NEPA Weekend Round-Up 03.17.23
Posted: March 15, 2023
Kick Off Your Weekend with St. Paddy's Day Celebrations, Outdoor Activities, and More
March fun is in full swing! We put together another guide to help you have an awesome NEPA weekend. From St. Patrick’s Day celebrations to numerous events and shows, this weekend has something for everyone. If you’re looking for even more, check out our local events calendar jam-packed with 75+ events happening all weekend long.
Take a look below, and see what catches your eye. Then, start planning that awesome March weekend.
Mark Your Calendar For:
The BIG St. Patty’s Day Party with DJ Blizzard
Friday, March 17 at 4 p.m.
Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at The 80s Bar in Lansford! Listen to Irish tunes and some old favorites as you celebrate the night away. Enjoy games, drinks, and delicious specials perfect for the holiday.
Members Exhibit: Thinking Green
Friday, March 17 at 5 p.m.
Head to the Circle Centre for the Arts in Wilkes-Barre to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at their monthly members’ exhibit. Listen to Irish music, poetry, and take in the art. Light refreshments will be provided at this free event.
St. Patrick’s Day at The Inn
Friday, March 17 at 5 p.m.
Enjoy an Irish night at The Settlers Inn in the heart of Hawley. Jam out to the music of the Blarney Boys as you devour their delicious specials like Reuben sliders, fish and chips, soft pretzels and more!
Shrek the Musical
Friday, March 17 at 7 p.m. & Saturday, March 18 at 2 p.m. and 7 pm.
See everyone’s favorite green ogre in a new light at The Ritz Theater in Scranton. Shrek the Musical is filled with awesome tunes, great dance numbers, and lots of humor. You won’t want to miss out on this one of a kind show.
Wilkes-Barre / Scranton Penguins vs. Rochester Americans
Friday, March 17 at 7:05 p.m.
Route for our mighty Pens as they take on the Rochester Americans at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre Township. Take a trip to the snack bar, gather your friends, and enjoy this icy game!
Friday, March 17 at 8 p.m. / Saturday, March 18 at 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. / Sunday, March 19 at 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m.
Experience Riverdance like never before at the Broadway Theatre of Northeastern Pennsylvania in Scranton! Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day authentically with this unique Irish experience. Spectacular costumes, lighting and stage presence take this show to the next level.
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway Ride
Saturday, March 18 & Sunday, March 19 at 11 a.m. / 1 p.m. / 3 p.m.
Hop aboard the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway in Jim Thorpe for a scenic ride through the Poconos! Sit in a luxurious, old-fashioned railway car as you cruise through the Lehigh Gorge State Park. Take in the winter beauty of the mountains around you on a 70-min round-trip excursion.
Plunge for Autism to Benefit CAM
Saturday, March 18 at 11 a.m.
Take the plunge into chilly Beech Mountain Lake in Drums to benefit the Collaborative Autism Movement. This organization supports local individuals with Autism in our community. If you don’t want to dive into the lake, you can still show your support by participating in the fun raffles available!
Brewskis’ Sunday Brunch with Douglas & Seal
Sunday, March 19 at 12 p.m.
Kick off your Sunday with an afternoon at Brewskis Coffee & Bar for their Sunday Brunch! Enjoy live local, music talent as you munch on delicious bites and sip on yummy drinks. This super fun atmosphere is the perfect spot to cap off your weekend.
Stroudsburg St. Patrick’s Day Parade
Sunday, March 19 at 1:15 p.m.
The St. Patrick’s Day celebrations aren’t over just yet! Get your green ready for Stroudsburg’s 44th annual St. Paddy’s Day Parade. Celebrate the holiday with friends and loved ones!
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