Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, USA

Entertainment & Events in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Special Events

  • Mardi Gras Networking Mixer 570-823-2101
    Two Public Square
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18710
    This annual event includes a Fat Tuesday celebration, Mardi gras style, as well as a chance to mix and mingle. Held in February.

  • Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza 570-970-7600
    255 Highland Park Boulevard
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703
    Host a variety of events ranging from sporting games to concerts to family shows. more

Concerts & Performances

  • Wyoming Valley Band 570-826-6979
    281 Kidder Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    A wind ensemble of approximately 40 professional musicians entirely from Northeast Pennsylvania. The full-year season includes 10-15 performances. more

  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Philharmonic 570-457-8301
    957 Broadcast Center
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18641
    Fully professional 80-piece symphonic orchestra which performs concerts Sept. through April; 3rd largest professional orchestra in the state. more

  • Northeastern Pennsylvania Choral Society 570-824-6125
    35 South Franklin Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
    Performs the great tradition of choral music with full orchestra. more

Plays & Productions

  • F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts 570-823-4599
    71 Public Square
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
    An Art-Deco gem offering a wide range of entertainment. more

  • Intermezzo Youth Ballet 570-474-9080
    104 South Main
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
    Composed of both amateur and professional dancers and performs once or twice a year with a goal of four events annually.

  • Dorothy Dickson Darte Center 570-824-4651
    South and River Streets
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701
    This 500-seat cultural center holds 120 performances yearly and is home to Wilkes University's theater department and "Concert & Lecture" series. more

  • Little Theatre of Wilkes-Barre 570-823-1875
    537 North Main Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703
    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. more

  • Music Box Dinner Playhouse 570-283-2195
    196 Hughes Street
    Swoyersville, PA 18704
    Non-profit community theatre company offering a buffet dinner theatre with main stage and children's musicals throughout the year. more

Arts & Crafts Shows

Festivals & Fairs

  • Hayfield Poetry Festival 570-675-9265
    P.O. Box 1837
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    Annual event held each April featuring nationally known poets and a wide variety of other activities.

  • Fine Arts Fiesta
    P.O. Box 2053
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18703
    Public Square
    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. more

Sporting Events

  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Pioneers 570-970-4AF2
    275 Mundy Street, Suite 106
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702
    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. more

  • Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins 570-208-7367
    670 North River Street
    Wilkes-Barre, PA 18705
    AHL's Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins play their home games at the Wachovia Arena at Casey Plaza at 255 Highland Park Boulevard. more


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