Nestled in the northeast Pocono Mountains lake region, Hawley is a growing, historic small town full of activity, culture and fun with an abundance of charm.
Your choices are endless in the lake region from outdoor adventure to historic exploration. Hawley is a great place to live, work, play, shop and of course visit.
Enjoy countless events and activities throughout the year. We have a full calendar of events, festivals, fairs, parades, shows and entertainment for you to enjoy every season all year long.
On behalf of the Downtown Hawley Partnership (DHP) members, we invite you to explore, experience, and appreciate our authentic small town. Enjoy … and come home to Hawley!
The 6th Annual Wally Lake Fest is just a few weeks away and local residents and visitors are looking forward to celebrating the good times of summer on beautiful Lake Wallenpaupack with many activities from sailboat rides and a boat parade to an open market fair and a tour de towpath bike ride.
Wally Lake Fest takes place August 28th through the 30th. Families and friends attend the action packed event celebrating this scenic lake and all it has to offer. The festival gives people the opportunity to have a blast out on the water and on dry land. It’s also an ideal way to spend the last summer weekend together before back to school and the Labor Day holiday.
With many events offered at different locations, festival-goers may wonder how they can easily make it from one to the next without concerning themselves with searching for parking spots at each place. While a variety of activities are within walking distance of each other, there are some that require a short drive.
To make it possible for people to get the most out of their experience, free shuttle buses will run on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
This is a convenient service, which allows people to park their car once as the free shuttle bus brings them around to many of the event locations. The route includes stops at these prime locations along Route 6: the Environmental Learning Center, the Wallenpaupack High School, the Lake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center and Gresham’s Landing.
Take advantage of this free shuttle and don’t miss any of the fantastic events planned!
Wally Lake Fest is proudly hosted by the Downtown Hawley Partnership and presented by Lighthouse Harbor Marina.
For more information, pick up a Wally Lake Fest brochure available at the Lake Wallenpaupack Visitors Center and other area businesses. The brochure lists the complete schedule of events for the entire weekend. Additional details and daily updates are posted on the Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/wallylakefest.