Can’t Miss Events at the 12th Annual Wally Lake Fest

Vendor Fair & Market at Wallenpaupack Area High School

Wally Lake Fest is the biggest event of the year in the Northern Pocono Mountains! There are so many fun events planned for this year’s three-day weekend, you won’t want to miss a moment of the fun. Here is our list of can’t miss events at the 12th annual Wally Lake Fest.

Great Beginnings

Wally Lake Fest takes place August 27- 29. Downtown Hawley Partnership hosts the event along with presenting sponsors Lighthouse Harbor Marina and Silver Birches Resort. With everything from live music on the lake to wonderful artisan craft fairs, you are sure to find plenty of fun things to keep you busy. Jazz on the Deck right here at The Settlers Inn kicks off the festivities. Spencer and Nancy Reed perform from 6 to 9 p.m. You can enjoy cocktail service in the garden or an elaborate prix fix BBQ buffet on the deck. The Settlers Inn also hosts the Wally Lake Fest Brunch on Saturday and Sunday with complimentary bottomless mimosas and a farm-to-table menu for $39 per person.

Hot Spots

Mojito Ice Bar at Cocoon Coffee House & Bakery

Cocoon Coffeehouse and Bakery is home to the High Noon Shelter Barn from noon until 6 p.m. on Saturday.  While you are at the Hawley Silk Mill, be sure to visit the Artisan Craft Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday  You’ll find artisans, crafts and local food among the offerings.

Our sister property, Ledges Hotel, is the hot spot on Sunday night for Blues, Brews and BBQ from 6 to 9 p.m. Scott Weis Band will provide the evening’s entertainment.

Silver Birches Resort hosts music all three days. You won’t want to miss Lakeside Live on Friday evening plus Saturday and Sunday afternoon.

Around Town

Car Cruise in downtown Hawley

In addition to these top events, there are other festivities planned all over Hawley. Friday night’s activities include the Wallenpaupack Scenic Boat Tour and a performance at the Ritz Company Playhouse. On Saturday, stop by Wallypalooza, the Vendor Fair and Markets and Last Saturday festivities. To find more information about the fun-filled events of Wally Lake Fest, check out this year’s schedule of events.

Home BaseThe Settlers Inn at Twilight

If you need a distinctive 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 décor and views.  Our sister property, Ledges Hotel, is another great spot to kick up your feet.  With  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.