Camp (i.e. Rocky Horror) meets camp (i.e. tents) for the last seaside blowout of the season! Grab your sequins and boa or baseball cap and flannel for a night of dancing, drinks, art, games, and s’MORE. Join an (Oscar) Wilde dance party, Cher a friendship bracelet with a your bestie, catch performances by the Blue Light Bandits, and watch the sun set over the (John) Water(s). Canoe believe it?

Program Lineup

DJ Sets | 5–9:30 PM
Putnam Investments Plaza, Outside
Dance the night away with sets from ReaL P.

Blue Light Bandits |  7 + 8 PM
Putnam Investments Plaza, Outside
Rock out to jams by the Blue Light Bandits.

Friendship Bracelets | 5–9 PM
Bank of America Art Lab, First Floor
It wouldn’t be summer camp without friendship bracelets. Stop by to make one for yourself and your friends.

ICA Store | 5–7 PM
First Floor
Take a break from the dance floor for some shopping! All purchases at the ICA Store or help support exhibitions and programming at the museum.

ICA Galleries | 5–9 PM
Fourth Floor, Food + Drink Not Permitted
Explore the galleries, including work from Simone Leigh, Tammy Nguyen, and more!

Sips + Snacks  | 5–9 PM
Bars on First  + Second Floor + Outside; Food on First Floor

Enjoy light bites and drinks for sale, including specialty cocktail: Whiskey Mule.

*Subject to availability. Doors close at 9 PM.

If your company is a corporate member or sponsor, you may receive additional First Friday benefits. Please contact for more information. 

This 21+ event does sell out; advance tickets are highly recommended. $3 fee applies and is waived for ICA members. Discounted rates are available for packages of 10 or more. Please contact Visitor Services at or 617-478-3100 during open hours for more information. The museum will not be open to visitors outside of the First Fridays event. Discounts, promotions, and admission vouchers do not apply toward First Fridays admission. The ICA store will close at 7 PM. Galleries close at 9 PM. Bars, Art Lab, doors close at 9 PM. Re-entry permitted. Food and drink will be available for purchase at our cashless bars—we accept all major credit cards, Apple Pay, and Google Pay.