Book Online

« Back to previous page

HHRVB Secures Future Events as Destination Continues to Gain Momentum

Published: Aug 17, 2011

2011 Sturgis Road Show

April 15-17, 2011 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – Harrisburg.

Estimated 35,000 attendees + 50 exhibitors and $7 million economic impact. Includes $3.5 million in direct spending and about $7 million in total economic impact. 

Pennsylvania Jr. Wrestling

March - 2012-2014 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center - Harrisburg.

$3.6 million in economic impact total for the 3-year deal ($1.3 million annually),

Estimated “hundreds” of wrestlers in March each year, plus families, referees, etc.

Ahmadiyya Movement in Islam

June 2011 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – Harrisburg with 15,000 attendees and $3.4 million in economic impact.

2012 US Figure Skating Eastern Sectional Synchronized Skating Championships

Jan. 26-28, 2012 at The Giant Center - Hershey. $2 million in economic impact.

Youth Step USA National Championships

Memorial Day Weekend 2010 & 2011 at The Forum Building – Harrisburg with $400,000 in economic impact total for 2 years.

Keystone State Summer Games

Summers 2011-2013 at venues throughout the Hershey Harrisburg Region with 6,000 attendees annually and $25 million economic impact total for 3 years.

State Games of America

Summer 2013 at venues throughout the Hershey Harrisburg Region with 10,000 attendees and $12.5 million in economic impact.

Triple Crown Baseball Father’s Day Classic baseball tournament

June 17-19, 2011 at baseball fields throughout the Hershey Harrisburg Region with 100+ teams and over

$1 million in economic impact.

Mennonite World Conference

Two possible dates: July 21-26 or August 4-9, 2015 at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center – Harrisburg.

10,000 attendees from around the world and $TBD in economic impact estimated.

Author: Rick Dunlap

Public Relations Director
Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau
3211 North Front Street, Suite 301 A, Harrisburg, PA 17110
Rick@HersheyHarrisburg.org
Rick's Twitter 
Cell: 717.884.3328

Latest Entries
In November 2016, our friends at The Town Dish explored how to live "The Mansion Life" in PA's capital city. See their extensive list of recommendations on where to eat, play and stay in high style in Harrisburg, PA.