Celebrate Mother’s Day at the Olde York Street Fair

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Olde York STreet Fair 2

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The 38th annual Olde York Street Fair will be held in downtown York, in and around Continental Square, on Sunday, May 12, 2013, 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. Food vendors will sell traditional American festival food as well as original creations.

A Kid’s Fun Block, sponsored by Republic Services, will feature six bounce houses, a climbing wall, games, face painting, and other entertainment. NEW this year: Entomologist Ryan Bridge (The Bug Man) will have his vast collection on display for kids of all ages to see.

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, and strolling entertainers will delight festival attendees (scroll down below for the entertainment schedule).

Parking will be available on surrounding streets at no charge and in the Philadelphia and King Street garages for a nominal fee.

Street closings: Market Street from Newberry to Pine and George Street from Philadelphia to King.
IMPORTANT NOTE: PETS & BICYCLES PROHIBITED IN EVENT AREA.

YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT WILL BE ENFORCING THIS ORDINANCE.

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE: 

Performer

Genre

Time

Location

Ryan Bridge (The Bug Man)

RyanTheBugMan.com

12:30-6:00

Kids Fun Block

Monkey Man

roaming entertainer

12:30-3:30

Strolling

Pete Geist

roaming entertainer

1:30-4:00

Strolling

Kay’s Reflection

Dance

1:00-2:30

1st block of N. George

Dave Wilson Group

Jazz

12:30-3:00

York Co. Admin Ctr

Irish Blessing

Irish

3:30-6:00

York Co. Admin Ctr

Extremity

Latin/R&B/Originals

12:30-3:00

Cherry Lane

Free Breakfast

Folk/Bluegrass

3:30-6:00

Cherry Lane

Kayla Kroh

Indie

12:30-3:00

W. Market St Stage

B-Tropical

Reggae

3:30-6:00

W. Market St Stage

 

Source: York City