10 Must Attend Spring Events Near Scranton

Family walking hand in hand at a parkSpring in the Carbondale area ushers in a host of activities and events sure to quell that pent-up cabin fever. There’s something for everyone, from outdoor enthusiasts and foodies to history buffs and family fun seekers on our list of 10 must attend spring events near Scranton. Hotel Anthracite puts you front and center for all the action. Enjoy all the area has to offer, then recharge in the comfort and luxury of your guest room. For even more ideas on things to do, download our Northeastern Pennsylvania Destination Guide.


Maple Tour/Open House
March 19-20

Visit Burke’s Maple Farm in Carbondale to see how they harvest and produce their product from sap to table. Sample maple goodies and browse a selection of vendors. Noon-5 p.m.

Crafty Creations Indoor Craft Show
March 27

Shop offerings from local artisans at Carbondale YMCA 11 a.m.-2 p.m.


Second Saturdays Trail Yoga
April 9

Meet at 10 a.m. at the D & H Rail Trail Trailhead in Union Dale and hike to a beautiful spot for an instructor-led slow, meditative yoga session.

Scranton Taco, Beer Tequila Festival
April 9
Over 15 taco vendors offering more than 30 different types of tacos to sample. The flavor fest at Montage Mountain Resort in Moosic also features beer and tequila tasting with your ticket., live entertainment and games 11:30 a.m.-9 p.m.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Home Opener
April 12
The New York Yankees Triple A Affiliate kicks off the 2022 season at PNC Field against the Norfolk Tides. The team will play 72 games at home in Moosic this year.

Easter on Main Street
April 13

Forest City gets hopping for this Easter Celebration. From 4-6 p.m. take part in an Easter egg hunt, an Easter bonnet parade and a coloring contest. Visit a variety of vendors for unique shopping and tasty food.


Montrose Wine Walk
May 21

Enjoy samplings from numerous regional wineries and a local chocolate maker. The open-air event is held throughout downtown Montrose with live music, food, arts and crafts, demonstrations and more.

St. Ubaldo Race of the Saints
May 28

A tradition in nearby Jessup since 1909. Immigrants from Gubbio, Italy brought the cultural celebration to their new hometown. Witness the time-honored, colorful procession and the festivities that follow.

Memorial Day Weekend Car Show
May 29

Members of Coal Crackers Cruisers bring their antique, classic and street rods to The Hotel Anthracite. Check out the cars at the Memorial Day Weekend Car Show from 2-6 p.m. while enjoying music, raffles, door prizes, food and drink. Rain date is May 30.


Lackawanna County Heritage Fair
June 1-5
Montage Mountain in Scranton serves as the fairgrounds for this annual event. Festivities include rides, ethnic foods, craft vendors and live entertainment.


hiking coupleStay at Hotel Anthracite During Your Visit to Carbondale
At the end of the day unwind with a cocktail in the bar, which is the perfect prelude to an unforgettable meal at our own Kol Steakhouse. Make plans to visit  and enjoy the host of events near Scranton. Book your stay with us today.