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 or email@example.com.
St. Patrick’s Day Parade
The City of Wilkes-Barre would like to invite everyone to attended and participate in the 36th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade. Each year seems to be better than the last and this year will be no exception.
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 contatct Liza Prokop at (570) 208-4149 or Email – Liza Prokop
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.
Opening Day for the 2015 Farmer’s Market is June 25th!
The new season of the Wilkes-Barre Farmers’ Market will soon begin. Each week during the summer, we have s
omething 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 19th.