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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 this year's guidelines and application forms

***** Update 4/23/14:  CRAFT VENDOR SPACES STILL AVAILABLE! *****

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, a climbing wall, games, face painting, and other entertainment. The Bug Man (Ryan Bridge) will be back with his amazing collection of insects.

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. 

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 front of the Strand-Capitol Performing Arts Center.

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, 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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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.