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First Friday: Girls’ Night Out

First Fridays in Downtown York, PA

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Visit First Friday presenting sponsor, WellSpan, inside Central Market! Improve your health and wellbeing with service samplings and demos from WellSpan Center for Mind/Body Health, including: Aromatherapy, Hand massages, Foam rolling and Movement therapy.


Participating Merchants

Market Street

York Emporium (343 W.)
Meet the Author. Jon Smith is rapidly becoming one of the more prolific truck driver/authors in York County. Join us for the First Friday in March when he reads from, discusses and signs copies of his latest, "Finzel: A Psychotic Love Story.”

I’Sha Boutique (342 W.)
10% off your entire purchase!

New Grounds Roasting Company (284 W.)
Confirm before including: View unique artwork by York area artists while sipping on our creative drinks.
Live music all night!

York Blue Moon (361 W.)
Purchase one appetizer, get one free.

Grace Manor Bed and Breakfast (258 W.)
Enjoy a few of our favorite “Girl Things”, A smoky eye by local makeup artist, A favorite read hosted by York’s Poet Laureate Christine Renee Lincoln, featuring writers who speak to women, A favorite pampering by local massage therapists and favorite comfort food, by Grace Manor.  Reading 7 pm. $5

Holy Hound Taproom (57 W.)
Open at 4pm every First Friday!  Join us for 30 rotating taps of craft beer!

My Girlfriend’s Wardrobe (41 W.)
It's time for our Semi-Annual Fill a Bag Sale! Come fill a bag for $25 from a designated area of the store! We provide the bags!

York City Pretzel Company (39 W.)
Return of the legendary chocolate-filled salted pretzel bun. Only 150 available!

Baron Von Schwein (35 W.)
Leave the boys at home and step out for Girl’s Night in York City at Baron Von Schwein, Buy one of our Cobb Salads and get the Second ½ off. Top it off with a homemade Whoopie Pie from Sugar Whipped! Sample our new signature soda flavor!  As always, we will have live music (artist to be announced) and BYOB!

Clay Path Studio (33 W.)
Girlfriends Weekend Kick-off: Design Your Own reclaimed wood sign with Colors Mixed Together...personalized hand-painted signs.

Trinity Church (32 W.)
Stop into our beautiful church. We will offer tours and have music all evening.

Coffee, Teas and Thee (15 S. Pershing Ave)
Stop in and explore this lovely tea room!

The Yorktowne Hotel (48 E.)
Button wearing Belles, stop by for a FREE Kahlua Mousse Cup. While you're here, enjoy our specials including $6 Flights of Wine, $2 off Fajitas, and $2 off Top-Shelf Liquor.


Beaver Street

YorkArts (10 N.)
There's still time to see "Emerging Visions" at the YorkArts Gallery. This Juried Undergraduate Exhibit features artwork submitted by talented undergraduate artists, then carefully selected by an Exhibition Committee. Show your support for Pennsylvania's emerging young artists by visiting "Emerging Visions", on display at YorkArts through March 21, 2015. Open 5-9pm on First Fridays.

Elizabeth & West Fashion House (15 N.)
Maggie King Makeup Artistry will be doing highlight/contour tutorials. 10% off purchase with girlfriends weekend button.

The Watchmaker’s Daughter (22 N.)
Offering free jewelry cleaning, Gems under the Microscope, and refreshments from 5-9

Camera Center of York (23 N.)
4x6 in-store kiosk prints made in minutes for 19¢ each, until 9:00 pm.

park street pantry (24 N.)
Start your Girlfriends’ Weekend and PSP! Come sample from our olive oil and balsamic vinegar bar and learn how spices can make everything better.

Sunrise Soap (29 N.)
Yes Ladies, teenie weenie lotion bars are back by popular demand for Girls Weekend!

Esaan Thai Restaurant (30 N.)
Girls, leave the guys; time to eat with some Thais. We're BYOB, but no need to get blotto. Don't forget, we serve house-made gelato.

Lotus Moon Yoga (36 N.)
Our Yoga boutique is open 5-9 with 10% off all jewelry, chair massage and henna body art!

Sweet Melissa’s Dream (38 N.)
Gift with purchase if you are wearing a Girlfriends Weekend button. Plus Sharon Bibb, our resident Aromatherapist, will be here to answer your questions about essential oils, blending, and how they can help in a relationship to bring about relaxation, emotional stability and sensuality. Stop by to visit and to pick up a free sample (while supplies last).

White Rose Bar & Grill (48 N.)
Happy Hour from 4:30 – 6:30pm. Enjoy ½-priced drinks and ½-priced food specials at our bars.

Arthur & Daughters (49 N.)
Happy Birthday A&D!
Arthur and Daughters is turning two! Come celebrate two wonderful years on Beaver Street with cake and a Campos Bags trunk show! Help us blow out the candles and then design your very own custom Spring 2015 Campos handbag!

Kimman’s (57 N.)
Sit and relax for a moment and enjoy a hand massage with our fabulous Greenwich Bay lotion


Central Market

Bair’s Fried Chicken (Beaver St Entrance)
Bring your girlfriends and welcome Spring with a delicious dinner at Bairs!

Fourhman’s Natural ToGo at Central Market
Join our DIY demo to make and take your own essential oil kit! From cleaning the house to smelling incredible to healing the body, essential oils have unlimited uses to take advantage of. Enjoy greens drinks, cinnamon coffee, gluten-free bagels, and other specialties while you're there! 

Simply Soup
Date Night – 2 Cups of Soup, 2 Drinks and 1 Toasted Ham Melt to share – All for only $12.95

Saucy Girl’s Hot Pepper’s and Sauce
Try one, try them all! We’ll have samples this First Friday!

Mudhook Brewing Co. (34 N. Cherry Ln.)
Featuring brews such as the Redeye Irish Ale, Hook Bender Double IPA and Deep Sea Stoudt.  


Philadelphia Street

Roosevelt Tavern (50 N. Penn St.)
$5 poached mussel pots (normal price $11) in the pub only
Crabcake sandwich $2 off
Girls night out special
Girls buy one dinner entree receive second dinner entree of equal or lesser value at 1\2 price.

i-ron-ic (256 W.)
Soup Samples by Joy's Cafe.
Nate Bupp an up and coming artist to theYork art scene will be showing at the White Rose Bar and Grill check out his work. Rita Whitney work wil be showing at i-ron-ic

Waterway Bar & Grill (220 W.)
1st drink free from 2 – 8pm First Fridays. 

Art & Framing Warehouse (147 W.)
Framed reproductions of vintage posters and framed prints of European Masters. Wine & light refreshments

CrossFit York (147 W.)
First Friday Free Workout at CrossFit York, 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm!
Come in and experience the workout that has allowed so many in the York area to reach their fitness goals. Your free session will include a brief introduction to fitness based on CrossFit York methods as well as a short WOD (workout of the day) to give you a sense of what CrossFit is all about. Additionally, if you sign up for an introductory package (1 month of unlimited instruction), you'll receive $25 off.

Vulcania Graphics & Fine Art LLC (122 W.)
Open studio from 5-9pm featuring the fine art photography and graphics of d. g. walczyk and Shawn Young. Complimentary light refreshments.

CityArt by YorkArts (118 W.)
Check out the latest artist-produced exhibit featuring artwork by Carmen Walsh Photography, Sue Leyland, and Lindsey Keeney. Join the artists this First Friday, 5-9pm or stop in during gallery hours: Tues., Thurs., & Sat, 10-2pm.

Cherie Anne’s (48 W.)
MARCH your girly self in for some one of a kind accessories and a delicious "Indulgence" smoothie!

Heidelberg United Church of Christ (47 W.)
Drop by Heidelbean Coffee House for Live Music, lots of coffee, snacks, free wi-fi, and good conversation.

Nuts About Granola (46 W.)
We are offering 10% off all coffee drinks for the evening.

Indigo Bleu (39 W.)
Come to Indigo Bleu where Epic Hair Salon stylist goes over summer hair trends

Pennsylvania Arts Experience (37 W.)
Featuring works by William Chambers

Marketview Arts (35 W.)
Visit seven artist studios in the lower level. Enjoy light refreshments, watch artists at work, and purchase art. Feel free to tour the entire art facility. For more info, visit The theme of this month’s featured works is “narrative.”

Shire Reef Antiques & Collectibles (33 E.)
Warm up with a hot beverage while you browse
Wear something green and get 10% off your purchase

YorkArts@CityArt (118 W.)
YorkArts@CityArt, located at 118 W Philadelphia St. is proud to host a new exhibit: with works by local artist Rosa Catterall on display March 2 – 14, 2015. Join the artist for her opening reception on First Friday, March 6, 5-9pm or stop in during gallery hours: Tues., Thurs., & Sat, 10-2pm.


George Street

The Eternal Vaper (57 S.)
Why smoke when you can vape? Offering a healthier smoking alternative with a relaxed environment where customers can taste- test flavors and purchase e-cigarettes & e-liquids. 

DiCarlo’s Pizza (24 N.)
It’s always fashionable to be original! Try our pizza the original way (that’s cheese added AFTER the crust and sauce are baked)!

Strand-Capitol (Studio) (50 N.)
Jazz in the City: 7pm 
Local Jazz/Funk band – Tom Thompson – Trumpet, Kirk Reese – Piano, Ryan Kuhns – Bass, Jeff Stabley - Drums

Strand-Capitol (50 N.)
First Friday Film: 9pm Pulp Fiction

Tutoni’s (108 N.)
Grab a bottle of Allegro Wine or Wyndridge Cider and see what creations our Chefs will cook up. Reservations recommended.

The Left Bank (120 N.)
Bar only: 1/2 price LB calamari plus other special Chef inspired appetizers! $2 off select wines by the glass and draft beers. 5 – 7pm.

BrewVino (251 N.)
Celebrate our First Friday with hand-crafted pizza and our carefully selected beer and wine list.

Liquid Hero Brewery (50 E. North St.)
Featuring brews such as American Hero, Schweet Ale, and Irregardless IPA.

Duke Street

Stadium Grille of York (133 N.)
Try our pizza, wings, or sandwiches. Dine in or carry out!

Rich Reilly Attorney at Law (54 N.)
Enjoy Cosmos, chair massages, jewelry, a free swag bag and a painting party with New Freedom Art

56 Urban Provisions (56  S.)
Spring Cleaning ‘Dot’ Sale | Store-wide Sale, select items up to 50% off (March 6-8)

Redeux (113 S.)
Thelma & Louise movie party with a themed cocktail for you and your gals

Studio 117 (117 S.)
Grand opening! Open House featuring free merchandise, light refreshments and studio tours


King Street

First St John’s Lutheran Church (140 W.)
Our historic church will be open on First Friday and we invite everyone to come down and visit. Tours, music, and refreshments will be offered.

The Parliament (116 E)
"For the first exhibit in their newly renovated gallery and bubble tea bar, stop by The Parliament to see their “Old & New” exhibit featuring artwork that is re-purposed, re-imagined, and a mix of the past and the present!"

Kings’ Courtyard (124 E)
March Exhibit, “Molli’s March,” featuring sneakers or other shoes painted/ sculpted after the style of famous artists.

HIVE Artspace (126 E)
March exhibit "Push Me Pull You," showcasing collaborative artworks, Opening Reception from 6-9pm featuring craft beer tastings from The Beer Ace and Channeled Tarot Readings by Liette Monic.

Prime Art Supply (128 E)
Prime Art Supply is proud to open their doors to the public with new, fully stocked inventory!  Open First Friday 6-10pm. (New Hours of Operation: Tuesday-Friday 10am – 5pm, Saturday 10am - 6pm.)