4 Best County Fairs & Fests Near Honesdale, PA

4 Best County Fairs & Fests Near Honesdale, PA

Honesdale, Pennsylvania, and the Pocono Mountains offer fun all year round, and summer is an exceptional time for visitors from all over. There is plenty to see and do during the warmer months, and at the top of your itinerary should be the best county fairs. Each county fair is unique, offering you the region's ultimate adventures.

1. Wayne County Fair

The Wayne County Fair in Pennsylvania is one of the best festivals to attend when traveling to the region. The fair started in 1862 and grew in popularity over the years. Wayne County Fair now sees about 100,000 visitors each summer, with all the traditional foods and activities in tow. 

Get tickets to the fair and enjoy delicious food and live entertainment, including concerts, the Demolition Derby, harness racing and livestock contests. Each of the nine days has its own sporting fun and entertainment, making it a fair not to be missed.

Date: August 4-12, 2023.

Location: Wayne County Fairgrounds, 270 Miller Drive, Honesdale, PA 18431

2. Honesdale Beer & Wine Fest

One of the best things to do in Honesdale is attend the Honesdale Beer & Wine Fest. This annual festival presented by the Rotary Club offers the best of local music, beer and wine, food trucks and artisan vendors. The one-day event is brimming with fun, food and tasty beverages. 

Date: September 23, 2023.

Location: Wayne County Fairgrounds, 270 Miller Drive, Honesdale, PA 18431

3. Greene Dreher Sterling Fair

The Greene Dreher Sterling Fair provides various activities for the whole family with games, music, rides, fantastic food, vendors and agricultural exhibits. Snapping a picture with the fair's mascot, Miss Connie the Cow, is a must!

Date: August 25 to September 3, 2023.

Location: 457 Crestmont Drive, Newfoundland, PA 18445

4. Carbon County Fair

The Carbon County Fair is the ideal family fest, offering interesting agricultural displays, delicious food, fun rides, musical performances and the fan-favorite — arena events. Enjoy food contests, fireworks and live entertainment at this famous fair.

Date: August 7-12, 2023.

Location: 3285 Little Gap Road, Palmerton, PA 18071

Plan Your Poconos Adventure Today

Camping near the Poconos provides you with a unique opportunity to stay among the forested peaks and matchless landscapes while being near some of the best county fairs. 

Honesdale / Pocono KOA Holiday is the ideal place to stay to explore all the fun local attractions. This KOA Campground is pristine and beautiful, with best-in-class amenities and various Deluxe CabinsRV Sites and Tent Sites.

Plan your fun summer holiday — book your stay today

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