On Tuesday, July 4, 2023, the City of Harrisburg will host the July 4th Food Truck Festival & Fireworks at Riverfront Park from 1-9pm. The event will feature 45+ food trucks, live music, a wine/beer garden, free kids activities, and one of the largest fireworks displays in Central PA. The fireworks display will start at approximately 9:15 p.m.
PARKING: FREE street parking for the holiday, $5 parking on City Island, $10 parking from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. at the Market Square Garage courtesy of Park Harrisburg
TRANSIT: Free bike parking at Walnut & Front Street courtesy of Recycle Bicycle. The train station is a short 3 block walk away.
SPONSORS: Visit Hershey & Harrisburg, Explore HBG, PHFA, Capital Blue Cross, Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning and The Bridge, Green Mountain Energy, Renewal By Andersen, T-Mobile, Sundance Vacations, Harrisburg Downtown Improvement District and Park Harrisburg.
The July 4th fireworks display sponsored by PHFA is one of the largest in Central PA! Enjoy watching the display illuminate the Susquehanna River waterfront. The show will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. and can be viewed from miles of space along Riverfront Park, City Island and other locations in the City of Harrisburg.
Several live bands will perform throughout the day at the Capital Blue Cross Stage. See the lineup below.
- Marissa Porter (blues-inspired acoustic)
- Burden of Proof (acoustic country/rock duo)
- Mack Berry Band (country, pop, & classic rock)
- Soul Miners Union (power blues/rock band)
- D-Bo! (a little bit of everything, from R&B/Soul to Pop and even Country)
- Vinyl Groov (10-member Motown ensemble)
Interested in performing at this event in the future? Please submit your interest form here for consideration.
WINE & BEER GARDEN
FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIES
Enjoy the following FREE family fun activities sponsored by Catherine Hershey Schools for Early Learning & The Bridge!
- Balloon animals
- Face painting
- Photo Booth
- Seed Bomb Craft
- The Amazing Magi – magic shows
- Critter Connections – live animal presentations
- Ryan the Bug Man – insect presentations
- Visit the Wonderous Woman, American Captain, & Spidey from 6:15-7:15pm
You can also head to nearby City Island to take a ride on the railroad, play a round of mini golf, sail aboard the Pride of the Susquehanna Riverboat and more.
The City of Harrisburg relies on community partners to produce the July 4th Food Truck Festival & Fireworks. This event will offer exposure to a diverse crowd of local residents and regional visitors alike. Please review the sponsorship packet below and contact Cortney Ranck-Cameron at [email protected] or 717-255-3033 with any questions.
Submit your 2023 application by Friday, April 14. Acceptance notices will be sent starting on April 24 so we recommend applying prior to this for best consideration on acceptance. Space will be awarded on a rolling basis as space permits after the deadline.
Submit your 2023 application by Friday, April 14. Acceptance notices will be sent starting on April 24 so we recommend applying prior to this for best consideration on acceptance. Space is limited to 6 total breweries and wineries.
Submit your 2023 application by Friday, May 19. Acceptance notices will be sent starting on May 24 so we recommend applying prior to this for best consideration on acceptance. Space is limited.