30th Anniversary Gala



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The Harrisburg Area Riverboat Society is proud to announce that our 30th Anniversary Gala will be held on September 22, 2018 at the PA State Capitol Complex.

The Pride of the Susquehanna riverboat has sailed the waters of Harrisburg for three decades, and in that time over one million passengers have enjoyed the views.  This Gala is a chance for the Riverboat Society to thank the people, businesses, and foundations that have helped keep this remarkable riverboat sailing for so long.


Location:  This event will take place in the East Wing Rotunda.  This is the large atrium closest to the main fountain (enter the complex near the fountain).

Attire:  The recommended attire for this event is cocktail attire.

Time:  5:00pm – 8:00pm

Food:  There will be a variety of food stations, ranging from appetizers to salads to main entrees and desserts.  Food is buffet style and included with each ticket.  Specific food options will be indicated closer to the event.

Bar:  Beer, wine, and soft drinks are included with each ticket.

Entertainment:  Live music and keynote speeches will be the feature entertainment, along with enthralling visuals and self-guided attractions peppering the entire rotunda.  A silent auction of area attractions and memorabilia will also be available.

Keynote Speaker:  Noted author Jack Brubaker, author of  several books, including Down the Susquehanna to the Chesapeake, will be featured during the event and will be available to sign books as requested.


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Parking Information:

The event takes place at the East Wing Capitol Rotunda (entrance by the fountain), and free parking is being provided for the event at the PA State Employee Parking Garage, which has an entrance at 575 Boas Street, Harrisburg, 17101.