Discover SOMA

South Third Street, south of Market Street, or SoMa, is an exciting hot spot of food, music, art and friends.

Relax with friends and meet new ones at a SoMa Happy Hour, or browse the locally-owned shops and pop-ups in the area. Colorful building murals and community block parties add to the appeal and character of the neighborhood, creating a distinctive vibe that you just have to experience for yourself!


SoMa Block Party

Pop-Up Happy Hours

Music, food and drink bring neighbors, community businesses and friends together for monthly block parties and happy hours. Once winter arrives, the festivities move indoors at Strawberry Square with monthly Pop-Up Happy Hours hosted by local Harrisburg Ambassador, Sara Bozich. For a full list of happy hours and other events at Strawberry Square, click here.

Mexican food, El Sol, Downtown Harrisburg


At this storefront on S. Third Street, Pennsylvania’s best beers, wines and spirits are brought in for limited engagement sampling, sipping and sales. The innovative tasting space features a small bar and just 20 seats, providing attendees with a unique sampling experience, often including the opportunity to meet the brewer, vintner or distiller. Sip@SoMa events occur primarily around 3rd in the Burg weekends.


El Sol

This family-owned Mexican eatery located on S. Third Street offers classic dishes with bold flavors and a full bar featuring premium tequila and all your favorite cocktails.

Authentic dining at its best, El Sol will redefine your experience of Mexican dining.

Stash Entrance

Stash/The Midtown Dandy

A unique, joint endeavor brings together two funky vintage clothing boutiques on S. Third Street—Stash and The Midtown Dandy. Stash specializes in curated, wearable and affordable unisex and women’s clothes, while The Midtown Dandy offers secondhand men’s clothing and accessories. If you’re looking for timeless statement pieces that express your individuality, check out the his and hers offerings at this one-of-a-kind vintage marketplace.

Midtown Dandy

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El Sol Mexican Restaurant

18 S. Third St. Harrisburg, PA 17101

(717) 901-5050

Experience fresh, authentic Mexican food in a casual, yet sophisticated, downtown atmosphere.... More


Strawberry Square

320 Market St. Harrisburg, PA 17101

(717) 236-5061

Located in the heart of downtown Harrisburg, Strawberry Square is your source for downtown shopping.... More


Found Collab

25 S. 3rd St. Harrisburg, PA 17101

(717) 942-1470

This unique collaboration of two businesses offers customers the chance to find clothing, shoes,... More