Tri County Community Action hosts 14th Annual South Allison Hill Multicultural Festival May 7th, 1pm – 5pm

Posted On On: May 5, 2016 Categories Filed Under: Member News

Harrisburg On Saturday, May 7th Tri County Community Action will host the 14th Annual South Allison Hill Multicultural Festival from 1:00pm to 5:00pm. This event celebrates the cultural diversity of the South Allison Hill neighborhood and showcases the talent, local multi-ethnic food, and the people and organizations working in collaboration to make improvements.

Through a partnership with other area organizations: South Allison Hill Homeowners & Resident’s Association, Recycle Bicycle, Allison Hill Community Ministry, Brethren Community Ministry, YWCA of Greater Harrisburg and Hamilton Health, this year’s festival is expected to have more than 1,000 attendees.

The day will begin with a parade at 1:00pm with the festival kicking off at 1:30pm along Derry Street between 14th and 15th Streets, Harrisburg. A live stage will feature and Allison Hill Talent Showcase followed by the Don Johnson Project, community agencies will have information to share about their services, and good food and children’s activities will round out a quality day for the whole family.
Event Details:

1:00 PM          Parade begins at Derry & Kittatinny Sts. (Travels: Derry to Crescent to Swatara to S 15th St to Vernon to 14th returning to Derry)
1:30 PM          Festival kicks off with welcome and announcements

1:45 PM          Allison Hill Talent Showcase

3:30 PM          Don Johnson Project

5:00 PM          Event closes




About Tri County Community Action
Tri County Community Action, part of America’s Poverty Fighting Network, has been helping people and changing lives throughout Cumberland, Dauphin, and Perry Counties for over 50 years as a private, nonprofit, community development agency. Offering a comprehensive approach to individual, family, and neighborhood success, Tri County Community Action provides a myriad of programming – budgeting, home ownership, parenting, and financial literacy education, as well as enhanced supportive services, such as child development, case management, and community revitalization – all in an effort to support families, strengthen communities and eliminate poverty throughout the Capital Region.