HBG Blog

Author: Megan Roby

Director of Special Events, City of Harrisburg

2020 Kipona
Aug 17, 2020 by Megan Roby

2020 Kipona: Food Trucks & Virtual Entertainment

The City of Harrisburg’s 104 th annual Kipona celebration will look a bit different this year. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this longstanding tradition has been modified to feature a hybrid of in-person (Saturday only) and virtual activities (all 3 days). The in-person activities will include 15 food trucks offering takeout from some of your
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Virtual Harrisburg Artsfest
May 4, 2020 by Megan Roby

Harrisburg's Virtual Artsfest

Artsfest 2020 is going virtual! Artsfest is an annual festival held over Memorial Day weekend that typically draws thousands to Riverfront Park for a celebration of the arts. It features juried artisans and craftsmen from across the United States and Canada, entertainment, children’s activities, food trucks and more. This is the 52nd year of this
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Ice & Fire 2020
Feb 11, 2020 by Megan Roby

Experience Harrisburg's Ice & Fire Festival

Warm up your winter blues at the 3 rd annual Ice & Fire Festival in Downtown Harrisburg on Saturday, March 7 th from 11am – 8pm with tons of free activities for the whole family! Ice The festival will feature dozens of illuminated ice sculptures with Instagram-worthy photo opportunities. Five life-sized ice sculptures, including the opportunity to
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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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Fireworks in Harrisburg
Jun 24, 2019 by Megan Roby

July 4th Food Truck Festival

Rather than heating up the grill this Independence Day, head to Riverfront Park for the annual July 4 th Food Truck Festival and Fireworks. This free event runs from 3-9pm but select trucks will begin serving at 1pm, and trust us, you will want to take advantage of this extra belly stuffing time! Read on for more details on everything the festival
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