Shawnee Mountain Press Releases
Thank you for visiting the Shawnee Mountain Ski Area Press Room. Below you will find links to our current and past press releases. If you would like to be added to our news release email list please contact us at 570-421-7231 ext 232.
Autumn Timber Festival – October 12 & 13
Lumberjack Shows, Marvelous Mutts, Chairlift Rides, Fall Foliage & More
October 01, 2013
With the picturesque mountain as a backdrop during prime fall foliage time, the Autumn Timber Festival offers a weekend full of family friendly entertainment, music, food and festivities. Featured entertainment is the 2013 Timber Team Ironjack Shows. Each 40 minute show thrills spectators with both demonstration and competition as World Class Lumberjacks pole climb, log roll, chop, saw and chainsaw. A colorful announcer combines folk lore, comedy and history into each show to encourage a rowdy frontier spirit. Three shows will be performed daily.
2013 Shawnee Mountain Mud Run
Contributes Over $7,100 to Pocono Girls on the Run
September 12, 2013
Ski Shawnee, Inc. is pleased to announce its 3rd annual summer endurance event held this past August 17 on the trails, ponds and grounds of Shawnee Mountain Ski Area donated over $7,100 from entry fees and sponsorships to Pocono Girls on the Run, a non-profit prevention program that encourages preteen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. For more information, visit www.girlsontherun.org.
Pro Rodeo Rides Into Shawnee Sept 21 & 22
17th Annual Professional Rodeo
September 4, 2013
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area, in association with the Barnes PRCA Rodeo, will host its 17th Annual Professional Rodeo on September 21 & 22, 2013 at Shawnee Mountain Ski Area.
18th Annual Pocono Chicken Wing-Off
Fundraiser a HUGE Success at Shawnee Mountain
August 14, 2013
With a newly improved and spacious layout for 2013, the Pocono Chicken Wing-Off, an important annual fundraiser for Monroe County Meals on Wheels, returned to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area for its second season on Sunday, August 11.
18th Annual Pocono Chicken Wing-Off
Fundraiser Returns to Shawnee Mountain
July 19, 2013
With a newly improved and spacious layout for 2013, the Pocono Chicken Wing-Off, an important annual fundraiser for Monroe County Meals on Wheels, will return to Shawnee Mountain Ski Area on Sunday, August 11.
Shawnee Mountain Annual Fireworks
To Be Held Friday Evening, July 5th
June 26, 2013
Shawnee Mountain Ski Area is holding its annual Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks, which benefits the Shawnee Volunteer Fire Company on Friday, July 5. The rain date is Saturday, July 6.
5th Annual Poconos' Wurst Festival
Returns July 20 & 21
June 17, 2013
Come experience the best of the wurst! Shawnee Mountain Ski Area will be hosting its annual Poconos’ Wurst Festival this July 20th & 21st with all the brews, brats, music and fun you could want. With both Polish and German themes, the event will feature 3 stages of music, traditional costumed dance performances, pig and “hot dog” races, ethnic craft vendors, new “Bier Stein Olympics”- fun games for adults and plenty of wursts, wieners, kielbasa, pierogies and cold brews. Children’s entertainment will include the Puppen Meister marionette show, Brat Man living statue, rubber duck races, bavarian juggling shows and face painting.
Shawnee Mountain Mud Run
Get Down and Dirty August 17 – Benefits Girls on the Run
June 7, 2013
Ski Shawnee, Inc. is pleased to announce the return of its extremely popular summer endurance event happening Saturday, August 17, 2013, on the trails, ponds and grounds of Shawnee Mountain. This action packed mountain trail run, 5K or approximately 3.1 miles in length, includes natural and man-made obstacles, challenging ups and downs, rocky, wooded and wet terrain, shallow water crossings and lots of mountain MUD!
6th Annual Shawnee Celtic Festival
Memorial Day Weekend
Calling all Irish, Scottish and Welsh Clans!
April 11, 2013
Kicking off the festivities of the summer season on Memorial Day weekend, Shawnee Mountain is pleased to announce the return of the Shawnee Celtic Festival to be held Saturday and Sunday, May 25 and 26, 11am to 6pm both days, on the grounds of the popular Monroe County ski area.
Shawnee Mountain Announces
Summer/Fall Festivals & Events
April 2, 2013
As temperatures rise and the snow melts, Shawnee Mountain is gearing up for the summer/fall season and its incredible festival line-up. Having become the center of outdoor festival activity in the Pocono Region and home to eight major special events, we are excited to announce the launching of our new summer/fall website with extensive information on all happenings at the mountain this season.