First Friday: WHAT IS FIRST FRIDAY? First Friday is a celebration of Downtown shops, restaurants, cultural venues, and community. It’s a fun night for the downtown businesses and for locals! Come explore downtown galleries, shopping, and eateries throughout the evening. Enjoy entertainment and live demonstrations too! The event is FREE and open to the public. 5-8 p.m. For more information, downtownbeaufortsc.org/first-friday.