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Cast for Cash

Free Fishing Contest May 23 - September 30

Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed  Cast for Cash

The Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed Management District and Pocono Mountains Visitor’s Bureau are thrilled to present Cast for Cash, a brand new fishing contest on Lake Wallenpaupack! The fishing period of the contest will run from May 23rd, 2014 through September 30th, 2014.

The Coasters

Mount Airy Casino Resort - Mt. Pocono, PA - 5/28/2014-5/29/2014

The Coasters in Concert

Pocono 400

Pocono Raceway - Long Pond, PA - June 6, 2014 - June 8, 2014

Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway

REO Speedwagon Concert

Penns Peak - Jim Thorpe, PA - June 20, 2014

REO Speedwagon in Concert

Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine and Food Festival

Split Rock Resort & Golf Club - Lake Harmony, PA - 6/21/2014-6/22/2014

Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine and Food Festival

Delaware River Sojourn

Delaware River - June 22 - 28, 2014

The Delaware River Sojourn is a seven-day guided paddling trip on the wild and scenic Delaware River, combining canoeing/kayaking, camping, educational programs, historical interpretation, and more. It is for novice to experienced paddlers of all ages; participants can sign up for the whole event or for the section(s) or day(s) of their choice.

Comedians from Saturday Night Live

Cove Haven Entertainment Resorts, Lakeville, PA - June 29, 2014

Rob Schneider and Jon Lovitz are coming to the Land of Love!
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    7/29/2017 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
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    Spoonlickin' Chili Cook-Off

    It's Chili time!  All are welcome July 29, 2017 at Saint Paul's Church in East Stroudsburg Pa.  Come prepared to eat and try lots of different chili creations! Prizes will be awarded to the best entrances!
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Poconos Events

There’s So Much On The Horizon in the Poconos, You’ll Be Head Over Hills!  Most likely, you’ll have a hard time deciding what to do next. You may decide to hit a food and wine festival to nourish your foodie soul – or maybe you’ll want to see a show. Great! You can do both. In fact, you can do a lot more than that. The Poconos has concerts, festivals, races, comedy shows, theater, carnivals, and county fairs.

The Poconos concerts run the gamut from local acts to national tours – and the genres run the gamut from rock to blues to country. Pocono Mountain festivals celebrate everything from beer to garlic to wieners! And what about the fantastic food concoctions you’ll run into on the midway at the county fairs -­‐ who’s up for deep-­‐fried Oreos?

All sorts of Pocono events are coming up, such as art and music festivals, NASCAR and Indy races, and more! In the Pocono Mountains, you can do whatever you want.

If you have an event and want to submit it for inclusion in our site, please send it to Events@VisitPoconos.com.  Please include event info and photo(s).  If you would like us to cover your event, we have writers and contributors who may be able to attend.

Pocono Events Articles

An Iconic Career Win at the Tricky Triangle: A Look at the 2017 Pocono Axalta 400 Race

An Iconic Career Win at the Tricky Triangle: A Look at the 2017 Pocono Axalta 400 Race

Around 10 a.m. at the Pocono Raceway on June 11th, the cool morning hours offered a vast, clear blue sky. Against the mountainous, wooded backdrop, pit crews were preparing their team’s stock cars for inspections before the Pocono 400 race.

 

The place was already booming with onlookers out for the full experience; many lined up at the inspection area, watching each car come in.  “It’s fascinating watching the cars getting all the measurements. It’s our first time at the Tricky Triangle,” says Julie Zwahr who travelled all the way with her family from Texas.  

Signing for H’dale Roots & Rhythm—Plus Balloon Rides & A Movie Night!

Honesdale PA Roots & Rhythm June 17, 2017

  • 10 June 2017
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Signing for H’dale Roots & Rhythm—Plus Balloon Rides & A Movie Night!

 For the third consecutive year, sign language interpreter Kim Hodder will be on stage at Honesdale’s Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival.  Kim will interpret the beginning and the close of the 12th annual festival on June 17th.  The free family event will officially open in Honesdale’s Central Park around 1:30 pm with a welcome from PA State Representative John Fritz and the singing of the National Anthem. Then, the first act, The  Bruce Katz Band will kick off an afternoon and evening of entertainment.


“Foot Long” Raffle List of Prizes for H’dale Roots & Rhythm 2017

  • 3 June 2017
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“Foot Long” Raffle List of Prizes for H’dale Roots & Rhythm 2017
This is a great year for prizes—we have 12-inches of them on our tickets!” laughed Bonnie Taylor, chair of the Raffle Committee for the 2017 Honesdale Roots & Rhythm Music & Arts Festival. Taylor helped garner some new prizes for this year, including two tickets to the Dweezil Zappa show in August at the Kirby Center, courtesy of the Wilkes Barre event venue.

Wally Lake Fest 2017: Call for Sponsors and Events

Help Support the Biggest Festival Celebrating the Lake, Wally Lake Fest: August 25-27, 2017

  • 3 May 2017
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Wally Lake Fest 2017: Call for Sponsors and Events
Hawley, PA. The Wally Lake Fest committee would like to remind all businesses, non-profits and individuals that the deadline for new event and sponsorship forms for the 8th Annual Wally Lake Fest is just around the corner. An exciting line-up is planned for the weekend and all sponsors who want to help make this year’s Wally Lake Fest a success should have their forms sent in by May 15, 2017.

Garrison Keillor: Just Passing Through Wilkes-Barre

Garrison Keillor: Just Passing Through Wilkes-Barre
Despite the weatherman predicting a blizzard beginning the evening of Monday, March 13th, audience members jam-packed the F.M. Kirby Center to see prolific storyteller and down-to-earth humorist, Garrison Keillor. After just one year of officially retiring from a 42 year run with Prairie Home Companion, he has returned to the stage offering audiences a new solo show titled, “Just Passing Through.”
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