First Friday York: Red White & Block Party

York Dispatch

Downtown York is pulling out the stops for a Red White & Block Party, 5-9 p.m. Friday throughout the downtown area. The event includes specials, discounts and entertainment while York City shops and restaurants stay open late.

Some of the highlights this month:

Pretzel Dog Eating Contest, sponsored by York City Pretzel Co., 6:30 p.m. on North Beaver Street, visit to sign up.

Beer Ace will have beer samples at 15 locations around the downtown area.

Free American flag with purchase at Kimman's, 57 N. Beaver St.

Kable House Presents photography exhibit by Dave Wagenknecht at CoWork155, 155 W. Market St.

Dessert food trucks on East King Street at Royal Square.

Swing dance social at York Social Dance Studio, 324 W. Market St.

The event is organized by Downtown Inc and sponsored by WellSpan Health.

North Beaver Street between Market and Philadelphia streets and East King Street between Duke and Queen streets will be closed to vehicle traffic 4:30-9 p.m. Friday.