Kipona is an annual Labor Day weekend celebration on the banks of the Susquehanna, celebrating the achievements of American workers and paying homage to the great city of Harrisburg.
The festival, currently in its 103rd year, takes place at Riverfront Park and City Island and features two music stages with more than 30 bands, daily entertainment, canoe and kayak races, delicious food and treats, artist market, biergarten, Native American Pow Wow, Family Fun zone with activities for kids, and much more!
The celebration will have a spectacular fireworks display on Sunday, September 1st, at approximately 8:15pm.
Admission to the event is free. Street parking is free on Sunday and Monday. On Saturday, 4 hours of free street parking is available using the code LUVHBG in the ParkMobile App. Parking is $5 on City Island and all day event parking is available for $10 at the Market Square garage.
Be sure to check out the Kipona webpage for a schedule of events and entertainment throughout the weekend.
- Saturday & Sunday: 11am – 8pm
- Labor Day: 11am – 7pm
Event Sites & Contact
Vendor information can be found at the City of Harrisburg’s website.
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