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NOTE: The following stores are typically open late for shopping/services on First Fridays, though we recommend you call in advance of your visit.

The Delaware Store, 325 South State Street.  Showcasing the best of Delaware art, gifts, souvenirs and apparel.  Libations, food and music are held every First Friday.  www.delaware-store.com, tsmith@delawaremade.com, or call 302-674-1787.

The Dover Art League,  21 Loockerman Street. A non-profit artists colony, gallery and arts education hub located in historic downtown Dover.  For information on upcoming events including special First Friday exhibits, visit https://www.facebook.com/DoverArtLeague/ or  https://www.thedoverartleague.org, or call 302-608-3864.

Forney's Too Ltd., 102 W. Loockerman Street. Make sure to check out their exclusive collection of "Simply Delaware" shirts, along with a ton of other good stuff! For more information you can visit their website at www.forneystoo.com or call 302-734-2425.

Governor's Café,144 King’s Hwy., is on Delaware’s Heritage Trail, directly across the street from the Governor’s Mansion.  They offer a variety of cuisine to suit anyone’s taste whether it is breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, coffee or drinks that are made fresh daily.  Governor’s Café also offers live entertainment for your dining pleasure, including on First Friday https://www.governorscafe.de, 302-747-7531.

Grey Fox Grille & Public House, 140 S. State St. has a full upscale dining menu served with a relaxed attitude in a fully restored Victorian home built in 1881; www.greyfoxgrille.com or call 302-734-1234

The House of Coffi , 14 E. Loockerman Street. A traditional, quaint yet cozy shop nestled in historic downtown Dover.  Offering a variety of coffee blends, beverages, pastries, and sandwiches.  This is the perfect little spot to sit back and relax and enjoy a cup of coffee.  Offering live music on First Fridays. https://www.facebook.com/TheHouseOfCoffi/ or call 302-672-0059.

Irish Mike’s Tavern, 107 W. Loockerman Street, is the best little pub in downtown Dover!  Offering Happy Hours with free pool, weekly drink specials and entertainment.  https://www.facebook.com/Irish-Mikes-Old-Town-Pub-1688908244679909/ or call 302-734-4578.

Janaid’s Salon for Men, 211 W. Loockerman Street. A full-service salon for men offering a wide variety of hair care services.  302-736-0508.

My Roots Boutique & Styling Gallery, 9 W. Loockerman Street. My Roots is a clothing boutique and full-service salon for ladies & lads. Find trendy clothes and get your hair styled for any occasion! We feature live music and light refreshments on First Friday. https://www.facebook.com/lovemyrootsboutique/ or call us 302-883-2693.

Parke Green Gallery, 331 South State Street. Arts gallery, also often featuring work local/regional artists on a temporary basis.  Find us on FaceBook or call 302-674-1787.

Puffster, 115 W. Loockerman Street.  Puffster is a family and veteran-owned all-in-one stop smoke/vape shop and hookah lounge featuring the largest selection of CBD hemp products in the state. Storewide price-match guarantee. www.puffster.cominfo@puffster.com  

Simaron Pizza & Steak Shop, 415 W. Loockerman Street.  Simaron’s cheese steaks are bringing people from as far as Newark, along with subs stuffed filled with the highest quality ingredients – all at unbelievable prices!  Delivery, take-out or dine-in. Featuring musicians on First Friday. www.simaronsteakshop.com or call 302-736-1073. 

That Ish Boutique, 235 W. Loockerman St. Dover’s newest fashion center featuring unique apparel and Islamic garb.  Visit “That Ish Boutique” on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/ThatIsh302/  or call 302-535-1668.

Tina's Timeless Threads, 11 W. Loockerman St. Tina's Timeless Threads is a vintage and vintage inspired concept retailer who provides clothing, accessories, shoes and jewelry to fashion savvy vintagnistas who want one of a kind timeless fashion in order to bring out their confidence, individuality and inner vixen. https://shopthrilling.com/collections/tinas-timeless-threads or call 302-399-3224.

Zuha Trend, 207 W. Loockerman Street. Zuha Trend specializes in men’s fashion and will make you say “Yes!” to your PROM outfit.  Look for special prices throughout the store on First Friday and every day!  The also regularly feature musicians on First Friday.  www.zuhatrend.com, contact@ZuhaTrend.com or call 302-883-2656.

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