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Enjoy great food, music, merriment and more during famed festivals in the Pocono Mountains! There's always something to celebrate! From family-friendly fairs to chic food and wine events, the region's festivals provide memorable fun for everyone.

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CRYSTAL CABIN FEVER - UNDER THE SEA
2/6/2015 - 2/22/2015
Recurring daily

Times: Sunday-Thursday: 11am-4pm; Friday and Saturday: 11am-6pm
Location: Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour and Natural Ice Harvest Museum
311 Purdytown Turnpike, Lakeville, PA 18438
Email: tour@sculptediceworks.com
Phone: (570) 226-6246
Admission: $15/adults; $10/children ages 3-14; under 3 free
Special Event

This year's theme is Under the Sea! The Pocono Mountains coolest winter event, now in its ninth season, it's an amazing interactive ice display made from over 100 tons of ice! The event features a 50-foot dual-run ice slide, ice carving demonstrations, interactive ice displays, and ice carving competitions. Enjoy a complimentary hot chocolate and wine tasting provided by Antler Ridge Winery. The expanded courtyard has live woodcarving and glass blowing, food, music, and tons of photo opportunities. Factory Tour and Ice Harvest Museum included with admission.

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JIM THORPE WINTERFEST
2/14/2015 - 2/15/2015
Recurring daily

Venue: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-5810
Special Event

This Presidents' Day weekend visit Jim Thorpe PA! It's WinterFest weekend which means ice and wood carving, civil war re-enactors, the Famous Jim Thorpe Mug Walk, free magic show, and paid entertainment at the Opera House, and much more!

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JIM THORPE EARTH DAY CELEBRATION
4/18/2015  


Location: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-2079
Admission: Free
Special Event

Jim Thorpe Earth Day Celebration kicks off in downtown Jim Thorpe. The celebration includes live entertainment, children's activities, demonstrations, workshops, environmental education and more. Rain date is April 19.

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HAWLEY EARTHFEST
4/24/2015 - 4/26/2015
Recurring daily

Location: Downtown Hawley
Main Avenue, Hawley, PA 18428
Phone: (570) 226-4064
Special Event

Hawley, PA invites you to join in the celebration of love for planet Earth! It's the one thing we all have in common, so let's come together and recognize all that makes it wonderful. Local businesses and conservation organizations will be offering programs, activities, and events for a weekend of celebrating, learning, and exploring. Walk in the Species Parade, make crafts, meet guest speakers, and explore hands-on activities at the festival. That is just a taste of what Hawley has to offer for the 2015 Hawley Earth Fest.

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JIM THORPE'S BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION
5/16/2015 - 5/17/2015
Recurring daily

Location: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Venue: Josiah White Park
Broadway, Jim Thorpe, PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-9281
Special Event

This event honors Jim Thorpe, a Native American, one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, and our town's namesake. The Annual Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration will be held at Josiah White Park in Jim Thorpe. The celebration starts with a Native American tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum, followed by the carrying of the lighted torch by the Olympian Cross Country and Track teams to the Jim Thorpe High School Stadium. After lighting the torch for the Carbon County Special Olympic Games the runners proceed on through town to Josiah White Park where they light the Olympic torch. The weekend includes free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, craft and food vendors, a clown for the children, and much more.

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QUIET VALLEY'S 27TH ANNUAL FARM ANIMAL FROLIC
5/16/2015 - 5/24/2015
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Times: Saturdays 10am-4pm; Sundays noon-4pm
Location: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: farm@quietvalley.org
Phone: (570) 992-6161
Admission: $8/adults; $5/ages 3-12
Special Event

Quiet Valley comes alive with baby farm animals. This is a unique opportunity for children and grown-ups to meet a variety of farm animals up close and personal. Play traditional games, enjoy children's shows, sheep shearing, and much more. Fun for all ages. This event will be held rain or shine. Free parking. No pets allowed. This event will take place on May 16, 17, 23, and 24.

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SHAWNEE CELTIC FESTIVAL
5/23/2015 - 5/24/2015
Recurring daily

Location: Shawnee Celtic Festival
Venue: Shawnee Mountain Ski Area
401 Hollow Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301
Email: info@shawneemt.com
Phone: (570) 421-7231
Admission: Call for pricing.
Special Event

Join Shawnee Mountain for the Annual Celtic Festival. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the Emerald Isle and Scottish Highlands with live music, bagpipers' parade, Irish step dancers, petting zoo, and more.

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ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR IN BINGHAM PARK
6/13/2015  


Times: 9am-4pm
Location: Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce
Venue: Bingham Park
Route 6, Main Ave, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: visit@lakeregioncc.com
Phone: (570) 226-3191
Special Event

Enjoy approximately 100 Vendors with handcrafted items. Event will be held rain or shine. For more information or application call the Pocono Chamber.

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ANNUAL HONESDALE ROOTS & RHYTHM MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL
6/20/2015  


Venue: Various Locations in Honesdale
Main & Church Streets, Honesdale, PA 18431
Phone: (570) 253-5492
Admission: Free
Special Event

Spend the morning and early afternoon listening to live bands downtown. Move to Central Park for a FREE concert featuring nationally known acts, as well as an array of artisans, and food vendors.

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GREAT TASTES OF PENNSYLVANIA WINE AND FOOD FESTIVAL
6/20/2015 - 6/21/2015
Recurring daily

Times: noon-6pm
Location: Split Rock Resort & Golf Club
Venue: Resort Grounds
100 Moseywood Road, Lake Harmony, PA 18624
Phone: (800) 255-7625
Admission: Call for pricing.
Special Event

The Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine and Food Festival, is held annually on resort grounds during the beautifully inviting summertime. This two-day, outdoor festival features musical entertainment, many of Pennsylvania's finest wineries, and a wide selection of food and craft vendors. Educational seminars are held during festival hours. Come experience everything you loved about wine fest past and all the great new things happening this year!

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POCONO MOUNTAINS BLUEGRASS FESTIVAL
6/26/2015 - 6/28/2015
Recurring daily

Times: 9am
Location: Greene Dreher Sterling Fair
Route 191, Newfoundland, PA 18445
Phone: (610) 573-0797
Admission: $45 at gate for a weekend ticket (Friday, Saturday, and Sunday), daily tickets available.
Special Event

Enjoy Remington Ryde, The Carroll Company Ramblers, Nitro Ride, The Blades of Grass, Across The Tracks Bluegrass Band, Louise Setzer, Mark Milkos, and many more. The event is held rain or shine due to the covered stage and seating areas. The festival also includes children's activities and musical workshops.

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SHAWNEE RIVERFEST
7/12/2015  


Times: 1-7pm
Location: The Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort
100 Shawnee Inn Drive, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
Phone: (570) 424-4000
Admission: Free; Suggested $10 Donation
Special Event

Shawnee Riverfest is a family fun event aimed at bringing the community together for kid friendly games, free concert, CD sales, auction items, food vendors and more. A percentage of the artists CD and food sales plus 100% of the auction monies will go to the East Stroudsburg Salvation Army Emergency Response Program. Suggested $10 donation.

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ANNUAL AUDUBON ART AND CRAFT FESTIVAL
7/18/2015 - 7/19/2015
Recurring daily

Times: 10am-5pm
Venue: Wallenpaupack High School
2552 Route 6, Hawley, Pennsylvania 18428
Email: dave@audubonfestival.com
Phone: (484) 256-4485
Admission: $5/adults; children under 12 free
Special Event

Known regionally as the finest art and craft show in the Pocono Mountains, the popular Audubon Art and Craft Festival combines entertaining and educational live wildlife shows featuring animals native to the area with close to 100 juried artists and artisans, many of whose work is nature or wildlife inspired. Add live ice sculpting and activities for the kids and you have a wonderful experience awaiting you in the Pocono Mountains. Funds raised at the festival are used by Northeast Pennsylvania Audubon to support local community and school environmental education.

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11TH ANNUAL FESTIVAL OF WOOD
8/1/2015 - 8/2/2015
Recurring daily

Times: 10am-5pm/Saturday; 10am-4pm/Sunday
Location: Grey Towers National Historic Landmark
151 Grey Towers Drive, Milford, PA 18337
Phone: (570) 296-9630
Admission: Free
Special Event

Enjoy homemade crafts, music, arts programs, children's activities, education exhibits, and much more.

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CARBON COUNTY FAIR
8/3/2015 - 8/8/2015
Recurring daily

Times: Monday through Friday 3-11pm; Saturday noon-11pm
Location: Carbon County Fair
3285 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, PA 18071
Phone: (610) 826-1862
Admission: Only $5 every day for everyone 6 years and older.
Special Event

Family oriented fair with agricultural displays, great food, rides, and musical entertainment. There is an additional charge for all persons 6 years and older for all arena events, including garden tractor pull, demolition derbies, etc. Ride specials daily. Musical entertainment is included with entry fee. Parking is free. There is also a free spectacular fireworks display on opening night of the fair at 10pm. NO PETS allowed, except for service animals.

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153RD ANNUAL WAYNE COUNTY FAIR
8/7/2015 - 8/15/2015
Recurring daily

Location: Wayne County Fair
270 Miller Drive, Route 191 North, Honesdale, PA 18431
Email: gotothefair@waynecountyfair.com
Phone: (570) 253-5486
Admission: $8 per person (includes most grandstand shows, free parking, and free rides)
Special Event

Enjoy big-name country music concerts, monster trucks, and more. Don't miss the rides, games, thrill shows, harness racing, tractor, truck and horse pulls, demolition derby, live entertainment, fireworks, and more. Concert and monster truck tickets available at www.waynecountyfair.com. A family tradition of fun, food, and Wayne County's best entertainment value.

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29TH ANNUAL POCONO STATE CRAFT FESTIVAL
8/22/2015 - 8/23/2015
Recurring daily

Times: Saturday 10am-6pm; Sunday 10am-5pm
Location: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Phone: (570) 992-6161
Admission: $6 per person, children under 12 are free.
Special Event

Come on down to the farm to see some distinctive crafts on display for your shopping pleasure. Enjoy fine jewelry to woodworking, clothing, metal work, stained glass, basketry, pottery, leather, furniture, and more. There is something for everyone. Enjoy craft demonstrations, and Dixieland and Bluegrass music while enjoying festival food. Free parking. No pets allowed.

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THE WEST END FAIR
8/23/2015 - 8/29/2015
Recurring daily

Times: Varies
Location: West End Fair Association
Venue: Fairgrounds
570 Fairgrounds Road, Gilbert, PA 18331
Email: secwefa@ptd.net
Phone: (610) 681-4293
Admission: $5 ages 11 and older
Special Event

A country fair with animals, homemade and homegrown items on display. Rides are an exciting part of the midway, but food is the best feature with many mouthwatering items.

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6TH ANNUAL WALLY LAKE FEST
8/28/2015 - 8/30/2015
Recurring daily

Venue: Lake Region
Route 6, Hawley , PA 18428
Phone: (570) 226-2141
Admission: Free (some events may require a fee).
Special Event

Lake Wallenpaupack is celebrated during this fun-packed three day event. The sandy shores and surrounding area come alive with music, an open fair market, free sailboat rides, tours of the dam, kayak demos, art displays, bike rides, downtown shopping, a boat parade, an ice cream social, and much more. With so many activities planned, the entire Lake Region and downtown Hawley is the place to be for people of all ages either on the water or on dry land.

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COTA JAZZ AND ARTS FESTIVAL
9/11/2015 - 9/13/2015
Recurring daily

Times: Times Vary By Day
Venue: Downtown Delaware Water Gap
Main Street, Delaware Water Gap , PA 18327
Phone: (570) 424-2210
Admission: $28/adults, $15/seniors over 65 and students, $10/children 5-12, children under 5 are free
Special Event

The 38th Annual Delaware Water Gap Celebration of the Arts packs several sets of ensemble jazz performances, plus theater and arts, into a three-day festival in the scenic Borough of Delaware Water Gap.

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ARTS & CRAFTS FAIR IN BINGHAM PARK
9/12/2015  


Times: 9am-4pm
Location: Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce
Venue: Bingham Park
Route 6, Main Ave, Hawley, PA 18428
Email: visit@lakeregioncc.com
Phone: (570) 226-3191
Special Event

Enjoy approximately 100 vendors with handcrafted items. Event will be held rain or shine. Call the Pocono Lake Chamber for more information.

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JIM THORPE FALL FOLIAGE DAYS
10/3/2015 - 10/4/2015
Recurring daily

Location: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Broadway, Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-5810
Special Event

There truly is something for the entire family during these fall foliage weekends. Train rides, vendors, crafters, goodies from the Jim Thorpe Farmers Market, bike rentals and rides in the surrounding hills or along the Lehigh River on the rail-trail, free entertainment at different venues throughout the downtown, and seasonal specials from restaurants and shops. This event will also take places on October 10-11 and 17-18.

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JIM THORPE FALL FOLIAGE DAYS
10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015
Recurring daily

Location: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Broadway, Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-5810
Special Event

There truly is something for the entire family during these fall foliage weekends. Train rides, vendors, crafters, goodies from the Jim Thorpe Farmers Market, bike rentals and rides in the surrounding hills or along the Lehigh River on the rail-trail, free entertainment at different venues throughout the downtown, and seasonal specials from restaurants and shops. This event will also take places on October 17-18.

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PUMPKIN FEST
10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015
Recurring weekly on Sunday, Saturday

Times: 11am-5pm
Location: Memorytown Country Inn and Cottages
432 Grange Road, Mount Pocono, PA 18344
Phone: (570) 839-1680
Admission: Free admission and parking.
Special Event

Everyone loves Memorytown during the fall season. The leaves are changing colors, there's briskness in the air, and best of all its Pumpkin Fest! Enjoy games, prizes, activities, food and drink, wagon rides, pumpkin patch, and much more. It's fun for all ages.

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QUIET VALLEY'S HARVEST FESTIVAL
10/10/2015 - 10/11/2015
Recurring daily

Times: 10am-5pm
Location: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: farm@quietvalley.org
Phone: (570) 992-6161
Admission: $10/adults; $5/ages 3-12
Special Event

Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm celebrates their 41st Annual Harvest Festival. There will be plenty of traditional skills and heritage crafts demonstrated such as spinning, weaving, yarn dyeing, black smithing, broom making, scrapple making, apple butter making, and much more. Enjoy plenty of folk entertainment, good country food, children's activities, pumpkin decorating, a quilt raffle, pony rides, horse-drawn wagon rides, one room schoolhouse presentation, outdoor brick bake oven, and much more. The Civil War Encampment is always a favorite at Harvest Festival. The 142nd Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. G Re-enactors will portray the drill and everyday life of soldiers in the 19th century, giving visitors a glimpse into local history. The festival will be held rain or shine. Demonstrations are under tents. No pets and no smoking please. The Harvest Festival schedule is subject to change.

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JIM THORPE FALL FOLIAGE DAYS
10/17/2015 - 10/18/2015
Recurring daily

Location: Downtown Jim Thorpe
Broadway, Jim Thorpe , PA 18229
Phone: (570) 325-5810
Special Event

There truly is something for the entire family during these fall foliage weekends. Train rides, vendors, crafters, goodies from the Jim Thorpe Farmers Market, bike rentals and rides in the surrounding hills or along the Lehigh River on the rail-trail, free entertainment at different venues throughout the downtown, and seasonal specials from restaurants and shops.

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WINTER BEER FESTIVAL
2/7/2015  


Times: 12-3pm
Location: Skytop Lodge
One Skytop, Skytop, PA 18357
Phone: (570) 595-8924
Admission: $65 for adults; $15/20 years and under

There is no better way to quench your thirst after a day out on our ski slopes, than enjoying Skytop's Annual Winter Beer Festival. On Saturday enjoy unlimited beer, delicious food, and entertainment on and around Skytop Lodge's frozen lake. Admission includes unlimited beer during event, food, live entertainment, and a Skytop beer sampling glass.

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WINTER FESTIVAL
2/7/2015 - 2/8/2015
Recurring daily

Times: noon-6pm
Location: Blue Mountain Ski Area
Venue: Summit Lodge
1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071
Email: nchirico@skibluemt.com
Phone: (610) 826-7700
Admission: Free

Blue Mountain's Winter Festival is located at the Summit Lodge. Winter Fest is proudly sponsored by Cooper Electric and features ice carving, wood carving, snow shoe demos, tele-skiing demos, ice thrones, and much more. A Torch parade and fireworks display will be held on Saturday night. Note: Winter Fest activities are free and open to the public this weekend, but skiing, snowboarding, and snowtubing are the regular price on Saturday and Sunday.

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SPRING THAW ICE & WINE FESTIVAL
4/18/2015  


Times: noon-5pm
Location: Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour and Natural Ice Harvest Museum
311 Purdytown Turnpike, Lakeville, PA 18438
Email: tour@sculptediceworks.com
Phone: (570) 226-6246
Admission: $20/in advance; $25/at the door; $10/designated driver

Six Pennsylvania wineries brought together in one fabulous location. Enjoy live ice carving demonstrations, great BBQ, music, local cheeses, maple syrup, crafts, and much more. Sculpted Ice Works Factory Tour and Museum included.

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QUIET VALLEY'S 9TH ANNUAL MUSIC IN THE VALLEY
7/11/2015  


Times: 10am-5pm
Location: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: farm@quietvalley.org
Phone: (570) 992-6161
Admission: $10/adults; $5/ages 3-12

Music in the Valley's purpose is to perpetuate old time musical traditions. A day to enjoy performances of traditional music of the time period. There will be free hands-on workshop, sing-a-longs, and more. Groups will perform at various venues about the farm. This event will be held under tents and is rain or shine.

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QUIET VALLEY'S 9TH HERITAGE CRAFT DAY
8/8/2015  


Times: 10am-4pm
Location: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm
347 Quiet Valley Road, Stroudsburg, PA 18360
Email: farm@quietvalley.org
Phone: (570) 992-6161
Admission: $10/adults; $5/ages 3-12

Try your hand at early American skills and crafts. There are plenty of hands-on opportunities to interest the entire family. Check-out crafts such as basket making, wheat weaving, broom making, spinning, weaving, scherenschnitte, quilling, rug braiding, blacksmithing, and more. There will be a children's make and take area. As always, the schedule is subject to change, but there will be plenty for everyone to see and do. Enjoy a tour of the historic farm while you are there.

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