HARRISBURG – In partnership with the Downtown Improvement District, the City of Harrisburg announces the popular “Saturday Nights in the City” will continue until the end of August. Certain City streets are closed to traffic Saturday evenings for expanded outdoor sit-down dining and table service. The hours of the event are 5-10 p.m.  

“We are pleased with the success of this weekly event,” said Mayor Papenfuse. “This program is a great way for us to support our city restaurants, and I encourage residents to come out throughout the summer.”

WHAT: “Saturday Nights in the City” Initiative to Support Local Businesses 

WHERE: Portions of N. Second St, Third St, State St, North St, and Conoy St. 

WHEN: Saturdays from 5 p.m. – 10 p.m. 

The list of participating restaurants in this weekly event include El Sol, Stock’s on Second, Carley’s Ristorante and Piano Bar, Café Fresco, Taco Solo, Ad Lib Craft Kitchen and Bar, Sawyer’s, Bourbon Street Saloon, Zembie’s, McGrath’s, Arooga’s, Taste Buffalo, Cork & Fork, Federal Taphouse, Rubicon, Mangia Qui, BurgerIM, Bollywood, The Brick Haus, Los Tres Cubanos, Second Street Shawarma, JB Lovedraft’s, Bacco and The Vegetable Hunter. 

The following streets will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the event during the upcoming Saturdays: 

  • N. Second St. – From Market to Pine 
  • State St. – Church to N. Second – westbound 
  • North St. – Susquehanna to Third – westbound, Second to Buttonwood 
  • Conoy St  
  • Third St. –  Market to Chestnut 

Restaurant staff and patrons are expected to follow social distancing guidelines and other precautions. This is to ensure that everyone has a safe and enjoyable experience.