Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Harrisburg

Sep 12, 2016 by Visit Hershey Harrisburg

PA National Horse Show

Are you a “horse person?” There are probably a lot of people who would say, "no." Sure, you like horses but you don’t own one or ride one and you’ve never been to a competition. So if you’re not a horse person, then why go to a horse show? Oh so many reasons! But we want to start by highlighting one very special reason that may all-too-often go unnoticed.  
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Jun 1, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Dauphin County Summer Festivals

Dauphin County Music and Wine Festival The smooth sounds of nationally-acclaimed music artists. The region’s best wines. A gorgeous historic mansion and a long and lazy Susquehanna River as scenic backdrops. Sounds enticing, doesn’t it? Pack your favorite lawn chairs or blankets and join us at the annual Dauphin County Music and Wine Festival at
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Jun 1, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Dinomite Summer in Harrisburg

Nearly two decades ago, a Cow Parade came through Downtown Harrisburg. Many of those beautiful painted cows that were part of the city's first big public art installation are still keeping watch over a variety of high traffic spots around the city. Now, we've got dinosaurs. DINOSAURS! The prehistoric painted fiberglass dinos stomped into place ( ok,
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Apr 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Harrisburg Summer Festivals

We should come up with a new word that describes how we all feel headed into a summer holiday weekend. It’s like a magical mixture of anticipation for the celebrations and a patriotism that’s there all the time but bursts to the surface just like the fireworks that cap the holiday. Summer is here, and it's all about flip flop feet and flag-lined
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Apr 15, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Rainy Day Fun in Hershey Harrisburg

We all know the song. "Rain, rain go away..." But wishing it away for ourselves just means it will rain on someone else and we're too nice for that, right? So instead of watching the rain clouds, make plans to visit some of Hershey Harrisburg's best-loved museums and indoor attractions. You'll be so into the antique fire trucks, civil war stories, chocolate tastings and more, that you won't give a second thought to the raindrops!
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Mar 31, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Sara's Top 5 Live Music Venues

Pop quiz. When you think of Hershey, PA, what comes to mind? Chocolate and Hersheypark ? Yep. We have those. What about Harrisburg? Politics and the Capitol? Busted. But what's really, really cool about these towns is that there's so much more than their "main attractions." And while the region doesn't have the size of a destination like Philadelphia or Baltimore, we most definitely have the sound .
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Mar 17, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Harrisburg City Island

The idea of “something for everyone” can be a little bit cliché in tourism. But sometimes you really do find a spot that covers the bases (literally – more on that in a minute!) in entertainment for families, couples, business travelers and the outdoor-minded.
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Feb 26, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

The Clockwinder - PA State Capitol Clocks

The Pennsylvania State Capitol is an architectural gem that graces the Harrisburg skyline. And for all the beauty of the shining green dome that greets every visitor, the treasures on the inside of the building are every bit as stunning. Some people enter thinking, “it's just a state capitol building.” They come out wanting to see and hear more.
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Jan 25, 2016 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Run, Walk and Bike Hershey Harrisburg

Coasters, characters, the capital and...CARDIO! Run with us! Walk with us! Dress up and be "color"-ful with us! From serious runners and weekend warriors to first-timers and walkers, every level of athlete can appreciate the beautiful Hershey Harrisburg scenery ( time checks at coasters and riverfront finish lines! ) and sense of community and cause that comes with a well-organized race event.
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