Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Jan 4, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

2017 Great American Outdoor Show

The World’s Largest Outdoor Show comes to Harrisburg, PA, for nine days in February at the PA Farm Show Complex & Expo Center. The Great American Outdoor Show features hundreds of the nation's elite vendors for camping, fishing, boating, hunting, firearms and more. Outdoor enthusiasts flock to the show each year. We had a Q&A with the producers of
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Jan 4, 2017 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Engaging Education in the Region

When you’re looking for indoor fun this winter season, consider these museums and attractions. These places aren’t simply areas where you walk through and look at photos. Instead, each place is immersive and hands-on. Your family will love learning through these unique and engaging opportunities found in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. At a place
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Dec 5, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Christmas in Hershey 2016

It's Hershey The Sweetest Place on Earth ® all year round. But at Christmas time, "sweet" takes on a whole new glow - literally! The entire town of Hershey is dressed up in red and green and silver and gold to celebrate the season.
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Dec 5, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

The 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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Dec 2, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Hershey Harrisburg New Year's Eve Celebrations

Count down to the new year in style by visiting either downtown Hershey or Downtown Harrisburg! DOWNTOWN HERSHEY 9 PM to Midnight Free admission Featuring Jacob Whitesides, All Jacked Up, kids activities, food, and the Hershey Kiss drop along with a fireworks display. DOWNTOWN HARRISBURG Festivities start at 9 PM with live DJ entertainment,
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Nov 18, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Holiday Films at Midtown Cinema

While you’ll find the usual suspects at this independent film cinema (popcorn, candy), you’ll also find a few other snacks that are less common. Like cappuccinos and ice cream. You can even bring in a beer from the brewery next-door . Nestled on the corner of Riley and 3rd streets, Midtown Cinema provides an inviting atmosphere to bring the family,
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Nov 18, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

Holiday Truffle Recipe

It might be the most wonderful time of the year, but it can also be the busiest! These chocolate truffles are an easy, impressive treat to make for friends and family. Plus, you can make the chocolate truffle base up to a week ahead of time and pull it out when you're ready to go for parties or deliver them as a hostess gifts. They're fast to make,
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Oct 26, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

What’s all the fuss with farm-to-table?

Taking it back to the old world ways Chef Lance Smith has been at The Millworks for a year and a half. He remembers eating there for the first time with his wife and thinking to himself, “I’d love to work here.” A few months later, he was in the kitchen as the executive chef and the rest, as they say, is history. We asked Chef Lance why the
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