Scranton Area Events

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The Office of Community Relations is pleased to provide information on downtown and area community events.  Like us on Facebook to stay up to date with Scranton happenings.  

This page is updated weekly with new events.  Coming Up...

Touch A Truck, Nay Aug Park, September 27

Touch A Truck is a fun-filled Junior League of Scranton fundraiser that educates and entertains children and their families by offering hands-on access to trucks, buses, rescue, construction and other specialty vehicles as well as seatbelt safety, child fingerprinting and other safety information.  11 a.m. to 3 p.m., $5 per person, rain or shine.  For more information, view the flyer.

Sacred Symbols in Sequins, Everhart Museum, September 26

Sacred Symbols in Sequins offers a view of magnificent works of art made by skilled Hatian flag makers, which form remarkable mosaics of religious imagery by combining and juxtaposing symbols of Europe and the Americas with those brought from Africa centruies ago by captive slaves.  For more information, visit the website.

Lahey Haunted Mini-Golf, Lahey Family Fun Park, September 26-November 2

Halloween fun for all ages!  18 holes of Mini-Golf with spooky scenes and characters from your favorite horror movies. Haunted Golf starts at 9 p.m. For more information, call 570-586-5699.

First Friday, Downtown Scranton, October 3

It’s paintings, photography, sculpture, music, performance art…you never know what you’ll find at First Friday in Downtown Scranton. Support and buy directly from regional artists and mingle with your Northeastern Pennsylvania neighbors, all in a casual atmosphere. For more information, visit the website.

South Side Farmers' Market Now Open Through Oct. 4

The South Side Farmers' Market continues this summer from June 21 to October 4. Come to the historic Scranton Iron Furnaces on Saturdays from 10 am to 2 pm to enjoy local produce, baked goods, organic items, artisan foods and more. For more information, visit The South Side Farmers' Market Facebook page.

Questions? Contact the Office of Community Relations at 570-941-4419 or community@scranton.edu.