HBG Blog

Oct 13, 2020 by Devan Drabik

Explore the Theatre this Fall with Live & Virtual Performances

As the weather gets chilly and kids are back in school, virtually or in person, many of us are looking for fun, safe, affordable activities to do this Fall. With the current pandemic, maybe you haven't considered exploring Harrisburg's theatre scene, but with social distancing, new safety protocols and even virtual performances, the Theatre is the
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Aug 24, 2020 by Sydney Musser

Harrisburg's Takeout Month

September just got a whole lot tastier with takeout options for everyone. The Harrisburg Downtown Improvement District (DID) is excited to introduce Takeout Month throughout the month of September 2020 to support our local restaurants. It has never been easier to taste all the unique flavors of our great Harrisburg restaurants. Takeout Month is a
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2020 Kipona
Aug 17, 2020 by Megan Roby

2020 Kipona: Food Trucks & Virtual Entertainment

The City of Harrisburg’s 104 th annual Kipona celebration will look a bit different this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this longstanding tradition has been modified to feature a hybrid of in-person (Saturday only) and virtual activities (all 3 days). The in-person activities will include 15 food trucks offering takeout from some of your
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Jun 23, 2020 by Cortney Ranck-Cameron

JULY 4TH FOOD TRUCKS & FIREWORKS

The City of Harrisburg’s annual Independence Day Celebration will look a bit different this year due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, but there is still plenty of food and fun to be had! The event features a hybrid of in-person and online offerings and will run from 12-9pm with fireworks to follow at 9:15pm. Numerous health safety practices have
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Jun 10, 2020 by Devan Drabik

Outdoor Dining in Harrisburg

Stay-at-home orders have been lifted, and outdoor dining is now open across the City. It's the perfect time to get outside and try the flavors of the City. Harrisburg has outdoor dining options sure to entice your taste buds. From Saturday night's Dining in the Street program, to rooftop bars and restaurant patios, we have a little bit of
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Virtual Harrisburg Artsfest
May 4, 2020 by Megan Roby

Harrisburg's Virtual Artsfest

Artsfest 2020 is going virtual! Artsfest is an annual festival held over Memorial Day weekend that typically draws thousands to Riverfront Park for a celebration of the arts. It features juried artisans and craftsmen from across the United States and Canada, entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks and more. This is the 52nd year of this
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Apr 2, 2020 by Devan Drabik

Harrisburg's Virtual Events, Tours and Live-Stream Performances

Stay-at-home orders are in place, social distancing has become the new normal, and many of us are sitting inside to keep our communities safe. But did you know that you can still experience many of Harrisburg's events and attractions from the safety of your own home? That's because Harrisburg's businesses are getting creative and offering virtual
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Ice & Fire 2020
Feb 11, 2020 by Megan Roby

Experience Harrisburg's Ice & Fire Festival

Warm up your winter blues at the 3 rd annual Ice & Fire Festival in Downtown Harrisburg on Saturday, March 7 th from 11am – 8pm with tons of free activities for the whole family! Ice The festival will feature dozens of illuminated ice sculptures with Instagram-worthy photo opportunities. Five life-sized ice sculptures, including the opportunity to
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Jan 17, 2020 by Jessica Bomgardner

The State Museum of Pennsylvania

The State Museum, affectionately known as the Smithsonian of Pennsylvania, is the official museum of the Commonwealth. There’s a lot to explore, from our region’s Native American history to the people, places, and products that put Pennsylvania on the map. Set aside at least 2-3 hours to explore it all! Did You Know? According to the 1681 PA
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