“The Pocono’s Favorite Family Ski Resort”; dependable snow conditions, award-winning children’s programs, a friendly helpful staff and 23 slopes and trails to ski, snowboard and snow tube make Shawnee Mountain Ski Area your first choice for winter fun. Summer and fall offer 9 theme festivals and events featuring great foods, entertaining music and activities for all ages. Visit their website for detailed winter information and for a full schedule of upcoming events.
I-80 Exit 309, Hollow Road, Shawnee on Delaware, PA 18356
24 Hour Snow Report: 800-233-4218 570-421-7231 www.shawneemt.com
SATURDAY & SUNDAY, MAY 25-26…………….11AM-6PM DAILY
Shawnee Celtic Festival
The sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands are coming to the Poconos on Memorial Day weekend. Enjoy non-stop Celtic music on three stages, a bagpipers’ parade and Celtic jam, working sheep dogs, Irish step dancers, and a variety of Celtic craft and food vendors! Free parking.
JULY 20-21……………11AM-6PM DAILY
Pocono’s Wurst Festival
The Poconos’ Wurst Festival is back with even more wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and crafted brews! Featuring various Polka bands and German Oom Pa Pa bands, Polish & German dancers and craft vendors, you’re sure to have the best of times at the Poconos’ Wurst Festival. Bring your appetite and your dancing shoes to this weekend full of brews, brats and music!
FRIDAY, JULY 5………………..7-10PM Shawnee FIREWORKS
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is holding its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks, which benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company. There will be an outdoor DJ, Uncle Sam Stilt Walker, Mark Clark’s “All American Magic Show” and various food & craft vendors. A delicious Hickory Licks barbecue is planned.
“The Best Show in the Poconos,” fireworks display will be at dusk, approximately 9pm, presented by the Interstate Fireworks Display Company.
Questions? Call (570) 421-7231 $10 per car load – Benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company
SUNDAY, AUGUST 11, 2013………………….. Noon to 4pm – Rain or Shine
Festival attendees pay as they go for wings, beverages and other food. Parking is free. Free music & magic show for all.
Benefiting Monroe County Meals on Wheels, the Pocono Chicken Wing Off is the Pocono Mountain Region’s largest wing event. Sample 45 varieties of wing sauces while supporting Monroe County Meals on Wheels. Hot wings, spicy wings, specialty wings, smoked wings, fried wings – whatever you choose, you will be eating wings for a great cause.
Join several thousand wing lovers as they vote for the “best” wings in the Pocono Mountains at Shawnee Mountain. As the single largest fundraiser for Monroe County Meals on Wheels, the Pocono Chicken Wing Off has been treating wing lovers to a delicious selection of wing sauces created by mid-Atlantic regional chefs for 18 years.
This year’s layout has been expanded, giving you more room to roam and sample wings from the local restaurants and businesses.
SATURDAY, AUGUST 17
Shawnee MUD RUN
The Shawnee Mountain Mud Run is a 5k mountain trail run with natural and man-made obstacles, challenging ups and downs, rocky, wooded and wet terrain, shallow water crossings and lots of mountain mud.
A timed event, (limited age categories) with emphasis on FUN, TEAMWORK and helping each other finish safely. All team members must cross finish together. Costumes encouraged!
The run also features a Mini Kidz Run for ages 6-12 years of age. A post race BBQ, live music, raffles and awards will be held in the base area. The Shawnee Mountain Mud Run benefits the Pocono Chapter of Girls on the Run.
Families and spectators welcome. Additional BBQ food and beverages available at the post race party. We have ample FREE parking.
NOTE: This Race has sold out the last two years. Be smart, register early!
AUGUST 31 – SEPT 1 …………………………………………. 10am-6pm
Pocono Garlic Festival
Over 50 vendors will fill the mountain air with garlic-y goodness. Live music, cooking demos, wildlife education display, garlic-eating contest, and much more.
AUTUMN TIMBER FESTIVAL
Catch a glimpse of nature’s splendor at beautiful Shawnee Mountain Ski Area during prime fall foliage time in the Poconos! Join us for this action packed autumn event including lumberjack demonstrations, The Marvelous Mutts frisbee, agility and trick dog shows, chainsaw sculptures, live music, children’s activities and food and craft vendors galore.
NOVEMBER 16-17………………………………………………SAT: 10-4 SUN:10-3
Art on the Mountain
Come join us for a casual and fun look at some of the area’s most talented artists! FREE admission. FREE parking.