HBG Blog

Dec 10, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

PA Farm Show Guide

Saddle Up. Get Your Ducks In A Row. You Butter Be Coming! The PA Farm Show returns to Harrisburg, January 4-11, 2020. As the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, the PA 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,
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Dec 2, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Give This PA Distillery A Shot!

Harrisburg's budding spirits scene features an award-winning craft distillery located in Uptown Harrisburg. Midstate Distillery handcrafts incredible spirits from locally sourced ingredients that are eager to occupy a spot in your liquor cabinet. Midstate Distillery Established in 2016, Midstate Distillery is Harrisburg’s first distillery since
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Harrisburg Christmas Present
Nov 26, 2019 by Devan Drabik

Harrisburg Holiday Gift Guide

Finding great holiday gifts for everyone on your list can be difficult. Our Harrisburg Holiday Gift Guide features unique items and creative ideas that are sure to delight. Instead of shopping online or visiting a large box store, consider shopping small this year. Not only does shopping small benefit our local economy and support small business
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Nutcracker Ballet
Nov 19, 2019 by Devan Drabik

Harrisburg Holiday Events for the Whole Family

Experience the wonder of dancing ballerinas and dazzling toy soldiers, holiday parades and gingerbread houses, and dozens of memorable holiday events for the whole family in Harrisburg. Check out a few of our top recommendations for making family memories this holiday season. The Nutcracker This beloved holiday classic will delight parents and
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Oct 17, 2019 by Jessica Bomgardner

Appalachian Brewing Company

When it comes to Harrisburg craft beer, Appalachian Brewing Company is the OG. Founded in 1997, ABC was the first brewery in Harrisburg since 1951. They’re nothing fancy – Just your local brewpub with crowd-pleasing craft beer, a mouthwatering food menu, and seven locations (and growing). Read on for more about their beer, free production tours, soda works tours, Abbey Bar, and more!
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Midtown Scholar
Sep 18, 2019 by Devan Drabik

Harrisburg Book Festival Oct. 3rd-6th

From October 3rd through 6th, the Midtown Scholar Bookstore will host the 7th annual Harrisburg Book Festival. Yes, you read that correctly - this entire 4-day festival is a bookworm's paradise! From award-winning author readings and book signings, to children's illustrators and acclaimed historians, each day is packed with guest speakers and
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Restaurants Dining
Sep 3, 2019 by Sydney Musser

Countdown to Harrisburg Restaurant Week

Put on your comfiest pair of stretchy waistband pants, Harrisburg – the eating event of the year is here. No, we’re not talking about Thanksgiving. It’s time for Harrisburg Restaurant Week! Harrisburg Restaurant Week encourages locals, visitors, and foodies of all sorts to dine, drink, and discover downtown Harrisburg. Running from September 9 – 13
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Mural Fest 2018 Sayford
Aug 27, 2019 by Karen Hendricks

HBG Mural Festival: Your Street Smart Guide to Street Art

Beginning August 30 and running through September 8, the HBG Mural Festival is adding 14 colorful new murals to the capital city’s streetscape. With themes of diversity, nature, community and more, these murals will literally come to life before visitors’ eyes. Every day, visitors can glimpse more color and more detail being added to these
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Kipona Wirewalkers
Aug 23, 2019 by Megan Roby

10 New Attractions at Harrisburg's Largest Festival

One of Central PA’s largest end-of-summer traditions continues with the 103 rd Kipona Festival along the banks of the Susquehanna River. Held over Labor Day weekend, August 31 – September 2, this three-day festival attracts over 70,000 guests each year, and features attractions for the entire family. Returning this year, will be the Native American
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