2015 Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival
Friday, August 28: 6 to 8 p.m.: Juried Art Opening Reception & Adult Literary Awards
(NEW LOCATION FOR 2015: Agricultural & Industrial Museum, 217 W. Princess Street, York, PA 17401)
Saturday, August 29: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 30: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday Evening Jazz Concert starts at 6 p.m. (doors open at 5 p.m.; no tickets required)
Jeff Stabley and Friends 6 to 7 p.m. followed by Eric Marner & Brave New World 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Yorkfest features a weekend of 100 select fine artists from all around the country, the YorkArts juried exhibition (for 2015, to be held at the Agricultural & Industrial Museum due to renovations at YorkArts), free family entertainment and hands-on arts activities, a free community jazz concert in the Capitol Theatre on Saturday night, ChalkWalk, youth art and literary awards, walking tours of the York Murals, tours and demonstrations at the Colonial Court House Complex, and much more!
Scroll down below to download this year's schedule of events.
All events are free and open to the public.
FESTIVAL MARKETPLACE SPACES ARE FULL.
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.
Thank you to our generous sponsors:
FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL GUESTS, NO DOGS PERMITTED IN THE EVENT AREAS.
Pershing Avenue will close at 11:15 a.m. on Friday and remain closed throughout the festival weekend
Market Street will close at 8 a.m. on Saturday and reopen in the evening, and close at 9 a.m. on Sunday and reopen after the festival ends.
(On Saturday, Market Street from Penn to Beaver will be closed to accommodate crowds at the nearby Cigar Box Guitar Festival. On Sunday, Market Street will be closed only from Newberry to Beaver.)
FOR MORE INFO, EMAIL Events@YorkCity.org
- 2015 YORKFEST PROGRAM BOOK (36 pages)
- Yorkfest travel directions and parking information
- 2015 YORKFEST AREA MAP
- 2015 Yorkfest schedule of events
- 2015 Yorkfest Call for Entries (Festival Marketplace artists) -- spaces full for 2015
- 2015 Yorkfest Call for Entries (Youth Art & Literary Competitions) -- Entry deadline 8/10/15
- 2015 Yorkfest non-profit organization application form (arts-related agencies)