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Local Wilkes Barre, PA Events

One of the core cities in Pennsylvania, Wilkes Barre is a short drive from the Poconos and is the perfect place to getaway. Skiing and snow sports are the things to do in Winter, while the warm weather will soon open a whole list of adventures to knock off your bucket list. From skydiving to zip lining to whitewater rafting, the Poconos has it all.


2nd Annual Give Kids the World Strike Night - May 21 (6:00 - 8:00pm)

A fun bowling night for the whole family that also helps out a great cause! $15 admission, 4-5 people per lane. Pricing includes 2 hours of bowling, shoe rental, pizza and soda. This event will be held at Chacko's Family Bowling Center, located at 195 N Wilkes Barre Boulevard. All proceeds will benefit Give Kids the World!!

For more information about the organization please visit www.gktw.org. Reserve your lane today by contact Bri at 570-970-1153 or bkern@hiwilkesbarre.com.


Give Kids the World Car Show - June 16 (9:00am - 3:00pm)

Mark your calendar for the 2nd Give Kids the World Car Show held at the Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre East Mountain. Food, prizes, and music all day long! Fun for the entire family. Register a car and have your kids register their favorite matchbox car! Prizes for both!! Best in Show & Top 10 trophies!! Cars, motorcycles, trucks - any make model or year welcome. All proceeds will benefit Give Kids the World!!

For more information about the organization please visit www.gktw.org. For advance tickets to the show, please visit our ticket site.


The F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts - 71 Public Square, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701

Some upcoming events at the F.M. Kirby Center, located less than five miles from our Wilkes Barre, PA hotel:

  • May 8: Art Garfunkel
  • May 11: RISE UP: Ani Difranco
  • May 12: The New York Bee Gees
  • May 15: Peppa Pig Live!
  • May 17: Cabaret
  • May 18: Montgomery Gentry
  • May 19: The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told
  • May 22: Froggy 101 Presents Guitars & Stars
  • June 9: Joe Nardone Presents: The Ultimate Doo Wop & Rock Show!
  • June 10: Alison Krauss
  • June 18: Peter Frampton
  • June 19: 98.5 KRZ Presents Summer Smash 2018
  • June 29: Quiet Riot, The Sweet & House of Lords
  • July 20: The Sound of Music
  • July 27: Dion
  • July 31: YANNI
  • August 1: Blues Traveler
  • August 2: Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band and Beth Hart Band
  • August 24: Alexander's Ragtime Band
  • September 21: Gone With The Wind
  • October 26: Murder By Death
  • November 23: Kansas
  • November 30: The Wizard of Oz
  • December 21: It's A Wonderful Life

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