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Head to Downtown West Chester for First Friday! Stroll through the town and visit some of our lovely retail stores, experience our amazing restaurants with award-winning food and drink, and grab some dessert to cap the night! Many retail stores will be having special sales, events, and extended evening hours.

To celebrate, we are hosting a Summer Concert Series, sponsored by M&T Bank, on the First Friday of June, July, August, and September! Different bands will perform at the Chester County Historic Courthouse (2 N High Street) from 5:30pm – 7:30pm. The performance dates are as follows:

No need to worry about parking because street-level, metered parking is free after 5pm! (Please note: Gay Street will be closed to vehicles for the Open-Air Market)

Thank you to our Summer Concert Series sponsor, M&T Bank, for bringing live music back into Downtown West Chester!


10 N High Street, West Chester, PA

First Friday Sales/Events

David Katz Gallery is a place to be yourself and be inspired. In addition to my Chester County sky paintings and landscapes, I offer painting opportunities and commissioned artwork. The Sky Painter Headquarters is your new destination for original art.

Follow me on Instagram at @the_skypainter_ to see examples of my work!

  • First Friday Sale:

    Join us for our first ever Summer Sale for the entire month of August! We’ll have 25 full-size, original oil paintings as low as $750. The sale is limited to the stock on hand. Come in early for the best selection!

  • Address:
    128 E Gay Street

Ginkgo Arts includes workspaces/studios for a variety of artists and a place to show their work and flourish within a community that will support, enrich and foster their growth. It is an artist-focused co-working space with opportunities to exhibit and connect with buyers.

  • First Friday Event:

    Stop by to engage in great conversation and browse local artwork at our Open Studio event from 5pm-8pm!

  • Address:
    21 S High Street

  • Hours:


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West Chester Business Improvement District
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Downtown West Chester
2 N High Street
West Chester, PA 19380 United States
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