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Spring Mardi Gras TubeFest at White Lightning in the Pocono Mountains

Monday, February 6, 2017

BUSHKILL, PA (March 2017) - It's time to start thinking spring and what better way than spending the weekend at The Villas and Fernwood Resort playing in the snow at their Spring Mardi Gras TubeFest on March 4-5, 2017. TubeFest weekend includes two tickets to White Lightning Snowtubing, two nights of villa accommodations and a $25 food voucher for Wintergreens Patio Grill starting from $222 a night. Gina Bertucci, spokesperson for The Villas and Fernwood, says, "March is the time we begin to think about the return of spring and opening the golf course. Snowtubing lasts well into March and we make this a fun family event with activities that all can enjoy."

TubeFest will run from 12 noon to 4 pm on Saturday and Sunday with live music, family activities including a “bead” bag toss, a Tiny Tot Tube Curling, and tug of war with prizes and giveaways. Bertucci continues, "It’s a great outdoor party where you can sit by the fire and think spring."

Fernwood is a 400-acre year round resort with one and two bedroom fully appointed villa accommodations. It offers White Lightning snowtubing with a Tiny Tot play area, Pocono TreeVentures 66-element aerial ropes course, Pocono Zip Quest hybrid zip line course, Pocono Zip Racer dual 1,000 ft racing zip lines, Wintergreens Patio Grill, indoor pools, saunas, live entertainment, winter horseback riding, paintball, massage, and is next to the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area. "We are offering many different savings packages in March including a St. Patrick's Day weekend," Bertucci says. She continues, "Bring your family to take a mini vacation to The Villas and Fernwood Resort to enjoy all we have to offer, then head to TubeFest to play games, eat at the barbecue, snowtube and dance to the music. You deserve a break, and the Pocono Mountains supply the perfect backdrop for an affordable getaway that’s a short drive from suburban living."

For package information, go to and click on the packages tab to see the entire list of upcoming events and money-saving packages including spring skiing offers to Camelback and Shawnee Mountains. To make TubeFest reservations, call 888-FERNWOOD 888-337-6966 or book online at