Ship First Friday

51 E. Fort Street,
Shippensburg, PA 17257
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Ship First Fridays is a collaboration of local nonprofit groups aimed at getting people out and about in the community and having fun. In 2024, this event runs from April through October.

Join the Cumberland Valley Rails-to-Trails Council at Ship Station for food trucks, a beer garden, and live music. Proceeds from First Fridays at Ship Station benefit the Cumberland Valley Railroad Museum and the Cumberland Valley Rails-to-Trails Council.

You will find locally made and hand-crafted goods at the Shippensburg Art Market.

Don’t forget, in Shippensburg Borough Ship First Fridays have a relaxed open container ordinance so you can take your beverage from one event to another!*

*Pending private and public restrictions.  

Food Truck (check the Ship First Friday website for updates)


Beer Garden

Maxie’s Brew HouseCastlerigg Wine, and Screaming Bambino Cellars will be providing beer, and wine, and cider.

Entertainment Schedule (live music from 5 pm to 8 pm)

  • May 3: Jeff Trish
  • June 7: Mike Kell
  • July 5: Evan Misal
  • August 2: Jamie Alan Turner
  • September 6: Evan Crider
  • October 4: Nick Andrew Staver