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2014 Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival

 

Friday, August 22: 6 to 8 p.m.: Juried Art Opening Reception & Adult Literary Awards at YorkArts Gallery

Saturday, August 23: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. & Sunday, August 24: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Saturday Evening Jazz Concert starts at 6 p.m.

Yorkfest features a weekend of approximately 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!

This year's featured artist Is Ophelia M. Chambliss.

Saturday daytime entertainment provided by: Indian Summer Jars, Don Carn & Mark Huber, Sweet Life, Julie Swope, Ni Riain School of Irish Dance

Sunday daytime entertainment provided by: Jefrey Woodall, Elijah Cross, Jamie O'Brien, Janet Spahr, Ronn Benway and Friends

Saturday & Sunday: Randy Orwig (The Living Statue) and caricatures by Mel Conrad

SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE TO SEE THIS YEAR'S PROGRAM BOOK

Please note: Festival Marketplace is FULL and we are no longer accepting artists for Festival Marketplace.

We are also not accepting any additional food vendors at this time.

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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