First Friday Sponsor: WellSpan Health (Beaver Street)
Life can get complicated in a hurry, and learning how to cope with life’s many stressors is key to living a healthier, longer life. Stop by to learn about the ways you can find balance in taking care of yourself.
Downtown Beer Tasting
The Beer Ace
• Foster's Flower Shop (27 North Beaver Street)
• York City Pretzel Company (39 West Market Street)
• Baron Von Schwein (35 West Market Street)
• HIVE artspace (126 East King Street)
• The Parliament Arts Organization (116 East King Street)
• Redeux (113 South Duke Street)
• Bair's Chicken (34 East Philadelphia Street)
• SMALL STAR Art House
• Built to Last Tattoo
• Nuts About Granola
• The Waterway York
• DiCarlo's Pizza - York, PA
York Academy (28 West North Street)
Stop by during First Friday for open play on our playground from 6-8PM
ART ACTIVITY Between 5-8pm, get creative with this month's La Luz-themed FREE art activity: Papel Picados. This decorative craft is made out of paper cut into elaborate designs. In Mexico, papel picado is especially incorporated into altars during the Day of the Dead.
Beaver Street Activities/ Exhibitors
Not One More York, PA
Wellspan Health: First Friday Presenting Sponsor
The York Review
The Market District
Creative York (10 N. Beaver St.)
Open 5-9pm with refreshments in the gallery. Displaying LA LUZ DE LA GENTE in the Kerlin Gallery in partnership with the York County Hispanic Coalition, Fiel Patricio’s TOPOLOGICAL ELEMENTS in the Project Space, and a special Day of the Dead altar created by Catalina Ruiz.
Between 5-8pm, get creative with this month’s La Luz-themed FREE art activity: Papel Picado Flags! Papel picado is a decorative craft made out of paper cut into elaborate designs. Common themes include birds, floral designs, and skeletons. In Mexico, papel picado is incorporated into altars during the Day of the Dead. This activity is suitable for all ages.
Creative York West (118 W. Philadelphia St.)
Opening reception of Jay Jackson’s LIGHT: OUT FOR A WALK II from 5-9pm.
The Watchmaker's Daughter (22 North Beaver Street)
Guest artist Terri Yacovelli will be here to show her encaustic work and Kristan Winand will have her custom jewelry creations available, stop by and enter to win a $100.00 gift certificate to use for the holidays!
Camera Center of York (23 North Beaver Street)
4x6 in-store kiosk prints made in minutes for 19¢ each, until 9:00pm.
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)
Start the holiday's off right with our special guest Stitchy Maven. Stitchy Maven, run by local seamstress Gina Sullivan, will be in the shop for a free consultation and to give you a peek at some fun Holiday skirts and dresses that can be custom made to your measurements.
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.
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.
Goodridge Freedom Center (123 East Philadelphia Street)
Open First Fridays, 5-7PM.
Holy Hound Taproom (57 West Market Street)
Pigs in Zen sandwich for $5. Housemade bourbon BBQ pulled-pork topped with apple coleslaw on a ciabatta roll.
My Girlfriend's Wardrobe (41 West Market Street)
Join us for some fun with the release of our annual virtual Holiday Gift Guide!. Check out the items in our gift guide in the store and maybe even snag some of them for gifts. Wine available for all customers 21 or older
York City Pretzel Company (39 West Market Street)
We’re open until 9 p.m! Enjoy tastings from the Beer Ace
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.
Downtown York Visitor Info. Center
Enjoy a York Peppermint Patty or two while you sign up to receive "Your York County, PA Getaway Guide," our monthly e-newsletter filled with exclusive discounts, overnight getaway packages and much more...
Warm Up on our 5 Year Anniversary Special: Toasted Cheese Sandwich, A Cup of Soup and a Beverage all for $5
Stage Deli On Georgei (26 North George Street)
The Stage Deli is excited to be open to serve you on first Fridays!! Stop in for 10% off anything on our menu, with moms getting an additional 10%. Our full menu will always be available, including breakfast served all day and fresh SMOOTHIES.
Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center(50 North George Street)
The Strand Capitol will be showing Home Alone for the November First Friday! First Friday Free Family Film Series sponsored by OSS.
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.
Liquid Hero Brewery (50 East North Street)
Local beer, local live music, happy hour from 4-6PM and our new outside patio to enjoy your beers in the fresh air! Cheers!
Elks Lodge #213 - York, PA (223 N. George Street)
Our doors are open for First Friday with LIVE dance music! Mama Tried will be back November 4th from 7-11 pm. Here’s a band you don’t want to miss. Every time they’re here it’s a sellout crowd so come early and grab something to eat. Dinner is available from 5-9. Bar is open until 11. $15 cover. Put on your dancing shoes and join us! Ring the buzzer at the front door to be admitted. Consider becoming a member of this great lodge - celebrating 125 years of service to our local veterans, community and youth.
Royal Square District
Prime Art Supply Co. (128 East King Street)
As the holidays are coming around the corner, Prime Art Supply has everything you need for the creative friend or family member in your life! November First Friday we will be offering $25 Gift Certificates for $20 to get your shopping kicked off right.
HIVE artspace (126 East King Street)
Our Holiday Open House season starts with the Opening Reception for our Miniature Art Show! This group show features artworks under 6-inches by a variety of different artists in a range of price points for your gift list, or even a little something for yourself! Light refreshments are provided and the first 25 guests will receive a limited-edition pin featuring artwork from the exhibit!
WeCo York PA
York Blue Moon (361 West Market Street)
Purchase one appetizer, get one half off 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.
I-ron-ic (256 West Philadelphia Street)
Gourdaments Served With Holiday Cheer...another great handmade gift or unique décor item to welcome in the seasons.
Instructor: Reagan Bitler, Gourd Artist
Date: Friday, December 2, 2016
Location: I-ron-ic 256 W Philadelphia St. York, PA 17401
Cost: Gourdaments priced by quantity created 1/$6, 2/$11.50, 3/$16.50, 6/$31.50, 9/$45.00
Pre-Registration NOT Required: This is a walk-in make and take while supplies last. If you would like to reserve and secure a specific number of “gourdaments” and a time and space in advance, register by emailing or calling Reagan at email@example.com or 717-586-8456.
The Waterway York (220 West Philadelphia Street)
1st drink free from 2–8pm First Fridays.
Roosevelt Tavern (50 North Penn Street)
ALL DAY | PUB ONLY
$2.00 Off Crab cake Sandwich
Slow Roasted Pulled Pork Slider $2.00 Each
$5.00 Lb Poached Mussel Pots (white wine, lemon, garlic broth andouille sausage toasted crostini) normal price $11
$2.00 Miller Light Drafts