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Welcome to our calendar of events for the Poconos. Come back often to get updates about the latest Pocono events, happenings, concerts, festivals, sports, children activities and more!


Central Poconos - Delaware Valley - Jack Frost/Big Boulder - Lake Ariel - Lake Wallenpaupack - Lehigh Valley - Towamensing Trails

This Week:
Jul 22-Jul 23ShawneePoconos Wurst Festival. More wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies, and brews! With both Polish and German themes, the event will feature three stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, pig and hot dog races, ethnic craft vendors, Bier Stein Olympics- fun games for adults and plenty of wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies, and cold brews. Children's entertainment will include the Puppen Meister marionette show, Brat Man living statue, rubber duck races, bavarian juggling shows and face painting.
Jul 22-Jul 23HawleyAudubon Art and Craft Festival. Known regionally as the finest art and craft show in the Poconos, this popular 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.
Jul 29Jim ThorpeJosh Turner at Penn's Peak. Multi-platinum MCA Nashville recording artist Josh Turner is one of country music's most recognizable hit-makers. With a rich, deep voice and distinctive style, Turner has sold more than 12 million units, is a disciple of traditional country music and is one of the youngest members of the Grand Ole Opry. 8pm.
Jul 30Long PondPennsylvania 400. Long recognized as one of NASCAR's most competitive raceways, Pocono's unique 2.5 mile track features three turns, each with its own degree of banking. Events throughout the weekend. Race at 1pm Sunday.
Aug 5East StroudsburgHeritage Craft Weekend. Highlighting many of the traditional trade skills and heritage crafts of our forefathers. Folks will be able to see the craft people at work and even try crafts out for themselves. There will be demonstration such as basket making, spinning, weaving, egg etching, wheat weaving and broom making.
Aug 5-Aug 6Milford13th Annual Festival of Wood. A celebration of the natural and cultural heritage of wood. Handmade wood crafts, educational programs, exhibits, music, art, programs, food, children's activities, magic show, lectures and films, chainsaw and sawmill demonstrations and more
Aug 4-Aug 12Honesdale155rd Annual Wayne County Fair. 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. 270 Miller Drive, Route 191 North
Aug 12Long PondPennsylvania Wing Fest. Pocono Raceway's wing festival will feature the best wing joints from across the state. Admission, which includes great family-friendly activities, music and tons of delicious wings, is FREE.
Aug 12-Aug 13ShawneeSweet Corn & BBQ Festival. Over 25 vendors will surround the festival grounds offering mouthwatering items such as roasted or steamed sweet corn with multiple toppings, a variety of beef, pork and chicken BBQ including Memphis, Carolina, Texas and Kansas City. Non-stop live entertainment with a western theme, country line dancing, magic and juggling shows, trick roping demonstrations, and summer picnic games.
Aug 19Lake WallenpaupackCassadee Pope at Cove Haven Resort. See Cassadee Pope bring her unique country charm to Cove Haven Resort. With soaring vocals and impressive accolades, Cassadee Pope continues to debut new music for eager fans. 8:30pm.
Aug 20Long PondPocono ABC Supply 500. Pocono Raceway will host the 2017 Pocono IndyCar 500 race weekend. The weekend will feature Verizon IndyCar Series Qualifying and Practice on Saturday and the ABC Supply 500 race on Sunday. Speeds are expected to exceed 200mph with side-by-side racing and last-lap passes to win.
Aug 26Long PondWarrior Dash. Welcome to the world's largest running series. 12 obstacles from hell await you along this 3.32 mile course. Beer, bands, food, and fun will begin approximately 30 minutes after the first wave. At the Pocono Raceway
Aug 26-Aug 27Blue MountainBlue Mountain Beer Fest. Enjoy sampling of over 100 craft brews, delicious food, craft and artisan vendors, live music, and a breathtaking view of the Pocono Mountains. Must be 21+ over to attend.
Aug 26-Aug 27StroudsburgThe Pocono State Craft Festival. 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. At Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm.
Aug 26-Aug 27HawleyWally Lake Fest. 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.
Sep 2StroudsburgStroudfest. Over 100 vendors and crafters, special guests, all your favorite festival food and so much more! Live bands will play at multiple stages throughout the day up and down Main Street. Free admission!
Sep 2-Sep 3ShawneePocono Garlic Festival. Over 60 vendors will fill the mountain air with garlic-y goodness. Live music, cooking demos, wildlife education display, garlic-eating contest, and much more. 10am-6pm
Sep 8-Sep 10East StroudsburgCOTA Jazz and Arts Festival. Several sets of ensemble jazz performances, plus theater and arts, in a three-day festival in the scenic Borough of Delaware Water Gap.
Sep 23Mount PoconoMount Pocono Harvestfest. Street festival with food, crafts, exhibits, children's activities, and entertainment. Vendor spaces available; register online. Fun for all ages.
Sep 21-Sep 23Lake HarmonyUSARA Adventure Race National Championship. Split Rock Resort. Teams are required to navigate a series of checkpoints using only a map and compass to guide them while transitioning between several disciplines such as: Trail running/trekking, mountain biking, paddling and orienteering.
Sep 30-Oct 1Blue MountainCarbon County Oktoberfest. Celebrate Oktoberfest with live music, authentic dancers, a beer garden, delicious food, scenic lift rides, and more.
Oct 7-Oct 8ShawneeAutumn Timber Festival. Catch a glimpse of nature's splendor at beautiful Shawnee Mountain during prime fall foliage time in the Poconos. Action packed autumn event including lumberjack demonstrations, chainsaw sculptures, live music, children's activities, and food and vendors galore.
Oct 7-Oct 8East StroudsburgQuiet Valley's Harvest Festival. Traditional skills and 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
Oct 14-Oct 15ShawneePocono Food Truck Festival. Featuring 25+ food trucks from the Pocono Mountains, Lehigh Valley, NJ, NYC and Philadelphia. The food truck line-up will feature the best food on wheels ranging from sweet, savory, spicy and delicious. The Art on the Mountain Art Show and Sale will also be featuring some of the regions most talented painters, crafters, photographers, sculptors and more.
Oct 21Blue MountainMonsterball Bash. Celebrate Halloween with live music, food & drink specials, and prizes! Wear a costume to be entered in our raffle. Must be 21+ over to attend.
Oct 26Blue MountainBoos & Brews. Adults can trick or treat at Blue! Choose your route: beer or wine. Then, sample a variety of drinks paired with tasty treats! Must be 21+ over to attend.
Oct 27-Oct 29East StroudsburgSpooky Days at Quiet Valley. A weekend of spine-chilling fun. During the afternoon hours, a variety of not-so-scary activities will be offered for our younger visitors including: wagon rides, storytelling, crafts, and a Halloween sing-a-long. Activities will become darker after five o’clock and may not be suitable for small children.
Dec 9Blue MountainUgly Sweater Party. Rock your ugliest sweater or best holiday get up for this can't miss party! Enjoy live music, food & drink specials, and prizes. Must be 21+ over to attend.
Dec 10Blue MountainGingerbread House Workshop. Bring the family to decorate a gingerbread house, meet Santa, enjoy live music, and more!

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