HARRISBURG – In partnership with the Downtown Improvement District, the City of Harrisburg has announced the return of a weekend initiative to support restaurants during the summer. Certain City streets will be closed to traffic each Saturday evening for expanded outdoor sit-down dining and table service. Restaurant staff and patrons are expected to follow social distancing guidelines and other precautions.
“We are pleased to bring back this summer initiative,” said Mayor Papenfuse. “I encourage residents to come support their favorite restaurants.”
WHAT: “Saturday Nights in the City” Initiative to Support Local Businesses
WHERE: N. Second St from Market St to Pine St, and portions of State St, North St, and Conoy St
WHEN: Saturdays throughout the summer beginning May 1st from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.
The list of participating restaurants in this weekly event include Stock’s on Second, Carley’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, Ad Lib Craft Kitchen and Bar, Bourbon Street Saloon, Zembie’s, Arooga’s, Taste Key West, Cork & Fork, Federal Taphouse, Rubicon, Mangia Qui, Los Tres Cubanos, JB Lovedraft’s, McGrath’s Pub, The Brick Haus, and Café Fresco.
The following streets will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. on the event days:
- N. Second St. – From Market to Pine
- State St. – Church to N. Second – westbound
- North St. – Susquehanna to Third
- Conoy St
The summer event series was launched in 2020. As a reminder, please practice social distancing to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience.