7 things to do in York this weekend
From festivals to live music, here are some fun ways to enjoy the weekend in York County. Abbey Zelko, FlipSidePA
From festivals to live music to a secret speakeasy, here are some fun ways to enjoy the last weekend in July in York County.
Fifth Friday bar specials and secret speakeasy
First Friday isn’t the only time of the month worth spending a night out in downtown York. Fifth Friday is back this July with $5 bar snacks and drink specials at some of your favorite downtown spots. So far, this month’s specials include $5 Chips and Guac Plates, Old Fashioneds and Manhattans from Otto’s Kitchen & Cocktails and $5 Pigs in Zen sandwiches from Holy Hound Taproom. The rest of the specials will be announced on the Fifth Friday event page on Facebook.
While you’re downtown, keep your eye out for someone handing out invitations. We here there’s a secret speakeasy happening at a secret location Friday night.
Utz Summer Bash
Looking for family fun? The Utz Summer Bash is where you’ll find it. The free community party will feature face painting, food tasting, carnival games, giveaways and more from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday outside of the Utz Outlet Store at 861 Carlisle St., Hanover. Click here for more details.
Jadakiss in concert
Rapper Jadakiss is headed to downtown York this weekend for a show at Cobblestone’s Gastropub and Sports Complex. The doors open at 6 p.m. Friday, and the show starts at 9 p.m. General admission is $30, balcony VIP admission is $50 and VIP tables for four are $175.
Summer Art Market
You’ll find a lot more than just art at this weekend’s Summer Art Market in the Royal Square Neighborhood of downtown York. With about 80 art and craft vendors, live music, a puzzle maze, food trucks, children’s activities and more, the two-day indoor/outdoor festival is the place to be this weekend. Festivities run from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday along King and Duke streets and inside The Bond, 134 E. King S., York. Click here for details.
York is continuing its 275th anniversary celebration with a Colonial Day event this weekend. From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, the public is invited to experience colonial life at the Colonial Complex with 18th century music and entertainment and performances from living history actors portraying soldiers, civilians and tradespeople. Click here for more 275th anniversary events planned throughout the year.
‘Back to the Future’ in theaters
The ‘80s classic that sends high schooler Marty McFly and scientist Doc back in time to the 1950s will be shown on the big screen for one night at the Capitol Theatre in York. Showtime is 7 p.m. Saturday. Tickets are $5.
Only once a year can you find artisan grilled cheese sandwiches, cigar box guitars, homemade glass lamps and live music all in one place in Hanover. Yes, that means Dutch Days is back. The annual festival, which draws more than 300 vendors, returns to Hanover Center Square on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. Click here for more info.