Comfort Inn - Pocono Mountains
Route 940 at 1-80 and I-476
White Haven, PA 18661
Phone: (570) 443-8461
Fax: (570) 443-7988
A premier art and music space in Wilkes-Barre, Redwood Art Space is abuzz with events throughout the week. Presenting bands and artists from the local area as well as from across the nation, this venue offers a comprehensive experience of culture in Wilkes-Barre. Do see the website or call to know more.
Built in 1938, Kirby Center theater has recently been restored to generate a new art deco. Check out the beautiful terra cotta style façade and indulge yourself in a great night of theatrical productions. Past performances have included a stand up comedy performance by Kevin James from 'King of Queens'. Films such as 'Millions', 'In Good Company' and 'Wild Parrots of the Telegraph Hill' have also been screened here. Disabled access is limited so call in advance to confirm.
The Budlight Amphitheatre is a fabulous place that has hosted many music greats. The 5 acre outdoor amphitheater is perfect for concerts and if you're not up with the screaming fans, you can find a relatively more quiet place to enjoy the music. The atmosphere that sets in is electrifying. The venue also has a patio bar, volley-ball courts and even a restaurant. ample parking space is available as well. Over the years, the stage arena has staged performances by Pink Floyd, Alice Cooper, Led Zeppelin, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Dolly Parton, Bob Dylan, Kenny Loggins, Def Leppard and many more. Call ahead to know more.
Ford Pavilion on Montage Mountain is actually an open space covered by a large white canopy. It plays host to a number of events, including the series of concert shows 'Coors Light'. Carry along some munchies, water and low-back chairs if you want to. Snacks are available at the venue and chairs are available for rent too. Check out the VIP packages to avail of some good deals. Experience the music magic in this serene and beautiful outdoor setting.
Underwood Skatepark is a dedicated address for skating enthusiasts in Taylor. Launched in 2007, it is one of the top indoor skateparks in town. A practice facility for amateur and professional skaters, they have also hosted demonstrations by renowned skate groups like Substance, Artick, Nocturnal and Heater. With an array of events and shows, this vibrant space is a hub for the skating community.
Built using Neo-Gothic architecture between 1881-1934, this cultural center used to be the Masonic Temple and Scottish Rite Cathedral. It now houses a ballroom with attached balconies (even a junior ballroom), a library, a ladies parlor, and the Shopland Hall - all of which are available for rent for various occasions. People have rented this romantic looking building for weddings, corporate events and parties. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and with its opulent but tasteful décor you can see why.
Built as a temporary dwelling by Isaac Tripp, one of the first settlers in Scranton, the Tripp Family Homestead is a special events facility that organizes, private parties and weddings. It is over 200 years old and is one of the oldest buildings of the city.