Special EventsCity of Wilkes-Barre
Special Events, Sponsoring and Participation
The City of Wilkes-Barre’s annual events attract thousands of attendees from the Wyoming Valley and beyond each year. There is no better way to showcase your business or organization than becoming an event sponsor. Please contact the Office of Special Events to discuss sponsorship opportunities at 570-208-4149.
Are you looking to plan an event? Please see the below links for information on pricing and requesting city spaces.
The Special Events Office is now located on the First Floor of City Hall.
The 2016 Farmer’s Market opening day is June 30th.
The new season of the Wilkes-Barre Farmers’ Market will soon begin. Each week during the summer, we have something special planned for the whole family. Full of family fun, music, food, crafts and, of course, the highest quality fresh produce from local growers, the Wilkes-Barre Farmers’ Market is the place to be this summer!
Every Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. through November 17th.
Monday, July 4th – City of Wilkes-Barre’s Old Fashioned 4th of July Celebration
Please note that, for their safety, dogs are not allowed in Kirby Park for the 4th of July Celebration.
2016 Cherry Blossom Festival
Saturday, April 23 & Sunday April 24.
11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. daily
On April 23 and 24, Wilkes-Barre’s beautiful Kirby Park will welcome thousands to the Cherry Blossom Festival. This year, we are proud to present two days of free, family-friendly entertainment, as well as delicious food, fun rides and handmade arts and crafts.
2016 Christmas Parade
From October 1st through November 1st The City of Wilkes-Barre will be looking for a donated christmas tree to be placed on Public Square for the holiday season. If you are interested in donating this years tree please call (570) 208-4149.