HBG Blog

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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May 31, 2018 by Devan Drabik

Celebrate 25 Years of FREE Shakespeare in the Park

Looking for a fun, FREE event this weekend? Whether you are looking for a family activity, a creative date night idea, or a unique girl's night out, Shakespeare in the Park has you covered. Bring your lawn chair or picnic blanket and settle in along the rolling hills of Reservior Park in Harrisburg. The large Bandshell performing arts venue is
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May 21, 2018

Night On the Town: Harrisburg’s Nightlife Scene

When you’re in need of a fun night out, Downtown Harrisburg is ready to host you and your friends with its eclectic array of bars and clubs. Alfresco sipping or bottle service, craft brews or whiskey flights, live jam bands or bass-dropping DJs. With this guide to the city’s nightlife scene, we hope you find yourself in the midst of an unexpected
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May 10, 2018 by Explore HBG

Restaurant Profile: Stock's on Second

Plating farm-to-fork comfort food and pouring barrel-aged bourbon cocktails, Stock’s on 2 nd is warm and inviting restaurant on Restaurant Row in Harrisburg that gives guests a sophisticated dining experience at a casual diner’s cost. Nothing about their locally sourced menu is intimidating, and everything about their whiskey list is impressive.
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Apr 30, 2018 by Devan Drabik

Outdoor May Events in HBG

The weather is finally warming up and that means its event season in Harrisburg, PA. From outdoor festivals to family-friendly events and home tours, there is plenty to do in the month of May, so be sure to mark your calendars with these events: Artsfest - May 26-28 Over Memorial Day weekend, over 40,000 families, shoppers and art collectors
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Cityscape photograph by Erik Larson

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