Free Shawnee Riverfest concert returns Sunday
Shawnee Riverfest VIII returns on Sunday for a day filled with music, family and fun to support The Pocono Mountains United Way.
The free, eight-hour concert kicks off at 11:30 a.m. on the great lawn of the historic Shawnee Inn and Golf Resort.
Over 18 international, national and local acts will come together to perform and support our community.
This year’s roster includes: Chel, Wild Planes, Kayla Nicole, Fusia Dance Company, Brian Jai, Turbo Goth, Pocono Great Talent Event Winner Jocely Berrios, First of June, Grace Morrison, Nik Hartfield, DJ QEUE, Melissa Otero, Jackson Howard, Mandala, Yaniza, Shawnee Playhouse Cast of Hairspray Jr. and Mama Mia, Deanna Badik, and Ariana Hernandez.
These talented artists are ready to perform on the stage being set by The Sherman Theater.
The event will also have food vendors, auction items, bounce houses, face painting and an outdoor photo booth.
“We are so excited to support the new Pocono Mountains United Way, because we know these resources will positively impact our community,” event organizer Gil Coronado, of CILA llc Management, said.
The weekend will also include two other events to support the United Way on Saturday.
The Race & Zumba 2 Riverfest Event will take place in the morning at Phoenix Athletica in Pocono Summit and includes a fundraising cycling event on one floor and a Zumba Event on another floor.
The Free Riverfest Pre-Party will take place Saturday evening at the Sycamore Grille in the Delaware Water Gap where the public and sponsors will get a sneak peek at the talented Riverfest musicians during an intimate evening of fundraising and entertainment.
“We are thankful to Gil, CILA Management, Phoenix Athletica and the amazing event sponsors for their dedication to helping the United Way and our community,” Pocono Mountains United Way President/CEO Michael Tukeva said.
To learn more about the upcoming Shawnee Riverfest, visit www.shawneeriverfest.com.