Food, music and attractions at Kipona Festival celebrate Labor Day in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG -- The City of Harrisburg will celebrate Labor Day with their Annual Kipona Festival. This is the 102nd year for the event that takes place at Riverfront Park.

The Kipona Festival features more than 40 food vendors, 3 live music stages with more than 30 bands, Artist Village with handmade arts and crafts, Biergarten featuring Zeroday & The Millworks, canoe races, crab cake eating contest, children’s festival, carnival games and much more! A list of events can be found on the Kipona website.

FOX43's Lynda Weed is in Harrisburg this morning to check out the food and attractions.

She met with Sherri's Crab Cake to hear about their 3rd Annual Crab Cake Eating Contest happening today ay 2:30PM. You can sign-up to participate by the Main Stage at Kipona starting at 11:00AM.

Lynda will attend the Crab Cake Eating Contest as host and emcee.

FOX43 was also joined this morning by the the Wirewalkers who will perform today at 12:00PM and 2:00PM.

  • Street parking is FREE on Monday
  • $10 special event parking in the Market Square garage courtesy of SP Plus
  • $5 parking on City Island