Events and Festivals in Harrisburg

Numerous festivals and parades adorn the city of Harrisburg. Prominent festivals you must attend when in the city include:

  • The American Music Fest takes place on the fourth of July weekend every year. Concerts, food vendors, craft stalls, fireworks display, and amusement rides can be seen near the City Island and Riverfront Park.
  • Food, Arts and Family Fun will treat you and your kids at the three day festival of Kipona. Held on the labor day weekend, the festival has live entertainment and fun activities at the Riverfront Park and is a must-attend.
  • Intricate art compliments the beauty of Susquehanna River at the Artsfest which brings together artists and craftsmen from around the United States and Canada. Handcrafted works, entertainment stage, live and scrumptious food is what this three-day fest is all about.
  • The Italian Lake concert series is another event which you need to attend if you love music. Free live music, gardens of the lake park and the sculptures attend numerous visitors to this festival every year.

Various other events are organized throughout the year in Harrisburg. Some of them include the Pride festival of Central PA, 3rd in the Burg, Harrisburg Arts Festival, Wetlands Festival, Motorama, Harrisburg Wine Festival, and many others. Different festivals cater to varying interest groups so plan your visit to the city according to the dates of these events and experience the city’s unmatched enthusiasm.

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