HARRISBURG – In partnership with the Downtown Improvement District, the City of Harrisburg announces extended hours and updates to the list of restaurants participating in “Saturday Nights in the City”. Certain City streets are closed to traffic Saturday evenings for expanded outdoor sit-down dining and table service this month. The hours of the event, which were previously 6-9 p.m., are now 5-10 p.m.  

“We are pleased with the success of the first event last weekend, ” said Mayor Papenfuse. “This program is a great way for us to support our city restaurants, and I encourage residents to come out again this upcoming Saturday night.” 

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 updated 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, and The Vegetable Hunter. 

The following streets will be closed from 3:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. for the event this upcoming Saturday, June 13: 

  • 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 

“Saturday Nights in the City” has also been extended through July 4th. There will be more details regarding July 4th events in a separate announcement. 

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.