Summer time in the Poconos means the fun changed from the ski slopes to the festivals, lakes, campgrounds, and State Parks such as Francis E Walter Dam and Tobyhanna State Park. As the second home owners fill the Mountain, there is a change in fun and festival. Take a look at two of our famous Festivals that come during the Summer of 2015 here in the Poconos!
The Poconos' Wurst Festival is back with even more wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies, and brews! With both Polish and German themes, the event will feature three stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, pig and hot dog races, ethnic craft vendors, Bier Stein Olympics and Beer Belly contest new, fun games for adults and plenty of wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies, and cold brews. Children's entertainment will include the Puppen Meister marionette show, Brat Man living statue, rubber duck races, bavarian juggling shows, and face painting. Bring your appetite! Food vendors will be serving up the best wursts, potato salad, red cabbage, apple strudel, BBQ kielbase, pierogi, potato pancake pastie, sauerkraut, stuffed cabbage,potato dumplings, sauerbraten, bratwurst, schnitz un knepp, schweineschnitzel, szaszlyk, bigos, kiszka, golonka, and more. Located at Hollow Road in Shawnee!
The Great Tastes of Pennsylvania Wine and Food Festival is as fun as it is delicious. This annually held celebration takes place on Split Rock Resort grounds during the beautifully inviting summertime. This two-day, outdoor festival features musical entertainment, many of Pennsylvania's finest wineries, and a wide selection of food and craft vendors. Educational seminars are also held during festival hours. Each ticket includes admission, wine glass for tasting at the wineries, and live music.