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.


Spring Craft & Vendor Fair
March 17

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

Maple Tour/Open House
March 16-17

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.-4 p.m.

Annual Easter Egg Hunt
March 24

Forest City gets hopping for this Easter Celebration. Beginning at 1 p.m. children up to age 12 may. take part in an Easter egg hunt at Kennedy Park in Forest City.


Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Home Opener
April 2
The New York Yankees Triple A Affiliate kicks off the 2024 season at PNC Field in Moosic against the Syracuse Mets.

Walking Mondays
Carbondale Trail FlowersApril 8

Meet at 10 a.m. at the D & H Rail Trail Trailhead in Union Dale and for a guided walk.

Montage Mountain Brewfest
April 26-27
Sample brews from both international and local breweries while listening to live music. Shop specialty vendors, sample local spirits, and enjoy unique cuisine at Montage Mountain Resort in Moosic. also features beer and tequila tasting with your ticket., live entertainment and games 5:30.-9 p.m..


Montrose Wine Walk
May 18

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 25

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 27

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.

May 30-June 2
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.