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 Thursday, July 4, 2019, the City of Harrisburg will host the July 4th Food Truck Festival & Fireworks show along Riverfront Park from 3 pm – 9 pm. The event will feature 40+ food trucks serving up a wide variety of delicious eats.
There will be FREE children’s activities including face painting, balloon artist, patriotic kids craft and superhero character visits (superheroes will be on-site from 5-9pm).
New this year is the Wine Garden where attendees can enjoy wine from 5 local vineyards by the glass or get a bottle to take home. There will also be live music and the largest fireworks display in Central PA! Fireworks will start at 9:15p
Market Street Stage Schedule
- 3pm – Shrimp Ryan Jig Band
- 4:30pm – Justin Angelo Band
- 6pm – Lost Love Horizon
- 7:30pm – Time Bomb
** The Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra will perform from 7:30-9pm in Reservoir Park. Prior to their performance, the Gospel Choir will perform at 6:30pm. The rain location for these performances is the Forum Auditorium.
Parking and Transportation
Street parking is FREE. $10 special event parking in the Market Square garage. $5 parking on City Island
** The train station is a short 10 minute walk from the festival and there is a bus stop just one block away. Free bike parking will be provided by Recycle Bicycle at Pine and Front Street.
The City of Harrisburg relies on community partners to produce the Taste of Independence Food Truck Festival & Fireworks. Sponsors may 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 protected] 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 [email protected] for questions regarding vendor opportunities.