Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival

Event Details

Saturday, August 26, 2017: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 27, 2017: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Yorkfest also includes:
Opening Reception: Friday, August 25, 2017
Evening Jazz Concert: Saturday, August 26, 2017


  • Yorkfest features a weekend of 100 select fine artists from all around the country, the Creative York juried exhibition, the Creative York Family Pavilion in the Gates & Plough Tavern Courtyard with free family entertainment and interactive arts activities, a free community jazz concert in the Capitol Theatre on Saturday night, ChalkWalk, youth art exhibit and awards ceremony, walking tours of the York Murals, tours and demonstrations at the Colonial Court House Complex, Art Cars, and much more!
  • All events are free and open to the public.
  • The event takes place in downtown York and surrounds the Colonial Court House Complex, and includes portions of the York County Heritage Rail Trail (Philadelphia to Princess Streets), Market Street between Codorus Creek and Beaver Street, and the first block of North Pershing Avenue.
  • Please note that pets are not permitted at Yorkfest (City of York Ordinance).

Please click here for information on Yorkfest Juried Exhibition at Creative York, sponsored by Glatfelter Insurance Group.

Please note entry deadline for the Creative York Exhibition is June 1, 2017.

Creative York

Yorkfest is supported in part by the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.

Pennsylvania Council on the Arts

Thank You To Our 2016 Generous Sponsors




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