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Category - Special Events

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Aug 24, 2020 by Sydney Musser

Harrisburg's Takeout Month

September just got a whole lot tastier with takeout options for everyone. The Harrisburg Downtown Improvement District (DID) is excited to introduce Takeout Month throughout the month of September 2020 to support our local restaurants. It has never been easier to taste all the unique flavors of our great Harrisburg restaurants. Takeout Month is a
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Jun 23, 2020 by Cortney Ranck-Cameron

JULY 4TH FOOD TRUCKS & FIREWORKS

The City of Harrisburg’s annual Independence Day Celebration will look a bit different this year due to concerns surrounding COVID-19, but there is still plenty of food and fun to be had! The event features a hybrid of in-person and online offerings and will run from 12-9pm with fireworks to follow at 9:15pm. Numerous health safety practices have
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What's New
Jun 18, 2019 by Sydney Musser

Summer in Downtown Harrisburg

You can hear the whooping of ecstatic children as the school year ends, and smell the smoky-sweet scent of grills heating up in preparation for cookouts. The snow and ice of winter are long gone; the sun is shining, and the skies are blue. The days feel limitless – it’s time to explore and try new things! There’s no better place to start your
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Beer Week Guide
Apr 23, 2019 by Devan Drabik

HBG Beer Week (April 26-May 5)

On Friday, April 26th, the 5th Annual Harrisburg Beer Week launches with a packed schedule of specials, tastings, homebrewery battles, and special events! The 10-day series will feature more than 125 beer-centric events throughout the Harrisburg region & four signature events that you won't want to miss. Events Whether you are looking for a bar
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Midtown Pop-Up Speakeasy
Mar 22, 2019 by Devan Drabik

Pop-Up Speakeasy Comes to Midtown

On April 5th, on a quiet corner in Midtown Harrisburg, a historic bank will be transformed into a party like no other. I am talking, of course, about the one-night-only Midtown Pop-Up Speakeasy held inside Historic Harrisburg's 1929 landmark Central trust Company bank building. The party starts at 8pm with Prohibition-era cocktails, mixed by Cafe
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Ice & Fire 2019
Feb 25, 2019 by Devan Drabik

Fire Dancing, Ice Sculptures, Artist's Market & More

Looking for a fun way to celebrate the winter weather? HBG is hosting a massive Ice & Fire Festival on Saturday, March 2nd with tons of free attractions for the whole family! ICE Starting at 1pm on 2nd Street in Downtown Harrisburg, the Festival will feature 30 illuminated ice sculptures and five life-sized ice sculptures, include a giant ice
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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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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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PA Farm Show
Jan 9, 2017 by Explore HBG

2017 Pennsylvania Farm Show

Each year, more than half a million visitors – and 6,000 animals - arrive at the Pennsylvania Farm Show. So, it doesn’t come as a surprise that this particular event is hailed as the nation’s largest indoor agricultural exposition. And while we can’t unveil what this year’s butter sculpture will be (trust us, we tried!), we can give you a few farm
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