Ready to ring in the New Year in Lehigh Valley? We've rounded up a list of celebrations and businesses that will be open on New Year's Eve and/or New Year's Day. However you decide to celebrate, be sure to do so responsibly! Wishing you a safe & happy New Year!
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.
In Lehigh Valley, our caffeinated choices are way more robust than just the usual two, “Dunkin’ or Starbucks?” Much like the breweries, wineries, and distilleries, coffee shops are growing and specializing in their own unique coffee blends and vibes.
Lehigh Valley is home to many award-winning restaurants, which means one thing: super fantastic chefs are at the helm. We reached out to these kitchen crusaders so that they could share a little bit of holiday joy this season by sharing one of their favorite holiday cookie recipes.
November 26, 2018 by Discover Lehigh Valley
Traditions, that's what the holiday season is all about. Whether you're celebrating around a tree with friends or going to the movies, last minute gift or grocery shopping, there are just as many reasons to stay in on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day as there are reasons to go out.
It’s that time of year again, when the house fills with sweet smells, holiday music can be heard in every corner, and the month-long shopping spree begins. There are wealth of ways to do this during the holidays, but a particular favorite is joining holiday activities sponsored by local historic sites. From basking in the Bethlehem’s near universal embrace of the season of to reflecting simpler times during quaint holiday performances or re-creations, here are a few favorites.
November 20, 2018 by Jason Stershic
Easton, Pennsylvania is the county seat of Northampton County and home to the annual Thanksgiving Day football game between Easton and Phillipsburg at Lafayette College’s Fisher Stadium – which to some marks the official beginning of the holiday season.
November 14, 2018 by Alicia Quinn
Lehigh Valley’s Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton are full of creative types and go-getters, it’s no wonder that there are so many awesome and locally-owned shops all over the region. Here’s a quick reference to some favorite places to shop, each one unique to Lehigh Valley and owned by some very hip, creative, and savvy Lehigh Valley-ians.
November 12, 2018 by Jason Stershic
If you find yourself in Lehigh Valley for the holiday season, there are more options to be explored than just the Christmas City of Bethlehem, Pa. In fact, right next door, the Queen City of Allentown has many Christmas and attractions and events, making Lehigh Valley a region full of holiday cheer.
November 7, 2018 by Alicia Quinn
Throughout the holiday season, Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and the surrounding communities glow with trees decked out in lights and seasonal decor.
Vegans rejoice! November is World Vegan Month and if veganism is your thing, you won’t have to look very far for a great meal in Lehigh Valley. The cities of Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton offer fantastic choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and of course, dessert.