Rich Howells

VIDEO: First-ever Scranton VegFest representing vegan and plant-based lifestyles planned for 2017

VIDEO: First-ever Scranton VegFest representing vegan and plant-based lifestyles planned for 2017

La Festa Italiana and other Scranton food festivals have their vegetarian options, but now the city is getting a festival free of meat and full of leafy green alternatives. The inaugural Scranton VegFest was announced on Wednesday with a video by RizeOptix posted on the festival’s new Facebook page explaining how the idea came together […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Backyard Ale House’s Fall Fest takes over Linden Street in Scranton with beer, food, and music Oct. 7-9

Backyard Ale House’s Fall Fest takes over Linden Street in Scranton with beer, food, and music Oct. 7-9

From a press release: Fall Fest, presented by the Backyard Ale House in downtown Scranton, gets bigger and better every year, and this year is no exception. The eighth annual Fall Fest will rock an entire block of Linden Street starting this Friday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 9. Events will include daily stein hoisting […]

 Rich Howells

PA Oktoberfest brings beer, food, and wiener dogs to Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 16-18

PA Oktoberfest brings beer, food, and wiener dogs to Mohegan Sun in Wilkes-Barre Sept. 16-18

From a press release: Pennsylvania’s largest Oktoberfest returns for another weekend full of beer, food, music, wiener dog racing, and more at Mohegan Sun Pocono in Wilkes-Barre next week. The PA Oktoberfest kicks off on Friday, Sept. 16 from 4:30 p.m.-11 p.m. and continues on Saturday, Sept. 17 from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. through Sunday, Sept. […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

3rd annual Edwardsville Pierogi Festival celebrates homemade food and fun on June 10-11

3rd annual Edwardsville Pierogi Festival celebrates homemade food and fun on June 10-11

From a press release: The third annual Edwardsville Pierogi Festival, an event that kicks off the summer season with Northeastern Pennsylvania’s favorite Polish dish, will be held on Friday, June 10 from noon-10 p.m. and Saturday, June 11 from 10 a.m.-10 p.m. The festival features many types of homemade food and craft vendors on Main […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Binghamton holds first-ever all-you-can-eat Mac & Cheese Fest on April 28

Binghamton holds first-ever all-you-can-eat Mac & Cheese Fest on April 28

From a press release: National Macaroni and Cheese Day is July 14, but you don’t have to wait until the summer to enjoy copious amounts of cheesy pasta – Binghamton’s first-ever Mac & Cheese Fest will be held on Thursday, April 28 from 5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. The Binghamton Philharmonic wants patrons to come hungry to […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Philly debuts the 1st annual Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival on Oct. 24

Philly debuts the 1st annual Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival on Oct. 24

From a press release: Philadelphia is offering “your ticket to cheesesteak heaven” with the first annual Philadelphia Cheesesteak Festival on Saturday, Oct. 24 at Lincoln Financial Field (1020 Pattison Ave., Philadelphia). The concept was developed to pair a love of food festivals with the iconic sandwich of Philadelphia. New Yorkers celebrate the Nathan’s Famous Hot […]