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20 Can’t Miss Events in February

Make the Most of Winter with Chilly Festivals, Live Shows, Local Brews & More

Embark on a month filled with excitement, culture, and celebration in NEPA. Some are in all their snow shredding glory while others are anxiously awaiting the first signs of spring. Still, the shortest month offers plenty of fun in NEPA for the winter lovers and anti-cold crowd alike.

February is bursting with events that cater to every interest, from winter festivals to thought-provoking live shows and heartwarming performances. Explore the diverse happenings that define this vibrant region. You can find plenty more things to do on our extensive events calendar.

February Events in NEPA

  • XO Pop Up Bar

    All Month

    River Grille’s pop up bar XO will be offering festive cocktails & appetizers along with plenty of photo opportunities in their over the top decorated Valentine’s hideaway.

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    XO service hours are Thursday – Saturday starting at 4 p.m. every week in February until the 24th, with a bonus day on Valentine’s Day.  

  • Love Shack at The Loft

    February 2, 3, 9, 10, 14, 16 & 17

    This Valentine’s Day themed pop-up bar is back for its 2nd year at The Loft in Scranton with a 1970’s twist. This year, you can look forward to even more photo opps, fun themed cocktails, wines made in house & PA beers!

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    Love Shack service hours are Fridays and Saturdays starting at 6 p.m. until the 17th, with a bonus day on Valentine’s Day.  

  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Home & Garden Show

    February 2-4

    Everything you need to solve your home & garden projects under one roof at the Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza. No need to buy a ticket- admission to the show is free all weekend long!

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  • Winter Beer Fest

    February 3

    Tap into fun at the Annual Winter Beer Festival at Skytop Lodge! Experience happiness in a glass with friends, fresh Winter air, live music, great food and more.

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  • Carve 4 Cancer

    February 3

    The countdown begins for the much-awaited return of Carve 4 Cancer. Join Montage Mountain Resorts for their the flagship event benefiting the Live Like Brent Foundation. Get ready for live music, awesome vendors, snow sport competitions, giveaways, raffles, and more!

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  • Pocono Pond Hockey – Wally Ice Fest

    February 3 & 4

    Don’t miss the 2024 Pocono Pond Hockey Tournament and Wally Ice Fest at Kresswood Lake in Newfoundland, PA. Join the Wally Ice Crew for pond hockey, live music, games and contests, bonfire, food, drinks, vendors, and more!

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  • Valentine’s Wheel Throwing

    February 3, 10 & 11

    Want to learn the basics of working on the potter’s wheel? Come craft Valentine’s themed pieces with Craft Into Art. Your pieces will be glazed and fired by staff and ready for pick-up within 2-5 weeks.

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  • Monster Jam

    February 9-11

    Experience big-time family fun at the most unexpected, unscripted and unforgettable motorsports experience in the world.  Check out this adrenaline-charged event at Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza.

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  • Downtown on Ice

    February 9 & 10

    This family-friendly event in Scranton will feature ice carving demonstrations, winter activities on Courthouse Square, music, food and more. Don’t miss out on this community building event hosted by Scranton Tomorrow.

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  • Winterfest at Lackawanna State Park

    February 10

    Just because it’s chilly outside doesn’t mean you can’t have fun. Join Lackawanna State Park for their 13+ activities throughout the day! From campfire cooking to learning how to ice fish, there’s something for everyone at their 2024 Winterfest.

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  • Freezin For A Reason

    February 10

    Join Camelback Mountain Resort for an exhilarating day of polar-themed fun, all while supporting the Special Olympics of Pennsylvania.

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  • Curtains: The Musical Comedy Whodunnit

    February 9-11 & 16-18

    Go back to the brassy, bright, and promising year of 1959 for a night of music, comedy, murder, and mystery. The Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts is very excited to open their 2024 season featuring music from Kander and Ebb, the creative minds behind “Chicago” and “Cabaret”!

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  • Valentine's Day

    February 14

    Knock love out of the park this year with the Scranton / Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Indulge in a delectable four-course meal, spend a romantic evening in a private suite, and receive 2024 RailRiders game tickets!

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  • Annie

    February 16-18

    Little Orphan Annie has reminded generations of theatergoers that sunshine is always right around the corner. This beloved musical is set to return in a new production at Broadway Theatre of Northeastern Pennsylvania.

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  • Winterfest in Jim Thorpe

    February 16 – 18

    Jim Thorpe’s Winterfest brings family fun and festivities to everyone’s favorite small town. Check out the entertainment, including live ice carvings, hop on a horse-drawn carriage or train car, or simply stroll the wintry streets.

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  • Drag me to the 80s

    February 17

    Get ready for NYC Drag Legend Paige Turner’s critically acclaimed show, “DRAG ME TO THE ‘80s!” You’ll just want to have fun as Paige performs her all-live sung mix tape of bodacious ‘80s hits.

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    Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

    February 17, 21, & 24

    The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins hit the ice at Mohegan Sun Arena for matches against the Laval Rockets, Lehigh Valley Phantoms, and Bridgeport Islanders. Get decked out in your team jerseys, along with Tux the Penguin, and cheer on our Pens all month long.

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  • President's Day Brunch

    February 18 & 19

    Visit The Settlers Inn for a President’s Day brunch featuring live music from Julie Eschler on piano. There’s a seating on Sunday the 18th and a seating on Monday the 19th, but be sure to call ahead and make your reservations.

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  • NEPA CraftWorks Winter Market

    February 24

    Featuring over 40 local makers, don’t miss this year’s craft market at the Wyoming Valley Mall. Look forward to handmade arts and crafts, jewelry, wine, cheese, pet accessories and more.

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  • The Harlem Globetrotters 2024 World Tour

    February 28

    Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the world-famous Harlem Globetrotters global tour as they take the court at Mohegan Sun Arena. You’ll be amazed by new levels of mind-blowing trick shots, expert ball-handling skills, and unrivaled opportunities for pre-game, post-game and in-game fan engagement.

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