No big plans this weekend? Here in Lehigh Valley, there is always something to do to get you out of the house. Have a blast attending one or all of the many events happening near you!
LEHIGH VALLEY INSITE
Lehigh Valley InSite is a blog about things to do, see and experience in Eastern Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Whether you live here or are coming for a visit, this blog can be your official source for activities, attractions and events.
The authors of Lehigh Valley InSite, who live and work in the region, are staff members of Discover Lehigh Valley, the official destination marketing organization for Lehigh and Northampton counties. The authors are not compensated or otherwise influenced by the businesses or events they write about. On occasion, freelance bloggers are invited to share their experiences from a different perspective.
July 15, 2019 by Jon Hartman
The Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival (PSF) at DeSales University in Center Valley, PA celebrates its 28th season this year. Each season, approximately 200 professional artists from around the country and the world stage a wide array of world-class theatre performances.
With so many fantastic locally-owned restaurants here in Lehigh Valley, it’s sometimes hard to decide where to go or what to eat. Throughout the seasons, restaurant groups of Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and beyond come together to highlight Restaurant Week.
Here in Lehigh Valley, there are plenty of ways to cool off when the mercury rises. Whether you're taking advantage of some AC at the Allentown Art Museum, splashing around at Dutch Springs, or heading below ground at Lost River Caverns or Crystal Cave, there are tons of ways to beat the heat.
Each summer, Bethlehem comes alive as the tradition of Musikfest returns to the city. The festival kicks off on the first Friday of August and continues for 10 consecutive days packed with music, food, and plenty of fun for all ages.
Some of the best art lives here in Lehigh Valley. From the Allentown Art Museum to the beautiful landscapes located throughout the region, there is no shortage of inspiration. Add to the abundance and gather some friends to create your very own piece. From painting to pottery, glass art and more, conjure the true artist inside you and make sure to check out these fantastic classes and workshops.
Starting with just eight original colors, Crayola has transformed from just producing crayons into a unique adventure for the whole family. The Crayola Experience in downtown Easton focuses on hands-on activities that allow your imagination to soar.
Legs pumping with their heads tucked low, participants from around the world come together to compete against one another in the adrenaline filled sport of track cycling. As only one of 26 velodromes in the United State’s, Trexelertown’s own Valley Preferred Cycling Center Velodrome (VPCC or T-Town) is a sought-after competition location.
It’s time to break out the red, white and blue for Independence Day. It’s hard to pick what’s best about the Fourth of July – is it the picnic food, All-American spirit, or the fireworks? No matter what your favorite part is, fireworks are a classic.
Summer is full of bright colors - the trees are awash in green and blues sweep across the skies for miles. Along with those colors come the freshest fruits & vegetables, all in season and ripe for picking.