On December 31, 2018, the City of Harrisburg will celebrate the New Year with a strawberry drop and fireworks at midnight. The event will also feature a free kids craft (while supplies last), story time with a princess and superhero, and free dance party zumba class in the street at 11pm provided by Fitness|U. Share your New Year’s resolutions on the Fitness|U 2019 New Year, New You Pledge Wall. The strawberry drop ceremony will begin at 11:45 p.m. outside the Hilton Hotel in Downtown Harrisburg.

For a full list of the family events, parties and dining specials happening throughout the city, please visit ExploreHBG.com.

Schedule of Events

9pm – 11pm: Visit a princess and superhero; FREE NYE party hat kids craft (while supplies hat)

9pm – 12am: Fitness|U 2019 New Year, New You Pledge Wall – share your resolution

10pm – 12:30am: DJ entertainment

10pm: Storytime with a princess and superhero

11pm: FREE Glow Zumba Dance Party in the street, provided by Fitness|U

11:45pm: Strawberry Drop Ceremony

12am: Strawberry Drop & Fireworks

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$10 Event parking provided by SP+ Municipal Services will be available in the Market Square garage from 5 pm – 5 am. Road closures will include 2nd Street from Chestnut to Walnut. Access to the Market Street garage will be available.

Road Closures

Beginning at 6 pm, 2nd Street from Chestnut Street to Walnut Street will be closed. Second Street from Market to Walnut will be closed. Traffic will be permitted to enter the Market Square Garage or to detour West onto Blackberry Street if exiting the garage.  Market Street from Front to Second will be closed.

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