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April's First Friday: Spring Fling

First Fridays are presented by  WellSpan Health

First Fridays are presented by WellSpan Health

NOTE: The unit block of North Beaver Street (The Shops on North Beaver Street) & South Duke Street (between Princess & King) in the Royal Square District will be closed to vehicle traffic for #ffyork

Wellspan (Beaver Street): Welcome spring with WellSpan Sports Medicine and get ready for York Revolution’s opening day. Take a picture with theYork Revolution's very own DownTown!

Downtown Beer Tastings
The Beer Ace
Fosters Flower shop
The Watchmaker's Daughter
York City Pretzel Company 
Baron Von Schwein
HIVE artspace 
56 Urban Provisions
The Parliament Arts Organization
Didi and Smiling John's Barber Shop and Salon
Creative York
DiCarlo's Pizza - York, PA

Brewery Products
Nuts About Granola
1st Capital Dispensing Company
White Rose Bar and Grill 

Kid's Activities
York Academy (28 West North Street) 
Stop by during First Friday for open play on our playground from 6-8PM! 

Keep an eye out for the William Penn High School cast of "In the Heights" - they'll be performing pop-up musical numbers from the show throughout the downtown!

The Market District

Creative York (10 North Beaver Street)
Spring is in the air and it is time to celebrate! Join us for a cultural, creative, and exciting First Friday to kick off our Grand Reopening Signature Events weekend! On display in The Kerlin Gallery is Mud: A Joint Ceramics Exhibition with The Clay Studio of Philadelphia. On display in the Project Space is Digital Class Demo showcasing our digital arts classes.
But that’s not all -- make your First Friday rounds then come back to us for the party! The Folklórico San José dance group from Hanover will perform outside at 7:00pm, then DJ/VJ duo Aortic Valve will throw down a digital party in the gallery from 8-10pm (dancing optional). 

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)
Spring is here! Check out our 14 new spice blends. We make cooking easy to get you out of the kitchen and into the outdoors. 

Esaan Thai Restaurant of York, PA (30 North Beaver Street)
Dine at Esaan this First Friday and celebrate spring with one of our many house-made spring rolls: Fresh, and Curried, and Crispy, oh my! Follow with some of our tasty Thai dinner specials and desserts! Reservations recommended. BYOB.

Sweet Melissa's Dream (38 North Beaver Street)
She is BACK! Come say hello to Sweet Melissa! Check out all the new spring clothing and jewelry! Enjoy a welcome nice Spring cocktail while shopping 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.

Kimmans (57 North Beaver Street) 
Join us on April Fool's Day for some yummy appetizers! No foolin'! Tastings from the Beer Ace

Art & Framing Warehouse (147 West Philadelphia Street)
Beautifully framed Norman Rockwell prints on sale! Free $10 Gift Certificates towards custom framing.

CrossFit York (147 West Philadelphia Street)
First Friday Free Workout at CrossFit York, 5:30 pm – 6:30pm!
Sign up for an introductory package (1 month of unlimited instruction), you'll receive $25 off. 

Creative York West (118 W. Philadelphia Street)
Bring your kids over to Creative York West for an interactive art activity for kids, 4-9pm!

Cherie Anne Designs (48 West Philadelphia Street)
Grab a Limited edition, Blueberry Lavender smoothie and check out our latest Spring-inspired jewelry pieces! Live music in the courtyard (weather permitting); Angel card readings with Niki and relaxing chair massages.

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

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)
Come see the adoptable dogs and puppies from PA Caring for K-9's in store!

York City Pretzel Company (39 West Market Street)
We’re open until 9 p.m! 

Richard R. Reilly, Attorney at Law - Rich Reilly(54 North Duke Street)
Spring is in the Air! Join us and enjoy the works of local artisans, Kara Oldenburg-Gonzales, Jennifer Crawmer, and various artists from the York Art Association Gallery Group. Relax and Enjoy!

Offcenter Grill at the Yorktowne Hotel
Check out works by the Yorktowne’s Artist in Residence, Steven Heffner, and enjoy Happy Hour specials like a refreshing "Spring-a-Rita" Cocktail. After First Friday ends, take the elevator home to your guest room at The Yorktowne Hotel! Special First Friday room rates for $119, plus applicable taxes.

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. 

George Street

Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center (50 North George Street) 
First Friday film: Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
Jazz in the City: Strand Studio, 5-7PM, $5 at the door, free with student ID. 

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.

Liquid Hero Brewery@ (50 East North Street)
Featuring brews such as American Hero, Schweet Ale, and Irregardless IPA.

Royal Square

For April's First Friday, Royal Square District has become inspired by the Broadway play "Spring Awakening"! Stop by Duke street to see live musical performances by the YMCA Temple Guard, Weary Arts Group and more! Of course no performance is complete without snacks, so we'll have pop corn, soft pretzels and the @Sven's Cafe food truck!

The Parliament Arts Organization
Stop by and check out The Parliament’s March / April exhibit "Identity". We invited artists to give us a glimpse of self reflection through artwork, whether that be a self portrait, abstract painting, or sculpture. In addition, we'lll also have tasty treats, a variety of bubble tea samples and free beer samples provided by Beer Ace!

HIVE artspace
Opening Reception for "Pulped Fictions" a book-themed group exhibit featuring artworks relating to Books in subject, format, materials, or inspiration.

56 Urban Provisions
First 50 ladies receive a complimentary flower from an area flower shop to celebrate spring!

We’re making floral iced tea, and setting up a stationary area where customers can make their own pressed flower stationery!

King's Courtyard Artists' Collective
Stop by King's Courtyard and check out their newest exhibit and enter to win their spring-themed door prize! In additional they'll also have light refreshments.

Prime Art Supply Co.
Create your own tissue paper flower with artist Rita King, and grab a new coloring book while you’re at it!

Studio 117
Ever want to check out a real recording studio? Now’s your chance! Grab refreshments and see where producers Lee King and Kendale AyeDell Harris make the magic happen!

Grab a beer and a donut, what more could you want?

DiDi & Smiling John's traditional Barber Shop & Salon
John's taking walk in's until 7pm! WOOT!

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. 

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. 

Roosevelt Tavern (50 North Penn Street) 
$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

Later Event: April 19
Spring 2016 Downtown Update