HERSHEY HARRISBURG REGIONAL VISITORS BUREAU New Year's Eve
New Year’s Eve preparations got underway with the closing of Second Street at 8:00 AM New Year’s Eve Day.
The Event Central 24′ Crew Cab truck slipped by the barricades and started the setup.  After they unloaded the truck contents –  Stage,  Stage Cover and SafeBlock Concrete Ballast, the setup got underway.
Check out this New Year’s Poster  posted by Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau

Stage and Stage Cover by Event Central
At Noon,  the Stage and Stage Cover installation is completed by the EC Crew.
Within minutes, Anderson Audio  started loading in the Lighting, Audio and Trusses to be installed in and around the stage located on Second Street, between the City of Harrisburg Municipal Building and the Harrisburg Hilton Hotel. 
Harrisburg Hilton completes the testing of the lighted strawberry drop, set for midnight
Harrisburg Hilton completes the testing of the lighted strawberry drop, set for midnight
Harrisburg Parks & Rec published the following schedule:
The 2011 New Year’s Eve Celebration is a family-oriented event in front of the Harrisburg Hilton.
Event Schedule:
  • Countdown to Noon at Strawberry Square with the Popcorn Hat Players
  • Teen Party / Flash Mob (ages 13 to 18) at the Crowne Plaza – click link below
  • Music by UGO (The Urban Guerrilla Orchestra, Philadelphia, PA)
  • Arts and Crafts for the children in the MLK City Government Atrium
  • Midnight Strawberry drop at the Harrisburg Hilton Hotel

Elsewhere on the Second Street Corridor

The crews deliver tents, tables and chairs to several Harrisburg area Restaurants, Bars, and Event Venues for New Year’s Eve Activities.  Here is some of the action you could see as of noon.

Bourbon Street covers the sidewalk for a view of the activities
Bourbon Street covers the sidewalk for a view of the activity

 

The calm before the storm - Noon December 31, 2011
The calm before the storm - Noon December 31, 2011
Sawyers setups for the Midnight Madness across from the Strawberry Drop
Sawyers setups for the Midnight Madness across from the Strawberry Drop

Check “Out with Sara on New Year’s Eve” for additional activities around town.

Event Central has been providing New Year’s tenting for over 20 years.  We also provide winter tenting and event equipment for all types of special events regardless of location. If you are looking to overflow guests outside for additional seating, or just need a cigar smoking tent,  we are ready to serve you.  (Cigar tents washed after event)

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