Thursdays on Main

Start your weekend early at Thursdays on Main!

Dates: May 30, 2024 – August 15, 2024 –  Each Thursday Except July 4, 2023)
Time: 6 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Start your weekend early at Thursdays on Main! This Chamber event features live entertainment, “Mojo’s Main Ave Cruise-In” classic car show, bounce houses, extended retail store hours, vendor street market, and more!

Activities Include:
6:30 p.m. – Special Entertainment on the corner of Main Avenue and 3rd Street, southeast of City Park
7 p.m. to 9 p.m. – Live Music on the corner of Main Avenue and 4th Street, next to Larson’s Mercantile

For more up-to-date information, click to visit our Facebook page.

Entertainment Schedule

Thursday, May 30
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: The Sweet Nuthins

Thursday, June 6
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: Kurt Allen Band

Thursday, June 13
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: The Mockingbirds

Thursday, June 20
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: Deja Blue

Thursday, June 27
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: The Kraft Brothers

Thursday, July 11
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: Betty & the Gents

Thursday, July 18
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: Split Second Band

Thursday, July 25
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: Dirty Champagne

Thursday, August 1
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: County Line Drive

Thursday, August 8
Special Entertainment: TBA
Live Music: Come Back Buddy

Thursday, August 15
Special Entertainment: Back to School Night
Dunk Tank Fundraiser for CL Schools
Live Music: Bear Creek Band

Vendor Information

Any questions or concerns can be directed to our Events Coordinator at

Food Trucks:

Due to overwhelming response of food truck inquiries, each food truck application will be reviewed by our event staff and we will respond with a confirmation email and payment link if accepted.

Click here for food truck vendor application. 


General Vendors:

Please review the following rules before clicking the application link below:

Vendor Rules

1.  Vendor applications are subject to review and approval; submission of an application does not guarantee participation.  You will only receive correspondence if your application is NOT approved, at which your application will be refunded.

2.  Vendors are not allowed to sell or display items deemed by Event staff to be obscene, political, dangerous, or illegal. Complaints and/or concerns will be addressed and resolved by the Event staff.

3.  Electricity is limited and only available near City Park.  Vendors must communicate with Event staff if this is needed.

4.  The Event staff and Board of Directors have the right to refuse any vendor that provides products or services that do not fit the criteria or meet the needs of the expected attendees.

5.  A vendor map layout will be emailed each week with their designated number and location.  It is the vendor’s responsibility to check their location EACH WEEK, as circumstances arise to adjust spots.  Previous location is not guaranteed.

6.  Exclusivity is not guaranteed.

7.   Vendors may NOT arrive before 5 p.m. day of event and must be set up by 6 p.m.  Vendors must vacate the event by 10 p.m.

8.   Vendors must stay for the entirety of the event.

9.   Vendors cannot use public trash receptacles for disposal of vendor-produced trash.  Vendors are responsible for cleaning up their area and removal of any garbage. This will be closely monitored. *Violators may be prohibited from future events* There is a dumpster on the SW corner of City Park for your use.

10.  Event spaces for trailers are limited and assigned to designated areas for the safety of the public and other vendors.  Trailers will be required to unhook from vehicles and park off-site, unless approved by Event staff.

11.  Loading and unloading zones are allowed near booth spaces before and after event hours.  Place your vendor permit in the dash to avoid being towed. Pemits can be picked up at the Chamber office or requesting one be mailed.  PLEASE respect other vendors by allowing them space and time to unload. We also ask that when unloading, you do so in the most efficient manner as we realize time is limited.

12.  Spaces may not be sold or given to other individuals.

13.  Event staff will monitor any weather issues and concerns that arise.  Cancellations will be posted on our website and Facebook.  It is the vendor’s responsibility to monitor any changes, cancellations and use their own discretion.  There will be no refunds due to the weather.

14.  Vendors are responsible to notify the Event staff if unable to attend. No refunds issued if less than 7 days prior to event.  Absence with or without communication with Event staff may result in termination of your space and/or placed on the waiting list.


Click here for general vendor application.

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