First Friday in Downtown Oxford

2018 First Friday
Vendor Information

September – 5th Annual Downtown Oxford Car Show

Show Vehicle Registration has been Re-Opened! Click here to pre-register.

Pre-registration will close on October 1, after which you can register the day of the show.


  • Remote Control Race Track
    1 Ticket per Race
  • Race Car Simulator
    3 tickets per ride
  • Kids Zone
    Free Moon Bounce, Face Painting, and Games!
  • 50/50 Raffle
    Tickets for Sale. Proceeds benefit the Algarin Family Foundation.
  • BMX Stunt Show
    1pm, 2pm, and 3pm
  • Jaws of Life Demo
  • Awards Ceremony

Volunteers Needed

As a volunteer you can help coordinate this amazing event that features family activities, awesome hot rods, classic and antique cars, motorcycles, trucks and more. Volunteers are needed for a variety of tasks. Feel free to sign up for more than one task. Groups of volunteers are always welcome!

Downtown Oxford Businesses

Antojitos Criollos: Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting at 2:30pm.
Bog Turtle Brewery: The Alley is open for cup and growler sales with plenty of outdoor seating.
Brass Lantern Catering: Open.
Coatesville Savings Bank: Visit our table at the Show Car Registration and Check-in area!
Daisy Mae Printing and Design: Open
Chiropractic Services: Visit our tent and sign up for a free consultation – excludes Medicare patients.
Flickerwood Wine: Live Music with Delta Cosmonauts from 7-10:30pm and wine slushies!
Hollow Earth Brewery: House Beers, other PA brews!
Howett’s Screen Printing: Open.
Neko Beauty: Pop in and visit our new storefront location, now offering organic skincare and much more!
KVIS & Coe Insurance: Stop by for some fun freebies.
La Sicilia: Make a pitstop and refuel at our outdoor seating area!
Lola’s: Pull in for special discounts throughout the store.
The Maroon Hornet: Stop by our tent and find your next adventure.
Millstone Jewelers: Stop in to enter to win an Oxford Clock charm.
NAPA Auto Parts: Open.
Octorara Hotel & Tavern: Indoor, balcony, and outdoor seating available!
Oxford Arts Alliance: Purchase a $5 raffle ticket for a free auto detailing certificate and t-shirt from Pristine Auto Detailing. Plus, free face painting.
Oxford Feed & Lumber: Visit our tent to check out our Go-Kart and Mini Bikes.
Oxford Mainstreet Inc: 50/50 Raffle Tickets for sale!
Oxford Odds & Ends: Wine & cheese
Outback Company Store: Open.
Pickled Pickles: M&M Catering and WayVine Winery
RNJ Plaques: Visit us for your Car Show awards and displays and don’t miss our other awards and merchandise.
Scalewatcher: Mention OMI or First Friday to get a discount off services
Soap Bucket: Match Box Car Races – bring your fastest car for a chnace to wine a prize!
SawMill Grill: Yummy eats and delicious drinks available.
Toot Sweets: Stop in for cool Dippin Dots and refreshing sodas
Union Fire Company: Jaws of Life demonstration at 6:30pm.
Wholly Grounds: Stop in for JC Kettle corn, Nitro Brew, Cold Brew, smoothies, and all your other favorites.

Street Vendors

  • Armstrong
  • Au Sam’s Trolley Stop
  • Bath Fitter
  • Cedar Knoll
  • Children’s Dental Health
  • Chiropractic Services
  • Country Chrysler 
  • Cub Scout 441-BSA
  • East  & West Nottingham Townships
  • Eli Seth Matthews Foundation
  • Farm Fresh Foods
  • Five Star Home Foods
  • Gotta Lotta Gelata
  • Homespire
  • Kacie’s Cause
  • Keen Compressed Gas
  • Kitchen Saver
  • Kona Ice of Southern Chester County 
  • KVIS & Coe
  • Leon Landis
  • Limelife by Alcone
  • LuLaRoe by Amy Di Ienno
  • Miller Law Office
  • NovaCare Rehabilitation
  • Oxford Area Recreaction Authority
  • Oxford Area School District
  • Oxford Feed and Lumber
  • Oxford Plumbing and Heating
  • OxGrove Democrats
  • Pink Zebra
  • Potchak AC
  • Representative John Lawrence
  • Repurposed Antiques
  • Ritas of Oxford
  • Route 10 Cafe
  • Shiloh Presbyterian Church
  • Signs for Success
  • Sinfully Delicious
  • Spartan Fireworks
  • Stoneback Veterinary 
  • Suntuity
  • Vanessa Ross Cakes 
  • Wandering Chef Catering Cart
  • LNMC “Wreaths Across America”

Registration Information

Pre-registration has been re-opened.

Click here to register your car, bike, or truck.

Registration Rates

$15 Early Bird Registration
$20 Regular Registration
$75 VIP Registration

* must register same day after October 1st


All Registrants Get

  • A chance to win first, second, or third in the Car category. Or Best in Show in the Bike and Truck category.
  • Commemorative Magnet
  • A great time!

Day of Event Information

Entering the Show

Please note the time changes below! 

Show vehicles can begin parking at 10:00am. Please note all vehicles will enter at South Third Street and Hodgson Street.

See below for complete road closures.

Rally Point

If you are planning to arrive early, head to the Rally Point at the Oxford Eagles Club beginning at 8am.

Oxford Eagles Club
410 South Street, Oxford, PA 19363

At the Rally Point you will be able to check-in and guarantee your parking space at the show.

At 9:45am there will be a police escort from the Rally Point into town.

If you arrive in town to check-in before 10am you will be directed to the Rally Point.


VIP Parking Space: If you registered for a VIP space, you have a reserved parking space near the corner of South Third Street and Market Street. At check-in you will be directed to your reserved space.

Regular Registration: If you have an early-bird or regular registration, parking spaces are first-come first-serve. At check-in you will be directed to the next available parking spot.

Exiting the Show

The show ends at 4pm. With the crowds that are expected, the police and volunteers will try and clear the streets as soon as possible to get you out. Safety is our top priority.

Leaving Early?
If you need to leave the show early, please let us know ahead of time so we can park you accordingly. Please call 610-998-9494 or email:

Vendor Information

Vendor Spaces are now Sold Out!

If you have already registered to be a vendor: Please note the time changes below.

Set-up: Set-up begins at 8am. Electric is not provided. If you require a generator please be cognizant of the businesses and residents you will be parked in front of, excessively loud generators will be asked to leave.
Please Note: The First Friday Car Show is an outdoor street fair and takes place in all weather.
Permit and Application: All food vendors must obtain a permit from the Oxford Borough Police Department. A completed First Friday application is still necessary to participate. We also advise you to consult the Chester County Health Department and follow necessary guidelines, contact: 610-344-6246.