NEPA's Got Fairs, Festivals, Food Trucks and More This Weekend
Start your weekend off at Tunkhannock’s Food Truck Friday at Creekside Gardens. Take in the beauty the garden has to offer as you enjoy food from over six vendors. The Mahoning Drive-In Theater in Lehighton is hosting its Universal Monster Mash. Watch four classic Universal monster movies on Friday and Saturday night in beautiful 35 mm film.
Head to the fair this weekend for food, family fun and more. The Wayne County Fair in Honesdale draws in thousands of visitors each year with its exhibits, rides, games and shows. The Carbon County Fair in Palmerton is known for its delicious potato pancakes and classic carnival fun, and you won’t want to miss it.
If you’re hungry for some of the best Polish food around, stop by the Kielbasa Festival in Plymouth. Main Street comes alive with dozens of vendors, live entertainment and the town’s famous kielbasa contest. Jessup Hose Company #2 is hosting its 8th Annual Wine Festival. Enjoy delicious tastings from some of NEPA’s best wineries.
The Second Annual Ride for Patriots Fundraiser is honoring veterans, first responders and their caregivers at this classic car, truck and motorcycle riding event. The Kristopher David Moules Memorial Fund for the Heroes is holding its annual run-walk at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre. The race is held in honor of Kristopher Moules, a fallen correctional officer. Finish the weekend by celebrating NEPA’s athletes at the Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame Annual Induction Banquet.
Mark your calendars for:
Wayne County Fair
For over 150 years, the Wayne County Fair has been a Honesdale tradition. Thousands of visitors visit the fair each year for shows, rides and games. Entertainment includes a horse pull, a woodsman’s competition, truck pulls, harness racing and more. Enjoy all the action and plenty of delicious fair food.
Carbon County Fair
The Carbon County Fair brings classic country fun to Palmerton. Treat yourself to fair food favorites as you enjoy the fair’s nightly live entertainment. Watch concerts, fireworks, demolition derbies, tractor pulls and more at this Carbon County celebration.
Plymouth Kielbasa Festival
Visit this one-of-a-kind celebration in Plymouth. Hundreds of people gather on Main Street for vendors, live music, and the town’s famous Kielbasa Competition. Come together with family and friends for a night filled with fun and some of the best kielbasa around.
Jessup Wine Festival
For wine tasting, specialty vendors, good food and more, head to Jessup’s 8th Annual Wine Festival. As you taste the best from over ten wineries, enjoy live music from Project 90’s, a NEPA-based cover band.
Second Annual Ride for Patriots
Join Patriots Cove in celebrating The Second Annual Ride for Patriots in Mountain Top. Honor veterans, first responders and their caregivers at this classic car, truck, and motorcycle riding event. Then enjoy post-ride refreshments and raffles at the Black Walnut American Legion Post 510.
Kris D. Moules 5K Race & Walk for All the Heroes
This special 5K run-walk at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre honors the life of Kristopher Moules, a fallen correctional officer. All proceeds made will benefit programs that were close to Kristopher’s heart, such as Challenger Baseball, Camp Cadet programs and more.
Luzerne County Sports Hall of Fame Induction Banquet
Honor local athletes at this annual induction banquet in Wilkes-Barre. The event features a cocktail hour followed by dinner and award presentations. Tickets can be purchased online through the Luzerne County Hall of Fame’s website.