First Fridays

Taking place the first Friday of every month from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., this free event is a celebration of community with participating merchants providing free activities, art, music, food, drinks and specials for all to enjoy. Explore the unique shops, dine in a variety of restaurants and diners. Experience the gritty past and vibrant present of our historic railroad town. How can you tell which merchants are participating in this downtown celebration? Simply look for the First Fridays flag in front of participating retailers and restaurants. A nice Downtown Truckee walking map can be found here (courtesy of

image photo by Kam Merzlak