Hershey Harrisburg Blog

Category - Sports, Events & Festivals

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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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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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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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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Aug 27, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

“Here ye! Here ye! Let it be known far and wide that all who step foot upon this glorious Shire shall be forever touched with enchantment, the grace of a Queen and the heart of a King!” If "characters" and the Hershey Harrisburg Region are mentioned in the same though, chances are you'll think of the famous Hershey's bar, Kiss or Reese. But each fall, a different (and much, much, much older) set of characters take up residence not far away from our sweet chocolaty friends. 
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Jun 28, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

Hershey Harrisburg Wine Country - More than the Pour

Sometimes a night out on the town isn’t on the town at all. It’s in the country. Wine Country. Summer is for sipping.  And singing. It’s for enjoying the view. And the company. Date night, girls night or any night, what you find in the vineyards and tasting rooms of Hershey Harrisburg Wine Country is more than just good wine – it’s good times and great entertainment.  
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Jun 6, 2015 by Allison Rohrbaugh

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 Fort Hunter Park for a spectacular lineup
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