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First Friday: Boutique Week

First Fridays in Downtown York, PA

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First Friday Sponsor: WellSpan Health (Beaver Street)
Join WellSpan VNA Home Care for a sidewalk-style treasure hunt.


The Market District

Join the Shops on North Beaver for their Boutique Week Trunk Shows!

Junior League of York
The Rooted Artist Collective
Horizons du Monde
York College of Pennsylvania
It Works Global

YorkArts (10 North Beaver Street)
YorkArts will be closed for renovations.

Elizabeth & West Fashion House (15 North Beaver Street)
Robin Rhodes Jewelry Trunk Show

The Watchmaker's Daughter (22 North Beaver Street)
Rachel Leigh Walk Jewelry Designs Trunk Show with wine!

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)
Revolt Style Studio Pop-up on our sidewalk

Esaan Thai Restaurant (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)
Effie’s Heart fall preview

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)
Meredith Banzhoff is our favorite classic shirt designer and she will be visiting us from NYC where she lives, designs and produces her collection. She will be showing off her gorgeous Fall Collection and offering pieces that we only be available during the trunk show! 11am-9pm.

Kimmans (57 North Beaver Street)
Lizzy James Bracelet Trunk Show 

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.

Cherie Anne Designs (48 West Philadelphia Street)
Music by “Common Places” in the courtyard. Amanda will feature a “Behati” smoothie in recognition of Boutique Week. Behati is a German model whose name is said to mean “blessing”. Come see what Amanda creates. We’ll have our very own, one of a kind, designer jewelry and knit wear.

Heidelberg United Church of Christ (47 West Philadelphia Street)
Drop by Heidelbean Coffee House for Live Music, lots of coffee, snacks, free Wi-Fi, and good conversation.

Just Cupcakes (44 West Philadelphia Street)
Just Cupcakes is open 10am-9pm on First Fridays.

Indigo Bleu (39 West Philadelphia Street)
Trunk Show, featured all week long!

Junior League of York, PA, Inc. (166 West Market Street)
Stella & Dot Trunk Show, includes jewelry, purses, and accessories.

Cowork155 (155 West Market Street)
Pop-up clothing sale in at 149 W. Market Street. (The former downtown Visitor’s Center.)  

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

Alfano’s Downtown Barber Shop (51 West Market Street)
1/2 off fresh aloe hot towel straight shaves with Dana
1/2 off cuts for new clients only with Joe
Live music by Hummus and Chips
Beer tasting courtesy of the Beer Ace
Pretzel nuggets courtesy of York City Pretzel Company

My Girlfriend's Wardrobe (41 West Market Street)
We are hosting a fundraiser for New Beginnings. A portion of the nights profits will be donated to New Beginnings!

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 Char Siu Bao Steamed buns.

York County Heritage Trust Colonial Complex (157 W. Market Street)
First floor tours, live music from Free Breakfast and beer tasting from a local brewer!

Central Market York

FROZEN First Friday event with Anna and Elsa! They will arrive from 6-8pm. Market will have kid friendly vendors, face painting, snacks and photo booth. The kids can wear their own princess dresses/Fairytale costumes and have a little runway fun.

Bair's Chicken
Open late - with beer samples!

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

Simply Soup
Visit our New and Expanded Location at Central Market!!!
Roast Beef Melt with a Cup of Soup and a Drink - $9.95

George Street

Healthy World Cafe (24 S. George Street)
Join Healthy World Cafe for First Friday in September! We'll be offering our full menu from 5 to 9 p.m., with harvest-inspired dishes from our farmer friends — sandwiches, soups, salads, hummus and our signature cookies — plus live music from Tony “Pianoman” Cameron, local art on display, and samples from Brewery Products. 

Dicarlo's Pizza (24 North George Street)
We’re teaming up with Brewery Products for a beer and pizza offering.

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.

CGA Law Firm (135 North George Street)
Baltimore Sun baseball writer Dan Connolly will be talking baseball and the Baltimore Orioles while signing his recently released book "100 Things Orioles Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die" at the CGA Law Firm, 135 N. George Street, as part of First Friday Festivities on Sept. 4. Connolly, a Baltimore native and York resident, has compiled stories about all of the key moments and players in modern Orioles history in his first book. Hall of Famer Jim Palmer wrote the foreword. Copies can be purchased for $15.

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!

Rich Reilly Attorney at Law (54 North Duke Street)
While enjoying all the fun of Boutique Week of Down Town York help us support Dress for Success of Southcentral PA! Make room for all those wonderful finds at the local downtown boutiques by cleaning out your closet and donating those items (gently used professional wardrobe) to Dress for Success. A win/win for everyone! Walsh Writing Designs will be here with her clothing line – you don’t want to miss it! Premier Designs Jewelry adds multiple looks and fun to any wardrobe! * 50% of profits from any jewelry sale will go toward Dress for Success* Come enjoy the art of several different local artists. Marion Lower-Hengst will be here for a meet and greet.

Royal Square Neighborhood

Grab your kids, grab your friends, get your Fashion and Foodie time on! Cause it's time to  #treatyoself.

King Street will be closed and there will be: 

  • Food trucks: Sven's & Uncle Paul's Stuffed Pretzels
  • Live music outside on King Street by AJ & AMY
  • Beer sampling in the shops from The Beer Ace

56 (56 S. Duke Street)
“Written for you” Trunk Show with owner Rachel Riddle of Philadelphia.  Rachel will be selling, mugs, cards and prints, as well as discounted prints and cards of designs that are currently out of print.

Redeux (113 South Duke Street)
Stash Collective trunk show

Studio 117 (117 South Duke Street)
DJ Karaoke Kid in the AK Beatz Studio. All karaoke tracks will be professionally recorded and you may purchase them if interested. New artwork from Matthew Bennett provided by The Hive will be on display in the art gallery, and beer sampling & $5 First Friday Fotos by RB Studios of #Studio117.

DiDi & Smiling Johns (199 South Duke Street)
Trophy Queen Trunk Show and Makeup Tutorial by Daniel Hawkes/Jada Sparxxx

The Parliament (116 East King Street)
live music outside, and their new show, “Instict: Why did you make that?”.This show features artists most carnal urges to create artwork. To promote their event coming up in October, “Decked Out,” The Parliament will also be featuring skate decks from past events! You can stop by to get a delicious gourmet hotdog sampling while enjoying some sweet acoustic tunes by the adorable duo, AJ and Amy.”

HIVE artspace (126 East King Street)
Opening Reception for "Skinned Knees and Other Stories," an exhibit spotlighting urban subcultures like skateboarding, graffiti, roller derby, body modification, tattooing, and more! Plus we will host a trunk show for the launch of Paper And Plush, a new line by Em White and Ashley Boyer!

Prime Art Supply (128 East King Street)
The "Color It York" Coloring book will be available for sale, and all of their  art books will be on sale for $4 each.

G’s Jook Joint (111 East Princess Street)
Open Mic Night!

WeCo York PA

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.

The Shop at New Grounds Roasting Co. (284 West Market Street)
Enjoy some great music and support a great cause!!
Tickets are $10, with the donation of a school supply item. All items will be donated locally to kids in need of supplies this school year!

York Social Dance Studio (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)
Pedi Cabs will be out! I-ron-ic will host live music!

The Roosevelt Tavern (50 North Penn Street)
$5.00 Poached Mussel Pot (Normal Price $11)
$2.00 Off Crab cake Sandwich

Earlier Event: September 3
York City Boutique Week Maker’s Night
Later Event: September 5
Creekfire Arts Festival @ Foundry Park