What better place to celebrate Mother Nature than in the beautiful Pocono Mountains? From zipping through the trees to consuming a vegan meal, we’ve got Earth Day covered.

Plan a spring getaway for an Earth Day excursion you and your family will enjoy. Reconnect with nature and check out our upcoming Earth Day events below!

Explore the Pocono Mountains

Hawley Earthfest 
Downtown Hawley
Date: April 21-23, 2017
Time: See schedule of events
Cost: Free; fees apply for certain activities
You’re invited to Earth’s three-day celebration in Downtown Hawley. With a weekend full of happenings, choose multi-day activities or single out a specific event. Walk in the #WildHawleyParade and discover hands-on activities at the Environmental Expo. Check the schedule for a full list of events.

Earth Day at Pocono TreeVentures
Pocono TreeVentures
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to dusk
Cost: $36 and up
Celebrate Earth Day amongst the trees! Climb, balance, and zip through 66 different elements. Buy a ropes course ticket, and get two zip rides free; free gift also included with ropes course ticket. Tickets must be purchased in person at Pocono TreeVentures; tickets not available online.

Pocono TreeVentures Aerial Ropes Course and Pocono Zip Racer

Hawley Earthfest Vegan Buffet
Cocoon Coffeehouse & Catering Company
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: $39 per person
In celebration of Downtown Hawley’s Earthfest, enjoy a vegan buffet. With meatless and dairy-free food alternatives, try something new and expand your palate! And yes, there is dessert too! Reservations are required.  

Farmers Markets in the Northern Pocono Mountains

Jim Thorpe Earth Day
Downtown Jim Thorpe
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Join Jim Thorpe in celebrating 20 years of Earth Day events! Mix and match your activities by celebrating the day four different ways. Enjoy a river clean-up, crafts & workshops, live music, face painting, bounce house, and rock climb just to name a few! Rain date set for April 23, 2017.

Scenic Views in the Pocono Mountains

Monroe County Earth Day Celebration
Northampton Community College
Date: April 22, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: Free
Participate in this year’s Earth Day festivities honoring Monroe County’s conservation efforts. Enjoy live music and food, children’s activities, and workshops as well as environmentally-friendly happenings like a give and take, tire amnesty, and e-cycling.

Earth Day Festival
Pocono Environmental Education Center
Date: April 29, 2017
Time: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Cost: $5 per car
Come celebrate Earth with hands-on learning stations, conservation exhibits, and interpretative hikes! Nestled amongst nature, enjoy food, music, crafts, and more! Pre-registration is not required to join the party.

Summer Camps in the Pocono Mountains

Every day is Earth Day in the Pocono Mountains! Visit our Pocono Green page to learn environmentally friendly tips for your next trip. Happy Earth Day from the Pocono Mountains!