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.

First Friday June

ENTERTAINMENT IN CONTINENTAL SQUARE

#FFYORK

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 hot spots. From 5-9 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.

ENTERTAINMENT IN CONTINENTAL SQUARE


6 p.m.- Tomi Webber
7 p.m.- Line Dancing
8 p.m.- Willie Ice

VENDORS


The Dog House Grill

Abacus Staffing - Central Pennsylvania

Mischal Boutique

You Are The Hamster

Operation Paws For Homes

Artsy Craft-Dee

New Life Center for Mothers and Children

WellSpan Health

FIRST FRIDAY ACTIVITIES IN THE MARKET DISTRICT


Memory Lane Sweets Candy Store (11 S. Beaver St.)
We offer Carman’s Old Fashion Ice Cream all year ‘round. We’ll have popcorn bags for 10¢. See what old time favorite candies we have, that bring back memories of days gone by.

Lele B's Boutique (13 S. Beaver St.)
We have new Arrivals and sales on select items!

Come check out live entertainment outside Crystal Ball Brewing and food trucks too!

The Watchmaker's Daughter (22 N. Beaver St.)
We are excited to celebrate the Grand Opening of our upstairs studio space!

For the last few months, we've been gearing up and doing some renovations to bring you the perfect creative space for workshops and events.

To celebrate this milestone, we're hosting a ribbon cutting ceremony (2:30 p.m. on First Friday) and a reception to follow with refreshments in the new space.

Rita Whitney, our featured artist in the shop for July + August, will be live painting during First Friday, so come check out her art and experience her artistry live. We will also have refreshments from Biscotti Boy Sweets and live music from Johnny Hank to celebrate our grand opening!

To see more about WMD or our scheduled workshops, check out: https://www.watchmakersdaughter.net/

Foster's Flower Shop (27 N. Beaver St.)
Feeling festive from the fourth? We are continuing the festivities .
Check out our wrap-n-go bouquets from 5-9 p.m.!

My Girlfriend's Wardrobe (38 N. Beaver St.)
Join us for our Semi Annual Clearance Sale. Up to 75% off select items!

The King George Club (108 N. George St.)
We will be open 5 p.m.-midnight. Cocktail Hour goes 5-6 p.m. and features cocktails as low as $2.50! The Maria Reyes Trio will be performing in The Club 8-11 p.m. Bring your friends, because there will be no admission charge for July First Friday!

Tutoni's (108 N. George St.)
Tutoni's will be open 4 p.m.-midnight! Cocktail Hour, 4-6 p.m.: $6 select cocktails, $6 select glasses of wine, 3 for $15 tapas. DJ Cashmire will be upstairs for Supper Club, our free after hours dance party, 9:30 p.m.-midnight! We also have live entertainment down in The King George Club!

FIRST FRIDAY ACTIVITIES IN ROYAL SQUARE

The Cantina York (105 S. Duke St.)
The Cantina will be open 11-1 a.m. for First Friday! We will have $5 sangria all day long all over the restaurant. The band Hold Fast will be performing an acoustic set, 7-9 p.m. outside (weather permitting). Come hang out in the Royal Square!

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

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 interested in setting up a booth on Beaver Street during First Fridays, you may apply here. Please email Market District merchants at MarketDistrictYork@gmail.com with any questions. 

2019 First Friday Dates

  • January 4, 2019

  • February 1, 2019

  • March 1, 2019

  • April 5, 2019

  • May 3, 2019

  • June 7, 2019

  • July 5, 2019

  • August 2, 2019

  • September 6, 2019

  • October 4, 2019

  • November 1, 2019

  • December 6, 2019