Downtown York PA First Friday

EVERYONE is invited to attend First Friday in Downtown York presented by WellSpan Health!

First Friday is a celebration of Downtown shops, restaurants, cultural venues, and nightlife hotspots. From 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., downtown shops and restaurants host special events, offer refreshments and promotions, and sponsor live entertainment.

Downtown Inc also extends a special thank you to the Cultural Alliance of York County for its generous support of arts and cultural entertainment during First Friday.


Share your First Friday stories on social media with the hashtag #FFYork!

First Friday Comes to continental square!

Starting in 2018, join us in Continental Square for fresh programming from May through November! Grab a bite to eat with a local food vendor, participate in family friendly activities, take in some live music, and more! Keep an eye out on our Facebook for updated lists of vendors, activities, entertainment, and more.

First Fridays for Merchants

If you are a downtown business or non-profit and would like to participate in First Friday, click here for more information.

Representation on beaver street

If you are a business or organization interested in representation on North Beaver Street during a First Friday, please click here for more information.

2018 First Friday Dates

  • January 5, 2018

  • February 2, 2018

  • March 2, 2018

  • April 6, 2018

  • May 4, 2018

  • June 1, 2018

  • July 6, 2018

  • August 3, 2018

  • September 7, 2018

  • October 5, 2018

  • November 2, 2018

  • December 7, 2018