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The Poconos is a year-round destination for millions with 2,400 square miles of mountains, forests, lakes and rivers with historic downtowns and iconic family resorts.

Please find the latest news releases, featured stories, and media alerts from the Pocono Mountains below.

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PMVB Community Impact Grant applications open for limited time Applications are once again open for the third annual PMVB Community Impact Grant, a program established by the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) in 2022 as a way to give back to local communities across the region.

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Building on the success of previous years, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) and the Wayne County Room Tax Allocation Committee invite nonprofit organizations and event planners to a free event at Runaway Train Brewery in Honesdale on January 18, 2024.

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Free, popular guide for Wayne, Pike, Monroe and Carbon counties The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) announces the return of its popular, free travel guide for the new year ahead.

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Plus tentative, weather-dependent opening dates announced Winter is fast approaching, and the Pocono Mountains’ six ski resorts are beginning to blow snow in anticipation of the 2023-2024 season, which will see new and exciting enhancements on and around the slopes.

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PRLA Awards Pocono Raceway Coveted Designation at Yearly Event Pocono Raceway has been awarded “Event of the Year” by the Pennsylvania Restaurant and Lodging Association (PRLA) at its annual Conference and Awards Gala which took place at the Omni Bedford Springs October 23-25, 2023.

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125+ volunteers collect 150 bags of trash across 50 miles Tropical Storm Ophelia could not deter roughly 130 volunteers from heading out into the Poconos and picking up litter along area roads and public spaces. A rainy Saturday, September 23 saw those volunteers cover 50 miles of roads across the four counties of the Poconos.

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The Pocono Mountains consistently ranks as one of the country’s top fall foliage destinations, with 2,400 square miles and four counties to explore. To help locals and visitors alike plan their ultimate leaf-peeping adventure, the popular Fall Foliage Forecast has returned to PoconoMountains.com.

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Volunteers needed for September 23rd region-wide litter cleanup. The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) is seeking volunteers for its next region-wide litter pick-up day on Saturday, September 23, 2023, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (rain or shine).

News Releases

Shawnee Mountain Annual Fireworks

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Saturday Evening, July 1, 2023 Shawnee on Delaware, PA – Returning this year, Shawnee Mountain’s Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks, which benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company on…

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New scholarship award & student support program introduced The Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB) has awarded a variety of 2023 scholarships totaling $9,240 to nine recent high school graduates and undergraduate students pursuing degrees in or related to the hospitality and tourism industry.