2017 Yorkfest Fine Arts Festival
Saturday, August 26: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Sunday, August 27: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Yorkfest also includes:
Opening Reception: Friday, August 25
Evening Jazz Concert: Saturday, August 26
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.
Scroll down below for Festival Marketplace application
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. For GPS directions, use 205 West Market Street, York, PA 17401.
If you’re on Facebook, be sure to Like the York City Special Events page, or follow @YorkCityEvents on Twitter, to receive regular updates on Yorkfest happenings. The official hashtag: #yorkfestPA
PLEASE NOTE THAT PETS ARE NOT PERMITTED AT YORKFEST (City of York ordinance). Please do not bring dogs with you to Yorkfest.
Thank you to our 2016 generous sponsors:
Reminder: 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
- 2017 Yorkfest Call for Entries (Festival Marketplace artists)
- Yorkfest travel directions and parking information
- 2016 YORKFEST AREA MAP
- 2016 YORKFEST PROGRAM BOOK (36 pages)
- 2016 Yorkfest schedule of events
- 2016 Yorkfest Festival Marketplace Participating Artists
- 2016 Yorkfest Call for Entries (YOUTH ART EXHIBIT) -- Deadline extended to August 20
- 2016 Yorkfest non-profit organization application form (arts-related agencies)