First Saturdays – Christmas in July

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First Saturdays – Christmas in July

Posted on June 22, 2023 by Christine Myers

Join our Downtown businesses for our 2nd First Saturday of the Summer! Welcome to Party on Main: Christmas in July! Scroll below for unbeatable deals all day long!

Mainspring is excited to expand our First Saturday Party on the Plaza events by featuring Party on Main all summer long. We may be months away from the arrival of the big guy in the red suit, but our local businesses know it’s never too early to start planning. Join our local businesses and get in on some of the best deals since last Black Friday!

Our Party on Main: Christmas in July features sales and specials available ONE DAY – IN PERSON – ONLY! Please join us on Main Street and check out all that’s new downtown! Along your journey be sure to pick up a map of participating businesses and get it stamped from at least 5 organizations, bring it back to our Party on the Plaza by 5:30 PM, and enter to win a gift basket from Parkhill Jewelry. Check back often as our list of participating businesses grows!


Abundant Treasures
20 E Main Street, Ephrata
Retail of all kinds, some new, some used. We have men, women, children, and maternity clothing and shoes. The mix of furniture, household items, books/magazines, records, and of course DVDs and CDs to listen to. So many collections of dolls and knickknacks.
Christmas in July Promotion: 10% off while in-store with 25% off any winter or long sleeve items.



Ephrata Pharmacy
4 East Main Street, Ephrata
An independent pharmacy focused on patient care rather than dispensing medications. Our priority is on patients’ medication adherence and the integration of vaccines into a patient’s total wellness. We offer prescriptions, vaccinations, healthcare advice, and a complimentary delivery service. We synchronize your medications to once a month and advise on cost-saving alternatives. We will save money on brand copays for commercial insurance customers by using available manufacturing coupons.
Christmas in July Promotion:10% off anything in the FRONT of the store, Hours: 9am-1pm. If an item is out of stock, IOU will be given for the price.



Griddle and Grind Cafe
20 West Main Street, Ephrata
Griddle & Grind Cafe. Our menu features Americano, G&G BREAKFAST Signature Crepe, Red Eye, and more! Don’t forget to try our Italian Soda and the Nutella Crepe! Find us at West Main Street. Order online for carryout or delivery!
Christmas In July Promotion: Peppermint Mocha Lattes available hot or iced, for just $3! Hours Sat-7am-2pm.



Laura the Cookie Lady
30 East Main Street, Ephrata
Beautiful custom-decorated sugar cookies and amazing drop cookies made in-store by Laura, a Food Network Christmas Cookie Champion. Assorted vintage and freeze-dried candy. 
Christmas in July Promotion
Buy two drop cookies, get one FREE. Will have Christmas in July-themed decorated cookies, too!



Revive Thrift Store
54 East Main Street, Ephrata
Amazing finds at this one of a kind thrift store!
Christmas in July Promotion
Hundreds of ornaments for 25 cents each. Lots of vintage and current Christmas decorative items for sale, as well as gift wrap, stockings, and much more at bargain prices!



Sheldon’s Gallery and Frame Shop
18 West Main Street, Ephrata

Sheldon’s Gallery is a small gift shop with a lot framed art and Christmas merchandise. It is run by an old retired Navy Senior Citizen and his dog.
Christmas in July Promotion: JULY 1st – Framed Artwork – 40% off & ALL Christmas items 30% off. Rest of July, framed artwork will be 30% off and Christmas items 20% off.


The New Main Theater
124 East Main Street, Ephrata
Beautiful downtown twin movie theater playing First Run Feature Films
Christmas in July Promotion: JULY 1st ONLY – Tickets for the NEW movie Indiana Jones and The Dial Of Destiny are available at the discounted price of $7 for all July 1, 2023 showings. Mention Party On The Plaza and receive a free gift bag of popcorn with every ticket purchase. While supplies last; must be purchased at the box office on July 1, 2023. Box office opens at 2:45 PM, showtimes are 3:30 PM and 6:45 PM. Does not apply to online purchases.

Parkhill Jewelry
5 West Main Street, Ephrata
For over 31 years, Parkhill Jewelry has been one of the most trusted names in jewelry in the Central PA region. We are committed to making every customer “feel at home” with our personalized service and our classic to cutting edge jewelry designs.
Christmas in July Promotion: One Day Only – 30% OFF – 10am to 3pm!!


For His Glory Boutique
114 W. Main Street, Ephrata
A place that celebrates empowering women to know their true beauty & worth. Our company desires to give girls of all ages and sizes access to modest clothing at an affordable price.
Christmas in July Promotion:
10% off of anything in the store!



7 S. State Street, Ephrata
Our expert IT company becomes your personal IT department
From daily support to strategic consulting, we are dedicated to your peace-of-mind, at half the cost of a full-time IT staff person. Christmas in July Promotion: Free laptop and Desktop checkups! $45.00 full cleanup and Tuneups! Saturday, 7/1/23 10:00 am to 3 pm.


 Black Forest Brewery
301 W. Main Street, Ephrata

A Lancaster County craft brewery serving true tavern ales and PA wines & spirits with an unique menu. Christmas in July Promotion: Featured dessert of the month – Apple Crisp Mousse for $5 all month. The best of Christmas with the best of Summer!