Wally Lake Fest is back for another great end of summer send off. From August 23-25, the town will come alive with events at various locations throughout Hawley. Wally Lake Fest is hosted by the Downtown Hawley Partnership. The goal is to embrace the area’s pristine natural beauty and fun atmosphere, as well as provide the opportunity for local businesses to showcase products and services, stimulate tourism and strengthen the community.
Kick off the festivities bright and early Friday morning with a Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour. Throughout the day, there’s an Open House at Miss Elly’s Antiques and the Hawley Farmer’s Market at Bingham Park from 2-5 p.m. Enjoy live music at The Boat House, Silver Birches Resort and Gresham’s Chophouse. After a day out and about, be sure to check out The Ritz Company Playhouse performance of Jack of Diamonds happening during Wally Lake Fest. Or, end the day with Jazz on the Deck at The Settlers Inn with special guests the Spencer and Nancy Reed Quartet. There will be a BBQ buffet for $39 per person.
Saturday is chock-full of events including a Fly Tying Demonstration at the Lake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center, Vendor Fair and Market at Wallenpaupack High School, Boat Watercraft and Outdoor Show, motorcycle ride and Walllypalooza on the lake. Families will also enjoy sailboat rides at Lighthouse Harbor Marina and the Car Cruise in downtown Hawley.
Many events continue on Sunday like the Kayak, SUP and Yoga. Check out the Open Market Fair hosted by the the Chamber of the Northern Poconos from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. Join in the Tour de Towpath Bicycle Ride from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The 16 or 32 mile excursion traverses the Lackawaxen River to the Zane Grey Museum. Watch the Sailboat Regatta at Tafton Dike. Finish out Sunday evening at Ledges Hotel for their Blues, Brews and BBQ with special guests Dustin Douglas and the Electric Gentleman.
Whether you live in the area or are coming in just to enjoy Wally Lake Fest, we would love to have you come and enjoy some time with us here at The Settlers Inn. Spend the night and enjoy breakfast in the morning or simply take the night off from cooking and head over to our award-winning restaurant. We are conveniently located near Lake Wallenpaupack and close to all the action of downtown Hawley. We are home to 23 beautifully decorated guest rooms with most rooms featuring a seasonal fireplace and Jacuzzi tub. For reservations or additional information, please call 570-226-2993 and we will gladly help you. We look forward to spending a few days of summer with you.