Merchant Center

Small Business Saturday

With its thriving business community, comprised of small shops, unique boutiques, art galleries, delicious eateries, and eclectic market vendors, Downtown York Small Business Saturday on November 25, 2023, is sure to be memorable this year!

Support Downtown York’s Small Businesses!

By shopping or dining at small businesses in our community, you’re showing support for the businesses of our Historically Edgy Downtown York and ensuring that our community continues to thrive.
Visit Downtown York on November 25, 2023 and get the edge on your gift giving this year. From the boutiques in the Market District York to the art galleries of Royal Square District and the shops of the WeCo District, shoppers are sure to find a gift for everyone on their list.

Market District

Art & Framing Warehouse (51 N. Beaver St.): Artwork by Barbara Buchanan and Robert Buchanan available for purchase. Select framed art will be 50% off. Customers can enjoy an extra $25 coupon on custom framing orders. We will also have gift certificates for purchase towards custom framing.
Bound Books (21 S. Beaver St.): Spend $25 and get a free entry for a Bound Books and Refillism gift basket. In store only. Live music from Ellie Grace while you shop from 2pm-4pm.
Just Bredna Studio Gallery (106 N. George St., 2nd Floor): Open 10am-3pm for Small Business Saturday. Stop by the studio located above the Handsome Cab for fine art prints, retail items, gift certificates, and original art is all sizes. Refreshments offered.
House of Yoga (17 W. Philadelphia St.): Boutique is open 10am-6pm. Pick your own discount! $10 off gift certificates $50 and up. Spend $75 and be entered into the giveaways!
Indio Bleu (39 W. Philadelphia St.): Tons of new arrivals, 20% off clothing in-store and online with code: HOLIDAY, $15 racks and 70% off table. For every in-store purchase you’ll receive a scratch-off coupon containing a discount of 20%-50% off to use on a future purchase. Special Bunny Slopes candle packaging and 20% off gift cards in-store and online with code: HOLIDAY. Discounted gift cards cannot be used November 24-27.
LilyBird & Co. (48 W. Philadelphia St): 8am-6pm. Receive samples while you shop and a gift with every purchase. Don’t miss the L.E. Holiday Tea Blend MVP release!
Market View Arts (37 W. Philadelphia St.): Receive a free sticker with your purchase of artwork or merchandise. Spend $50 or more, and receive a free tote bag.
Refillism (38 S. Beaver St.): Spend $25 for a Free Entry to Win a Refillism & Bound Books Gift Basket IN-STORE ONLY. FREE GIFT with minimum $35 Purchase IN-STORE OR ONLINE (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST).
Revolt Style Studio (26 N. Beaver St.): Join us for our busiest day of the year! Over 200+ new items, perfect for gifting. FREE Secondhand Society tote with every purchase over $50. Open 9am-5pm.
The Watchmaker’s Daughter (22 N. Beaver St.): Open 9am-4pm. First 10 purchases receive free gifts. All purchases will be entered to win a Watchmaker’s Daughter gift basket.

Royal Square District

Artemis Vintage (113 S. Duke St.): Open 10am-6pm. 30% Off select vendors! Grab your Retro Holiday kitsch & decor, to include MCM barware & party plates, vintage baubles for trimming the tree & mantle, and lots of casual to formal fashions to outfit you for every event from now thru the New Year.
Aviano’s Corner Trattoria (101 S. Duke St.): Open 4:30pm-8pm. Grab an espresso to gear up for your Holiday shopping or finish up with Half price happy hour from 4pm-6pm featuring half off drinks and apps with a*.
The Cantina Christmas Bar (105 S. Duke St.): Open 4pm-midnight. The Cantina will be transforming into a holiday extravaganza experience this season! Over-the-top decorations, Holiday-themed drinks, and merriment await! Stop in for best holiday selfies in town!
Casta Cigars (120 E. King St.): Open 12pm-7pm. Bundle up and enjoy a damn fine small batch hand-crafted cigar in the Courtyard. Great gift!
Collusion Tap Works (105 S. Howard St.): Open 12pm-10pm. Special beer release: “Betrayal” barrel-aged Russian Imperial Stout – the darkest of the dark in four tantalizingly wicked limited-edition variants, with label art by our very own Lauren Rae of The Dark Parlour.
Creatives On King (104 E. Kng St.): Open 10am-6pm. 10% off Blue Q & CJ Bella, Build-A Bundle promo, guest artists, Lori Brunston fused glass workshop.
The Dark Parlour (116 E. King St.): Open 10am-6pm+. 30% off select items in-Haus! Plus hand-made cards & ornaments, and gifts for the Darklings on your list.
Granfalloons Tavern (41 E. Princess St.): Open 12pm-10pm+. American bar fare, wings, burgers, steak.
Gusa By Victoria (46 S. Duke St.): Open 10am-6pm. Offering sewing workshop packages, accessories made from fabric from The Yorktowne Hotel, discounts on Holiday fashions, tastings of Kenyan wine, and music by jazz musician Jason Kageni.
HIVE artspace (126 E. King St.): Open 10am-6pm. Cocoa and coffee bar, specials guests, Holiday gift items, free raffle, and free limited-edition Hive sticker with purchase. Plus see “Apiarium: A Bee-Themed Exhibit” celebrating our champion pollinators with a gallery full of bee-lightful artworks, gifts, jewelry, cards, prints, and stickers by 35+ local and regional artists in a wide variety of mediums.
Josh Johnson Creative Studio (56 S. Duke St.): Open 12pm-4pm. Try your hand at making a print on Josh’s vintage letterpress machines, and there will be artworks for sale in a variety of mediums including lino block prints, watercolor, and mixed media.
King’s Courtyard (124 E. King St.): Open 9am-5pm. Shop 18+ artists’ works, plus a free Nordic Holiday Greeting ornament for the first visitors at 9am (while supplies last).
Line & Anchor Barbershop (119 S. Duke St.): Shop open 9am-7pm. Barber and Salon services available. Walk-ins welcome!
Noel’s Rock Shop (27 E. King St.): Open 5pm-9pm. Small Business Saturday sale on guitars! We also carry amps, pedals, strings, and vinyl records, too!
OMG Studios (57 E. King St.): Open 10am-6pm. Four artists in one space, plus special guest artists.
The Parliament Arts Organization (116 E. King St.): Open 12pm-5pm. See the “Embracing All Brains” interactive exhibit. Free.
Venture (128 E. King St.): Open 10am-6pm. All three “Tres Amies” will be here, plus guest artists, Holiday preview, and a fun surprise! Exhibit: The Art of The Trois Amies: Susan McDaniel, Karen Paust, & JoAnne Schiavone.
World Grills (28 E. King St.): Open 11am-8pm. Asian-fusion. Vegetarian / vegan options available.
NEW MURALS: Have you seen the new murals yet? There are SEVENTEEN of them, for a total of THIRTY murals all in a one-block radius! Be sure to seek them out. One is on the side of Kleppers, and the rest you can find by walking down Howard or Newton toward Collusion and keep going. Pick up a Mural map at any of our Merchants and take a self-guided tour. Be sure to tag #RoyalSquareMurals in your pics so we can see them! NEW! Some of the murals have Augmented Reality features! Download the FREE VisionSolutions AR app & see if you can find the ones that have been enhanced so far!

WeCo District

Cheese + Jam (Penn Market, 380 W. Market St.): Buy on get one sale on all gift cards online. Buy $10 gift card, get a $5 gift card for free, buy $25 gift card, get $10 gift card for free, buy $50 gift card, get $15 gift card for free, buy $100 gift card, get $25 gift card for free.

Cornerstone Barbershop and Shave Parlour (101 N. Newberry St.): Open for walk-ins 9am-2pm!

Gather 256 (256 W. Philadelphia St.): Take a break from holiday shopping and refuel with a delicious breakfast, lunch, or specialty hot beverage. Gather 256 also hosts a variety of works from local artists, including a space on the second floor for all thing plants from Commonly Overlooked. Support multiple businesses in one spot!

Luxe + Mane Salon (342 W. Market St.): Open 7am-12pm. Spend $50 on hair products and receive a free invigorating hair oil. Also available online for purchase.

Ophelia’s Making Agency (251 W. Market St.): Stop the Making Agency for Small Business Saturday!

Penn Market (380 W. Market St.): Support multiple small businesses in one visit to Penn Market during Small Business Saturday, 6:30am-3pm. Find a gift, household items, fresh meats and cheeses, produce, and a variety of diverse food options.

Skillet2Plate (221 W. Philadelphia St.): Swing by Skillet2Plate while you’re out and about for a feast of flavors with our Cheesesteak Specials. 🥩🍟 Take your pick from Chicken, Beef, or Salmon, paired with your choice of our seasoned hand-cut fries or sweet potato fries, and don’t forget to sip on our signature peach tea! 🍑. ½ Chicken Cheesesteak, Fries & Peach Tea $8, ½ Beef Cheesesteak, Fries & Peach Tea $9, ½ Salmon Cheesesteak, Fries & Peach Tea $10 

Steph Holmes Artist Studio (336 W. Market St.): Do you have any nature lovers on your gift list? Visit Steph Holmes Artist Studio in downtown York, PA during our special holiday open hours! Come explore an art collection featuring painted birds, insects, and mushrooms. From small and thoughtful gifts to unique, one-of-a-kind paintings, there’s a range of options for everyone on your list!


Parking is plentiful in Downtown York. There are 1,260 garage parking spaces and 350 on-street parking meters in our downtown area, and parking couldn’t be any easier for First Friday in Downtown York. On-street parking is free after 5pm and parking in one of the three downtown parking garages is free after 6:30pm.

Parking Garages: King Street Garage, Market Street Garage, Philadelphia Street Garage.

Free parking is also available in the Royal Square District after 5pm at the following locations: Corner lot of E. Newton Ave and S. Duke Street and E. King Street and S. Queen Street Lot (directly across from The Bond). For Collusion Tapworks Customers, parking is available in the corner lot of S. Howard Street and E. Newton Avenue (directly behind the Bond)

WeCo: Free on-street parking on West Philadelphia Street and at the Foundry Park parking lot