How to Cap Off Summer at the Annual Wally Lake Fest

Wally Lake Fest

One of the best ways to cap off an incredible summer is a huge celebration. Here in the lake region of the Pocono Mountains, we do just that with our annual Wally Lake Fest. Guests and locals alike look forward to this event held each year at the end of August. Locations in Hawley, PA, and on Lake Wallenpaupack host a range of activities to celebrate the summer through music, food, games and much more. Find out what’s going on this year and start making plans to attend!

In addition to Wally Lake Fest, there are a number of other exciting events to attend year-round in Hawley. Download a copy of our free Vacation Guide to get our top recommendations for events, activities, recreation, attractions, restaurants and more!

2018 Wally Lake Fest Events at Ledges, Settlers, Silver Birches, and Hawley Silk Mill

We are so excited about this year’s Wally Lake Fest that we had to join in on the action too! Here are some of the events we will be hosting at our properties:

Wally Lake Fest Weekend – August 24-26, 2018

Lakeside Luau at The Dock on Wallenpaupack

Friday, August 24, 4 p.m.-9 p.m.

Embrace the Hawaiian spirit with their luau-themed pub, live music, and join the hula competition at 5 p.m. There will be prizes from Kona Brewing Co.


Kayak, SUP, and Yoga at the Recreation Center at Silver Birches

Saturday August 25th & Sunday August 26th, 9 a.m. & 10 a.m. [570.576.0456]

Join them for Yoga $10/Person at 9 a.m., and/or for a Kayak or SUP Class $10/Person at 10 a.m.


Jazz BBQ on the Terrace at The Settlers Inn

Friday, August 24

Don’t miss a delicious BBQ and special jazz performance. Start Wally Lake Fest Weekend at the Inn. Jazz performance by Spencer and Nancy Reed

$39 per person. Reservations required ~ Call 570.226.2993


Wally Lake Fest Brunch- New This year at The Settlers Inn!

August 25th & August 26th

Wonderful brunch with complimentary bottomless mimosas and omelet station.

$39/Person. Reservations suggested 570.226.2993


Special BBBQ at Glass-Wine.Bar. Kitchen

Sunday, August 26, Serving from 3 to 8:30 p.m.

Come out and listen to the sounds the Scott Weis Band by the falls. Extended musical hours from 3:30 to 8:30 p.m. Reservations required ~ Call 570.226.1337


In addition to all the fun we’ll have at our properties, there will be plenty of other activities going on during Wally Lake Fest. Here are just a few!

Artisan Craft Fair at the Hawley Silk Mill – Saturday August 25th & Sunday August 26th

This open-air market will feature all sorts of items from local artisans. Don’t miss the free tasting at Mill Market from 12-2 p.m. or the Mojito Ice Bar at Cocoon Coffee House on Saturday Aug. 25th.

Ride for the Lake – Saturday, August 25

Join all local motorcyclists for a fun 41-mile ride around the lake to help benefit the Lake Wallenpaupack Watershed. Many local businesses, including us at Ledges Hotel, love to support our ecosystem in any way.

Boat, Watercraft & Outdoor Show – August 25 & 26th

Head over to the Wallenpaupack Area High School to view and climb aboard dozens of boats. As you look for the boat of your dreams, check out the various food and retail vendors on-site.

Wallypalooza – Saturday, August 25

Start Making Plans to Experience Wally Lake Fest

Wally Lake Fest is the perfect way to celebrate the end of a fantastic summer season. If you’re planning to take part in this year’s festivities, we’d love to welcome you at Ledges Hotel or any of our sister properties, Settlers Inn and Silver Birches Resort!

Here at Ledges, we offer the perfect place to relax after a day of fun on the lake. You can escape to our one of our gorgeous rooms filled with modern touches like Comphy linens. We have many types of accommodations that are perfect for singles, couples, and groups. Contact us and book your room for Wally Lake Fest today.