The Curious Little Playhouse

The Curious Little Playhouse


A surprise visit for the kiddos' birthday party! The Curious Little Playhouse .
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The Curious Little Playhouse
Oliver will be at the The Curious Little Playhouse Saturday April 16th at 10am till 12pm! So many fun activities will be available for the kids!
EVERYONE is invited to attend Downtown York's April First Friday in Downtown York, PA TONIGHT, presented by WellSpan Health.

First Friday is a celebration of Downtown York, PA shops, restaurants, cultural venues and nightlife hot spots. From 5-9 p.m., downtown shops and restaurants host special events, offer refreshments and promotions, and sponsor live entertainment.

๐Ÿ”ต African-American First Friday April 2022 at Sara Ellen Event Venue
๐Ÿ”ต April First Friday: Shop Hop Egg Hunt
๐Ÿ”ต Bare Scentz Soap Company-10% off entire purchase!
๐Ÿ”ต Boothill Getaway @ Liquid Hero
๐Ÿ”ต DEVIX Live in the King George, 5:45pm
๐Ÿ”ต Gallery at 227 Watercolor: Two Views
๐Ÿ”ต The Grotto: Artist, Debbie Bailey, hosts her opening reception of 'Pieces'
๐Ÿ”ต Happy Hour at Aviano's Corner Trattoria, The Cantina York, and Tutoni's 4pm-6pm
๐Ÿ”ต Hashim and Abner kid-friendly Puppet Show at Central Market York, 6pm-7:30pm
๐Ÿ”ต Kid's Play FREE at the The Curious Little Playhouse, 5pm-8pm
๐Ÿ”ต Refillism: Stop by the to meet the owner and get some free samples
๐Ÿ”ต Youth Poetry Slam & Art Show at Cornerstone Barbershop and Shave Parlour, 3:45pm-5:45pm
๐Ÿ”ต The York Emporium York Chess Club

As you are enjoying the First Friday happenings with your family, we want you to share your photos on Instagram and Facebook, tag us at Downtown York, PA using . See the full lineup of First Friday events at
Did you know that you could hire me to come to your parties at The Curious Little Playhouse ? Also looking forward to seeing your kiddos for summer camp! Make sure you go sign them up!
Coloring books are a great way to calm down kids...and adults! Destress with an adult coloring book & colored pencils courtesy of The Alyx's Books & Crannies Community. How to win:

Each self care intention you complete & comment on below (ON THE BARRE WITH TARA PAGE) earns you 1 entry. Winner will be chosen at random on Sunday. And...attending one of Tara's classes earns you 5 entries ๐Ÿ˜ Winner will need to pick up in Red Lion or cover shipping.

Make sure to LOVE this post so the algorithm keeps you informed, and tag a friend who may be interested!

In partnership with Natural Mama (Danielle Lewis), The Curious Little Playhouse, Sunroom Studio Design & Hazel & Harriet VIPs ๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’—Sezzle & Afterpay Accepted๐Ÿ’‹๐Ÿ’—

February First Friday in Downtown York is THIS FRIDAY and there is so much to do! EVERYONE is invited to attend, so bring your furry friends, best friends, and family to celebrate First Friday, presented by WellSpan Health! Here is just a sampling of First Friday special events.

The Cantina York: Probably Whiskey plays live 8pm-10pm and Happy Hour from 4pm to 6pm.

The Dark Parlour: Join us from 8-11pm for Neon Death - February First Friday, an interactive live glow paint session in the Dark Gallery. Special dark rap set with Vampires4hire and DJ JBDubZ spinning dark wave ambient sounds.

FEBRUARY FIRST FRIDAY at Sara Ellen Event Venue: Join us for February First Friday LOVE Edition. Special Performances by Payso, Jahlese, Tomi Soul & TONE!

Kidโ€™s Play for Free at The Curious Little Playhouse: First come first served, no reservation needed! Free admission FIRST Fridays 5-8PM. Free parking in the Weinstein Realty parking lot behind the Playhouse.

Latin Night at ONE South Boutique Hotel & Venue: Salsa lessons with Wilson Sanchez from 7pm to 8pm. Afterwards, stay for a night of continued dancing and drinks from 8p to 12am with DJ Confusiona and DJ Gigi Marrero. Tickets will be available at the door.

m.elene.vintage: All customers will receive the gift of a flower from Schaefer Flowers with every purchase, 25% off any red item purchases, and 25% off your entire purchase if you wear red in honor of the American Heart Association National Wear Red Day. Weโ€™ll be sharing heart healthy recipes, work outs, and ways to connect with the American Heart Association community.

Royal Square District: Participate in a neon art installation, do some Valentine shopping, grab a bite to eat, enjoy a newly released limited-edition beer at Collusion Tap Works, take a self-guided mural walk, and listen to some live music!

Symmetry Holistic Collective: Aphrodisiacs, Sensuality, Deep Pleasure and Intimacy Workshop with Erin Shrader.

Check out the discussion tab of February First Friday in Downtown York for specific events, entertainment, art galleries, drinking and dining specials, and more. For the full lineup of First Friday activities, go to:
Thank you so much for having me for the 3rd year The Curious Little Playhouse ! Always a huge crowd. Love bringing cheer and joy to your store.๐Ÿ’š
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Yesterday, six women-owned businesses, all located in the City of York, pitched their prospective plan for use of Bloom Grant funds to the Womenโ€™s Business Center Organization (WBCO).

In the true spirit of the Bloom Empowerment Centerโ€™s commitment to supporting entrepreneurs, the WBCO Bloom Grant was awarded to all six of the small businesses that presented, totaling $10,000 in grant funds! Congratulations to Lash Up Beauty Bar & Glam Spa, POB Studio II, Revolt Style Studio, Sara Ellen Event Venue, The Curious Little Playhouse, and VelvetBeauties!

As a program of the York County Economic Alliance, the Womenโ€™s Business Center Organization (WBCO) serves as the leading resource to inspire and empower women in business and the community. WBCO provides opportunities for professional development, education, advocacy and mentorship to women in business.
Yesterday at the The Curious Little Playhouse ๐Ÿ’š

Children's hands on play space and TOY store in Downtown York, Pa. Celebrate your Birthday with us

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 10/17/2022

๐Ÿ’ƒ๐Ÿฝ Itโ€™s Giveaway Time ๐Ÿ•บ๐Ÿฟ

We are giving ONE FIELD TRIP away to ONE LUCKY SCHOOL/CENTER in York or Adams County!

If you know of a deserving day care, preschool, early learning center or group (homeschool included) or school in York or Adams Counties, please share and TAG THEM! The more tags the better.

๐Ÿ‘‰ TAG

Itโ€™s that easy.

One winner will be chosen at random on November 1st!

Stay tuned for more prizes and giveaways along the way.

Good luck ๐Ÿ€

Edit #1/ giveaway #1 - congratulations to Bee Chelle and Charissa Troute for winning a 30 day play pass! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Some restrictions apply.

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 10/17/2022

What a gorgeous little princess party we had in Hanover this weekend!

Happy birthday Bella, we hope your day was amazing. Thanks for celebrating with us. ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿ‘‘

Wear it for a Week 10/14/2022

Wear it for a Week

One outfit, one week.

Wear it for a Week challenge is almost here.

Letโ€™s support our local organizations who are directly making an impact on those in need in our own neighborhood.

Wear it for a Week This is "Wear it for a Week" by Our York Media on Vimeo, the home for high quality videos and the people who love them.

Photos from Paws Animal Hospital's post 10/13/2022

We are so excited for our friends at Paws Animal Hospital to open at their NEW location! ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿพ

Photos from Prim Posies's post 10/13/2022

How sweet and adorable are these hand made outfits?

We have the display up in our Hanover store. Make sure to ๐Ÿ‘€ at the new headbands ๐Ÿ’•

We love ๐Ÿ’— our local and talented Mommas.

If you have a special hand made product and are local, please stop in and see us OR dm us to see if your merchandise and talents would be a good match in our store!

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 10/13/2022

๐Ÿ Are you thinking about a cute little Fall party for your kiddo?

We have you covered ๐ŸŽƒ

Let us do all the work and you enjoy your family time.

Book right online ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

2 locations: York and Hanover ๐Ÿซถ


BIG announcement โ˜„๏ธ

Join us in HANOVER on Tuesdays from 12-4 for our BOUNCE HOUSE- โ€œget the wigglesโ€ out time!

No additional cost with your regular admission.

Please note: weight limit of 55 pounds for kiddos. This one is for the littles ๐Ÿ˜‰

See you there๐ŸŽช

Photos from Paws Animal Hospital's post 10/06/2022

We love our little โ€œvets in trainingโ€ at our mini Paws Animal Hospital!

Stay tuned for more pupdates ๐Ÿถ


โ˜€๏ธWeekend Update:

๐ŸŒˆ York store:

Open play from 9-2
Private party from 2-4
Open play from 4-7

Open play 9-3

๐ŸŒˆ Hanover Store:

Saturday and Sunday:
Open play 9-8
No private parties


โ˜€๏ธ Playhouse OPEN PLAY hours for tomorrow are:

โ˜๏ธHanover: 9 am -1 pm
(closed for private party 1-4)
and 4 pm- 8 pm

๐ŸŒˆYork: 9 am - 3 pm.

All walk ins welcome during these times. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 09/16/2022

First day open!! Weโ€™re so happy to meet new friends today.

We are open til 8 pm tonight!


โ˜๏ธ๐ŸŒˆJoin us this FRIDAY ๐ŸŒˆโ˜๏ธ

For our official first day open in HANOVER!

As a special gift to you, we will offer 1 FREE admission with a purchase of a $50 gift card ๐Ÿ’ฐ

Use this link ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

After your online gift card purchase, your name is put in our system for 1 FREE admission to use at your convenience ๐Ÿ˜Š

Can be used at either York or Hanover location!

This offer is valid NOW and expires on Saturday, September 17th at midnight.

Gift cards are a great way to gift the kiddo or family in your life a fun experience with the option of shopping in our toy store too! ๐Ÿ˜Š

Some restrictions apply. Gift cards can be purchased online or in store.


โ˜๏ธF๐ŸŒˆIโ˜๏ธV๐ŸŒˆEโ˜๏ธ DAYS HANOVER!

We open in FIVE days!

๐ŸซถJoin us Friday, September 16th. Open from 10 am - 8 pm.

๐Ÿค Walk ins only- no reservations required.

Find a list of our hours here๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡


Walk ins welcome today from 9-3 in our YORK store!

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 08/28/2022

We canโ€™t wait for our Hanover area friends to come play with us soon!

โฐThe countdown is on! See you in a few weeks.

๐Ÿ“ฃ Grand opening specials will be announced this week!

Stay tuned ๐Ÿ“ป


Play date tomorrow?

โ˜€๏ธ We have plenty of playtimes available tomorrow. 9-3

๐Ÿš— FREE parking behind our building in ANY space that says โ€œWeinstein Realtyโ€.

Walk ins welcome OR grab your reservations here๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

Photos from York Arts Week's post 08/25/2022

Photos from York Arts Week's post


๐Ÿ‘‹ Hey Hanover friends ๐Ÿ‘‹

We will be hosting GROUP INTERVIEWS on:

September 7th

๐Ÿ’ฅ11 am
๐Ÿ’ฅ 4 pm

to add to our Hanover Playhouse team!

If youโ€™re interested in learning about becoming a Playhouse team member, please be at our HANOVER location at either of those times.

Must meet these qualifications:

๐Ÿ˜Š At least 16 years old or older
๐Ÿ˜Š Must like to PARTY ๐ŸŽˆ
๐Ÿ˜Š Available on evenings and weekends
๐Ÿ˜Š Enjoys party decorating
๐Ÿ˜Š Reliable for scheduled shifts

๐Ÿ’ฐPay is based on experience. Tips and bonuses available.

๐Ÿ™Œ Many benefits like free play for your entire family, free parties, toy store discounts and more!

If you think you might be a good fit, come and see us at 11 or 4.

No phone calls please.


1000 Carlisle st
Suite 1225
Hanover, PA 17331

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 08/24/2022

๐ŸŽˆ ๐ŸŽˆBook your HANOVER or YORK birthday parties online for your littles. ๐ŸŽˆ๐ŸŽˆ

Itโ€™s easy as 1โ€ฆ2โ€ฆ3 ๐Ÿ˜‰

๐Ÿ with Fall fast approaching, we will book up fast.

๐Ÿ’ญLet their imagination run wild
in either of our incredible indoor play spaces.

๐ŸŽ only $299. All parties are 2 hours, we do all the work. You enjoy your time!

๐Ÿš— Free parking

๐Ÿ•Pizza packages available - add on

๐Ÿญ Candy cart buffets - add on

โ˜•๏ธ Coffee bar - add on

๐Ÿ‘‘ Live Characters - add on

And many more add ons available.

Have a question? DM us ๐Ÿ˜Š

Use the link below and choose your location. ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡


Itโ€™s a great day for a play date with us today! Walk ins welcome from 10-2 today.


We will be closed for our family vacation starting today until Sunday (8/18-8/21).

We hope to see you on Monday 8/22 when we re-open!

Enjoy some sunshine today! โ˜€๏ธ


Itโ€™s just a play date weekend, babe.

Open play happening all weekend!

Saturday 9-7
Sunday 9-3

Or snag your reservation below ๐Ÿ‘‡

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 08/11/2022

๐Ÿ“ฃ We are now hiring a store manager/leader in our YORK location ๐Ÿ“ฃ

Join our incredible team and have some fun with us.

Must haves:

๐Ÿ‘‘ Confident
๐Ÿ’œ Honest
๐Ÿงธ Empathetic
๐Ÿ™Œ Reliable
โฑ Available on evenings and weekends
๐Ÿฅณ Love to party
๐Ÿค“ Responsible
๐ŸŽจ Creative

If this might be you, please email us at [email protected]

Share a little about yourself and we can share more information about the job details.

๐Ÿ’ฐ Pay is based on experience and will include monthly bonus.

This opportunity is for the York location only at this time.

No โ˜Ž๏ธ phone calls please ๐Ÿ˜‰


We are still looking to add to our already amazing team of Playhouse rockstars!

Hiring for the York store only at this time.

Want to join a rock star team with cool bennies (like bring your kids to work with you)?

We are hiring for a PART TIME position in the YORK location right now!

As some our student employees make their way back to school, we need more weekend help!

Send an email to Jen at @ [email protected] with a little info about yourself and we may schedule a phone interview to see if we are a good match! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Hours needed are between 9 am - 8 pm on weekends and 10 am -7 pm on weekdays.

Must pass a background check.

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 08/07/2022

๐Ÿก We are getting closer to opening our Hanover store!

๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿš’๐Ÿง‘๐Ÿฝโ€๐Ÿณimagination play๐Ÿ‘ฎ๐Ÿ‘ท

๐ŸŽˆthe adorable parties๐ŸŽˆ

๐Ÿงธthe TOYS๐Ÿงธ

We canโ€™t wait. ๐Ÿ™Œ

๐Ÿฅณ ๐ŸŽˆWe plan to be open mid-September and are currently booking parties. Look for the online booking site to be announced this week.

Have a question, suggestion, comment or want to book a party/event. Send us a DM and we will get back to you asap. ๐Ÿ˜Š


Walk ins welcome today from 9-2 and 4-7.

Tomorrow (Sunday) from 9-3.

Adults are now FREE per paying child. ๐Ÿ˜Š

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 08/06/2022

After an incredible Summer camp program wrapping up this summer, we must throw a huge shoutout to Miss Meghan and her team for providing such a fun camp.

We love you Miss Meghan! ๐Ÿ‘‘

Also a big shout out to The Pretzel Company for supplying pretzel dough for crafts and pretzel dog making.

Thank you to The Movement and WellSpan Health for sponsoring so many campers in need.

Thank you to York City Police Department (York, Pa) for allowing Officer Reinert and Officer Victory to provide an incredible experience in learning about therapy dogs and the YCPD!

We hope to see you all next year for Summer Camp! โ˜€๏ธ

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 08/02/2022

Book your party now! We make it easy.

No booking for YORK and HANOVER.

Use this link to book your York Playhouse party๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡

Two Hour Private Parties START at $299 ๐Ÿฅณ

All parties include:

Paper plates
Party host
Free parking
Exclusive private use
Discount in toy store

Feel free to DM us with any questions or comment below!


Play dates getting serious this weekend!

Come play with us today 9-5 or tomorrow 9-3. Walk ins welcome or grab your reservations here๐Ÿ‘‡

Photos from The Curious Little Playhouse's post 07/28/2022

What an incredible camp week! Thanks to Miss Meghan for making this weekโ€™s theme, Christmas in July! ๐ŸŽ„


We have plenty of OPEN PLAY today (9-7) and tomorrow (9-2)!

Come in and see us or reserve your spot ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡


๐Ÿ‘€Sneakypeaky ๐Ÿ‘€

๐Ÿ˜‰ Just a little teaser as to what is happening in Hanover, Pennsylvania !

We are really looking forward to serving our Hanover community.

We can hear the giggles now.

Stay tuned as we continue to prepare for our little friends.

Online booking and specials will be announced in the next 2 weeks.



Want to join a rock star team with cool bennies (like bring your kids to work with you)?

We are hiring for a PART TIME position in the YORK location right now!

As some our student employees make their way back to school, we need more weekend help!

Send an email to Jen at @ [email protected] with a little info about yourself and we may schedule a phone interview to see if we are a good match! ๐Ÿ˜Š๐Ÿ˜Š

Hours needed are between 9 am - 8 pm on weekends and 10 am -7 pm on weekdays.

Must pass a background check.


All day today (Saturday) 9-3 and tomorrow (Sunday) 9-3.

Walk ins welcome or get your reservations here ๐Ÿ‘‡๐Ÿ‘‡


So proud of friends and neighbors. They really are outstanding! ๐Ÿ’™

Congratulations to all of the 2022 Downtown First Awards Finalists!

Downtown Inc is pleased to announce the finalists for the 22nd annual 2022 Downtown First Awards to be held at PeoplesBank Park on Thursday, August 11, from 6 to 8pm. The finalists from each category represent businesses, organizations, and individuals who have put Downtown York, PA first, through their commitments of time, advocacy, and resources. This event is made possible through the sponsorship of The Glatfelter Agency.

Be sure to grab your tickets for the 2022 Downtown First Awards at

Photos from 717 Vintage Fest's post 07/12/2022

Some amazing shopping is about to go down, downtown ๐Ÿคช

Donโ€™t miss this one! Send the kids in to play with your significant other and shop your heart out!


A hands-on kids playspace and toy store in Downtown York, PA.

Come in and play with us! We have daily play sessions available so that kiddos can unplug and let their imaginations run free. Reserve your session ahead of time to guarantee your admission.

Book a Birthday party! We take the labor out of it all. You and your guests enjoy the party. Many premium theme options. Book online or give us call.

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1000 Carlisle St Suite 1225
Hanover, PA

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