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Author: Devan Drabik

Devan is the Director of Marketing and Communications for ExploreHBG. You can always email her with story ideas and questions at devan@explorehbg.com.

Harrisburg's July 4th Celebration 2020
Jun 23, 2021 by Devan Drabik

July 4th Food Trucks & Fireworks

On Sunday, July 4, 2021, the City of Harrisburg will host the July 4th Food Trucks & Fireworks along Riverfront Park from 3pm to 9:30pm. This event will feature food trucks, live music, a wine garden, kids activities and the largest fireworks display in Central PA! (Click HERE to download the event guide & map.) Fireworks: The PHFA July 4th
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Little Amps Sweet Treat Coffee Shot
Apr 14, 2021 by Devan Drabik

4 Must-Try Coffee Shops in HBG

Calling all morning caffeine seekers, afternoon coffee hunters and sweet aroma seekers... Harrisburg is home to unique flavors and inviting atmospheres that you won't find at national coffee shop chains. From craft-roasted beans & 3-D printing, to cold-brew tricycles and cookie frappes, these cafes are definitely worth a visit! Elementary Coffee
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ZeroDay Taproom Bar
Mar 23, 2021 by Devan Drabik

Explore ZeroDay Brewing Co.'s New Taproom

This week, ZeroDay Brewing Company opened their brand new taproom and restaurant at 925 North 3rd St. in Midtown Harrisburg. Featuring a full-service restaurant, a massive courtyard, lounge areas, gift shop, private event space and a variety of craft brews on tap, the new Taproom is a must-visit! Located only a short walk from the PA Capitol and
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Feb 1, 2021 by Devan Drabik

Date Night in Harrisburg

Whether you are looking to surprise your sweetheart tonight, or you are planning a Valentine's evening to remember, Harrisburg is your destination for a great date night. Indoor Dining in the City Many Harrisburg City restaurants are open for indoor dining, with limited capacity, so it's worth making your reservations early. Here are just a few of
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Oct 13, 2020 by Devan Drabik

Explore the Theatre this Fall with Live & Virtual Performances

As the weather gets chilly and kids are back in school, virtually or in person, many of us are looking for fun, safe, affordable activities to do this Fall. With the current pandemic, maybe you haven't considered exploring Harrisburg's theatre scene, but with social distancing, new safety protocols and even virtual performances, the Theatre is the
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Jun 10, 2020 by Devan Drabik

Outdoor Dining in Harrisburg

Stay-at-home orders have been lifted, and outdoor dining is now open across the City. It's the perfect time to get outside and try the flavors of the City. Harrisburg has outdoor dining options sure to entice your taste buds. From Saturday night's Dining in the Street program, to rooftop bars and restaurant patios, we have a little bit of
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Apr 2, 2020 by Devan Drabik

Harrisburg's Virtual Events, Tours and Live-Stream Performances

Stay-at-home orders are in place, social distancing has become the new normal, and many of us are sitting inside to keep our communities safe. But did you know that you can still experience many of Harrisburg's events and attractions from the safety of your own home? That's because Harrisburg's businesses are getting creative and offering virtual
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State Museum of PA
Jan 8, 2020 by Devan Drabik

Family Events to Beat the Winter Blues

There is no need to go stir-crazy trapped at home when Harrisburg has a packed schedule of family-friendly events, concerts and exhibits. Here are just a few ideas to keep you and your family busy during the winter months: Discover the Harrisburg Heat Bring the kids to a professional soccer game right here in Harrisburg. The Heat is PA's only Major
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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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