Please note: North Beaver Street closes to vehicle traffic from 4:30-9pm. East King Street closes from 6-9pm.
First Friday Sponsor: WellSpan Health (Beaver Street)
Car seats, summer sun, pool time, oh my! Do you know summer safety rules for children? Talk to our Safe Kids Coordinator and receive a FREE summer supply kit.
The Market District
Join Shabby and Revolt Style Studio for a pop-up boutique in front of Sunrise Soap Company.
The Junior League of York
The Rooted Artist Collective
YorkArts (10 North Beaver Street)
YorkArts will be closed for renovations.
The Watchmaker's Daughter (22 North Beaver Street)
Join us for sidewalk sales!
Camera Center of York(23 North Beaver Street)
4x6 in-store kiosk prints made in minutes for 19¢ each, until 9:00pm.
Park Street Pantry (24 North Beaver Street)
It's summertime grillin' and chillin'. From rubs to shrubs, we have the ingredients to kick your summer picnics! Mid-summer also means a bounty of fresh local veggies, so stop in for new ideas and recipes!
Sunrise Soap Company (29 North Beaver Street)
Show us some soapy love!
Esaan Thai Restaurant of York, PA (30 North Beaver Street)
Stop in to try one of our specials for First Friday or simply enjoy your favorite Thai dish! Follow with authentic house-made gelato. Reservations recommended. BYOB.
Sweet Melissa's Dream (38 North Beaver Street)
Super Sidewalk Sale! Great sales, awesome giveaways, and so much more! Don't forget to pick up your tickets for the Beaver Creek Project too!
White Rose Bar and Grill (48 North Beaver Street)
Happy Hour from 4:30–6:30pm. Enjoy ½-priced drinks and ½-priced food specials at our bars.
Arthur & Daughters (49 North Beaver Street)
Join us for sidewalk sales!
Kimmans (57 North Beaver Street)
Join us for sidewalk sale!
Art & Framing Warehouse (147 West Philadelphia Street)
Half Yearly Clearance Sale of framed art, mirrors, photoframes & ready to hang frames. Top Quality, Bargain Prices. Free refreshments
CrossFit York (147 West Philadelphia Street)
First Friday Free Workout at CrossFit York, 6:30 pm – 7:30pm!
Sign up for an introductory package (1 month of unlimited instruction), you'll receive $25 off.
YorkArts@CityArt (118 W. Philadelphia Street)
YorkArts@CityArt will be closed for renovations.
Nuts About Granola (46 West Philadelphia Street)
Torchbearer Sauces demo from 6-8PM!
Just Cupcakes (44 West Philadelphia Street)
Just Cupcakes is open 10am-9pm on First Fridays.
Heidelberg United Church of Christ (47 West Philadelphia Street)
Drop by Heidel-Bean Coffee House for Live Music, lots of coffee, snacks, free Wi-Fi, and good conversation.
Indigo Bleu (39 West Philadelphia Street)
Swing by Indigo Bleu for a sneak peek of fall arrivals.
Junior League of York(166 West Market Street)
The Junior League Of York Thrift shop will be open 5-8 p.m.
Cowork155 (155 West Market Street)
Join us for our new photo exhibit - a look back at the first year of Kable House Presents. KHP is an independent concert series that launched out of CoWork155. Their first season began in September 2014 and included 16 concerts featuring national touring acts. The images by KHP house photographer Dave Wagenknecht reflect favorite and special moments of the shows and the beauty and craftsmanship of the series’ historic home, the Central Market House.
Holy Hound Taproom (57 West Market Street)
Open at 4pm every First Friday! Join us for 30 rotating taps of craft beer!
My Girlfriend's Wardrobe (41 West Market Street)
Semi Annual Fill a Bag Sale is back and it's the last for the year! Fill a bag from the back area of the store for just $25 with your favorite brands and designers! Bags are limited. Sizes, brands, and seasons vary. Bag sale starts at 5pm.
York City Pretzel Company (39 West Market Street)
We’re open until 9 p.m!
Baron Von Schwein (35 West Market Street)
Beer sampling provided by the Beer Ace and live music by Elijah Cross
Clay Path Studio (33 West Market Street)
Come celebrate with us and enjoy our first ever Summer Savings Event! Pottery Sidewalk Sale 5:30-8:30
Richard R. Reilly, Attorney at Law - Rich Reilly (54 North Duke Street)
Come One-Come All, for an eve Under the BigTop!! Games, Food, Prizes, and Fun for all Ages! Enjoy the Beauty from our local Artists! Join us and celebrate Family Fun Month!!
Trinity United Methodist Church (240 East King Street)
Tired of Shopping? Children ready for a break? Stop in at Trinity and relax and let Rachel Mitts entertain you. Rachel will be performing a variety of songs that should appeal to all generations. She will begin with a selection of Disney classics and end with a variety of classic and modern Broadway tunes. Rachel is currently a junior at West Virginia University where she is majoring in Musical Theater and will be soon doing an internship with Walt Disney as a performer. Please stop in and let us entertain you!
York County Heritage Trust Colonial Complex (157 W. Market Street)
The York County Heritage Trust will again offer a series of Olde York Tavern Tastings in the back yard of the historic Golden Plough Tavern. Introduced last summer, the Tavern Tastings feature a casual experience outdoors including tastings of craft brews, live music by local bands, and walk-through tours of the Tavern. Admission charge of $5. The Tastings are from 6-8 p.m. at the Tavern.
Central Market York
Mudhook Brewing Co.. (34 North Cherry Lane)
Featuring brews such as the Redeye Irish Ale, Hook Bender Double IPA and Deep Sea Stoudt.
Healthy World Cafe (24 S. George Street)
Join Healthy World Cafe for First Friday in August! We'll be offering our full menu from 5 to 9 p.m., with summer-inspired dishes from our farmer friends — sandwiches, soups, salads, hummus and our signature cookies — plus live music and a brand-new exhibit from local photographer Seth Nenstiel featuring Horn Farm Center. Come check out York's "pay-how-you-can" community cafe. Find the full menu at healthyworldcafe.org.
Dicarlo's Pizza - York, PA (24 North George Street)
Open ‘til 10pm with Beer Ace beer samples from 6:30-8:30pm.
Tutoni's (108 North George Street )
Grab a bottle of Allegro Wine or Wyndridge Cider and see what creations our Chefs will cook up. Reservations recommended.
The Left Bank Restaurant & Bar (120 North George Street)
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 North George Street)
Celebrate Summer with hand-crafted pizza and our carefully selected beer and wine list.
Liquid Hero Brewery(50 East North Street)
Featuring brews such as American Hero, Schweet Ale, and Irregardless IPA.
The Stadium Grille Of York (133 North Duke Street)
Try our pizza, wings, or sandwiches. Dine in or carry out!
Grab your kids, grab your friends, get your war paint on. Cause it's time to get a little competitive. The parking lot next to DiDi & Smiling John's traditional Barber Shop & Salon will be turned into a splash zone with fun events like water balloon toss, capture the flag, and water balloon dodgeball! A full schedule of water games is below.
Duke Street will be closed and we'll have:
• Food trucks! (Including Mad Dash Concessions, Mojoe Kool Hawaiian Shave Ice Snoballs, and Uncle Paul's Stuffed Pretzels)
• Live music outside from the York-based Port Ellis!
• Sidewalk activities!
• Beer sampling in the shops from The Beer Ace!
• An official York City Fire Department apparatus!
• JennySue the Clown!
• The Landshark “Parent’s Lounge” presented by Brewery Products - Enjoy a Landshark sample in the shade while the kids play…or take a break yourself from the competition.
56(56 S. Duke Street)
Sidewalk sale, vintage camera sale, & samples of their newest sweet,Olive and Sinclair Chocolate Co. out of Nashville, TN. And beer!
Redeux (113 South Duke Street)
Sidewalk sale, street flea market swinging around the corner to King St., and beer!
Studio 117 (117 South Duke Street)
For First Friday in August Studio 117 will be hosting free Karaoke provided by DJ Karaoke Kid and free beer sampling provided by The Beer Ace. Don't forget, you are able to purchase your karaoke track professionally recorded in our studio as a souvenir. We will have refreshments and snacks for the kids as well. Studio 117 will also be participating in the Royal Square Water Wars. From 7-9, bring your own water guns and a change of clothes because we will have various water activities taking place in the Royal Square Neighborhood.
DiDi & Smiling John's traditional Barber Shop & Salon(199 South Duke Street)
Gift Horse is doing tastings and we're having pulled pork sliders on York City pretzel buns. Also Jenny Sue the clown will be here doing balloon animals and entertaining the kids
The Parliament Arts Organization (116 East King Street)
live music outside, and their American themed show, “Guess We’re Already There”: works that are sure to bring new perspectives on what this country is truly about-- where we’ve come from and where we are now. Show runs through Aug 30th.
HIVE artspace (126 East King Street)
Sidewalk chalk, and the opening reception for their new show, "Mirror Mirror"- artists interpret themselves in both traditional and unusual self portraits. (6-9pm). The show runs through Aug 29.
Liette Monic Modern Day Shaman- channeled Tarot readings for her special event price of $20 or $1 for 1 card only, in the Loft at HIVE
G's Jook Joint (111 East Princess Street)
Open Mic Night!
York Blue Moon(361 West Market Street)
Purchase one appetizer, get one free every First Friday.
The York Emporium (343 West Market Street)
Visit downtown York’s only used book and curiosity shop! Over 500,000 titles to peruse.
YorkSocial DanceStudio(324 West Market Street)
Every Friday we hold a social swing dance with complimentary beginner lessons. Drop-in classes are available at 7:45 and 8:30 in various swing styles; Dance kicks off at 9:15 and goes until midnight.
The Waterway York (220 West Philadelphia Street)
1st drink free from 2–8pm First Fridays.
Ironic(256 W. Philadelphia Street)
i-ron-ic is featuring the hidden Stair Case Gallery show casing work from Michael Nevin Walker (please come get a map of the hidden gallery at i-ron-ic). The Stair Case Gallery will have refreshments and live music. The Galavatin Gal with her vintage trailer will be show casing her vintage styles and wares on the sidewalk of i-ron-ic. We will have live music playing from the balcony of 101. Come check out the new layout at i-ron-ic.
Roosevelt Tavern (50 North Penn Street)
$5.00 Poached Mussel Pot (Normal Price $11)
$2.00 Off Crab cake Sandwich (Normal Price)