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20 Can’t Miss Events in March 2020

Due to coronavirus concerns, many events this month have been either postponed or cancelled. You can check our website calendar for event updates.

 

In the meantime, check out what our friends at Geisinger say you need to know about COVID-19 and how you can best protect yourself.

March in NEPA Brings All Things St. Paddy’s and Tons of Early Spring Fun

 

Wish winter a fond farewell with this loaded calendar of unbeatable fun.

Sure, March may still be a bit cold, but let’s take a look at the bright side. Every day brings us closer to sunny spring fun. The hiking trails are thawing out. The waterfalls are flowing free and our incredible parks are open for business. But, if you crave that one last taste of winter, you’ve still got time to hit the slopes.

Of course, don’t forget to get all greened up for St. Paddy’s in Scranton. Grab a spot for the parade. Get there early and take on the 2-mile Brian P. Kelly Memorial Race. Then, stop for dinner and a pint at a local pub.

The start of a new season means we’ve got new things to do and plenty of new places to see. From brewery tours to train rides to undersea adventures, NEPA’s never-ending list of awesome amenities never gets old.

Stay on the move all week long with our awesome events page. And make it a March to remember with this convenient can’t miss list.

Make Time for Magnificent March Events

  • St. Patrick's Day Festivities

    Throughout the Month

    Bring out your best Irish brogue and don your scally cap for a few weekends full of St. Paddy’s festivities. Enjoy parades all over NEPA, and be sure to check out some of the region’s best Irish pubs.

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  • Bert Kreischer – The Berty Boy World Tour

    Thursday, March 5

    Buckle up for a wild ride with the ever-incorrigible comedian as he delivers his trademark blend of incredible stories, hilarious, poignant jokes and a little honest insight.

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  • Act Out Presents: Peter Pan

    March 6, 7 & 8 also March 13, 14 & 15

    Join the intrepid theatre group in Dunmore on a miraculous journey to Neverland. Witness the daring exploits of Peter, Wendy and the rest of the Darling children as they confront the scoundrel Captain Hook.

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  • Montage Mountainfest featuring the Gin Blossoms

    Saturday, March 7

    Make your way to Montage Mountain for this incredible festival of skiing, costumed pond skimming, live music and so much more. This year’s event features a live performance by the Gin Blossoms.

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  • Full Moon Hike

    Saturday, March 7

    Pull the hiking boots out of the closet. Grab your flashlight. And get to Salt Springs State Park in Montrose for an unforgettable evening hike under the light of a full moon (please avoid if werewolf).

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  • Spring Craft & Artisans Market

    Saturday, March 7 & Sunday, March 8

    Support local small businesses and check out Ashley’s newly-renovated event space at The Grand Bank during this unique vendor fair featuring crafts, food, raffles and much more.

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  • Transformation Tuesday Pop-Up

    Tuesday, March 10

    Join Wilkes-Barre’s Circle Center for the Arts in their exciting community transformation campaign. Catch live local music, art demonstrations, food, drinks and more at select downtown Wilkes-Barre properties on the second Tuesday of each month. The first pop-up concert will feature Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentlemen.

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  • Nate Bargatze

    Wednesday, March 11

    Don’t miss the often unimaginably relatable humor of this brilliant, nationally recognized comedian as he takes the F.M. Kirby Center stage in Wilkes-Barre.

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  • Aaron Lewis

    Postponed

    The Mohegan Sun Arena at Casey Plaza in Wilkes-Barre hosts the unapologetically honest singer/songwriter as he blurs the lines between old school country and hard-hitting rock.

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  • Susquehanna Brewing Art and Music Fest

    Saturday, March 14

    Mix it up with some brewery fresh beer, original, local art, live music and food during this free admission festival at Susquehanna Brewing Company in Pittston.

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  • Styx

    Postponed

    The iconic Penn’s Peak in Jim Thorpe hosts the legendary rock band as they celebrate over four decades worth of popular hits, deep album gems and unforgettable live performances.

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  • The Renal Race

    Postponed

    Race through Wilkes-Barre’s downtown streets and beautiful Kirby Park for this annual 5K that aims to raise awareness and funding for Kidney Cancer research.

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  • Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story

    Postponed

    Experience the short-lived, meteoric rise of one of rock n roll’s earliest pioneers. Scranton’s Broadway Theatre of Northeastern Pennsylvania retells this classic, tragic tale through the songs that defined a generation.

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  • Stalingrad XV

    Saturday, March 21

    Join the epic wintery paintball battle in this massive World War II scenario simulation game. Skirmish Paintball in Albrightsville hosts this incredible, annual event in the frosty Pocono mountains.

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  • Kreeps with Kids Comedy Tour

    Postponed

    Catch four sets of classic, old school stand-up comedy at Mt. Airy Casino in Mount Pocono. The four legendary comedians deliver a masterclass in authentic, relatable and honest comedy.

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  • The Gourmet Gala – Roaring 20’s

    Postponed

    Bring your appetite and your Gatsby garb to the Mohegan Sun Pocono Casino in Wilkes-Barre for this can’t miss culinary event. The region’s finest restaurants will be on hand offering their creative, opulent specialties.

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  • Blue and Gold Gala

    Friday, March 27

    Dine, bid and dance the night away at The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre during this annual fundraising dinner and silent auction for the Wyoming Valley Children’s Association.

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  • To Beer or Not to Beer? Cooking Class

    Friday, March 27

    Head to the iconic Hawley Silk Mill for a unique cooking with beer demonstration and dinner. Learn to cook with a talented professional chef, sample local craft beers and enjoy a 4-course meal.

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  • Bowl for Kids’ Sake

    Postponed

    Gather your team. Slip on those silly bowling shoes and knock em’ down for a great cause. This popular annual event at Chacko’s Family Bowling Center in Wilkes-Barre benefits Big Brothers big Sisters of the Bridge.

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  • Scranton Half Marathon

    Postponed

    Gear up and get to Scranton for the first big run of the season. This city-spanning race offers an early spring look at historic Scranton neighborhoods and benefits the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail.

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Get the whole gang out for some early spring fun. Check out our incredible list of Family Fun in March.

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