Shank’s Mare’s 8th Annual Art & Outdoor Fest

Saturday, August 5, 2017, 10am-4pm

Our 8th Annual Art & Outdoor Fest is scheduled for Saturday, August 5, 2017 from 10am-4pm.  Mark your calendars and join us for this event celebrating Shank’s Mare’s 39th anniversary.  See local artists displaying their works on the lawn, as well as local outdoor, historic and cultural organizations presenting their information in booths along our front porch.  Enjoy food and ice cream at the Lock 2 Café, and top off the day with free live music.  This is a great day to savor the flavor of the Susquehanna with art, activity, food and entertainment.

Activities on board so far for this year’s Fest:

  • 11am – Creek Critters Hike – wear your stream shoes and explore Fishing Creek for critters and stuff! Open to all ages!
  • All Day – PA Parks & Forests Foundation photography display featuring winners from their 2016 “Through the Seasons” photo contest.
  • All Day – York Art Association summer member’s art exhibit
  • 1-3pm – Live music by Keil Holland – an eclectic mix of fun and upbeat summer music on the lawn
  • Food specials in the Lock 2 Cafe….and Ice Cream!
  • 39th Anniversary Sale at Shank’s Mare

Clubs & Organizations

If you are involved in an area organization and would like to have an interested and enthusiastic audience to view your efforts, email us at for an application to the event.

Artists & Craftsmen

If you are a local artist or craftsmen, contact us at for a application to the event.