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October’s First Friday in downtown York
York, Pa. - Join us in downtown York for October’s “Eat, Drink and Be Scary” First Friday, October 2, 5-9 p.m. Experience all that downtown York has to offer while enjoying specials, discounts and free entertainment courtesy of downtown York shops, restaurants and nightlife hotspots.
· Watch out for men in heels! York YWCA’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes event kicks off at 5:30pm
· First Friday Sponsor: WellSpan Health (inside Central Market) - Celebrate the flavors of fall with nutritious recipes by WellSpan's executive chef and dietitians. Tasty samples will be available. Don't miss the apple tasting display—fun for kids!
· Free Hayrides sponsored by Browns Orchard! Pick-up and drop off at 31 North Pershing Avenue from 5:30-7PM
· Beaver Street Exhibitors: Sendmeanote, Making Strides Against Breast Cancer, Shipley Energy, and Brewery Products will be kicking off their “Budmen for Boobies” campaign. Get some great swag! Proceeds benefit The PA Breast Cancer Coalition.
· Trick or Treating in Royal Square: 6-7pm. Stick around for a costume parade/contest with children, adult, and pet categories starting at 7pm! Duke Street will be closed down, with live music from Ben & Joe.
· Euphoria Tattoo Emporium (first time First Friday participant!): First Friday Fright Night featuring vintage horror movies, snacks and drinks.
· Sweet Melissa’s Dream: Halloween face painting
· Tavern Tasting at the Colonial Complex: live music from the Wild Hymns and beer tasting from Crystal Ball Brewing to benefit York County Heritage Trust
· Alfano’s Downtown Barber Shop: Free face painting for kids and fall-inspired snacks
· Didi and Smiling John’s: Face painting with Jenny Sue the Clown
· Richard Reilly Attorney at Law: Paint a fun seasonal ceramic while enjoying apples and York City Pretzel Company pretzels
· HIVE Artspace: "The Spooky Art Show"
· OffCenter Grill at Yorktowne Hotel: $5 Halloween Cocktails, $3 New Belgium PumpKick Drafts, $10 Gruesome 3: A 3 course tasting of Halloween Themed Foods, Best Dressed Couple - Wins a Romance Package
Find Beer Samples from The Beer Ace all over downtown:
Baron Von Schwein
York City Pretzel
Sunrise Soap Co.
Elizabeth & West
Alfano’s Barber Shop
Bair’s Fried Chicken
First Fridays are presented by WellSpan Health and organized by Downtown Inc.
Please note: North Beaver Street between Market & Philadelphia Streets will be closed to vehicle traffic from 4:30-9pm. Meter parking is not permitted after 4pm.
Additionally, Duke Street between King Street and Newton Avenue will be closed to vehicle traffic from 4:30-9pm. Meter parking is not permitted after 4pm.
October First Friday info can be found online at www.downtownyorkpa.com/events/2015/10/2/first-friday-eat-drink-be-scary