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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.


Skate For A Cause - March 15 (6:00 - 8:30pm) 

Join us on March 15, 2018, for fun the who family can enjoy and help out a great cause at the same time! Holiday Inn Wilkes Barre is hosting Skate For A Cause at Skateaway (610 Blackman St.) and all proceeds benefit Give Kids The World. Tickets are $6 advance purchase ($8 at the door) and Skate Rentals are $2 day of (cash only). To purchase tickets in advance, please contact Bri at 570-970-1153 or bkern@hiwilkesbarre.com. We hope to see you there!


Spring Bridal Showcase - March 25 (4:00 - 7:00pm)

You're invited! To help with your wedding planning and menu decisions, we are hosting a wedding sample dinner so you can experience a Wildflower Wedding at the Holiday Inn Wilkes-Barre! We'll feature a variety of appetizers, entrees, stations, sides, and desserts to assist you in selecting the best catering options for your reception!

Enjoy a cocktail hour starting at 4:00 PM inside the Wildflower's Restaurant featuring our delicious appetizers and samples of our famous signature drinks. (Cash bar will also be available) After, we will gather in the Grand Ballroom where vendors will be located to discuss more future wedding plans and to expand your ideas! A display of our delicious menu options will be available to taste test! Make sure to stay until the end as raffle prizes will be given away! Please contact Bri at 570-970-1153 or bkern@hiwilkesbarre.com to reserve your spot today!


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.


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