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NIGHTLIFE IN THE POCONOS

Things to Do in the Poconos

Ranked In Order Of "Potential For Fun!"


The Poconos Mountains are perfect for extended vacations or quick getaways and truly a year-round fun, active environment for all ages. You can count on The Poconos to deliver something special for everyone, every time! Begin your search with this listing of fantastic Poconos area attractions and activities.  Listed below are descriptions of Attractions & Activities, and venues for Nightlife

Local Poconos Activities, Nightlife and Attractions Including Bars and Nightclubs and Comedy Shows

Sarah Street Grill:

Sarah St., Stroudsburg. 424-9120. Best in Original Music 2000. Music most nights, open mike on Wednesdays. A mixed group mostly under 35.

Alley Oops:

Milford, PA

Barley Creek Brewing Company:

Camelback Rd, Tannersville. 629-9399. Brew pub atmosphere, long community type tables, some booths, clean and worth the visit especially if you'd like to sample homemade brews. Always a good selection on tap. Entertainment weekends in season.

Penn's Peak Concerts - See Schedule and Buy Tickets

Pennís Peak is a cozy venue located in Penn Forest Township in the western Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania that can comfortably host 1,800 concertgoers with its spacious dance floor, lofty ceilings, twin bars and restaurant. The Venue is about 1.5 hours from Philadelphia, and 2 from New York City. Complete with a broad open-air deck for summertime revelry, Pennís Peak patrons enjoy a breathtaking overlook of nearby Beltzville Lake, plus a commanding, picturesque 50-mile panoramic view of northeastern Pennsylvaniaís Appalachian mountains. Near to Hazleton, Scranton, Wilkes-Barre, Stroudsburg, Lehigh Valley, Philadelphia & New York, only 4 miles to Exit 74 of the NE extension of the PA Turnpike.

COVE HAVEN Resort Nightclub:

Lake Wallenpaupack. 226-4506. Couples resort. Often the best headliners in the summer season. Open to the general public in the evenings. Comedy, Magician, Show group on Weekends.

PARADISE STREAM Resort nightclub:

Rt 940 Paradise Valley. 839-8881. Show room, nightly entertainment. Open to the general public in the evenings. Comedy, Magician, Show group on Weekends.

POCONO PALACE Resort nightclub:

Rt 209, Marshalls Creek. 588-6692. Show room. Open to the general public in the evenings. Comedy, Magician, Show group on Weekends.

The Mauch Chunk Opera House See Schedule and Buy Tickets
Jim Thorpe, PA The finest listening room in the region. This historic 1882 Vaudeville theater offers an intimate concert setting with acoustics that rival those of Carnegie Hall. See national touring artists up close, and after the show enjoy meet-and-greets with every performer.

CAMELBACK Mountain RESORT:

Tannersville. 629-1661. Entertainment weekends in the lounge in ski season and on the deck in summer. You'll want to check their schedule. Great entertainment during the Winter Ski season.

DEERHEAD INN:

Delaware Water Gap. 424-2000. THE Jazz spot most weekends nights. Try it if you're lucky, and stay late, some of the best musicians in the mountains might just show up to jam. We believe that this is the oldest continuously operated Jazz Club in the US. People who love jazz (off all ages) stop by here just about any night of the week to be surprised by whomever is performing. The unofficial home of the Pocono Jazz Festival called "The Celebration of the Arts" which is held each year in September.

Red's Bar at Mt Airy Casino

- Mt Airy Casino, Woodland Road, Mt Pocono, PA. Weekends Louonge acts like a Jazz Duo or Sultry singer. Not camp... but great background.

GALLERIA Resort NIGHTCLUB at SPLIT ROCK LODGE:

Lake Harmony. 800-255-7625.

THE TANNERSVILLE INN:

Tannersville. 629-3131. Mystery Theater on Fridays, misc music on weekends. Watching the bar crowd is entertainment in itself.

The Landmark Cafe

Rt 209 Just north of Rt I-80 Exit 309 Marshalls Creek. Duo or single musician many weekends.

WHISPERS LOUNGE

(Pocono Plaza Inn): Stroudsburg. 424-1930. Bands on weekends. Traditional light rock and roll.

JOCK AND JILLS:

Main Street Stroudsburg. 421-2200. Eclectic rock for the college set, weekends.

CRESCENT Country LODGE and Restaurant:

Paradise Valley. 595-7486. Outside PA: 800-392-9400. Piano standards during dinner on weekends.

BLUE MOUNTAIN PUB:

Palmerton. (610) 826-5554.

BLUE VALLEY LOUNGE:

Wind Gap. (610) 863-7067. Bowling, need we say more?

BROADHEADSVILLE INN:

BRODHEADSVILLE. 992-5947.

GARRIS' LOG CABIN BAR and RESTAURANT:

Buskill Falls Road, Bushkill Falls. 588-6398. Weekends in summer there is usually (but not always) something fun in the evening. Mostly local musicians and bands.

GOAL LINE PUB:

East Stroudsburg. 476-8870. Closest to East Stroudsburg University.

THE INN at PECK'S POND:

Peck's Pond. 775-7336. Sometimes in Summer on weekends there is live music.

LOPSIDED INN:

Tobyhanna. 839-8421. Call to determine schedule

McGURK's TAVERN:

West Main Street, Stroudsburg. 421-2151. Pub atmosphere .Mostly locals.

MEMORYTOWN TAVERN:

Mt. Pocono. 839-1680. The country crowd is pleasant and the music always toe tappin good. Fiddlin' and cowboy boots are common.

MINISINK HOTEL:

River Road, Delaware Water Gap. 421-9787. Pool and juke box. Voted Best Dive Bar - PoconosBest.com Lots of Bikes and pick up trucks. Great Pub Food. with many choices

O'NEILLS:

Portland, PA. 897-5590. Not much going on, but it's a great neighborhood bar for watching the locals.

POCONO PUB:

Rt 611, Bartonsville, PA. A contender for the "best dive bar" but they complained so.... a dive it's not. 421-2187.

ROBERT CHRISTIANS:

Pocono Lake, PA. 646-0433. Summer weekend entertainment mostly. Call

RUSTY NAIL:

Palmerton. 826-6061.

WERRY'S PUB:

Rt 209, Marshalls Creek, PA. 223-9234.

WILD CREEK INN:

Beltzville. 610-681-8181.

THE WOODLANDS DANCE CLUB:

Wilkes-Barre. 800-762-2222.

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