Upcoming Shawnee Events

Shawnee Mountain is gearing up for the summer/fall season and its festival line-up. • Celtic Festival: The sights and sounds of the Emerald Isles and Scottish Highlands are coming to the Poconos Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be non-stop Celtic music on two stages, strolling bagpipers and fiery fiddlers, working sheep dogs, Scottish & Irish step dancers, magic and juggling shows, a petting zoo and a variety of Celtic craft and food vendors.

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