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Juneteenth
May 31, 2024 by Young Professionals of Color

2024 Juneteenth Celebrations in Harrisburg

Harrisburg Young Professionals Of Color (YPOC) is excited to announce the return of one of Pennsylvania's largest Juneteenth Celebrations. This year, we are preparing for Harrisburg's fifth annual Juneteenth HBG celebration! Last year's weeklong celebration of Black culture, history, and community was a huge success, with over 3,000 residents and
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May 28, 2024 by Syeda Tayyeba

Outdoor Movie Nights in Harrisburg

Outdoor movies are an essential part of summer in Harrisburg. Bring your family, friends, blankets and a picnic for a great time watching movies under the stars! Sunset Music & Movie Series at Fort Hunter Join Dauphin County for music and movie nights under the stars at Fort Hunter Park from June through August. This series will alternate between
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Artsfest Shopper
May 20, 2024 by Cortney Ranck-Cameron

Celebrate the Arts at Artsfest

The City of Harrisburg's biggest celebration of the arts is happening May 25-27 along the banks of the beautiful Susquehanna River in Riverfront Park. Get all the event details in the event guide and continue reading for a few highlights to expect. The 56 th Annual Artsfest will host talented artists and craftsmen from across the country to sell
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mother's day
Apr 22, 2024 by Syeda Tayyeba

Celebrate Mom in Harrisburg

Celebrate the incredible mothers in your life by treating them to a day filled with love and appreciation! Join us as we explore some of the best ways to celebrate Mom in Harrisburg, highlighting the city's unique charm and the love we have for the remarkable women who shape our lives. Brunch at a Local Restaurant Harrisburg offers several dining
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Apr 15, 2024 by Syeda Tayyeba

Capture the Festival Fun

Harrisburg is gearing up for an exciting spring and summer full of fantastic outdoor events. From food truck festivals and art exhibits, to concert series and a wine festival, Harrisburg has events for everyone in the family. Festivals Wetland's Festival (April 27) Explore Wildwood Park’s treasured wetlands for Dauphin County's 23rd Annual
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Mar 27, 2024 by Sara Bozich

Plants + Pints Returns to Strawberry Square!

Plants + Pints returns from 1-5 p.m. on Sunday, April 14 at Strawberry Square, presented by Members 1st Federal Credit Union. New date, longer hours, free parking! This indoor festival highlights plant-based products, small farms, and wellness vendors, as well as local craft beverages. This is a wonderful event that gives everyone a chance to
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St Patrick's Day Parade
Mar 4, 2024 by Sydney Musser

Harrisburg's St. Patrick's Day Parade is Back!

March is the luckiest month to be in downtown Harrisburg! With a schedule packed full of activities, festivals, and more, there is something to do nearly every weekend. The Harrisburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade stands at the top of that list: held on Saturday, March 16, starting at 2 p.m. in downtown Harrisburg, it contains a wide assortment of
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Raffia Mural
Jan 29, 2024 by Syeda Tayyeba

Ways to Celebrate Black History Month in Harrisburg

Black History Month is a time to celebrate the accomplishments, contributions and history of Black people in the United States. February was designated as the national African American History Month by President Gerald Ford in 1976. The purpose of the month is to honor those individuals who have made significant contributions to the advancement of
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Hilton Harrisburg Dining Cheers
Jan 17, 2024 by Explore HBG

Valentine's Date Night Ideas in Harrisburg

It’s time to make your dining reservations and place your bakery orders for Valentine’s Day! Luckily, Harrisburg is the perfect destination to make your Valentine’s Day unforgettable. To help you plan the perfect evening, here are a few date night ideas to get you started: Dining Ideas 1700 Degrees Steakhouse This great American steakhouse
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