Arts, Leisure, and Tourism News


  • View or Download the 2014 Zoning Code Draft and Proposed Zoning Map

    Download the 2014 Zoning Code Draft and proposed Zoning Map right now on harrisburgpa.gov. Both documents will be discussed at June 5th City Council meeting beginning at 5;30pm.Read more →

  • Three Mile Island Emergency Siren Test Scheduled for June 5

    Sirens to sound for three minutes at 12:15 p.m. LONDONDERRY TWP., PA.  (June 3, 2014) – Exelon Generation will conduct its semi-annual, full volume test of the Three Mile Island emergency warning sirens on Thursday, June 5 at 12:15 p.m.   During the test the sirens will sound for three minutes. The emergency warning siren systemRead more →

  • Thanks to Businessman Scott Appel and Touch of Color Flooring

    Thanks to Businessman Scott Appel and Touch of Color Flooring

    By Matt Zencey | mzencey@pennlive.com The Patriot-News Email the author | Follow on Twitter on February 20, 2014 at  8:15 AM Harrisburg’s police officers got about 2,000 square feet of new carpeting in their downtown headquarters Saturday, thanks to a donation from Touch of Color flooring. It’s the first big donation landed by Mayor EricRead more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION: N FRONT ST FROM FORSTER ST TO WALNUT ST

    Below is a notification of a street closure in The City of Harrisburg. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this street closure please call the Special Events Officer at 717-255-6447. Thank you.STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATIONStreet Name: N FRONT STFrom: FORSTER STTo: WALNUT STDate from: 7/5/2014, SATURDAY Time from: 3:00:00 PMDate to: 7/5/2014, SATURDAY TimeRead more →

  • STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION FOR MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

    STREET CLOSURE NOTIFICATION Street Name: N FRONT ST From: FORSTER ST To: WALNUT ST Date from: 5/23/2014, FRIDAY Time from: 9:00:00 AM Date to: 5/26/2014, TUESDAY Time to: 7:00:00 AM Type of Closure: COMPLETE CLOSURE Closure Info: No access to N Front St. all side streets from Walnut St. to Forster St will be closed. Detour Info: Traffic will detour eastRead more →

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The Department of Arts, Culture, and Tourism (ACT) enhances the lives of City of Harrisburg residents and visitors by offering programs, services and activities that encourage participation in recreational activities, leisure services and cultural experiences. The department strives to deliver quality customer service through the development, operation and maintenance of the city’s public parks, recreation and cultural affairs facilities to create an environment that is deemed safe, affordable and enriching for all.

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10 North Second Street, Suite 405
Harrisburg, PA 17101-1678
Phone: 717.255.3020
Email: cgrayer@harrisburgpa.gov

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