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Jul 19, 2019 by Devan Drabik

8 Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing and with temperatures reaching the triple digits, we've got you covered. Check out these eight cool ideas to fill those scorching summer days: 1. Visit the Moon at the State Museum In addition to the PA State Museum 's 10 permanent exhibits, including their always popular mammal hall and dinosaur exhibit, they also offer a
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Jun 24, 2019 by Megan Roby

July 4th Food Truck Festival

Rather than heating up the grill this Independence Day, head to Riverfront Park for the annual July 4 th Food Truck Festival and Fireworks. This free event runs from 3-9pm but select trucks will begin serving at 1pm, and trust us, you will want to take advantage of this extra belly stuffing time! Read on for more details on everything the festival
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Jun 18, 2019 by Sydney Musser

Summer in Downtown HBG

You can hear the whooping of ecstatic children as the school year ends, and smell the smoky-sweet scent of grills heating up in preparation for cookouts. The snow and ice of winter are long gone; the sun is shining, and the skies are blue. The days feel limitless – it’s time to explore and try new things! There’s no better place to start your
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Apr 23, 2019 by Devan Drabik

HBG Beer Week (April 26-May 5)

On Friday, April 26th, the 5th Annual Harrisburg Beer Week launches with a packed schedule of specials, tastings, homebrewery battles, and special events! The 10-day series will feature more than 125 beer-centric events throughout the Harrisburg region & four signature events that you won't want to miss. Events Whether you are looking for a bar
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Apr 2, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Craft Breweries: Zeroday Brewing Company

Find curious and unique craft beer inside a Midtown Harrisburg gem,  Zeroday Brewing Company . It's your neighborhood pub that’s just a little weird. And that’s the way you like it! See what's on tap at one of our region's favorite craft breweries and learn what the heck a zeroday is! 
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Mar 22, 2019 by Devan Drabik

Pop-Up Speakeasy Comes to Midtown

On April 5th, on a quiet corner in Midtown Harrisburg, a historic bank will be transformed into a party like no other. I am talking, of course, about the one-night-only Midtown Pop-Up Speakeasy held inside Historic Harrisburg 's 1929 landmark Central trust Company bank building. The party starts at 8pm with Prohibition-era cocktails, mixed by Cafe
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Mar 5, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Best Brunch in HBG

Brunch isn't just a breakfast/lunch mashup, it might be the most important meal of the weekend. Marked by culinary creativity, hearty portions, Instagram-able presentation, and your pick of lavish midday alcoholic drinks, brunch is a sweet start to Sunday.
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Feb 25, 2019 by Devan Drabik

Fire Dancing, Ice Sculptures, Artist's Market & More

Looking for a fun way to celebrate the winter weather? HBG is hosting a massive Ice & Fire Festival on Saturday, March 2nd with tons of free attractions for the whole family! ICE Starting at 1pm on 2nd Street in Downtown Harrisburg, the Festival will feature 30 illuminated ice sculptures and five life-sized ice sculptures, include a giant ice
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Feb 19, 2019 by Jeff Copus

2019 HBG Mural Fest

What color do you think of when you think of happiness? When you think of peace? Of love? All of those colors will brighten the City of Harrisburg this summer during Sprocket Mural Works’ 2019 Hbg Mural Fest. Spanning throughout the city of Harrisburg, the 2019 Hbg Mural Fest will be a focused surge of city beautification through the creation of 10
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Cityscape photograph by Erik Larson

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