About Downtown First.
Downtown First is an energetic group of local business owners and volunteers, dedicated to growing downtown St. Joseph, Missouri and its businesses, through the active promotion of arts, music, culture and supporting events, including First Saturdays! The nonprofit group was originally founded in 2013 as "First Saturdays," but changed its name to Downtown First in 2018, to reflect a wider demographic of businesses and events.
Become a Member.
By becoming a Downtown First member, you'll become a part of a network of business owners volunteers, and downtown advocates who actively support one another, and work together to bring new and innovative ideas and events to downtown.
Don't want to participate in events? No problem!
A Downtown First membership offers benefits for businesses of all shapes and sizes.
Click here to download our 2019 membership information packet.
Ready to chat?
We'd love to tell you more about how a Downtown First membership will help you grow your business in downtown St. Joseph! Simply scroll down, complete the inquiry form, and one of our Membership Team will respond to you soon!