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2015 Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival

 

Friday, August 28: 6 to 8 p.m.: Juried Art Opening Reception & Adult Literary Awards at YorkArts Gallery

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.

Yorkfest features a weekend of 100 select fine artists from all around the country, a juried exhibition at YorkArts, free family entertainment and hands-on arts activities, a free community jazz concert in the Capitol Theatre on Saturday night, Chalk Walk, youth art and literary awards, walking tours of the York Murals, tours and demonstrations at the Colonial Court House Complex, and much more! Details for 2015 will be posted in the coming months.

2015 FESTIVAL MARKETPLACE CALL FOR ENTRIES NOW AVAILABLE (scroll down below)

FOOD VENDORS ARE BY INVITATION ONLY

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. 

Thank you to our 2014 sponsors:
Glatfelter, Glatfelter Insurance Group, WellSpan, York College, C.S. Davidson, MediaOnePA, 96.1 SOX, Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center

 FOR THE SAFETY OF ALL GUESTS, NO DOGS PERMITTED IN THE EVENT AREAS.

Street closings:

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.) 

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