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Lehigh Valley Events Calendar, 2014 activities, attractions
Entertainment Calendar & Things to do with kids

Some free activities and other not so free for kids and adults alike.

          July - August - September 2014

Annual Kutztown Folk Festival - 2014
Kutztown - June 28 - July 6, 2014
Every day from 9:00 am. to 6:00 pm. enjoy good old-fashion summer fun at the Kutztown Folk Festival! The Kutztown Folk Festival is the oldest folklife festival in Americ, celebrating the Pennsylvania Dutch Culture, This unique festival attracts many visitors and was named one of America's Top Celebrations by USA Today. Das Awkscht Fescht Kutztown Folk Festival

Lehigh Valley 4th July, 2014 Fireworks
Lehigh Valley - July 4, 2014
Various Locations for 4th July 2014 Fireworks displays and shows.
4th July Fireworks

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Historic Bethlehem Blueberry Festival 2014
Bethlehem - July 18 - 20, 2014
The sweetest festival of the summer.
Historic Bethlehem Blueberry Festival

Das Awkscht Fescht 2014
Macungie - August 1 - 3, 2014
Over 3000 Antique and Classic cars at Macungie Memorial Park. Don't forget the great food, music, fireworks, and activities for the kids. There will be arts, crafts and antiques as well. There will be entertainment for 3 straight days Das Awkscht Fescht Das Awkscht Fescht, Car Fest

Carbon County Fair 2014 Schedule Lineup
Palmerton - August 4 - 9, 2014
FREE Music and Midway Entertainment with Admission. Don't miss the Demolition Derby Carbon County Fair Carbon County Fair Schedule


Musikfest 2014 Schedule Lineup
Bethlehem - August 1 - 10, 2014
2014 Music entertainment for Sands Steel Stage and All the acts at
North - Festplatz, Liederplatz, Plaza Tropical, Volksplatz, and Main Street
South - Americaplatz, Jazz Cabaret, Lyrikplatz, Musikfest Cafe
Musikfest 2014 Entertainment Schedule

Kutztown Fair and Fireworks Show
Kutztown - August 11 - 16, 2014
Fireworks, All Midway Shows, Carnival rides Free with Fair admission.
Kutztown Fair and Fireworks Show

Muhlenberg Summer Festival
Bethlehem - August 13 - 16, 2014
Rides, food entertainment and amusement rides for children of all ages.
Muhlenberg Summer Festival 2014


Lehigh Valley Airshow 2014 at ABE airport
Allentown - August 23 - 24, 2014
Black Diamonds are streaking back to the Lehigh Valley. The aerobatic jet team is returning to the LVIA Air Show along with other performers.
Lehigh Valley Airshow 2014 at ABE airport

West End Fair 2013 and Fireworks
Gilbert PA. - August 25 - 31, 2013
Fireworks, Demolition Derby, Entertaiment, Music, Food.
West End Fair and Fireworks

Allentown Fair 2014 Schedule Lineup
Allentown - August 26 - Sept. 1, 2014
Allentown Fair Entertainment Lineup and Ticket information for the Grandstand Shows. 2014 Allentown Fair Schedule


2014 FREE Summer Concert Series
Bethlehem - May 16 - Sep. 13, 2014
The Levitt Pavilion organization is bringing great music and entertainment to the Lehigh Valley with free concerts for everyone to enjoy.
2014 FREE Summer Concert Series

Historic Haunts Ghost Tours in Historic Bethlehem
Bethlehem - October 3 - Nov 1, 2014
Relive the stories of ghost soldiers of Moravian College, the legend of Liesel and Lafayette and many more.
** For information and reservations contact Moravian Book Shop & Gift Shop, 428 Main Street Bethlehem, PA. 610-866-5481.
Historic Bethlehem Ghost Tours Historic Bethlehem Ghost Tours

Lehigh Valley Air Show 2013
Allentown - August 24 - 25, 2013
Lehigh Valley air show 2013 includes skydivers, helicopter tricks, Black Diamond Jet Team, and much more Lehigh Valley Airshow Lehigh Valley Airshow - ABE


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Polish-American Family Festival
Doylestown - August 31, September 1, 2, 7, 8, 2013
celebrates traditional Polish culture with live entertainment, arts & crafts, re-enactments, ethnic foods, midway rides. You don't have to be Polish to enjoy the Festival Lehigh Valley Airshow Polish-American Family Festival

Taste of Hamburger Festival 2013
Hamburg PA. - August 31, 2013
This Food festival honors the hamburger. Non-stop entertainment on 3 streets, beer and wine garden, crafters / artists, contests (including burger eating), strolling entertainment, children's activities and more Taste of Hamburger Festival

First Friday in Bethlehem
Bethlehem - September 6, 2013
First Friday 6pm. - 10pm. is a monthly celebration of arts and culture in the South side Shopping and Arts District of Bethlehem. Visit the art galleries, unique boutiques, salons and shops, while enjoying food and wine samples, live music, and special deals. Enjoy happy hour, or grab dinner at one of the downtown restaurants for a full evening of fun.

Budweiser Clydesdales visit Lehigh Valley
Bethlehem - September 11-17, 2013
The world renowned Budweiser Clydesdales visit the Lehigh Valley for various appearances and support the Bethlehem mounted police. Full story and schedule.
Budweiser Clydesdales

Bloomsburg Fair 2013 Schedule Lineup
Bloomsburg - September 21 - 28, 2013
Bloomsburg Fair Entertainment Lineup and Ticket information for the Grandstand Shows. Lee Greenwood, Hunter Hayes, Casting Crowns, Halestorm 2013 Bloomsburg Fair Schedule


Find the best deals on baseball tickets here!
Jul 31, 2014 - Thu, 7:05 PM
Lehigh Valley IronPigs vs. Rochester Red Wings
Coca-Cola Park - PA Allentown, PA

Aug 01, 2014 - Fri, 7:05 PM
Lehigh Valley IronPigs vs. Rochester Red Wings
Coca-Cola Park - PA Allentown, PA

Aug 02, 2014 - Sat, 6:35 PM
Lehigh Valley IronPigs vs. Rochester Red Wings
Coca-Cola Park - PA Allentown, PA

Aug 03, 2014 - Sun, 5:35 PM
Lehigh Valley IronPigs vs. Durham Bulls
Coca-Cola Park - PA Allentown, PA

Aug 04, 2014 - Mon, 7:05 PM
Lehigh Valley IronPigs vs. Durham Bulls
Coca-Cola Park - PA Allentown, PA

American League and
National League
Baseball tickets available.

Lehigh Valley IronPigs
tickets available.

Many Dates Available

18th Annual Sippin' by the River
Philadelphia - September 21, 2013
Sippin great wines & beers, and enjoy the entertainment, live music.
Sippin' by the River - SugarHouse Casino

1st Annual Pour the Core - Hard Cider Festival
Philadelphia - September 28, 2013
Pour the Core will showcase the finest locally produced and internationally sourced ciders with more than 30 in all for sampling. There will also be music and food.
Hard Cider Festival Pour the Core Festival

Celtic Classic
Bethlehem - September 27 - 29, 2013
The Largest Highland Games & Festival in North America is under the Hill to Hill Bridge in Bethlehem. Visit the Annual Celtic Classic presented by Celtic Cultural Alliance, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to preserving and promoting the Celtic heritage through education, musical presentations, and traditional competitions in athletics, piping and dance.
Celtic Classic Celtic Classic Highland Games and Festival 2013
Celticfest Celtic Classic September 27, 2013 Schedule
Celticfest Celtic Classic September 28, 2013 Schedule
Celticfest Celtic Classic September 29, 2013 Schedule

Oktoberfest Bethlehem 2013
Bethlehem - Oct. 4-6,     Oct. 11-13, 2013
German food, beer, and polka, rock and party bands and the "Lager-Rhythmics" Bier Band. Halloween Train Rides Oktoberfest 2013 Bethlehem

Halloween Scenic Train Rides in October 2013
Kempton - Oct. 5-6,     Oct. 11-12,     Oct 18-19, 2013
Pumpkin Patch Train ride --- Halloween Spooktacular --- Harvest Moon Special
Halloween Train Rides Halloween Scenic Train Rides

Christkindlmarkt - Bethlehem 2013
Bethlehem - November & December Dates
ArtsQuest's popular Holiday marketplace that runs in November and December. Check here for Days and Dates Christkindlmarkt Christkindlmarkt - 2013

Christmas Scenic Train Rides in October 2013
Kempton - December 6, 7, 8, 2013
Story Time with Mrs. Santa Claus --- Santa Claus Special
Christmas Train Rides Christmas Scenic Train Rides

Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant 2013
Bethlehem - December 14 - 15, 2013
Pageant is a fully costumed re-enactment of the historical events surrounding the birth of Christ.
Live Bethlehem Christmas Pageant


Recent Events and Attractions



Moravian Book Shop & Gift Gallery - Two Book Signings
Bethlehem - August 17, 2013
Book Signing on Saturday from 2:00 pm. to 4:00 pm. with Karen M. Samuels - "Legendary Locals of Bethlehem" - learn about more tha 200 residents that have made Bethlehem great. Other book signing is David Lubar - "Extremities". Book Signings

Lehigh Valley Area Bridal Show
Bethlehem - July 18, 2013
Stabler Arena - Thursday July 18, 2013 the Largest and most complete bridal Show of the season. Plan your entire wedding from reception to honeymoon. Save $1,000's with valuable show discounts. Two Grand Prize Honeymoon Giveaways at the Show.     Reservations --- www.americanbride.com

Restaurant Week
Allentown - July 14 - 20, 2013
Enjoy international cruisines and special pricing. Dinner reservations recommended. Diners can pick up their dining passports at all participating restaurants or download them from --- www.hamiltondistrictmainstreet.com
Free parking at Spiral Deck at 8th. Street after 5 pm. Free street parking after 6 pm.

First Friday - Bethlehem
Bethlehem - July 5, 2013
First Friday is a monthly celebration of arts and culture in the Southside Shopping and Arts District of Bethlehem. Cruz the art galleries, unique boutiques, salons and shops, while enjoying food and wine samples, live music, and special deals. Enjoy happy hour, or grab dinner at one of the downtown restaurants for a full evening of fun

Doggie Day
Bethlehem - June 30, 2013
Bethlehem’s Main Street is going to the dogs on Sunday. The Downtown Bethlehem Association (DBA) a council of the Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce, is proud to present Doggie Day in Bethlehem, for the 6th year. The event will take place from noon to 3 p.m. and will again feature the “Mutt Strutt” Doggie Parade. The DBA is grateful to the Historic Hotel Bethlehem and Christmas City Veterinarian for their generous support of Doggie Day in 2012.

2013 Cementon Fair
Cementon - June 24 - 29, 2013
Be sure and visit the Cementon Fair 2013 and see the many new and exciting things at the fair. Enjoy the great food from many vendors and don't forget the fireworks.

Bethlehem Restaurant Week
Bethlehem - June 23 - 30, 2013
32 Restaurants in Bethlehem will offer fixed menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Breakfast: $5, $10;     Lunch: $5, $10, $15;     Dinner: $10, $20, $25, $30, $35 No passes, tickets or coupons are required. Diners simply visit their favorite participating restaurants throughout the week to enjoy the special prix fixe breakfast, lunch or dinner menus. It is strongly recommended that diners make reservations in advance. To make a reservation, diners should contact restaurants directly.

Sabor - Latin Festival
Bethlehem - June 20 - 23, 2013
    4 Days of sizzling music, food and fun celebrating the Lehigh Valley's Latino culture. Enjoy great salsa, merengue, reggaeton, Latin jazz and other sounds. Events and activities include: Motorcycle ride / parade. Flag raising ceremony. Enjoy dominoes, children's arts and crafts. Don't forget Sunday worship service presented by Holy Infancy.

Saturday Music Showcase 2013 - The Large Flowerheads
Whitehall - June 15, 2013
Lehigh Valley Mall is hosting its 1st. annual summer music concert series on Saturdays featuring live entertainment from the region's top bands on Saturdays in June 2013 from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. This concert is FREE and open to the public. June 15 see The Large Flowerheads

Tunes at Twilight
Bethlehem - June 13, 2013
Whiskey Hickon Boys at the Sun Inn Courtyard from 6 pm. to 8 pm.
    Tunes at Twilight is a free, family-friendly event. The concerts are free to the public and people are encouraged to bring a blanket or lawn chairs to enjoy the events comfortably. Food will be available for purchase from several Downtown restaurants as well as from the Sun Inn Preservation Association. Wine and Beer will be available for sale at the new “Tunes bar” and attendees may also bring a picnic meal from home!.

Mayfair Festival of the Arts
Allentown, May 24 - 27, 2013
• 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday.
• Allentown Fairgrounds, 17th and Liberty streets (west end of Fairgrounds).
• Food and drink can be purchased through tickets in 50-cent increments.
• Beer and wine will be available from vendors on festival grounds.
• Admission is $5 at the gate, $4 in advance at the website. The Pass is good for all 4 days. Free admission for children ages 10 and under, and active, retired or reserve military, with ID.       Information: 610-437-6900
• Parking is Free in infield of fairgrounds grandstand. Enter from Liberty Street only.

Wildwater Kingdom - Opening Day for 2013
Allentown, May 25, 2013
Opening Day for Wildwater Kingdom - your source for wet, wild, and thirst-quenching summer fun is almost here. When you buy a ticket to Dorney Park during the Regular Summer Season, you also get full access to the collection of over 3 dozen slides, pools, rivers and water play areas the Wildwater Kingdom has to offer.
Opening Day - May 25, 2013 at 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. 4000 Dorney Park Rd.


Lehigh Valley Business Online lists daily an extensive calendar of great events, activities, attractions occurring throughout the area. Check here for information and valuable links to events, activities, entertainment and things to do throughout the year such as....
Lehigh Valley Air Show, Musikfest, Annual Kutztown Folklife Festival June 28 - July 6, 2014, Mayfair Festival, Crayola FACTORY events, State Theatre shows in Easton, Parkettes National Gymnastics Camps, Allentown Sports fest, Sports Academy, Lehigh Valley Sporting Events, Senior Fest, Touchstone Theatre shows, Craft Fairs, Greater Allentown Fair, Farmer's Markets, Bicycle racing at the Velodrome, Allentown Fairgrounds Expos, Das Awkscht Fescht Antique Car Show, Heritage Day in Easton, Allentown Senior Fest at AG hall, Celtic Festival and Highland Games, July 4th Fireworks displays in Allentown and Bethlehem, Halloween Parade Schedules, Philadelphia Eagles Summer Training Camp, Bluegrass Festival, Music Concerts, Flea Markets, Entertainment at Penn's Peak, Peddlers Village Craft Fair.



Lights in the Parkway
Allentown - Christmas Season
This drive-through display transforms more than a mile of the beautiful Lehigh Parkway into a winter wonderland with thousands of twinkling lights, animated displays and accompanying music. After a journey through the spectacular displays, visitors can stop by the Gift Barn which hosts vendors selling everything from candies to handmade treasures. This year Lights in the Parkway runs from December 5th - January 4th (closed Christmas). Nightly the lights shine from 5:30-10pm. The cost is $9 per vehicle.

Moravian Christmas Putz
Bethlehem - Christmas Season
A definite thing to do during the Christmas season is visit one of the most unique holiday attractions in Bethlehem, the putz tells the story of the birth of Jesus in miniature, with lights and narration.

The Crayola FACTORY
Easton - Year-round
Visitors of all ages can unleash their creative spirits and reminisce about the Crayola® products they used as kids. Watch live demonstrations of crayon manufacturing, create projects to keep as souvenirs and explore hands-on exhibits.

Bach Choir Christmas Concerts
Bethlehem - Christmas Season
The Bach Choir raises their voices each Christmas for several concerts, brimming with holiday cheer!

Concours d'Elegance of the Eastern United States
Bethlehem
The Concours d'Elegance of the Eastern United States is a classic automobile exposition benefitting the Burn Prevention Foundation.

Christkindlmarkt in Bethlehem 2013
Bethlehem - November 21 - December 22, 2013
Dates that Christkindlmarkt is open during the 2013 holiday season
Christkindlmarkt

Bethlehem 2013 Christmas City Candlelight Walking Tour
Bethlehem - November 29 - December 23, 2013
A Christmas City Stroll of Bethlehem during the holidays.
Bethlehem Christmas Candlelight Tours

Bethlehem Christmas City Village
Bethlehem - November 29 - December 29, 2013
Christmas City Village Market Dates Schedule and Hours that they are open.
Bethlehem Christmas City Village


City of Bethlehem Tree Lighting ceremony
Bethlehem - November 29, 2013
Kickoff of the 2013 Christmas Holiday season
Bethlehem Christmas Tree Lighting


Bethlehem Southside Carriage Rides
Bethlehem - November 23 - December 22, 2013
Christmas rides in a White Christmas decorated Vis-á-vis Carriage or a surrey-style wagonette
Bethlehem Christmas Carriage Rides Southside


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