Fun Winter Activities in South Central PA


The freezing temperatures outside have us spending more time indoors, which might be giving you a bit of cabin fever. However, even when the weather is frightful, there are still many fun winter activities to do in the Harrisburg area.

Ice Fest

Why not embrace the icy temperatures and enjoy some beautiful ice sculptures? Here are some Ice Fests in the area. Check each festival’s site for dates and parking information.

ice sculptures at Carlisle Ice Art Fest

Snow Tubing at Ski Roundtop

If you’re not a skier or snowboarder, you can still have fun in the snow with snow tubing at Ski Roundtop.

Hershey Chocolate World

Even though HersheyPark is closed after the holidays, you can still enjoy Hershey Chocolate World year round.

Harrisburg Heat

Did you know Harrisburg has a professional soccer team? The Harrisburg Heat soccer team plays in the PA Farm Show Expo Center.

Harrisburg Beach Club

Don’t let the fact that “beach” is in the name deter you from visiting the Harrisburg Beach Club, even in the winter. Located on City Island, the beach club has igloos and curling available in the cold weather.