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2016 Summer/Fall Festivals & Events at Shawnee Mountain

Posted by: NJ Kids Contributors - April 04, 2016

Shawnee Mountain is gearing up for the summer/fall season and its incredible festival line-up. Having become the center of outdoor festival activity in the Pocono Region and home to nine major special events, we are excited to announce the launching of our new summer/fall website with extensive information on all happenings at the mountain this season.

Below you will find a short description of the events or you can visit us at www.shawneemt.com for more details including entertainment schedules, hotel packaging, online ticket sales and more!

Shawnee Celtic Festival

May 28 & 29, 2016.  
The sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands are coming to the Poconos on Memorial Day weekend! Join us for non-stop Celtic music on two stages, strolling bagpipers and fiery fiddlers, working sheep dogs, Highland Games demonstrations, Scottish & Irish dancers, magic and juggling shows, a petting zoo and a variety of Celtic craft and food vendors!!  Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm

Shawnee Annual Fireworks Display

  
 July 3, 2016 
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is holding its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks, which benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company. There will be an outdoor DJ, Uncle Sam Stilt Walker, Mark Clark’s “All American Magic Show” and various food & craft vendors. A delicious Hickory Licks barbecue is planned. “The Best Show in the Poconos’,” fireworks display will be at dusk presented by the Interstate Fireworks, Inc.  Sunday evening, gates open at 7pm, fireworks display starts approximately at 9pm – Rain date July 8, 2016

Poconos' Wurst Festival

 
July 16 & 17, 2016 
This Oktoberfest in July is back for its 7th year with even more wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies, brats and brews! Featuring The Chardon Polka Band, The Austrian Boys and various Polka bands and German Oom Pa Pa bands, German dancers, the Bier Stein Olympics and craft vendors, you’re sure to have the best of times at the Poconos’ Wurst Festival. Bring your appetite and your dancing shoes to this weekend full of brews, brats and music!  Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm

Sweet Corn & BBQ Festival

 
August 13 & 14, 2016 
New for summer 2016, come celebrate the Pennsylvania sweet corn harvest along with the region’s best BBQ delights. Non-stop live entertainment with a Country and Western theme; including local show bands the Brian Dean Moore Band and the Cramer Brothers Band. There’s country line dancing demonstrations and instruction, cowboy juggling and magic shows, corn eating and corn trivia contests. Vote for People’s Choice Best BBQ and Best Dessert Awards. Enjoy dozens of food and craft vendors including local farm stands, mouthwatering sweet corn and BBQ vendors. Plus dessert treats, cold drinks and cold brews to cool off.  Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm

Pocono Garlic Festival



September 3 & 4, 2016

A legendary local favorite! Now in its 22nd year, this event will once again fill the Poconos with the aroma of garlic-y goodness over Labor Day weekend. Over 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, educational demonstrations, cooking and garlic eating contests and plenty of children’s activities make this a great family event!  Saturday and Sunday 10am to 6pm

Autumn Timber Festival

October 8 & 9, 2016

Catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor at beautiful Shawnee Mountain during prime fall foliage time in the Poconos! Join us for this action packed autumn event including Timber Team Lumberjack Shows, K-9 Dog shows, chainsaw sculptures, scenic chairlift rides, wildlife shows, live music, children’s activities, and food and craft vendors galore. Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm

Pocono Food Truck & Art Festival


October 15 & 16, 2016
  
Follow your taste buds… Over 30 food trucks, trailers and carts from Philadelphia, NYC, Northern NJ and the Pocono region will serve up their best dishes and compete for the Best Food Truck Award. Stop in the Hope and Trepp Lodges for the 6th Annual Art on the Mountain craft show and sale featuring over 50 of the region’s most talented artists, crafters, sculptors and photographers.  Saturday and Sunday 11am to 5pm


Shawnee Mountain is well-known as being a beginner and family friendly ski area, welcoming all  levels of skiers and riders. For early season hours and the latest snow conditions visit www.shawneemt.com. Shawnee Mountain is located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania just off Exit 309 on Interstate 80. For general information, call 570-421-7231. For lodging information, call 800-438-6493 (townhomes and villas), 800-SHAWNEE (Shawnee Inn), or 800-POCONOS (visitor’s bureau). Follow us at  Facebook.com/skishawnee, @Skishawnee and www.shawneemt.com.

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Posted by: NJ Kids Contributors| April 04, 2016
Categories:  Fun Things To Do
Subcategories:  Spring Fun Things To Do | Summer Fun Things To Do
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