Independence Day Celebration
The largest July 4th celebration in Central Pennsylvania is right here in Harrisburg! On July 4th, we celebrate our independence with a food truck festival, fireworks show, live music, kids activities.
On Wednesday, July 4, 2018, the City of Harrisburg will host the Taste of Independence Food Truck Festival & Fireworks show along Riverfront Park from 3 pm – 9 pm. This one-day event features live music, delicious food, activities for children and the largest fireworks show in Central PA! Fireworks will follow the Harrisburg Senators fireworks at approximately 9:15pm.
The Children’s festival will feature activities such as a bounce house, face painting, caricature artist and balloon artist. All children’s activities are free. More than 30 food trucks will be available with items such as artisanal grilled cheese, slow roasted beef on a brioche roll, crab cake sandwich, fish tacos, stuffed pretzels, wraps and Reuben’s. Festival favorites will also be available such as kettle corn, cotton candy, fried Oreos and funnel cakes!
Street parking is FREE. $10 special event parking in the Market Square garage. $5 parking on City Island
The City of Harrisburg relies on community partners to produce the July 4th Taste of Independence Food Truck Festival and Fireworks event. Sponsors receive extensive media coverage, booth spaces at the event, promotional listings on billboards and marketing materials, guest speaker opportunities and much more.
This event attracts an estimated 35,000 guests and will offer exposure to a diverse crowd of local residents and regional visitors alike. Please review the sponsorship packet and contact Megan Roby at 717-255-3169 or email@example.com for more information about sponsorship opportunities.
Food Truck Vendors – Food truck vendor applications are now available. Submit your application by April 20, 2018 to save $100. The application deadline is May 20, 2018. This event attracts an estimated 35,000 guests annually.
Product Vendors – A limited number of product vendors will be accepted for this event. Roving cart and booth spaces are available. Submit your application by April 20, 2018 to save $50. The application deadline is May 20, 2018.
Please contact Megan Roby at 717-255-3169 or firstname.lastname@example.org for questions regarding vendor opportunities.