Dance, Sing, Shop, Shout: Seasonal Happenings in York County - YRK Magazine
 

Dance, Sing, Shop, Shout: Seasonal Happenings in York County

Writer event details provided by the cultural alliance of york county
Photographer Illustrations by Zach Rupert

Get out and explore York’s cultural arts and entertainment this fall and holiday season. For details on these and more events, head to york365.com.


Prost! A Toast to Oktoberfest by the York Symphony

Oct. 14 | 7:30 p.m.
Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York
Kick off your fall holiday season with an Oktoberfest celebration reminiscent of Germany and Austria with the music of Schubert, Mozart and Brahms. This program will feature the York Symphony Chorus and new concertmaster Denise Dillenbeck. 


Carole of the King Irish Dance Christmas Spectacular

Dec. 1 | 7 p.m.
Eichelberger Performing Arts Center, 195 Stock St., Hanover
Experience 20 of the world’s most skilled Irish dancers and musicians led by the former lead dancer from Michael Flatley’s Lord of the Dance. This world-renowned Irish dance troupe performs lightning-fast, hard-shoe rhythms and graceful soft-shoe jigs to an epic orchestral soundtrack.


Light Up York

Dec. 2 | Noon–7 p.m.
Continental Square, Downtown York
It’s a York holiday must-do! Join thousands gathered in Continental Square for the annual lighting of the York Christmas tree, plus entertainment, family activities and a visit from Santa.


The Hip Nut Presented by Greater York Dance

Dec. 8 | 7:30 p.m.
Appell Center for the Performing Arts, 50 N. George St., York
The Hip Nut is a multicultural dance production to the story of the Nutcracker with a moral that announces “love wins.” Watch Clara jam to a contemporary music mashup of the Nutcracker story set in the present. The Hip Nut project serves to create a diverse, multicultural holiday production appealing to a wide audience.


Holiday Market Presented by The Parliament Arts Organization

Dec. 9 | 10 a.m.–5 p.m.
The Bond, 134 E. King St., York
Join The Parliament Arts Organization for its Third Annual Holiday Market in Royal Square. With more than 40 unique vendors showcasing products ranging from jewelry and artwork to clothing and all-natural cosmetics, you’re sure to find something for everyone on your list — and a few things for yourself!


York City New Year’s Eve Children’s Countdown at Central Market

Dec. 31 | 6–8 p.m.
Central Market, 34 W. Philadelphia St., York
Enjoy entertainment, fun photo props, a dance party, face painting, hats and noisemakers, and more at this fun, free family-friendly New Year’s Eve celebration. A balloon drop at 8 p.m. lets your wee ones ring in the new year before their bedtime.

cultural alliance of york county
  • 14 W. Market St. York, PA 17401
  • 717.812.9255
cultural alliance of york county
  • 14 W. Market St. York, PA 17401
  • 717.812.9255