Local businesses are pumped up for the annual Doylestown Arts Festival and they plan to show it with a Kick Off Party Friday evening.
Stores will have extended hours to 9 p.m. and later, as well as special discounts, free samples and more.
Here’s a look at what some local businesses are offering as they prepare to welcome thousands into town for the 22nd annual Arts Festival.
- The Bucks County Project Gallery is hosting a Wine and Cheese Artist Reception from 6 to 9 p.m., sponsored by Streamline 6 Communications, open to the public
- The Doylestown Bookshop is hosting author Jonathan Maberry and is offering 20 percent off all CB Summer Reading Titles
- Chapman Gallery is hosting a Meet the Artist event featuring Dean F. Thomas
- Gross’s Gourmet Foods is taking 10 percent off all food items
- Booktender’s Secret Garden is having a porch sale, as well as in-store discounts
- Monkey’s Uncle will have complimentary beer and wine
- Lilies of the Field is offering complimentary wine and cookies
- Busy Bees Toys is offering a free craft activity for children ages 3 and up
- Nuts Plus will have family fun on their porch
- Bambini’s World is offering 15 percent off Tea Collection Clothing
- Paint N’ Pottery is offering 10 percent off any project started after 5 p.m.
- Serendipity Shops of Doylestown welcomes you with complimentary wine and snacks
- Hunters and Gatherings is offering complimentary Hors D’oeuvres and wine·
- Every burger at Basically Burgers comes with a free handful of fries
- Nonno’s will have free gelato and ice cream samples
- Doylestown Bike Works will offer a surprise special