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Dec 3, 2018 by Jessica Bomgardner

PA Farm Show: What to See, Do, Eat

The 103 rd Pennsylvania Farm Show will run from Saturday, January 5 – Saturday, January 12, 201 9  at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center in Harrisburg. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the Farm Show welcomes more than half a million visitors each year, along with 6,000 animals, hundreds of exhibits and vendors, dozens of demonstrations and contests, and one incredible butter sculpture! With 24 acres of agricultural entertainment, where does one begin?
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Oct 17, 2018 by Devan Drabik

Halloween Activities in HBG

Murder Mystery Dinner Cruises Looking for a fun and unique way to spend Halloween? How about a Murder Mystery Dinner aboard the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat! Throughout October, the Riverboat is hosting six Murder Mystery nights, including a special " I Know What You Did Last Halloween " edition on Oct. 31st. Select audience members will be
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Sep 21, 2018 by Jessica Bomgardner


Spanning three city blocks in Midtown Harrisburg, the Broad Street Market is a gathering place for the community and a must-see spot for visitors looking to get a healthy sampling of the city’s culture. Take a look inside the oldest continuously operating market house in the country. What You’ll Find Simply put, the Broad Street Market is a vibrant
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Aug 24, 2018 by Devan Drabik

12 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 and kids activities, all with FREE admission. Everyone who lives in Central PA probably knows that
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Aug 21, 2018 by Derek Whitesel

HYP Sports Leagues For All

Do you remember the excitement you felt in grade school when the bell for recess would ring? That bell meant fresh air, fun sports and a break from sitting at a desk. I remember heading out to a concrete play area and picking teams to play kickball. Now games like kickball, dodgeball, volleyball and flag football are not just a recess memory - you
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Aug 10, 2018 by Sydney Musser

Coming Soon: HBG Restaurant Week!

Every year, there is an event that comes to Harrisburg – one that makes mouths water, stomachs growl, and lips smack. Tastier and more diversified than ever, it’s Restaurant Week ! Harrisburg’s premier dining event, Restaurant Week has grown from humble beginnings in 2008 (then known as “Pamper Your Palate on Restaurant Row”) into one of the largest
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Jul 20, 2018 by Devan Drabik

Secret Speakeasies & Unique Clubs Only Found in HBG!

Are you tired of the same old, cookie-cutter bar? Are you looking to try something different on your Thursday or Friday night? If so, HBG has you covered. How about a speakeasy with a secret entrance only accessible through a phone booth, or a barber shop that transforms into an exclusive nightclub? Why not you trade your pool stick for an axe at
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Jun 28, 2018 by Devan Drabik

Celebrate July 4th with the Taste of Independence Festival

July 4th is just around the corner and for many of us that means cookouts and fireworks. This year, instead of firing up the grill, why not head to RiverFront Park in HBG, where you can enjoy the Taste of Independence Day Festival for FREE! Live Music Kicking off at 3pm with Maudlin Moon on the main live music stage, and Alex Allegra on the
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Jun 15, 2018 by Devan Drabik

5 Kid-Friendly Summer Attractions in HBG

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? From pirate cruises and princess parties, to scientific discoveries and water golf, HBG has you covered. Pirates on the Pride For the young adventurers, the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat offers a special family cruise that they are sure to remember. After setting sail on the Pride,
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