1175 Kane St.
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: (570) 348-1000
Fax: (570) 348-0683
A nationally acclaimed parade held the weekend before the blessed feast day, Scranton's St. Patrick's Day Parade is "the second largest parade in the country." The parade route begins on Wyoming Avenue in front of St. Peter's Cathedral, proceeds to Lackawanna Avenue over Jefferson Avenue then down Spruce Street to get to Washington Avenue where it passes the William J. Nealon Federal building and finally the reviewing stand. The parade is preceded by the Parade Day Mass at St. Peter's Cathedral and the Brian Kelly Memorial Race.
Underwood Skatepark is a dedicated address for skating enthusiasts in Taylor. Launched in 2007, it is one of the top indoor skateparks in town. A practice facility for amateur and professional skaters, they have also hosted demonstrations by renowned skate groups like Substance, Artick, Nocturnal and Heater. With an array of events and shows, this vibrant space is a hub for the skating community.
Ford Pavilion on Montage Mountain is actually an open space covered by a large white canopy. It plays host to a number of events, including the series of concert shows 'Coors Light'. Carry along some munchies, water and low-back chairs if you want to. Snacks are available at the venue and chairs are available for rent too. Check out the VIP packages to avail of some good deals. Experience the music magic in this serene and beautiful outdoor setting.
Features critically-acclaimed films, alternative productions, restored classics and first-run foreign movies.
An end-of-summer tradition that features Italian food, music, and culture. Over 80 vendors will be selling their crafts and food. Live entertainment that appeals to all ages will be presented in the afternoons and evening. A 5k race will take place on Saturday and a fireworks show will happen at 10 p.m. on Sunday.
Plays an active role in promoting arts in the community. Ethnic dance is an important aspect of the training.
Built using Neo-Gothic architecture between 1881-1934, this cultural center used to be the Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral. It now houses a ballroom with attached balconies (even a junior ballroom), a library, a ladies parlor, and the Shopland Hall - all of which are available for rent for various occasions. People have rented this romantic looking building for weddings, corporate events and parties. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and with its opulent but tasteful décor you can see why.
Built as a temporary dwelling by Isaac Tripp, one of the first settlers in Scranton, the Tripp Family Homestead is a special events facility that organizes, private parties and weddings. It is over 200 years old and is one of the oldest buildings of the city.
Fully professional 80-piece symphonic orchestra which performs concerts Sept. through April; 3rd largest professional orchestra in the state.
More than 80 live harness racing days, 2,500 slots, eight electronic blackjack tables, and more can be found at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs in Northeastern Pennsylvania.
A premier art and music space in Wilkes-Barre, Redwood Art Space is abuzz with events throughout the week. Presenting bands and artists from the local area as well as from across the nation, this venue offers a comprehensive experience of culture in Wilkes-Barre. Do see the website or call to know more.
Founded in 1922, this is the oldest community theatre in the U.S. The theater performs and presents 5 shows during its September-June season.