FESTIVALS & EVENTS
Black Bear Film FestivalEnjoy a weekend featuring independent films and cultural events in the historic Boro of Milford.
Rodeo at Malibu Dude RanchProfessional Rodeo complete with bull riding, saddle bronc, bareback riding, barrel racing, roping, steer wrestling rough riders, rodeo clown antics and captivating intermission performances each Saturday night seasonally in a 2,000 seat professional arena.
Festival of WoodFREE
Handmade crafts, arts, programs, children’s activities, educational exhibits, demonstrations live music and more!
Behind Closed Doors House TourResidents of some of the remarkable Pike County homes, featuring diverse architectural styles, from Greek Revival to French Provincial and beyond, open the doors of their homes for this special tour benefiting the County's domestic abuse intervention program.
Pocono Garlic FestivalOver 60 food and craft vendors will be offering everything from garlic vinegar and garlic ice cream to garlic-themed pottery and paintings. A showcase of local musical talent on 2 stages; including the Pocono Bluegrass & Folk Society stage, Fresh locally grown produce at the Pocono Garlic Festival at Shawnee Mountain educational demonstrations, 4th Annual Garlic Eating Contest and plenty of children’s activities make this a great family event!
Sweet Corn & BBQ FestivalOver 25 vendors will surround the festival grounds offering mouthwatering items such as roaster or steamed sweet corn with multiple toppings, a variety of beef, pork and chicken BBQ including Memphis, Carolina, Texas & Kansas City. Sweet, spicy, dry rub, smoked or smothered in BBQ sauce with an awesome line-up of local and award winning BBQ vendors. Plus cold brews, soft drinks and festival treats like funnel cake, soft ice cream, soft pretzels and corn pie.
Crystal Cabin FeverSee Sculpted Ice Works, with beautiful displays of Ice that are larger than life including Jack & the Beanstalk, castles, fairytale creatures and much more! Bring the whole family for a fun trip down a 50 ft ice slide and enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate.
Wally Ice FestWally Ice Fest celebrates the best of winter fun in the Pocono Mountains. Tourists and community members alike will enjoy everything from Ice Sculptures to a Curling demonstration event, to our three main events: Paupack Plunge, Pocono Pond Hockey Tournament and Iced Tee Golf.
Winter Lights FestivalAn 100 x 100 foot ice-skating rink within the park is open to the public. Ice- skating is free. A heated shack is also available for warming-up and changing skates. A limited number of skates are available to borrow.
Wayne County FairGames, rides, food, exhibits, farm animals thrill shows, entertainment and more at this county fair.
Pocono Wurst FestivalWith both Polish and German themes, the event will feature two stages of non-stop live music, traditional costumed dance performances, pig and “hot dog” races, ethnic craft vendors, new “Bier Stein Olympics”- fun games for adults and plenty of wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and cold brews.
Children’s entertainment will include the Brat Man living statue, rubber duck races, inflatable Bavarian slide, bavarian juggling shows and more.
Autumn Timber FestivalIncludes lumberjack competitions, blacksmith demos by Jim Doherty, saw mill demos, chainsaw sculptures, live music, children’s activities and food & craft vendors galore.
Shawnee Celtic FestivalExperience the sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands in the beautiful Pocono Mountains. Join us Memorial Day weekend for non-stop Celtic music on two stages, foot stomping bagpipers from the MacKay Pipe Band, Celtic jam, working sheep dogs, Irish step dancers and a variety of Celtic craft and food vendors.
Pocono Food Truck FestivalThe Pocono Food Truck Festival will feature 20 food trucks from the Pocono Mountains, Lehigh Valley, New Jersey, New York City and Philadelphia. Our food truck line-up will feature the best food on wheels ranging from sweet, savory, spicy and delicious. Festival attendees will get a chance to cast their vote for the best food truck.
Over the River and Through the Woods...
Just a short trip across the Delaware River will take you into NJ for more festivals and events for the entire family.