Taste of Hamburger Festival: Activities & Fun Stuff

2023 Activities and Fun Stuff

Children’s Home of Reading
1010 Centre Avenue 
Reading, PA 19601
(484) 334-4548
Interactive youth activity and opportunity to learn about being a foster parent

Dine & Dash Burgers and Trail Race – Blue Mountain Wildlife Inc. 
Race begins with eating a burger, followed by a 1-mile run, eating another burger and running a mile back to the finish line. Registration begins at 10 am at 2nd and State Streets. Race begins at 10:30 am. Registration includes 2 burgers and a free t-shirt. Cost is $30 and is limited to the first 50 applicants. Pre-registration can be completed on www.bluemountainwildlifestore.com/dine-dash-1.  

Hamburg Area Historical Society
102 State Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
Children’s games – fishing hole, dime toss

Leaf Creek Adventures
107 River Bridge Road
Douglassville, PA 19518
(610) 850-2010
Mobile gem mining attraction

LV Rocks LLC
(484) 560-5961
Rock climbing wall with a chance to win a hamburger hat

2022 Activities and Fun Stuff

The Art Bus
2900 Merritt Parkway
Sinking Spring, PA 19608
(610) 413-5348
Children enter the art bus to create an affordable art project of their own

B’s Sip & Paint Studio
332 and 342 State Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
(484) 506-3188
Art activities, kids’ activities, raffles, and games

Cow Decorating
Sponsored by Good Shepherd Physical Therapy
Located at the corner of 4th and State Street
Decorate and take home your own wooden cow lawn ornament. $5 per cow
All day event, or until cows are gone. 

Fisher Forge & Cut Above
(610) 504-8060
Blacksmithing demonstrations

Hamburg Strand Theater
6 South 4th Street
Hamburg, PA 19526
Take a break from the heat and relax in the Hamburg Strand Theater while watching a vintage movie featuring the history of Hamburg. The movie will be running from 10 am to 3 pm. 

Hatchet and Axe Co.
1913 Olde Homestead Lane, Suite 102
Lancaster, PA 17601
(717) 519-7073
We will be bringing a caged hatchet throwing trailer and provide a hatchet throwing experience for customers. $10 for 12 throws. We will also be selling T-shirts for $20. 

Ray’s Balloons
(484) 334-3554
Balloon creations for kids

Rich Gerber, Magic Rich
Magic and fun for everyone! 

The Sand Box
(717) 218-4171
Sand art – children will select a shaped bottle of their choice and fill it with layers of colored sand

Silent Art Auction
Bid on handmade art and crafts made by local artists during this silent art auction.   This is your chance to purchase local artwork at a fraction of the original price. Auction will be held inside the Art & Craft Gallery of Hamburg. Bidding ends at 4:30 pm.

Silly Smiles Face Painting
(814) 203-7478
A variety of colorful face painting and full sleeve temporary tattoos. Home of the “REAL” unicorn horn. 

Located in front of the Hamburg Strand Theater
A lovable Great Dane will give you a kiss for a $1 donation.

Stacey Adam
(484) 332-6203
Make your own sensory bottle to take home with you. Small fee charge. 

T-102 Live Remote
Sponsored by 1787 Brew Pub
T-102 Live Remote on site from 10 am to 1 pm next to the 1787 Brew Pub

WEEU Live Remote
Sponsored by Peach Tree Cremation Services and East Penn Manufacturing
Live remote from 11 am to 1 pm. WEEU staff will be on site all day at the intersection of State Street and Peach Alley. 

Zions Church
770 Zion Church Road
Hamburg, PA 19526
(610) 914-6251
Complimentary yard games

Registration Information

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