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first friday information for downtown merchants & businesses 

2014 Themes | Promotional Submissions | Grant Program Application

Downtown Inc assists merchants in organizing and promoting First Friday. Merchants should note the themes and information deadlines below, and plan accordingly. 

If you are hiring entertainment and anticipate having amplified sound, please be sure to request a special event permit from the City of York at least 30 days in advance.  

Businesses who regularly participate in First Friday are also eligible to receive a First Friday flag at no cost courtesy of Downtown Inc.  Please email to request a flag.


2014 Themes

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Promotional Submissions

Promotional information received by the deadline will be included in Downtown Inc's First Friday marketing materials including our monthly printed flyer, news release and social media outreach. 


2014 Promotional Information:


November (Holiday Open House) - Due October 10, 2014

December (Light Up Night) - Due November 14, 2014


Grant Program Application

2015 First Friday Grant Applications coming soon!

Grant Requests are due on a quarterly basis.