Best Winter Festival – Lake Wallenpaupack, Pocono Mountains

Hockey Weekend Across America

Hockey Week Across America begins Sunday (Feb. 19) and runs through Feb. 26. Typically a weekend celebration, USA Hockey expanded the initiative to a week this year in celebration of the 10th anniversary of Hockey Weekend Across America. Started in 2008…
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LAKE WALLENPAUPACK, PENNSYLVANIA— The Chamber of the Northern Poconos, announces that the 25th Annual Ice Tee Golf Tournament, Curling Demonstration Event and the Pond Hockey Tournament during Wally Ice Fest have been cancelled due to unsafe ice conditions. There are…
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Ice House

Cure for Cabin Fever Only a few days left before the Pocono Mountains’ coolest winter event opens this Friday at Crystal Cabin Fever. It’s an amazing interactive ice display made from over 100 tons of ice! Keep your eyes open for Jack and…
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Date Confirmed for Feb 25th & 26th

Weather forecast

The Chamber of the Northern Poconos announces Wally Ice Fest scheduled for January 28 & 29 has been postponed until February 25 & 26, pending safe ice conditions on Lake Wallenpaupack. We do not expect the current weather forecast to…
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Pre-Announcement and Ice Measurement

Ice- 9 inch measurement

Keep in mind that we will be issuing a Press-Release and decision by this Monday, January the 16th about whether we will hold to the Planned date(Jan 28/29th), or postpone to the Backup date (Feb 25/26th). This all depends on how safe the…
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Silver Birches Resort lends Wally Support


Just add an Ice Bar, Patio Heaters, and a crowd of event goers and this picture gets perfect! This is The Dock at Silver Birches Resort, where most events included in Wally Ice Fest will be taking place on January 28th and…
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Brookfield Sponsors Wally Lake Fest

We are happy to get the Platinum sponsorship from Brookfield, a good steward of our lake community.   Brookfield Renewable owns most of Lake Wallenpaupack’s shoreline and uses sound land management practices to help protect the quality of the lake’s…
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Black Ice is Golden

The BEST and PUREST ice- Grade AA, Transparent, Black Ice is rare and amazing.  It is called ‘black’ because the water underneath is absorbs most or all of the light.  A more technical term is congelation ice.  On lakes it…
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