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Author: Devan Drabik

Guest Contributor & Former Director of Marketing and Communications for ExploreHBG from 2018-2021

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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Tightrope Walkers Kipona
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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520 Lounge
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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City-Fireworks over Susquehanna River
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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Events - Kids at Festival in Harrisburg
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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Gamut - FSP MacBeth
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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Artsfest 2017 Glass
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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Free Parking After 5
Apr 12, 2018 by Devan Drabik

HBG Offers Free Happy Hour Parking

Happy Hour just got a lot sweeter in Downtown Harrisburg. That's because the City of Harrisburg partnered with Dauphin County and the Downtown Improvement District to pre-pay the parking meters from 5-7pm. You can now park directly in front of your favorite happy hour spots for FREE! All 96 meters in the Harrisburg Downtown Improvement no longer
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