HBG Blog

Fall Fort Hunter
Sep 20, 2022 by Syeda Tayyeba

Leaf Peeping in Harrisburg

It's officially fall which means Harrisburg will be bursting with color soon. Check out these five places to take in the crisp natural phenomenon that is autumn! Riverfront Park Running parallel to the Susquehanna River between the shoreline and Front Street, Riverfront Park is one of the best places to catch the leaves changing. Besides the
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Arepas
Sep 13, 2022 by Melissa Mesones & Syeda Tayyeba

How to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in HBG

With the ever-growing diverse population in Harrisburg, it has quickly become a multicultural destination. As we recognize, Hispanic Heritage Month from September 15 – October 15, 2022, we wanted to provide you with a listing of some opportunities throughout the City! Celebrating La cultura Hispana comes in different ways. Some people enjoy
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Restaurants Dining
Aug 31, 2022 by Sydney Musser

HBG Restaurant Week 2022

Put on your comfiest pair of stretchy pants, Harrisburg – the eating event of the year is here. No, we’re not talking about Thanksgiving. It’s time for Harrisburg Restaurant Week! The event encourages locals, visitors, and foodies of all sorts to dine, drink, and discover downtown Harrisburg. Taking place from September 12 – 16 and September 19 –
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Native American Ceremony
Aug 23, 2022 by Ellerie Krot & Syeda Tayyeba

10 Reasons to Visit HBG's Largest Outdoor Festival

As the summer comes to an end and the kids go back to school, what could be better than an end-of-summer celebration along the mighty Susquehanna River? How about including three days of live music, art vendors, food trucks, a Native American Pow Wow, kids activities and more, all with FREE admission! If you don't already know, we are talking about
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Museum-PA National Fire Museum in Harrisburg
Jul 21, 2022 by Syeda Tayyeba

Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing and with temperatures continuously rising, we've got you covered. Check out these cool ideas to fill those scorching summer days: Visit the Moon at the State Museum In addition to the PA State Museum's 11 permanent exhibits, including their always popular mammal hall and dinosaur exhibit, they also offer a series of summer
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Business Man Statue
Jul 12, 2022 by Syeda Tayyeba

Insta-Worthy Spots in Harrisburg

There are plenty of photo opportunities in Harrisburg. The city is filled with beautiful sites and hidden gems waiting to be discovered. We’ve gathered a list of all the best spots to photograph your way through Harrisburg. Butterfly Mural Spread your arms and pose in front of this strikingly beautiful butterfly mural in Midtown. This mural was
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Juneteenth Main 2
Jun 8, 2022 by Devan Drabik

Celebrate Juneteenth in Harrisburg

June 19 th is Juneteenth National Freedom Day in Pennsylvania, and Harrisburg is celebrating with a full week of events. Organized by the Young Professionals of Color, this year’s Juneteenth celebrations will include live musical entertainment, a restaurant crawl, art workshops, theatrical performances, and so much more. Check out a selection of
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outdoor movie being enjoyed by community
Jun 3, 2022 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! Midtown Cinema Friends of Midtown and Midtown Cinema are hosting free movie nights in the Midtown Cinema parking lot. Don't forget to grab your lawn chairs and bring a donation for
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Gamut - Shakespeare in the Park
May 13, 2022 by Devan Drabik

Capture Family Memories in HBG

Harrisburg is the perfect place to bring the family for a day of mini‐golf, museums, riverboat tours, kidfriendly theatrical performances, and science‐driven summer camps. There are plenty of free outdoor activities and low‐cost indoor events happening all summer long. Check out a few of our family‐friendly event recommendations below. Outdoor
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City-Fireworks over Susquehanna River
Apr 27, 2022 by Syeda Tayyeba

Capture the Festival Fun

Harrisburg is gearing up for an exciting 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 July 4 th Food Truck Festival & Fireworks (July 4) Rather than heating up the grill this Independence Day, head to
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