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Quiet Valley comes alive with new baby farm animals. Come and join the celebration of new life. This is a unique opportunity for children (and grown-ups) to see and touch a variety of baby farm animals. There are activities for all ages and plenty of good country food will be for sale, so come and bring the whole family - rain or shine. Free parking. No pets allowed.
The sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands are coming to the Poconos on Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy non-stop Celtic music on three stages, a bagpipers’ parade and Celtic jam, working sheep dogs, Irish step dancers, and a variety of Celtic craft and food vendors! Free parking.
The historic Hotel Fauchere is sponsoring Pike County’s 1st Food and Wine Faire in partnership with Upstate Wine Country. More than 20 vendors featuring an assortment of Pennsylvania’s wines, delectable morsels, handcrafted items, jewelry and more. Each general admission ticket includes admission, complimentary wine tasting glass and the opportunity to sample the wines of all participating wineries at no extra charge. Wine festival tickets are available at the Hotel Fauchere, online or at the Upstate Wine Country Office.
The tree-lined streets of Milford will be filled with three days of live music, food and shopping. There is no "main stage" event - Milford Businesses present music on their porches, lawns and in their parking lots. The festival is free to all who attend and features a variety of musical styles.
The Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce will host the Annual Arts and Crafts Fair in picturesque Bingham Park, downtown Hawley. Enjoy the talents of artists and crafters displaying their fine wares. The Fair will host over 100 vendors with truly unique handcrafted items. These accomplished merchants travel from near and far with a wide variety of distinctive gifts for that special someone or yourself.
The Sherman Theater presents the annual Pocono Raceway Festival on Main Street. Taking place the day before the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, PA. By combining spectacular show car displays, delicious food vendors, fun games for all ages, and musical performances on several stages.
Spend the morning and early afternoon listening to live bands downtown. Move the Central Park for a FREE concert featuring nationally known acts, as well as an array of artisans, and food vendors.
The Pocono Mountains Bluegrass Festival has been a family oriented festival for the past 16 years. 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. Performances TBD.
The two-day festival will feature continuous musical entertainment, Pennsylvania's finest wineries, and a wide selection of food vendors to tempt your taste buds. Educational seminars will be held during the festival so check them out and learn some new things about wine. You must be over 21 to be served. Outside food and beverages are not permitted. Ice coolers are allowed for chilling wine only. No pets allowed.
As in years past, local non-profit groups, artists, businesses, and other institutions will be present to show the community what they have been up to all year. Visitors can enjoy food, carnival rides, games, music and much more throughout the day. Fireworks start at 9pm.
Shawnee Riverfest II 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.
Crafts exhibitors and artists will be coming from 13 states and Canada. They will be demonstrating and selling their unique and original work. Pottery, woodworking, fine glass work, woodcarving, leather carving, sheepskin, wheat weaving, and metalworking are just a few of the crafts you will see at the Audubon Art and Crafts Festival.
Celebration of both Polish and German cultures with delicious food and beverages, live music; including Jimmy Sturr and his Orchestra.
Performances and Masterclasses by some of the best artists in opera, chamber music, dance, contemporary vocal arts, and jazz. The music festival will also be held on August 1-4, and August 8-10.
This three-day festival will feature National and International Blues recording artists performing the best in contemporary and traditional acoustic and electric blues. The festival will features dozens of eclectic vendors from all over the country, plenty of food and beverage, scenic chair lifts rides in an acoustically perfect setting and location. On site camping available to sleep under the stars.
Performances and Masterclasses by some of the best artists in opera, chamber music, dance, contemporary vocal arts, and jazz. The festival will also be held on August 8-10.
Come out to the Wayne County Fair. Enjoy games, rides, food, exhibits, farm animals, thrill shows, and live entertainment. Admission price includes most grandstand shows, free parking, free rides. No pets allowed on the fairgrounds.
Head out to the Blue Mountain's Summit Lodge for the 6th Annual "Best of Both Worlds" Beer & Wine Festival! Local Breweries and Vineyards will be on-site providing samples. Enjoy live music, craft and specialty vendors, and food and drink specials at the Slopeside Pub and Grill. Must be 21 and older to attend and includes a commemorative sampling glass. $5 designated driver and includes two drink tickets for soda or water.
A celebration of the natural and cultural heritage of wood. Handmade wood crafts, educational programs, exhibits, music, art programs, food, children's activities, lectures and films, chainsaw and sawmill demonstrations, and more. Mansion tours are available, fees apply.
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.
Performances and Masterclasses by some of the best artists in opera, chamber music, dance, contemporary vocal arts, and jazz.
The Pocono Chicken Wing Off is the Pocono Mountain Region's largest wing event. Sample over 30 sauces while supporting the Monroe County Meals on Wheels. Festival attendees pay as they go for wings, beverages, and other food.
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.
As summer reaches its summit, and the true splendor of Pennsylvania hits its apex, everybody knows it's time for the Pocono State Craft Festival. Enjoy fine jewelry, woodworking, clothing, metal work, stained glass, furniture, leather, basketry, and pottery are some of the distinctive crafts on display for your shopping pleasure. Watch the craft demonstrations, enjoy festival foods, and listen to the best in Dixieland and Bluegrass music. Please visit www.poconocrafts.com for a $1 discount admission coupon.
A country fair with animals and homemade and homegrown items on display. Rides are an exciting part of the midway, but food is the best feature with many mouthwatering items.
Community agricultural fair with midway, music, entertainment, food, fun, and much more.
Over 50 vendors will fill the mountain air with garlic-y goodness. Live music, cooking demos, wildlife education display, garlic-eating contest, and much more.
Enjoy food, fun, and festivities in beautiful downtown Stroudsburg. There will be live entertainment throughout the day, along with local artisans and crafters displaying their talent.
The 36th 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.
The Pocono Lake Region Chamber of Commerce will host the annual Arts and Crafts Fair in picturesque Bingham Park, downtown Hawley. Enjoy the talents of artists and crafters displaying their fine wares. The Fair will host over 100 vendors with truly unique handcrafted items. These accomplished merchants travel from near and far with a wide variety of distinctive gifts for that special someone or yourself.
It's a rip-roarin' real live Rodeo in the Poconos! Cowboys and gals competing in six events, live country music, line dancing, and BBQ. Plus a two-day chili cook-off.
Historic Hawley will once again host one of the most popular events in the lake region with the Hawley Harvest Hoedown. Bright autumn colors and crisp weather have been ordered up as the day's events.
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 12-13, and 19-20.
The largest pumpkin festival in the Pocono Mountains is even bigger. Families can enjoy UNLIMITED hayrides, treasure hunting, bounce houses, and games with costumed characters, and more. Pumpkins starting at $3. Fright Nite is back, starting October 4th with the Waldorf Hotel. These are tentative dates. Please check back for detailed information for 2013.
Enjoy live music, Timber Team Lumberjack shows, Marvelous Mutts Canine Shows, pig aces, chain saw sculptures, and scenic chairlift rides all during the prime fall foliage time.
Historic Honesdale rolls out pumpkins, hay bales and fall colors for its annual Harvest Heritage Fest. Honesdale's historic Main Street will be alive with the sound of street music, craft vendors, and old-fashioned horse-drawn hayrides.
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 19-20.
There will be demonstrations of many early American skills and crafts, such as broom making, oak split basketry, spinning, weaving, yarn dyeing, tatting, coopering, quilling, outdoor brick bake oven, Dutch oven cooking, butter making, and rope making. Plenty of good country food, folk entertainment (on the stage and around the farm), and a variety of activities for children including the Pumpkin Patch, old time games, one-room schoolhouse, pony rides, wagon rides, and storytelling abound. Don't forget to buy a few raffle tickets for our beautiful festival quilt. Free parking, shuttle available. The event will be held rain or shine - under tents if it rains. No pets allowed and no smoking.
The Black Bear Film Festival, at the Historic Milford Theatre in Milford, Pennsylvania, is one of Pennsylvania's premiere independent film festivals.
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 free entertainment at different venues throughout the downtown, and seasonal specials from restaurants and shops.
The annual Pocono Mountains Elvis Festival is a three-day festival honoring the music, life, and fans of Elvis Presley, the King of Rock and Roll. This is a world-class event respectful to everything that Elvis stood for. The festival will include the Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Contest, Jukebox LIVE, "Welcome To My World" Tribute Artist, and Saturday’s Halloween Spooktacular After Hours Party and much more.
Visit Hawley for Hawley Winterfest 2013, an event filled weekend that is certain to get you in the holiday spirit. Venture to this lovely small town nestled in the Lake Region of the Pocono Mountains and you will find a jolly dose of activities. From delicious holiday fare to the sounds of the season filling the air, a children's show at the community theater, artists and authors mingling with residents and visitors alike, ice carving, gingerbread decorating, take a ride in a horse-drawn carriage, holiday house tours, and so much more. Please check back for more details.
Join Mountain Springs Lake Resort for the 1st Annual Craft Fair! Local vendors will be showing their arts and wares. An excellent break from the busy activities of the holiday weekend, browse at your leisure and enjoy!
For the past 27 years, owners, dealers, and manufactures of exotic automobiles and motorcycles have been gathering in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern, PA. This is the only event where owners of Ferraris, Maseratis, Lamborghinis, and other European High Performance “macchine” meet for three days. Activities include a Concoros d’Eleganza car show, two days of high speed driving at Pocono Raceway directed by the Empire State Ferrari Club, a regional area Tour organized by Mid-Atlantic Lamborghinis, a slalom organized by Jaguar Clubs North America with displays from various dealers and manufacturers.