Delaware Water Gap Fire Dept. Open House


SATURDAY OCTOBER, 25th from 12:00 to 4:00 pm



Come on out and meet your local firemen

they will teach you all about "fire safety and prevention


There will be Fire Truck Rides

Smoke House

Finger Printing


Refreshments will be available


We are also raffling of 2 Halloween baskets. Tickets are $1.00 a piece


We are always looking for VOLUNTEERS so please see one of us for an application.


For more information please contact Tammy Cornelius @570-421-3274

Welcome to Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania!

Welcome to Delaware Water Gap, located in Monroe County in Northeastern Pennsylvania, and named after a magnificent natural wonder carved by the Delaware River. Our small, quaint borough (founded in 1793) sits in the very heart of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, one of America's most popular vacation destinations, graced with forests, lakes, trails and mountains. The Borough and its neighboring communities— from Mt. Bethel to the south, to Shawnee-on-Delaware to the north—are delighted to offer the comfortable accommodations, unique restaurants, and recreational attractions you desire to enjoy it all. Whether you're planning a nature getaway, an active vacation,
a memorable meeting, or a pampered rest, we have something to offer you.

We invite you to travel around our web site to find out about Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania. Find the perfect lodging or restaurant. Search for events on our calendar - there's something to do year round. Our business directories can answer questions for consumers and visitors. The more you search, the more you'll discover, from our unique events (COTA Arts & Jazz Festival) to interesting landmarks (the Appalachian Trail crosses our Main Street) to great shopping, sporting, and lodging opportunities. Enjoy your web site ventures. We look forward to seeing you in the Gap—Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania.

Founders Day

Firehouse Benefit
Pancake Breakfast
Route 611, 7-11am
$8/adult; $5/children

Arts & Crafts, Exhibits & History

Dutot Museum & Gallery
Sidewalk Artisan Show
with live music (11am-2pm) and fun activities for kids!

Inside the Museum:
(1-5pm, $2 donation)

·  “Riv~11: Sacred Waters”:
   The Delaware River— A Big Picture
(Regional Juried Art Show)

·  Illustrated lecture (2pm) on the resort heyday of the Gap

·  Memorabilia, art & artifacts, 12-minute historical DVD

The Shoppes at Castle Inn
Riv~Kids Art Show
One free entry per child in age groups 6-10 and 11-16 (drop off @ 11am): Prizes!

Shopping Colonnade
Antiques, vintage clothing, art, frames, jewelry, handbags, toys & Zoe’s Ice Cream Emporium

Water Gap Trolley Stop
Gourmet foods, arts & crafts booths, DWG & Pocono Mts. souvenirs.
Live music & free miniature golf!

Classic & Custom Cars of All Eras
Benefit Car Show
9am-4pm around the Castle Inn (Registration 8am-noon:  $15)
Three grand awards, dash plaques, door prizes, 50/50, picnic food

& more!

Historic RR Station Open House
10am-3pm (no vehicle parking; use free trolleys or buses to site)
Sponsored by the DWG Station Preservation Partnership

Vintage Diesel Excursion Train from Steamtown
Arr. 11:30am/ Dep. 3:15pm

The Great Cherry Creek Rubber Duck Race:  Prizes!
Buy & decorate your duck ($2) at the Village Farmer & Bakery (12:30pm) and watch ’em race at 1:15.  Also at this location:

Live animals & birds
rescued by Pocono Wildlife Rehab Center

Proclamation Ceremony:
Delaware Water Gap now an Appalachian Trail CommunityOfficial designation by the Appalachian Trail Conservancy 10:30am, Church of the Mt. Lawn

Guided Appalachian Trail Hike
1:30pm, Church of the Mountain


Founders Day Artisan Show

Gazebo Concert Series

Pocono Visitors Information

Click for the Pocono Mountains official site, you will find the most complete source of FREE information on the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania, proudly presented by the Official Convention & Visitors Bureau of Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains, the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau (PMVB).
Visitor Resources

Staff at the following Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau information centers can assist visitors to the region with referrals, reservations and any travel-related questions. Brochures also are available.

Center locations include:

  • Delaware Water Gap, Exit 310 off I-80, 476-0167
  • Marshalls Creek, Exit 309 off I-80 to U.S. 209 N., 223-0266
  • Tannersville, Exit 45 off I-80 at Pa. 715, 629-1730
  • White Haven, Pa. 940 and Northeast Extension of the Pa. Turnpike (also Exit 42 off I-80), 443-8429
  • Hickory Run, I-80 E. between exits 39 and 40, 443-8626
  • on I-84 E. and W. (both directions) between exits 6 and 7, 857-0747 and 857-0791 respectively
  • Hawley, U.S. 6, 226-2141; and Crescent Lake, I-80 E. between the I-380 interchange and Exit 44.
DWG Stickers now available!
DWG Sticker

Show your fondness for our town by displaying the DWG sticker!

Click HERE to purchase.Stickers will be sent to you via US Postal Service.



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