Econo Lodge Arena
1075 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd.
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
Phone: (570) 823-0600
Fax: (570) 823-3294
Sample a delicious array of micro-brews at the Breaker Brewing Company taproom. Try a wide range of their craft brews by opting of a 5 oz pour, or if you already have a favorite picked out, choose the 16 oz serving. Constantly experimenting with new flavors and varieties, their ever-changing selection can be paired with delicious pub eats of sandwiches,, snacks, salads and soups. Try the Coaldale, a panini with tomato, pesto and mozzarella or the Antipasto plate, artisan bread with olive oil dip, olives, pepperoni and salami.
Built to meet the needs of German immigrants to the area, the St. Nicholas Church has a history that dates back to the 1800s. The current structure was completed in 1887, it was the third building the church occupied. The magnificent structure was built in the Gothic style and is a must-visit for history and architecture buffs. Don't miss stepping in to admire the stained glass windows and regal pipe organ, that fills the church with resonating sound.
One of the major landmarks in the River Street Historic District, the Frederick Stegmaier Mansion is a restored Victorian home turned bed and breakfast. The mansion welcomes visitors who want to know more about the mansion and its occupants, with a vibrant legacy that dates back to the 1800s. The tour also includes a sampling of the Stegmaier Gold Medal Beer and fascinating insights into the origins of the business of brewing.
Coal Street Park is home to the Toyota Sportsplex, as well as a number of other activities, including basketball, tennis, soft ball and soccer. There is a playground and a splash pad for kids.
Also known as the Toyota Sportsplex, this local stadium and skating rink has plenty of recreational activities for all to enjoy. There are facilities for figure skating, hockey and curling. You can also catch local games and tournaments held here.
Wilkes-Barre's River Street Historic District was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985, and consists of buildings constructed in the period between 1860 and 1920. Many of the buildings in the district are in the Gothic Revival and Beaux Arts styles, notable among which are the Luzerne County Courthouse and Irem Shrine.
Market Street Bridge connects the Luzerne county townships of Kingston and Wilkes-Barre. The Carrère and Hastings firm designed this viaduct over the Susquehanna River. Construction of the arch bridge began in 1926 and was completed in 1929. In 1988, this bridge was included in the National Register of Historic Places.
A princely sum of twenty three million was invested in developing this riverside park along the banks of the Susquehanna. The park features a number recreational options and event spaces, like the amphitheatre, gardens, fishing pier and two majestic gateways on either side of Market Street Bridge from the river banks to the city.
An 11.5 acre (4.6 hectare) city park, the Miner Park has picnic areas and shelters, as well as softball, baseball and basketball fields.
Luzerne County Courthouse is one of the remarkable structures of the Luzerne County and this county prides itself on being home to this landmark building. Apart from its architectural highlights, it also features classic paintings.
For a truly unique experience head to the Lions Brewery. Established in 1905, it was originally known as the Luzerne County Brewing Company. Sample a taste of their signature Lionshead beer while in town, or a taste of the authentic Stegmaier Gold Label. The brewery offers tours of their premises, call for details.
Hollenbeck Park is an 8.8 acres (3.5 hectare) park that promises hours of recreation and outdoor fun. The park features basketball courts, baseball fields, softball fields, and picnic areas. The park is dog friendly, so you can bring your furry pets along for an afternoon in the sun.