HBG Blog

Fall Fort Hunter
Sep 21, 2023 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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Restaurants Dining
Aug 30, 2023 by Syeda Tayyeba

HBG Restaurant Week 2023

It's time for the culinary extravaganza that is set to tantalize your taste buds and celebrate the vibrant gastronomic scene of our city - Harrisburg Restaurant Week! This year's event is taking place from September 11 – 15 and September 18 – 22 and is sure to take you on an unforgettable journey through the diverse and thriving food scene of our
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Native American ceremony
Aug 22, 2023 by Cortney Ranck-Cameron

Celebrate the End of Summer at Kipona

The City of Harrisburg’s 107 th annual Kipona Festival returns on September 2-4, 2023 along Riverfront Park and City Island. This end of summer celebration features a Native American Pow-wow, live music, Family Fun Zone, Art in the Park, over 25 food trucks, a beer and wine garden, fireworks, and more. Read on for some of the new and returning
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Museum-PA National Fire Museum in Harrisburg
Jul 12, 2023 by Syeda Tayyeba

Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing and with temperatures rising, we've got you covered. Check out these cool ideas to fill those scorching summer days: Visit the Pennsylvania 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 events and
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Food Trucks
Jun 27, 2023 by Cortney Ranck-Cameron

5 New Food Trucks to Check Out this July 4th!

48 food trucks from across the region will soon be lined up along Riverfront Park for the City of Harrisburg's July 4th Food Truck Festival. Sample a wide variety of bites including stuffed waffles, homemade pierogies, seafood, specialty burgers, Indian cuisine, churros, and much more. The event runs from 1-9pm on July 4th and is free admission,
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Juneteenth 2023 (5)
May 29, 2023 by Young Professionals of Color

2023 Juneteenth Celebrations in Harrisburg

Harrisburg's 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 third annual Juneteenth HBG celebration, following Tom Wolf's declaration of Juneteenth as "National Freedom Day" in Pennsylvania in 2020. Last year's weeklong
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outdoor movie being enjoyed by community
May 23, 2023 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 18, 2023 by Cortney Ranck-Cameron

Celebrate the Arts at Artsfest

The 55 th annual Artsfest returns to the City of Harrisburg on May 27-29 along Riverfront Park. This celebration of the arts features over 150 artisans selling handcrafted items, live entertainment, Kidsfest, 25 food trucks, a beer & wine garden, and more. View the event guide at https://harrisburgpa.gov/artsfest and for all festival information
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Gamut - Shakespeare in the Park
May 3, 2023 by Explore HBG

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 recommendations below. Outdoor
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Festival Crowd Header
Apr 6, 2023 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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