DAILY ALERTS

TRANSIT: Capital Area Transit (CAT) will be closed Monday, May 30. There will be no Fixed Route or Paratransit service available. Service will resume Tuesday May 31, 2016. If you have any questions, please contact CAT at 717-238-8304.
PARKING: All posted signs including street cleaning are in effect. Parking Enforcement is occurring as regularly scheduled.
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A Message From the Mayor

Welcome to the new HarrisburgPA.gov. This site is continually undergoing upgrades and is designed to grow from feedback and suggestions provided by our citizens. This site provides accurate and easy to use information on our city’s services and programs. We hope that you find it useful and helpful. Your ideas are welcome! Also, check out our Facebook page and follow us on Twitter @thecityofhbg!

Harrisburg is a town with a rich history that spans more than 200 years. As the capital of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, we attract thousands of people to our city to live, work and play. Our city is poised for a great economic recovery, and there is a palpable optimism on our streets as we look forward to the next four years under new administration.

Our city is on the move. Our future will be even greater than our past!


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  • COMPREHENSIVE PLAN

    The City of Harrisburg endeavors to be a community balancing the preservation of our historic buildings, strong neighborhoods, and environmental assets with an accommodation for social, cultural, and economic growth and development that improves the quality of life for residents, businesses, commuters, and visitors by adopting a new Comprehensive Plan.

  • CITY HALL BEAUTIFUL FUND

    The City Hall Beautiful Fund overseen by the Foundation For Enhancing Communities is a fully tax deductible fund aimed at enhancing the interior and exterior of the MLK Gov’t Center.

    Businesses or individuals interested in donating to the fund can make a tax deductible donation by  sending a check to: The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, 200 North Third Street, P. O. Box 678, Harrisburg, PA 17108-0678.

    Inquiries can be sent to info@harrisburgpa.gov

  • PARK PROJECT INITIATIVES

    The City of Harrisburg is currently conducting two initiatives to maintain and beautify our parks and playgrounds. The Adopt-A-Park and Parks Survery initiatives are an attempt to reform and maintain the aesthetics and usability of our various parks and playgrounds with the intent of introducing beautification and monumental grandeur in our city.


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  • Impact Harrisburg Schedules Community Meetings Starting April 19, 2016

    Impact Harrisburg is holding a series of community information meetings, beginning next week. Impact Harrisburg is a non-profit corporation established to provide grants for economic development programs that benefit the City of Harrisburg. We invite all to attend a session to learn more about Impact Harrisburg. Public Information Schedule: Date: Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Time:Read more →

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

    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,Read more →

  • SWANS RETURN TO ITALIAN LAKE

    Mayor Eric Papenfuse, City officials and Friends of Italian Lake will hold a press conference at noon Friday, April 15, 2016, at the lake to announce that four swans will grace the water this summer. “Italian Lake will have four beautiful swans sharing the water for the next few months,” said Mayor Papenfuse. “Two whiteRead more →

  • THIRD YOUTH TOWN HALL ON VIOLENCE SLATED FOR STEELTON

    THIRD YOUTH TOWN HALL ON VIOLENCE SLATED FOR STEELTON

    Students from Steelton High and other schools in the greater Harrisburg area will lead the third regional Youth Town Hall on Violence at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 21, 2016 in the auditorium of Steelton-Highspire High School, Swatara Street and Reynders Avenue, Steelton. Moderators are Keontay Hodge, Steelton Borough councilwoman and Cole Davis Goodman, a studentRead more →

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28may - 30may 2810:00 ammay 3049th Annual PennLive/Patriot-News Artsfest
31may6:00 pm- 7:00 pmCommunity Information Meetingwith Mayor Eric Papenfuse

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