Among the many things that Hawley does best, events is certainly one of them! Throughout the year, there are several fun-filled and exciting festivals that you won’t want to miss. At Silver Birches Resort, one of the most highly anticipated events of the year is the annual Chili and Wing Cook-Off! This deliciously fun festival appeals to a wide variety of visitors and benefits the Chamber of the Northern Poconos. Here is everything you need to know about the cook-off and other upcoming events you may enjoy!
After experiencing the Chili and Wing Cook-Off, be sure to stop by Hawley Silk Mill for more activities! Whether you stop by for a treat from the Mill Market Bakery or to browse through our unique shops, you could spend a whole day exploring our historic lifestyle center.
More About the Chili and Wing Cook-Off
Each March, the best chili and wing chefs in Northeast Pennsylvania will come together at The Waterfront at Silver Birches Resort for the ultimate cooking competition! Not only will you get to watch the contestants create their culinary masterpieces, but you’ll also have the opportunity to try them for yourself. It’s every foodie’s dream come true! Visitors will also enjoy a beer tasting at The Dock on Wallenpaupack and live music in the pub. That way, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at the event!
Who is the Chamber of the Northern Poconos?
All proceeds collected at the Chili and Wing Cook-Off will be donated to the Chamber of the Northern Poconos. This organization is the heart of commerce in Wayne and Pike Counties. Their vision is to support exceptional living in the Northern Poconos with a strong economic climate and community by promoting tourism and local businesses.
Don’t Forget to Stay for the Wally Wine Fest
Raise your glasses! Wally Wine Fest, hosted in April, is a spectacular event at Silver Birches Resort that features nearly 100 wines. A number of wineries will be present at this event to offer samples of their tastiest selections. Indulge in the classic flavors of Europe, South America, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and other bottles from around the world. The cover charge for this event is only $25 ($30 at the door) and includes a commemorative wine glass and complimentary samples of 15 wines. Cheers to that! You may also choose to purchase a VIP Ticket for $50, which includes early admission, 10 extra samples, and 2 seminar tickets. Platinum tickets are $150 and include all the benefits of a VIP ticket plus an exclusive wine dinner at The Settler’s Inn on April 13th, 20 extra sample tickets, and 2 extra seminar tickets!
Don’t Leave Hawley Silk Mill Off Your Itinerary
Hawley Silk Mill has been a vital part of this community since its construction in 1880. Its many uses over the years have included a silk factory, a textile factory, and antique center. Never has it been more vibrant than today. The vision for the repurposed factory is to serve as a center that celebrates the lifestyle of the Pocono Lake Region – a place for the residents and visitors alike to shop, gather, eat, exercise, and learn. We can’t wait to welcome you soon!
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