HBG Blog

Blackberry St. Mural Harrisburg 2020
Jul 12, 2021 by Karen Hendricks

Mural Magic: Harrisburg Mural Festival Returns in 2021

Just like a breathtakingly long fireworks display, this year’s #HBGMuralFest is spread out over the entire summer. There will be pops of color added to the city’s streetscape, now through September, and by the end of the summer, the number of Harrisburg’s murals will surpass a milestone—50! While mural art seems to appear like magic, there’s
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Jul 7, 2021 by Sydney Musser

Dogs in the D.I.D.

Sit. Stay. Submit your photos! The Harrisburg Downtown Improvement District (DID) encourages you to enjoy the sights of downtown Harrisburg with their new “Dogs in the DID” initiative. Harrisburg is a great place to live and visit – not just for humans, but also their furry friends! “Dogs in the DID” hopes to bring you and your pups downtown to
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Harrisburg's July 4th Celebration 2020
Jun 23, 2021 by Devan Drabik

July 4th Food Trucks & Fireworks

On Sunday, July 4, 2021, the City of Harrisburg will host the July 4th Food Trucks & Fireworks along Riverfront Park from 3pm to 9:30pm. This event will feature food trucks, live music, a wine garden, kids activities and the largest fireworks display in Central PA! (Click HERE to download the event guide & map.) Fireworks: The PHFA July 4th
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Harrisburg Artsfest Logo
May 7, 2021 by Megan Roby

In-Person Artsfest Returns

Welcome back, Artisans! In-person artisans will return to Harrisburg after the Covid-19 pandemic forced a fully virtual 2020 Artsfest. The 2021 festival will be held Memorial Day weekend (May 29-31) on City Island and offer a hybrid guest experience that combines both in-person juried artisans and food trucks along with virtual presentations and
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Harrisburg Outdoor Dining Mural
Apr 28, 2021 by Sydney Musser & Devan Drabik

Dining in the Street is Back!

May is here, bringing warm weather, longer days and the return of Harrisburg's outdoor dining-in-the-street program! Starting on May 1st and running all summer long, Harrisburg's innovative outdoor dining experience, “Saturday Nights in the City” will return to downtown Harrisburg. Every Saturday, from 5pm to 10pm, Second Street, North Street,
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Little Amps Sweet Treat Coffee Shot
Apr 14, 2021 by Devan Drabik

4 Must-Try Coffee Shops in HBG

Calling all morning caffeine seekers, afternoon coffee hunters and sweet aroma seekers... Harrisburg is home to unique flavors and inviting atmospheres that you won't find at national coffee shop chains. From craft-roasted beans & 3-D printing, to cold-brew tricycles and cookie frappes, these cafes are definitely worth a visit! Elementary Coffee
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ZeroDay Taproom Bar
Mar 23, 2021 by Devan Drabik

Explore ZeroDay Brewing Co.'s New Taproom

This week, ZeroDay Brewing Company opened their brand new taproom and restaurant at 925 North 3rd St. in Midtown Harrisburg. Featuring a full-service restaurant, a massive courtyard, lounge areas, gift shop, private event space and a variety of craft brews on tap, the new Taproom is a must-visit! Located only a short walk from the PA Capitol and
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Ice in the Burg Dino Sculpture
Feb 23, 2021 by Megan Roby

Ice in the 'Burg (March 5th -7th)

Ice is coming to the ‘Burg on March 5-7 with ice sculptures throughout the City! Looking for something fun to do with the family? This year, the City of Harrisburg has redesigned it's Ice & Fire Festival to create a safe, outdoor event for the whole family in light of Covid-19. Instead of a one-day festival on 2nd Street in Downtown Harrisburg,
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Feb 1, 2021 by Devan Drabik

Date Night in Harrisburg

Whether you are looking to surprise your sweetheart tonight, or you are planning a Valentine's evening to remember, Harrisburg is your destination for a great date night. Indoor Dining in the City Many Harrisburg City restaurants are open for indoor dining, with limited capacity, so it's worth making your reservations early. Here are just a few of
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Blackberry St. Mural Harrisburg 2020
Nov 19, 2020 by Karen Hendricks

Five New Murals Added to the Harrisburg Mural Trail

Grab your walking shoes or plan a virtual tour, because Harrisburg's Mural Trail by Sprocket Mural Works is expanding! Paint is drying on five new Harrisburg murals facilitated by Sprocket Mural Works this fall, to bring the capital city’s total number of murals created by the nonprofit to 45. The public is warmly invited to enjoy them, via
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