Area Demographics

The Hershey Harrisburg Region is a popular destination for both work and play.  An easy drive from the east coast's major cities, events at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex and Expo Center attract visitors from Baltimore, New York City, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington DC and points in between.  The Pennsylvania Turnpike, Interstates 81 and 83, an Amtrak Train Station and the Harrisburg International Airport are within miles of the complex, making it a convenient regional and neighboring metropolitan market venue for shows, events and meetings.    

Learn more about the demographic profile of the average regional visitor here. 

In addition to robust annual visitor traffic, with ample lodging, food and beverage, shopping and recreation opportunities, 1.57 million people and 773,600 households call the Hershey Harrisburg Region home.  Learn more about the demographic profile of the region's population here, including top industries and occupations, within a 50 mile radius of the complex.

Lodging

Lodging

8,000 rooms and growing.  That’s approximately 32,000 + pillows!

Food and Beverage

Food and Beverage

Experience Harrisburg’s vibrant downtown restaurant scene.

Shopping

Shopping

The region features outlets,
markets, malls and galleries.

 

Recreation

Recreation

A four-season destination, discover
The Sweetest Place on Earth. ®