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Sunday
Oct122014

All Hallows' Weekend

We're marking a return to tradition in 2014 with All Hallows Weekend, several days' worth of fall and halloween fun in downtown York.


Thursday, October 23 

Spooky York Downtown Dark History Walking Tour, presented by WellSpan Health, led by tourguide, Meg Feeser.

 

THIS TOUR IS SOLD OUT! THANK YOU!

 

If you would be interested and available to attend an encore tour on Wednesday, October 30th, please email Meagan Feeser, Marketing Director. The tour would only be offered if we receive a set minimum of 10 interested attendees.

 

Friday, October 24  

Creek Fire at Foundry Park, beginning at sunset.

 

Saturday, October 25

 Afternoon: Trick or Treating at downtown merchants 10am-2pm, PumpkinFest 2014 at Central Market 10am-2pm, and hydrobikes on the Codorus, 12pm-4pm.

Trick or Treating participants on board:

  • Elks Lodge
  • White Rose Bar & Grill
  • Esaan
  • Bair’s Fried Chicken
  • Kimman’s
  • Grace Manor
  • York Social Dance
  • Nuts About Granola
  • The Watchmakers Daughter
  • Redeux

Stay tuned as more participants are added!

Evening: Downtown Inc's First Annual Masquerade Ball, powered by Shipley Energy, held at the old York City Post Office.

 

Sunday, October 26

1pm: Angel Amble/Devil Dash, presented by the York Revolution

2pm: York Halloween Parade, presented by the York Revolution and sponsored by York Traditions Bank

 

Wednesday
Jan222014

Moving Plans into Action - A Community Initiative

Downtown Inc has adopted three new initiatives as a part of our Action Plan for 2014:

Housing: Create a diverse mix of housing, both rental and for- sale, at multiple price points, to address the market demand for downtown living, increasing the number of downtown residents, known to spend eight times more at local businesses than their daily workforce counterparts.

Bike-ability/Walkability: Enhance the landscape of the area, catering to pedestrians and bicyclists, through beautification and curb appeal, way-finding and sign-age, public and open spaces, parking, accessibility, and safety.

Codorus Creek: Create an attractive and inviting public space that taps the Creek as a placemaking asset and capitalizes on the anticipated extension of the York County Heritage Rail Trail.

We would like to thank our strategic investor partners in this initiative: 

 

Better York

Chloe Eichelberger

Glatfelter Insurance

People’s Bank

The Steinhauser Fund of the York County Community Foundation

Susquehanna Pfaltzgraff Foundation

WellSpan

York College of Pennsylvania

York County Community Foundation