.

7 – 9 pm: Carriage Rides

Snuggle up with your love for a romantic carriage ride through the downtown. Rides are $15 per couple and will begin and end in front of The Strand Theatre, 28 E. Winter St.

7:30 pm: Vow Renewals

Join other couples getting their vows renewed, all at once, by Mayor Riggle.

Meet our Couple! 



We are so excited to share that we’ve selected our winning couple for the wedding we are throwing during our February First Friday! Read on for their adorable Delaware love story that Bethany wrote as the winning submission:

“Nick and I have known each other for almost our entire lives. We both went to Delaware Hayes together, and I knew him as my big brothers annoying best friend. Funny how things turn out isn’t it? I currently work at Schultz Elementary School and Nick is a Nuclear Engineer for the Navy. He is currently stationed in Seattle Washington, so I get to see him every so often when he isn’t deployed. We got engaged over the summer on the 4th of July, he surprised me in downtown Delaware right before the fireworks and proposed! I was shocked in more ways than one to say the least! We both love our hometown of Delaware! First Fridays are Nick and I favorite things to do together. Seattle is a beautiful place, but we both agreed that Delaware is our home, it is where we will stay. And I couldn’t imagine getting married anyplace else!!”

Thank you to our Community Partners:


February 7
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Delaware County Fairgrounds
236 Pennsylvania Avenue
Delaware, OH 43015 United States


Susie Bibler