June's First Friday: Block Party
First Friday Sponsor: WellSpan Health (Beaver Street)
Join WellSpan Center for Mind/Body Health for massages, and learn how to melt away daily aches and pains with foam rolling techniques.
Downtown Beer Tasting from the Beer Ace
• Fosters Flower shop (27 North Beaver Street)
• Creative York (10 North Beaver Street)
• Bair's Chicken (34 West Philadelphia 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)
• 56 (56 South Duke Street)
• Redeux (113 South Duke Street)
• Studio 117 (117 South Duke Street)
• Alfano's Downtown Stylists (51 West Market Street)
Downtown Beer Tasting from Brewery Products
• DiCarlo's Pizza - York, PA (24 North Beaver Street)
• Nuts About Granola (46 West Philadelphia Street)
• SMALL STAR Art House (232 West Market Street)
• First Capital Dispensing (57 North Pershing Avenue)
• Tutoni's (108 North George Street)
• Built to Last Tattoo (315 West Market Street)
• White Rose Bar and Grill (48 North Beaver Street)
• BrewVino (251 North George Street)
York Academy (28 West North Street)
Stop by during First Friday for open play on our playground from 6-8PM!
St Patrick School(North Beaver Street)
Join us on Beaver Street for our #ffyork tropical craft corner! Games and prizes!
Beaver Street Activities/ Exhibitors
St. Patrick School: Tropical Craft Corner! Games and prizes available!
The Market District
History on Wheels! While you’re enjoying June’s First Friday, watch for the award-winning Pedi-Cabs of York, carrying characters from history who have Big News to share! Ask them what’s happening on 6.16.16; they’ll have an invitation just for you!
Creative York (10 North Beaver Street)
Join us 5-8pm as we splash, drip, play and paint with water! Creative York, in conjunction with York Water Co., present the first of three FREE Paint with Water Family Activity Nights. We’ll be out in front of our main location at 10 N. Beaver St. exploring all the fun possibilities of mixing water with pigment. Don’t worry – it dries fast! These events are especially good for ages K-5th grade. The Paint with Water Family Activity Night series is part of The Waterworks Art Project: A Collaboration Between York Water Co and Creative York.
The gallery will be open 4-9pm. 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.
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)
Stop in to see what's cookin' at park street pantry. Grilling spices, oils, marinades and more. Discover new ideas for your next summer cook-out.
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)
Supra Endura Designer, Gabrielle Mandel will on hand in the store to meet all our wonderful customers and to show off her beautiful collection! Supra Endura is an apparel and accessories collection that features stunning new prints each season. The sales of the prints created for the collection benefit a variety of non- profit organizations. Supra Endura is of course Made in the USA.
Kimmans (57 North Beaver Street)
York County Heritage Trust will be selling tickets to History Untapped at Kimman’s’ at a $10 discount! History Untapped is June 11, 5-9 p.m. at the Agricultural & Industrial Museum. This event is an important fundraiser for the organization. The First Friday discount is only for in person sales at the Kimman’s’ location. ALSO craft beer tastings from one of our History Untapped brewers!
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.
Creative York West (118 W. Philadelphia Street)
Join us 5-8pm as we splash, drip, play and paint with water! Creative York, in conjunction with York Water Co., present the first of three FREE Paint with Water Family Activity Nights. We’ll be out in front of 118 W. Philadelphia exploring all the fun possibilities of mixing water with pigment. Don’t worry – it dries fast! These events are especially good for ages K-5th grade. The Paint with Water Family Activity Night series is part of The Waterworks Art Project: A Collaboration Between York Water Co and Creative York.
The gallery will be open 4-9pm. On display for the month of June is a solo exhibition by Pete Garretson.
Cherie Anne Designs (48 West Philadelphia Street)
First Friday Block Party at Cherie Anne will feature Chair Massage with Tara, Angel Card Reading with Niki. Ian Carroll will be playing in the courtyard (weather permitting). The Tea and Smoothie Bar will feature Lavender Blueberry Lemonade. Come spend some time with us.
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.
Art & Framing Warehouse (147 West Philadelphia Street)
Art & Framing Warehouse and Escape Games Live are teaming up this month to treat you to a Block Party with a taste of popular Indian street food! Escape Games Live will be handing out thousands of keys all over town. Bring your key on over for a chance to win a huge private Escape Game party for you and your friends! We have also created a giant photo booth complete with costumes and props that you must come and try.
All this just one block from Beaver Street!
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.
Alfano's Downtown Stylists (51 West Market Street)
$5 shape-ups on the sidewalk, free samples from the Beef Jerky Outlet.
York City Pretzel Company (39 West Market Street)
We’re open until 9 p.m! Enjoy tastings from the Beer Ace
Martin Library(159 East Market Street)
Open: 5:45-8PM to unveil its newest Art in mARTin exhibit entitled Urban Art.
Local musical duo Sympathy and the Lion will perform, and both the Small Bookshop and the Get Proper Vintage pop-up shop will be open.
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.
Bair's Chicken (North Beaver Street Entrance)
There’s no better way to start off your weekend then to enjoy some delicious chicken for #FriedChickenFriday and check out all the fun events happening in Downtown!
Stage Deli On George (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)
Jazz in the City: Strand Studio, 5-7PM, $5 at the door, free with student ID.
Strand Offstage: An outdoor concert in Cherry Lane Park (behind the Stran theatre) featuring local musicians, the Brass Monkeys, the ultimate Beastie Boys tribute band. Tickets available at www.mystrandcapital.org
Royal Square District
HIVE artspace (126 East King Street)
The bugs are coming! The Great Big Bug Show opens at HIVE artspace on June First Friday, with a gallery full of insect-inspired artworks, live bug demonstrations, insect-themed goodies, and more buggy fun!
D&D Records & Apparel (128 East King Street)
D&D Records & Apparel will be opening it's door(s) to the public next Friday, 6/3/2016 at 5p. We will be highlighting music released by independent record labels like 33 Forever Records, Wallride Records, Bad Taco Records LLC,Tour Van Records & Recess Records. $3 off t-shirts.
In addition to that, we have a "Feature Wall" that is limited to (10) vinyl releases of stuffs we think you'll be into because they're fun & awesome. Airing this Monday, 5/30/2016 at 5a is a very special Mixtape Mondays episode that is (1) song from each of the Featured Albums.
Glazin' (101 South Duke Street)
Grab a beer and a donut, what more could you want?
DiDi & Smiling John's traditional Barber Shop & Salon (119 South Duke Street)
John's taking walk in's until 7pm! WOOT!
WeCo York PA
SMALL STAR Art House(232 West Market Street)
Write Your Own Story (3-9 p.m.)
Take inspiration from our “Paperback Writer” window display and the self-discovery theme of our new, highly rated film, East Side Sushi (3:00, 5:30 & 7:30 screenings). Choose a word (or more) to describe your ideal life. Then chalk your words on our sidewalk. We want to learn about and be inspired by you! Browse our gallery — everything from live concert sketches and fine oil paintings to handbags and jewelry to pottery and furniture — all created by (40+) York residents, including our featured artist for June, the multitalented Fiel Patricio. Hang out on our couches or in our cozy courtyard with free beer tastings and chat about what steps you’re taking to write your own story.
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.
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