Last updated: May 31, 2024

June Events in the Endless Mountains

By Memorial Day, we’re in a summer state of mind in the Endless Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania. The long, sunny days were practically made for relaxing by the lake, exploring new trails, and kicking back at our local wineries and breweries. Meanwhile, the calendar is packed with summertime fairs and festivals every single weekend. Check out these June events for a little inspiration

 

NEPA Bluegrass Festival
May 30 – June 2

The 17th Annual NEPA Bluegrass Festival returns to Lazybrook Park in Tunkhannock. This family-friendly festival features two stages—traditional and progressive—with talented bands from around the country. Stick around for food and craft vendors, a jam tent, workshops, and camping all weekend long.

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A waterfall flows through a rocky gorge

Hike for National Trails Day
June 1

In honor of National Trails Day, Ricketts Glen State Park is leading a guided hike on the Evergreen Trail. This moderate, one-mile hike boasts stunning views of Adams Falls. Please park and meet at the Evergreen Lot along Route 118.

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A man in 1700s clothing shoots at a target

Spring Black Powder Scholarship Shoot
June 2

Put your outdoor skills to the test with the Endless Mountains Primitive Outdoorsmen’s Spring Scholarship Shoot. They’ll host a day of shooting, tomahawk throwing, and other old-fashioned competitions at the Black Walnut American Legion. The event is free to spectators; proceeds from contests and raffles benefit EMPO’s annual scholarship for local high school students.

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Outdoor antique sale

Hayfield Antique Sale
June 8

Browse over 60 vendors at Myers Antiques near Tunkhannock. This outdoor sale always draws a crowd with tons of vintage and antique treasures.

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Historic railroad station with green siding and red trim

Speaker Series: E.J. Murphy
June 8

The Nicholson Heritage Association is kicking off their 2024 Speaker Series with a talk from E.J. Murphy, who will discuss the Destination Freedom Underground Railroad Walking Tour of Waverly. Stop by the Nicholson Tourism Center at the Historic DL&W Railroad Station for this informative and insightful presentation.

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Tomatoes and summer squash at a farmers market

Opening Day of the Tunkhannock Farmers Market
June 15

Stock up on fresh fruits, veggies, herbs, meats, baked goods, and more at the Tunkhannock Farmers Market at Creekside Gardens. This market showcases local farmers and makers. The market opens on June 15 and continues every Saturday through the fall.

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Children and parents fishing at the edge of Kast's Pond

Fishing Derby & Dairy Parade
June 15

The Dushore Area Business Association is hosting a day of family fun! Bring the kids for the annual fishing derby at Kast’s Pond, then stick around town for the duck derby, vendors, raffles, a sidewalk art contest, a cook off contest, and more. The day ends with the dairy parade with a patriotic theme of “Red, White, and Moo.”

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Wine bottles and wine slushies on a table with a sign for Grovedale's tasting room in the background

Summer Uncorked Kickoff
June 15

Say “cheers” to summer at Grovedale Winery in Wyalusing! Enjoy Grovedale’s award-winning wines, along with vendors, yard games, and snacks from J&R’s Kitchen food truck. Live music by Bryn Duffield begins at 6 p.m.

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Dancers in traditional clothing at the Forksville Powwow

Forksville Powwow
June 15-16

Father’s Day Weekend marks the 32nd Annual Forksville Powwow at the Sullivan County Fairgrounds. This traditional powwow features singers, dancers, vendors, food, family fun, and more.

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Logo for the Susquehanna Summer Solstice

Susquehanna Summer Solstice Festival
June 17-23

Celebrate the arts and music at French Azilum Historic Site near Wysox. The week begins with a plein air painting festival, followed by roots concerts on the weekend. They’ll also host educational speakers, craft vendors, family activities, and more.

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People browse vendors along Tioga Street during Tunkhannock Founder's Day

Tunkhannock Founder’s Day
June 22

Craft vendors, food trucks, live music, and family fun will fill the streets of downtown Tunkhannock for the annual Founder’s Day celebration. Don’t miss special events like the car shows and Shakespeare in the Park. Check out the Tunkhannock Business and Professional Association for a full schedule of events.

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Gate and sign at the entrance of the Mokoma Conservancy

A Beginner’s Guide to the Sport of Fly Fishing
June 29

Brush up on your fishing skills at the Mokoma Conservancy in Laporte. They’re hosting a program by fly fishing expert Dave Rothrock of The Ranting Angler. All ages and skill levels are welcome.

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Logo for Old Mill Village Museum

The Wizard of Oz
June 29

Follow the yellow brick road to Old Mill Village Museum in New Milford. Visitors can check out memorabilia and enjoy fun activities based on the classic movie.

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Three bottles of hard cider from Deep Roots.

Hello Summer Party
June 29

Join Deep Roots Hard Cider in Sugar Run for live music, local vendors, food trucks, and, of course, their award-winning cider. Bring a lawn chair and kick back at this free, family-friendly event.

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IHM Parish Annual Picnic
June 30

Celebrate the Fourth with an old-fashioned picnic on the hill above St. Basil’s in Dushore. Test your luck with tons of raffles, theme baskets, and games. Don’t miss out on delicious ethnic foods and refreshments.

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