September 2015 NewsFlash

Hawley Winterfest 2015 Planning is Underway

Hawley, PA, August 24th, 2015. The tail end of summer is upon us and soon autumn’s beauty and bounty will slowly begin to blanket the region, but a group of dedicated business people and community members are already thinking snowmen, snowflakes and holiday carols.
The Hawley Winterfest Committee is in the planning stages for one of the area’s biggest pre-holiday festivals. This year’s 17th Annual Hawley Winterfest begins on Friday December 11th and runs through Sunday, December 13th. The committee is comprised of downtown merchants, area business owners and local residents dedicated in bringing this charming, old-fashioned and festive atmosphere to Hawley again.
This year’s event promises to be bigger and better than ever with some new additions as well as time-honored favorites from years past. The festival is one stop winter wonderland experience with fun for the entire family so mark your calendars and plan on braving the winter chill. A cheerful time is had by all throughout historic Hawley, a quaint town nestled in the beautiful Pocono Mountains Lake Region of Wayne and Pike counties. Local residents and visitors celebrate winter with music entertainment, art shows, a children’s play, delicious food and drink, holiday historic house tours, ice carvings, carriage rides, shopping, a beer tour, cookie decorating, exhibits, contests, demonstrations, giveaways and much more!
Hawley Winterfest is presented by The Downtown Hawley Partnership. Numerous volunteers and donations help make this festival possible each year. All businesses, non-profits or individuals interested in sponsoring this worthwhile festival should visit or call (570) 226-4064. All levels of sponsorship are welcome and appreciated. The committee is pleased to report that the success of previous Winterfest celebrations was largely due to the generosity of sponsors. Proceeds from this successful event were used to purchase new holiday decorations for Hawley’s business district and continue with revitalization projects.
To make a financial contribution of any size, please make checks payable to Hawley Winterfest 2015, and mail to: The Downtown Hawley Partnership, PO Box 584, Hawley, PA 18428. Sponsorship deadlines for the 17th Annual Hawley Winterfest are Friday, September 18th.
Any business interested in being a part of Winterfest through hosting an event of their own or being a sponsor can call (570) 226-2141.
Come home to Hawley and celebrate the holidays during the magical Hawley Winterfest. Check out Hawley Winterfest’s Facebook page for continuous updates as it becomes available.

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