CITY OF HARRISBURG PRESENTS JULY 4th “TASTE OF INDEPENDENCE” FOOD TRUCK FESTIVAL & FIREWORKS SHOW

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HARRISBURG, Pa. – This year, the City of Harrisburg will sponsor the largest July 4th celebration in Central Pennsylvania with an  “Independence Day Food Truck Festival and Fireworks Show” on Riverfront Park from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The free, one-day event will feature live music, activities for children, a performance by the Harrisburg Symphony, delicious food, and a spectacular fireworks display.

“The Food Truck Festival is sure to be one of our most popular events this year,” said Mayor Eric Papenfuse.  “People will be able to enjoy a variety of great food and reasonable prices. We urge everyone to come out and enjoy the fun!”

Sponsors of the Independence Day celebration include Harrisburg Hershey Regional Visitors Bureau, the Pennsylvania House Finance Agency and the Downtown Improvement District.

Musical groups will entertain throughout the event on a live music stage. Children’s activities will include face painting, caricaturists and a bounce house.

Two fireworks shows will conclude the day’s celebration. The Harrisburg Senators fireworks will precede the City’s Fireworks Festival.

Street parking will be free on July 4, 2016, and parking will be available for $4 on City Island.

For more information, visit harrisburgpa.gov/July4.   Food Truck vendor applications are being accepted. Contact Megan Roby at mmroby@cityofhbg.com or 717.255.3169 for more information.

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