Special deals on overnight accommodations also available.

PeepsFestLEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. (December 17, 2015) – The fun doesn’t come to an end after Christmas is over. Ring in 2016 with great events in Lehigh Valley, Pa. From family-friendly events to deals on overnight accommodations, there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Head to the ArtsQuest™ Center at SteelStacks™ for a performance from Igor and the Red Elvises that will have you dancing all night long. Join the Hamilton District Main Street Program, in partnership with the City of Allentown, for a celebration at 7th and Hamilton Streets. Treat the family to a day of colorful fun at the Crayola Experience™ in Easton.

Local restaurants including Melt, blue grillhouse, and Torre are offering complimentary toasts at midnight. Edge will be offering a special three-course dinner to ring in the New Year.

Join Just Born, Inc. and ArtsQuest™ for a Peeps®-filled experience at the annual PEEPSFest™ on December 30 - 31. Attendees will enjoy entertainment from kid friendly bands, clowns, magicians, the chance to meet a sled dog team member, and more.

The event culminates with the dropping of a giant PEEPS® Chick. Standing at 4.5 foot tall and weighing in at 85pounds, this illuminated chick will be dropped in front of the iconic blast furnaces of Bethlehem Steel to celebrate the beginning of a New Year.

Area hoteliers are also offering special deals and discounts for the occasion. Highlights include:

  • Allentown Comfort Suites (3712 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown , PA 18103)
  • Best Western Lehigh Valley Hotel & Conference Center (300 Gateway Dr., Bethlehem, PA 18017)
  • The Center at Holiday Inn (7736 Adrienne Dr., Breinigsville, PA 18031)
  • Hilton Garden Inn Allentown/Bethlehem Airport (1787-B Airport Rd., Allentown, PA 18109)
  • Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites - Allentown Central Dorneyville (3620 Hamilton Blvd., Allentown, PA 18103)
  • Ramada Inn (1500 MacArthur Rd., Whitehall, PA 18052)
  • Staybridge Suites Allentown Bethlehem Airport (1787 A. Airport Rd., Allentown, PA 18109)

Detailed descriptions for all New Year’s Eve deals, discounts, and events can be found at www.DiscoverLehighValley.com.