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1075 Wilkes-Barre Twp. Blvd. SR 309, Wilkes-Barre, PA, US, 18702

  • Phone: (570) 823-0600
  • Fax: (570) 823-3294
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97% of guests recommend this hotel

Entertainment Venues

»Hayfield Poetry Festival

Annual event held each April featuring nationally known poets and a wide variety of other activities.

P.O. Box 1837
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702

»Fine Arts Fiesta

Annual festival since 1956 that presents exhibitions, demonstrations, and performances of architecture, sculpture, painting, literature, theater, dance, music, and related arts and crafts. Held in May.

P.O. Box 2053
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18703

»Budlight Amphitheatre

The Budlight Amphitheatre is a fabulous place that has hosted many music greats. The 5 acre outdoor amphitheater is perfect for concerts and if you're not up with the screaming fans, you can find a relatively more quiet place to enjoy the music. The atmosphere that sets in is electrifying. The venue also has a patio bar, volley-ball courts and even a restaurant. ample parking space is available as well. Over the years, the stage arena has staged performances by Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Led Zeppelin, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Dolly Parton, Bob Dylan, Kenny Loggins, Def Leppard and many more. Call ahead to know more.

Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

»Dorothy Dickson Darte Center

This 500-seat cultural center holds 120 performances yearly and is home to Wilkes University's theater department and "Concert & Lecture" series.

South and River Streets
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701

»Intermezzo Youth Ballet

Composed of both amateur and professional dancers and performs once or twice a year with a goal of four events annually.

104 South Main
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701

»F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts

An Art-Deco gem offering a wide range of entertainment.

71 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701

»Kirby Center

Built in 1938, Kirby Center theater has recently been restored to generate a new art deco. Check out the beautiful terra cotta style façade and indulge yourself in a great night of theatrical productions. Past performances have included a stand up comedy performance by Kevin James from 'King of Queens'. Films such as 'Millions', 'In Good Company' and 'Wild Parrots of the Telegraph Hill' have also been screened here. Disabled access is limited so call in advance to confirm.

71 Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

»Northeastern Pennsylvania Choral Society

Performs the great tradition of choral music with full orchestra.

35 South Franklin Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701

»Mardi Gras Networking Mixer

This annual event includes a Fat Tuesday celebration, Mardi gras style, as well as a chance to mix and mingle. Held in February.

Two Public Square
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18710

»Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers

The Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers are an Eastern Division AF2 League. Home games are played at the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza at 255 Highland Park Boulevard.

275 Mundy Street, Suite 106
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702

»Wyoming Valley Band

A wind ensemble of approximately 40 professional musicians entirely from Northeast Pennsylvania. The full-year season includes 10-15 performances.

281 Kidder Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18702

»Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins

AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins play their home games at the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza at 255 Highland Park Boulevard.

670 North River Street
Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18705
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