DOWNTOWN WILKES-BARRE IS NORTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA'S LARGEST CONCENTRATED EMPLOYMENT CENTER
Anchored by a strong medical presence, three institutes of higher learning, and a plethora of shops and restaurants, Downtown Wilkes-Barre is quickly becoming a premier destination for those seeking a "walk to everything" lifestyle. With 14,000 daily employees and over 4,000 residents, the immediate area surrounding Public Square has become a living, breathing downtown.
Downtown Wilkes-Barre has options for every person's palette! Quickly becoming recognized as NEPA's "Restaurant Row," the neighborhood offers everything from Asian Cuisine and Authentic Italian to Downtown Markets and Coffee Shoppes.
Between a major department store in Boscov's, a weekly Farmer's Market, and an assortment of boutiques, there's nothing you cannot find in Downtown Wilkes-Barre!
With an emerging local Arts District, patrons can experience the iconic F.M Kirby Center for the Performing Arts, the Sordoni Art Gallery at Wilkes University, and other unique nearby exhibits!
Stroll the River Common, catch a flick at Movies 14, or visit one of our many events on Public Square!