The Pocono Chamber of Commerce (PCC) is excited to announce the second annual Pickle Me Poconos Festival happening on Saturday, September 26th from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM on Crystal Street in East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. This festival will feature and highlight ALL things pickle! This is the second year the Pocono Chamber’s PLOT Committee has put on this festival. Last year was the first-ever festival of its kind to come to the Pocono Region over 3,000 people were in attendance!
The purpose of this event is to bring a fun festival to East Stroudsburg to bring the community and tourists of all ages together during East Stroudsburg University’s Annual Family Weekend. There will be 2 beneficiaries selected to receive a portion of the 2020 Pickle Me Poconos profits. This is a free event and is open to the public. There will also be free meter parking downtown during the festival, courtesy of the East Stroudsburg Borough.
Varuous vendors will feature a variety of pickle dishes, crafts and activities. Pickle menu items being sold throughout the festival will include, pickle soda, fried pickles, pickle cotton candy, pickle ice cream, pickle muffins, pickle soup, pickle hotdogs, pickle mac and cheese, pickle Oreos, pickle burgers, pickle sunflower seeds, and pickle snacks! There will be a variety of pickle crafts from local craft vendors and fun activities for all throughout the day. Activities include contests, a pickle toss, pickle eating contest, door prizes, and more!
This event will include a Beer Garden featuring local craft brews and wine! The first 500 guests to purchase a beverage from the Beer Garden will receive a complimentary Pickle Me Poconos Signature Cup. This is a family-friendly event however, only those who are 21 years of age or older will be permitted in the Beer Garden. The Gherkin Garden will include activities for children of all ages, including 5 in 1 carnival game, a sports carnival game, Pickle Me Poconos coloring page station, Cornhole, a duck pond and Giant Jenga. There will be official Pickle Me Poconos Merchandise for sale throughout the day including t-shirts and shot glasses.