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Known as the lake region’s biggest event of the year is the annual Wally Lake Fest. Wally Lake Fest is the perfect way to end the summer season. There are so many fun events planned for this year’s 3 day weekend, you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun. Here is our list of the top events at this year’s Wally Lake Fest.
Presented by the Downtown Hawley Partnership and Lighthouse Harbor Marina, Wally Lake Fest will take place on August 26th through the 28th. With everything from live music on the lake to boat parades, you are sure to find plenty of fun things to keep you busy. Kicking off the festivities is Jazz on the Deck right here at The Settlers Inn. From 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm you can come out and enjoy jazz from Nancy and Spencer Reed. There will be cocktail service or you can pay to enjoy the delicious BBQ buffet.
Cocoon Coffee House will host the Mojito Ice Bar from noon until 6:00 pm on Saturday. Presented by Don Q Rum, come out and enjoy a beverage made with fresh local fruit, mint, and Don Q Rum on a custom ice bar created by Sculpted Ice Works. While you are at Hawley Silk Mill on Saturday, be sure to visit their Artisan Craft Fair from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. You’ll find artisans, crafts, and local food just to name a few.
Our sister property, Ledges Hotel, will be the hot spot for their Blues, Brews, and BBQ Sunday night from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The Scott Weiss Band will be the evening’s entertainment.
Silver Birches Resort, formerly Ehrhardt’s, will host music all 3 nights. Performers include Gone Crazy, Paulie Knakk, and The Pick-Up Artists. You won’t want to miss their lakeside Luau Friday night starting at 4:00 pm.
In addition to these top events, there are other festivities planned all over Hawley. Friday night’s other activities include the Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour and a performance at the Ritz Company Playhouse. On Saturday, be sure to stop by the Ice Cream Social, Boat Watercraft and Outdoor Show, the Wild Mushroom Walk, Sailboat rides, and the Car Cruise of Hawley. To find more information about the wonderful events of Wally Lake Fest, you can check out this year’s schedule of events.
If you need a comfortable place to stay when visiting Hawley for this year’s Wally Lake Fest, we’ve got you covered. The Settlers Inn is home to 23 guest suites each unique in their décor and window view. Our sister property, Ledges Hotel, is another great spot to kick up your feet. With their breathtaking views of the river gorge falls and modern design throughout, it’s a must-see for relaxing after a day spent out on the town. For more information on our current specials or for room availability, please give us a call at 570-226-2993. We look forward to celebrating this special weekend with you.