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39th Annual Olde York Street Fair

 Sunday, May 11, 2014

12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in and around Continental Square in Downtown York

 

 

Scroll to bottom of page for guidelines, application forms and event map

Update 5/6/14:  LIMITED CRAFT VENDOR SPACES STILL AVAILABLE.

PLEASE NOTE: NO VENDORS WILL BE ACCEPTED AFTER 12 NOON ON MAY 8.

The 39th annual Olde York Street Fair will be held in downtown York, in and around Continental Square, on Sunday, May 11, 2014, from 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. All are invited to attend this free event. More than 100 arts and craft vendors will feature handmade gift items for sale.

A Kid’s Fun Block, sponsored by Children's Dental Health Associates, will feature six bounce houses, games, face painting, coloring pages, and other entertainment. The Bug Man (Ryan Bridge) will be back with his amazing collection of insects to see and touch..

Food vendors will sell traditional American festival food as well as original creations. Fifty percent of all food vendor proceeds will go to support local non-profit organizations. Ticket sales in the Kid’s Fun Block will support York City Special Events.

Three stages near Continental Square will feature live entertainment in a variety of genres. Performers include The OK OKs, Ozz Celtika, Free Breakfast, Extremity, Kayla Kroh, and B-Tropical. Scroll below for the entertainment schedule.

Strolling entertainers Pete Geist and Jerry Brown (The Monkey Man) will delight festival attendees throughout the festival area, and Kay's Reflections will perform in the first block of North George Street..

NEW THIS YEAR: The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 10:30am-4pm near the York County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 155 West Market Street. To schedule an appointment, please call 1-800-RedCross or visit www.redcross.org. Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments will take precedence.

Parking will be available on surrounding streets at no charge and in the Philadelphia and King Street garages for a nominal fee. 

Sincere thanks to MediaOnePA, WARM 103.3, 96.1 SOX, and News Radio WSBA for promotional support; Sundance Vacations, our stage sponsor; and C.S. Davidson, a Friend of the Olde York Street Fair.

Parking restrictions: Parking will be restricted along Market Street from Newberry to Pine and George Street from Philadelphia to King beginning at 7 a.m. The streets will close at 8:30 a.m. when vendors will begin setting up.

IMPORTANT NOTE: PETS & BICYCLES PROHIBITED IN EVENT AREA.

YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE ENFORCING THIS ORDINANCE.

For more information, email events@yorkcity.org

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Entertainment Schedule:

 

National Anthem at 12:30pm at Continental Square, sung by Emoni Perkiss, a 9th grade student at William Penn High School

 

Ryan Bridge (The Bug Man)

variety of insect displays

Kid's Fun Block

12:30-6:00

Monkey Man (Jerry Brown)

roaming entertainer

Strolling

12:30-3:30

Pete Geist

roaming entertainer

Strolling

1:30-4:00

Kay's Reflections

Dance

1st blk N. George

1:00-2:30

The OK OKs

Indie

Cherry Lane

12:30-3:00

Ozz Celtika

Celtic/Jazz

Cherry Lane

3:30-6:00

Free Breakfast

Folk/Bluegrass

York Co. Admin Ctr

12:30-3:00

Extremity

Latin/R&B/Originals

York Co. Admin Ctr

3:30-6:00

Kayla Kroh

Pop

W. Market St Stage

12:30-3:00

B-Tropical

Reggae

W. Market St Stage

3:30-6:00

 

 

If you are an entertainer interested in performing at a future Olde York Street Fair, please email events@yorkcity.org and include a link to your web site and/or professional Facebook page.