Happy Holidays from Discover Lehigh Valley!

Lehigh Valley is a special area throughout the entire year, but during the holidays the region is transformed into a magical wonderland. Come and celebrate your holidays with us this year, and make sure to check out some of the featured events this season while making your holiday plans.

  • Holiday Marketplace Fine Art & Craft Show

    Every day from Nov. 1 – Nov. 2, 2014 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm)

    The finest in handmade gifts for family, friends, or yourself! LVPGC invites only the best artisans to display and sell their art at this juried fine art and craft show. Wood turned vessels, fine jewelry, holiday ornaments, handwoven apparel, holiday cards, nature photography and much more is available to fulfill all your holiday shopping needs. Ample parking. Refreshments available onsite. Admission is $3. Get a $1 off admission coupon at lvholidaymarketplace.com.

    Proceeds from the entrance fee fund the guild’s Student Awards program, which honors local high school students who excel in fine arts and craftsmanship.

  • Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre: A Playhouse Christmas

    Every day from Nov. 1 – Dec. 21, 2014 (11:00 am – 2:30 pm)

    JOIN US FOR A FESTIVE HOLIDAY MUSICAL REVIEW : An ensemble cast of multi-talented performers celebrate Christmas in an original holiday song and and dance fest featuring traditional carols, classic and contemporary Yuletide compositions, humorous skits and spectacular dance numbers – all backed by a live onstage orchestra. Enjoy an incredible lunch or dinner

  • Free
    Bethlehem Area Moravians Christmas Craft Festival

    Nov 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Nov 8, 2014 at 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

    A juried show with crafts by local artisans. The Craft Festival takes place on
    Friday, Nov. 7 from 2 – 7 p.m., AND on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Santas, hand-poured beeswax candles, nutcrackers, jewelry, note cards, wooden toys, and more! Lunch and snacks available.
    Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity Lehigh Valley

  • Santa's Arrival

    Nov 7, 2014 at 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm

    The most wonderful time of the year has arrived! Join the Simon Kidgits Club as in welcoming Santa Clause and enjoy getting your picture taken with the big guy in red. Be sure to remember your Christmas list! All Kidgits members will receive an extra gift while supplies last.

  • Free
    Bethlehem Area Moravians Christmas Craft Festival

    Nov 7, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 7:00 pm
    Nov 8, 2014 at 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

    A juried show with crafts by local artisans. The Craft Festival takes place on
    Friday, Nov. 7 from 2 – 7 p.m., AND on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Santas, hand-poured beeswax candles, nutcrackers, jewelry, note cards, wooden toys, and more! Lunch and snacks available.
    Proceeds benefit Habitat for Humanity Lehigh Valley

  • Free
    Seven Generations Charter School Holiday Fair

    Nov 8, 2014 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    Come and visit our wonderful Holiday Fair and shop locally from a selection of beautiful hand made items.

    Featuring Organic Soups, Hand picked Crafters, Basket Raffle, Hot Chocolate Bar, Dan’s Camera City Photo Booth, Live Music from Peter Schmidt, The Kindergarten classes and Kelly Planer and The Perks.

    Children’s activities including a visit from Elsa and Anna from Frozen and a free movie while you shop.

    Free entry and parking available.

  • Fall'iday Artisan and Vendor Fest

    Nov 15, 2014 at 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

    FALL’IDAY artisan and vendor Fest hosted by
    Circle is seasons Waldorf methods charter school

    Showcasing amazing artists that are willing to sell their vast array creations ranging from woven items, handmade jewelry and fine art paintings and so much more. Enjoy hot homemade food and our signature lemonade or apple cider as you browse the artisans creations. There will be free childcare available so that you can shop while a teacher engages your child in craft projects. Event begins at 9 and ends at 4pm. Saturday November 15. 8380 Mohr Lane Fogelsville pa 18051 610-285-6267

  • Fall Chocolate Festival

    Nov 15, 2014 at 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

    Fall CHOCOLATE Festival 2014: The Premier Chocolate Festival in the Lehigh Valley

    Saturday, November 15, 2014. In the luxurious Hamilton Room and High Gravity at the Allentown Brew Works. Start the holiday season early by indulging in decadence…

    sampling of CHOCOLATE goodies including beer, wine, and liqueur at the CHOCOLATE bAR!
    CHOCOLATE FOOD SAMPLING!
    Browse CHOCOLATE specialties and wares – perfect for getting a start on your Holiday shopping!

  • Wesley Church Holiday Craft Fair

    Nov 22, 2014 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    There is a $2.00 admisssion
    Over 30 plus tables of homemade crafts
    Silent Auction
    Santa will be visiting
    Collecting donations of pet food to be given to the Lehigh Valley Animal Food Bank.

  • Celtic Thunder Symphony Tour

    Nov 23, 2014 at 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

    This will be a first for Celtic Thunder, who will depart from their traditional and critically-acclaimed large set productions to perform songs from their 2013 chart-topping album Christmas Voices in a dynamic live music experience accentuated by the instrumentals of a full symphony orchestra. They will be joined in each market by prestigious local orchestras such as the Dallas Pops, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Nashville Symphony Orchestra to name but a few. The breathtaking show will feature holiday favorites ranging from traditional carols ‘Away in A Manger’, and ‘O Holy Night’ to the more contemporary ‘Mary’s Boy Child’ and ‘Fairytale of New York’, as well as signature Celtic Thunder hit songs such as ‘Ireland’s Call’ and ‘Turning Away’ and traditional Irish numbers ‘Dulaman’ and ‘My Land’. Celtic Thunder will perform a mixture of solo, duets and ensemble numbers in what is sure to be a spectacular concert.

  • 2014 Holiday Train Exhibit

    Every day from Nov. 28 – Jan. 2, 2015 (10:00 am – 5:00 pm)

    Enjoy the sounds, lights and action of many model trains stationed around the museum’s galleries. Fun for adults and kids of all ages! AOW is a Toys for Tots drop site. Bring a new, unwrapped toy and it will be placed on the Mack Truck for delivery to children in need.

    NOVEMBER
    November 28 11am – The Comedy Magic of Joseph Keppel.
    (Reservations Suggested – 610.432.4200 x 14)
    November 29 Chick-fil-A (Lehigh Valley Mall) Kids Meal Coupons to the First 100 Children

    November 30 1pm – 3pm – Miss Tanya Face Painting
    DECEMBER
    December 4 Seniors FREE 62 & Over

    December 6 12:30pm – 3pm – Christmas Carols with a Hillbilly Twist by the Cracked Walnuts

    December 7 11am & 1pm – Star of the Day event productions PRESENTS “The Little Engine That Could” (Reservations Suggested – 610.432.4200 x 14)

    December 11 3pm – 8pm – Scout/Community Day – Wear your uniforms and children 12 & Under FREE
    5pm – 8pm – Santa on Site – Hot Cocoa, Cookies, Christmas Songs & Games with SANTA

    December 13 11am – Award Winning International Storyteller Speaker & Author Kristin Pedemonti unpacks her heart and shares Traditional & True stories from her adventures around the world. YES, she will probably bring her Big Wheel and YES you can ride it, too! (Reservations Suggested– 610.432.4200 x 14)

    December 14 Noon-4pm – Model Train Scavenger Hunt & Steam Engine Demo. Outside (Weather permitting)
    1pm – 3pm – Sweet Surprise Day in the HubCap Café. Frost and decorate inverted sugar cones to create a Christmas tree forest. (Reservations Suggested – 610.432.4200 x 14)

    December 20 11am – Mock Turtle Marionette Theatre Christmas Puppet Show. Christmas Elf Workshop to follow. (Reservations Suggested – 610.432.4200 x 14

    December 21 1pm – Ice Cream Demonstration by Ice Cream Lab – Reservations Suggested 610-432-4200 x 14

    December 26 11am – 12:30pm – Balloon Artist Fun presented by Balloon Artist Cindy Zona of Balloon Works by The Party Girls

    December 27 Buy ONE Get ONE Admission FREE (BOG))

    December 28 12:30pm – 3pm – Big Dipper New Year’s Eve Daytime Party for the whole family (Reservations Suggested – 610-432-4200 x 14).

    January 2, 2015 Little Wheeler Day – All children invited to design their own white wall tire with chocolate donuts & frosting.

  • Free
    ANNUAL BLACK FRIDAY EVENT @ ZIONVILLE ANTIQUE MALL

    Every day from Nov. 28 – Nov. 30, 2014 (10:00 am – 6:00 am)

    Join us as we celebrate our 19th year of business Fri. Nov.28- Sun. Nov. 30. As usual for the Event there will be a 15% discount on all items over $10 (excl. firm)- individual vendors may have higher discounts. B104 will return to broadcast LIVE at the Mall.
    Enter FREE raffle drawings to win Zionsville Antique Mall gift certificates, enjoy FREE food and sweet treats throughout the Mall while you shop. We have unique items for everyone on your Christmas list.
    BE UNIQUE AND BUY AN ANTIQUE!

  • Free
    Star & Candle Shoppe

    Every day from Nov. 28 – Dec. 31, 2014 (1:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

    Star & Candle Shoppe at Central Moravian Church features stars of all sizes made from paper, ribbon, plastic and glass. Also hand-made beeswax candles, Christmas ornaments, Santas, nutcrackers, Christmas attic treasures, quilts, jewelry, note cards, delicious edibles….something for everyone on your list.
    Between Nov. 28 and Dec. 23rd:

    Hours: Thursdays and Fridays: 1 – 7 p.m.
    Saturdays: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
    Sundays: 1 -5 p.m.
    Closed Dec. 24 and Dec. 25
    Dec. 26-31: Hours 1 – 5 p.m. daily. Proceeds benefit charities.

  • Historic Downtown Carriage Rides

    Every day from Nov. 28 – Dec. 31, 2014 (3:00 pm – 9:00 pm)

    Carriage Rides through Historic Downtown Bethlehem

    Thursday-Sunday 3pm-9pm every 20 minutes
    November 28th through December 31st (no tours Thursday, December 25th)

    $55 per carriage (holds up to 4 adults)
    Buy tickets at 505 Main Street, Bethlehem
    Carriage leaves from intersection of Main and Church streets

  • Bethlehem By Night Bus Tour

    Every day from Nov. 28 – Dec. 30, 2014 (5:00 pm – 7:00 pm)

    Sit back and experience the Christmas City on a trip back in time with our certified guide in period dress. Deemed “the best way to see Bethlehem” this tour includes a visit to the famous star atop South Mountain, a look at early and current local holiday traditions, and access to historic highlights in north and south Bethlehem.

    Thursday-Saturday 5pm, 6pm, and 7pm
    Sunday 4pm, 5pm, and 6pm
    November 28th through December 30th (no tours Thursday, December 25th)

    Tickets are $15 per person and $8 for children 12 and under
    Buy tickets at 505 Main Street, Bethlehem

  • Annual Open House at Sigal Museum

    Nov 28, 2014 at 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    While Easton lights the Peace Candle, take time to visit Northampton County’s premier museum – the Sigal Museum, 342 Northampton St., Easton.

    Admission just $3 per person (children and adults; free under 3)

  • Turkey Trot 5k Fun Run/Walk

    Nov 29, 2014 at 8:00 am – 11:00 am

    trotGather your friends, family members, fellow alumni, or coworkers and register as a Turkey Team! All teams will get a special shout out from our DJ. Why not make team t-shirts or costumes to wear on race day and be entered to win our Costume Contest? New for 2014 – Get your race updates delivered to Facebook, Twitter and Mobile devices. Let friends and family track your race progress. What you Get: A long-sleeve Turkey Trot t-shirt for all participants, FREE admission to Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites museums Saturday and Sunday with your race t-shirt or bib, and the satisfaction of supporting almost 300 years of history. Register today at HistoricBethlehem.org!

  • Christmas City Stroll - Candlelight Walking Tour

    Every day from Nov. 29 – Dec. 28, 2014 (4:00 pm – 4:45 pm)

    The best way to experience the magic of Bethlehem during the holidays

    Talk a walk through beautiful downtown Historic Bethlehem with our certified guide in period dress. Discover the story of Bethlehem’s unique beginning in 1741, the tales of a candle-in-every-window, and the renowned Bethlehem Star. Historic highlights include Bethlehem’s exquisite Victorian and colonial architecture, including two National Historic Landmarks, the 1741 Gemeinhaus and the Bethlehem Waterworks. The tour route is part of Bethlehem’s National Historic Landmark District, named so by the Secretary of the Interior in 2012.

    Saturday, November 29th and Sunday November 30th at 4pm
    Wednesday-Sunday, December 3rd-28th at 4pm
    No tours Thursday, December 25th

    Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for children 12 and under (children under 3 free)
    Buy tickets and leave from 505 Main Street, Bethlehem

  • David Phelps Christmas

    Nov 30, 2014 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

    The signature voice you love from the Gaither Vocal Band, David Phelps comes to you live in concert!

    Nicknamed “The Voice” for his otherworldly tenor-range pipes, Phelps performs Christmas songs like no other. Backed by a full band, experience the joy of the holidays in this exclusive Lehigh Valley Concert. Join us for an evening you will always remember as David takes you through his endless hits of holiday favorites, past and present.
    A graduate from Baylor University, David Phelps is credited among today’s most spectacular voices. His seemingly endless vocal range, which extends more than three octaves, coupled with his gift for communicating a song, has brought the house down in the world’s most prestigious venues.
    As a member of the Gaither Vocal Band, David has received Dove Awards, Grammy Awards, and multiple platinum-selling projects. As a soloist, he received 2009 Dove Award nominations for Male Vocalist of the Year and Long Form Video for the Christmas DVD, O Holy Night to add to his many awards and honors. His 2012 live concert DVD, David Phelps: Classic, has been featured on numerous television networks, including PBS.
    Tickets ($45/$35/$25) are on sale now at the State Theatre Box Office, 610-252-3132, or online at www.statetheatre.org. This is an Outside Promoter event. State Theatre membership benefits and gift cards do not apply.

  • A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert

    Nov 30, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    The Valley’s hottest holiday event returns to Miller Symphony Hall – Sunday, November 30th, 7 p.m.

    Now in its 18th year, A Lehigh Valley Christmas in Concert features the area’s best musicians performing renditions of holiday classics in a variety of musical genres! From Jazz to Blues and Classical to Pop, Celtic, Gospel – there is something for everyone! Bring your friends, family, co-workers, and join the festivities!

    For sponsorship information, please contact Frank Facchiano at gro.rebmahcyellavhgihelnull@fknarf.

    Tickets are $30, purchase yours by contacting Miller Symphony Hall Box Office at (610) 432-6715 or online at www.MillerSymphonyHall.org

    Hope you make plans to join us for an evening of fun and merriment!

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Christmas with the Celts

    Dec 3, 2014 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Combining traditional Celtic music and American pop, The Celts are known for their fervent and inspired musical performances, as well as their infectious energy. The group’s show, “Christmas with the Celts,” has aired across the U.S. and Ireland on 222 PBS channels. The show, which will appear at the Musikfest Café Dec. 3, 7:30 p.m., is a harmonious blend of Celtic carols and modern pop elements, made unique by The Celts’ Irish humor and quick wit.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Free
    Busy Workers' Christmas Sale

    Dec 6, 2014 at 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

    The Busy Workers annual Christmas Sale features beautiful handmade crafts: Christmas ornaments, fresh green wreaths, paper Moravian stars, quilled crafts, jewelry, hand-knit items, hand-made beeswax candles; plus delicious home-baked goods and Moravian Sugar Cake.
    We’re located in the Old Chapel of Central Moravian Church in the heart of Historic Bethlehem.

    Open Sat., Dec. 6th: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. and Sunday., Dec. 7th: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

    Proceeds from our sales benefit many charitable groups, from Bethlehem to Tanzania and Nepal.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Tony Orlando's Great American Christmas

    Dec 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 2, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 3, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 4, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
    Dec 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
    Dec 6, 2014 at 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

    Tony-Orlando-ChristmasA full production extravaganza!

    Tony Orlando, performed for 20 seasons in Branson, and now brings his incomparable energy and talent to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center with his acclaimed Christmas show, Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas! On December 1, 2, 4, 5, & 6th, in a 8 show limited engagement, Tony will sing all of your holiday favorites and will also include his greatest hits from over 50 years in show business; “Candida”, “Knock Three Times”, “Tie a Yellow Ribbon”,“Sweet Gypsy Rose” and more. Then, Santa pays a visit and Tony and Santa honor the true meaning of Christmas. It’s a must see in Bethlehem, “The Christmas City”, this year!

    “Tony Orlando’s Great American Christmas Show is honest, warm, inspirational and perfect for everyone in the family. His creativity and talent shine in this original musical tribute to the REAL reason for the season! Don’t miss your last chance to see this spectacular show in Branson.” – Best Read Guide

    Show Dates & Times:
    Monday, December 1, 2 p.m.
    Tuesday, December 2, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Wednesday, December 3, 2 p.m.
    Thursday, December 4, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.
    Friday, December 5, 2 p.m.
    Saturday, December 6, 2 p.m. & 7 p.m.

  • Colonial Christmas Tea at the Bachmann Publick House

    Every day from Dec. 7 – Dec. 13, 2014 (2:00 pm – 4:00 pm)

    Colonial Christmas Tea at the Bachmann Publick House.

    Attendees will not only enjoy typical tea refreshments but will also witness a colonial era wedding.

    $20. Seating is limited so reserve early 610.253.1222.

  • Hotel Bethlehem - Largest Small Office Party

    Dec 11, 2014 at 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

    The Hotel is hosting the Largest Small Office Party in December for any small offices looking to have Christmas Party. Please contact the hotel for more information on how you can reserve a table for your office! 610.625.5000

  • Drive the Cold Winter Away

    Dec 12, 2014 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Governor Wolf Historical Society presents Robert Mouland as Michael Keane an Irish
    harper who came to America in 1754. This holiday performance features the
    Wire Strung Irish Harp, Hurdy-Gurdy, Baroque Flute (c. 1790), and English Guitar
    (c. 1760). Audiences from around the globe have been charmed by this holiday treat
    consisting of beautiful songs, melodies, and tales of the season. Both educational and
    entertaining, it addresses how the holidays were celebrated (or NOT celebrated) in
    Early America. A truly unique presentation at a special time of year. The perfect way to get into the holiday spirit!
    Tix $15 ea or $25/couple at the door
    Refreshments will be served

  • Free
    Holiday Bazaar

    Dec 13, 2014 at 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

    Holiday Bazaar

    Date: Saturday, December 13, 2014, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Location: Revolution Church, 5 Race Street, Catasauqua, PA

    Vendors welcomed to bring own table for $10 MUST Pre-Register and be approved with office prior to event please call 610-443-0556 or email oc.hcruhcvernull@ofni

    Spaces are limited – register as soon as possible! Registration form and fees due by Wednesday, December 3rd.

    Shoppers: No entrance fee only price of purchased items.

  • Rockin' the Holidays with Felix Cavaliere's Rascals

    Dec 14, 2014 at 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

    This is a Reserved Seating show. Tickets are $20 and $25. There is a $3 per ticket transaction fee at the Penn’s Peak Box Office. Doors open at 6:00pm and showtime is at 8:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Penn’s Peak Box Office (walk-up only), Roadies Restaurant (walk-up only) or through Ticketmaster. For more information call 866-605-PEAK!

  • Swinging the Holidays with the Rob Stoneback Big Band

    Dec 20, 2014 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm

    Besides playing their own music, Rob and the guys have backed up many stars, including: Natalie Cole, Perry Como, Johnny Mathis, The ManhattanTransfer, Aretha Fra nklin,Olivia Newton-John, Englebert Humperdinck, The Temptations, The Four Tops,Lou Rawls, Bob Newhart,Rosemary Clooney, Stanley Turrentine, Bill Watrous, Regis Philbin, Jack Jones, Joel Grey,Bobby Rydell, Al Martino, Jerry Vale, Tommy Tune, Joan Rivers, David Brenner, Sid Caesar and Imogene Coca,Susan Anton, and Julius La Rosa.

    Rob himself also has performed with Sonny and Cher, Don Rickles, Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme, Clark Terry, Urbie Green, Bobby Watson, Wycliffe Gordon, Al Grey, Marilyn McCoo and Billy Davis Jr., Connie Stevens, and Connie Francis. He is an alumnus of the Tommy Dorsey, Glenn Miller, and Harry James Orchestras.

  • Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre: A Branson Country Christmas

    Dec 22, 2014 at 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

    A NEW COUNTRY MUSIC CHRISTMAS SHOW STARRING THE TIM GILLIS BAND: Tim and the gang have added plenty of holiday cheer into the mix of this original country concert-style variety show. Expect the best in live country music from some of the best musicians around with plenty of Christmas classics. Join us for a wonderful lunch and one-of-a-kind entertainment for audiences of all ages.

  • HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE DINNER THEATRE PRESENTS: A Branson Country Christmas

    Dec 27, 2014 at 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

    A NEW COUNTRY MUSIC CHRISTMAS SHOW STARRING THE TIM GILLIS BAND. Tim and the gang have added plenty of holiday cheer into the mix of this original concert-style variety show. Expect the best in live country music from some of the best musicians around and plenty of Christmas classics. Join us for a wonderful lunch and one-of-a-kind entertainment for audiences of all ages!!1

  • HUNTERDON HILLS PLAYHOUSE DINNER THEATRE PRESENTS: A Branson Country Christmas

    Dec 29, 2014 at 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

    A NEW COUNTRY MUSIC CHRISTMAS SHOW STARRING THE TIM GILLIS BAND. Tim and the gang have added plenty of holiday cheer into the mix of this original country concert-style variety show. Expect the best in live country music from some of the best musicians around and plenty of Christmas classics. Join us for a wonderful lunch and one-of-a-kind entertainment for audiences of all ages!!1

Christmas City

Year Round

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

Christened “Bethlehem” on Christmas Eve 1741, Bethlehem is a city rich in tradition and celebrations. From the majestic history of the Historic Moravian Bethlehem District to the post-industrial revitalization of the Bethlehem Steel plant into an arts and cultural campus, the Christmas City has something for everyone, all year long. Follow the Bethlehem star to the Christmas City this year for your holiday celebrations!