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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 29) Explore Wildwood Park’s treasured wetlands for Dauphin County's 23rd Annual
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man on ice throne
Feb 27, 2023 by Cortney Ranck-Cameron

Ice & Fire Festival 2023

The City of Harrisburg’s 6 th annual Ice & Fire Festival presented by M&T Bank will return on Saturday, March 4. There will be 65 ice sculptures throughout the City and a street festival in the Downtown area from 11am-8pm featuring an ice slide, fire dancers, live ice carvings, fire pits and smores, food trucks, an artist market, entertainment
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Raffia Mural
Feb 1, 2023 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 24, 2023 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 Stock’s on 2 nd This farm-to-table restaurant, located in the
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Farm Show Carriages
Jan 3, 2023 by Syeda Tayyeba

Beat the Winter Blues with These Harrisburg Events

Don’t let the winter blues keep you at home. Winter in Harrisburg is packed with low-cost and family-friendly events, indoor sporting events and even an Ice Festival! Check out a few of Harrisburg’s upcoming events below or visit our calendar for a complete list of events and attractions. PA Farm Show January 7h through the 14th, the largest
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Vivi on Verbeke Pottery
Nov 3, 2022 by Syeda Tayyeba

2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Shop small this holiday season and find unique gifts for everyone on your list. Our Holiday Gift Guide features everything from fashion to art to floral arrangements and more! Amma Jo Did you know that Harrisburg is home to fashion designer, Amma Jo’s showroom? Located in Strawberry Square, Amma Jo’s features expertly crafted Italian leather
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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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