November brings a unique balance of events to Lehigh Valley, wrapping up the fall season and ushering Christmas charm all within a few short weeks. In the mix, you’ll also find family-friendly performances that are not to be missed. Mark your calendars now as tickets for these upcoming events will go quickly!
For a full look at all things happening in Lehigh Valley, be sure to check out our Calendar of Events. And while you’re out exploring all there is to see and do, be sure to share your fun on Instagram by tagging your photos #LiftYourSpiritsDLV.
Seasonal Rides with the Allentown & Auburn Railroad (dates throughout November) Searching for a unique outing for your family? Look no further than the Allentown & Auburn Railroad. Throughout November, enjoy themed rides showcasing fall foliage viewing and trips with Santa himself.
Lehigh Valley Phantoms Games (Nov. 3, 5, 25, 29) Make your way to Allentown’s PPL Center to cheer on the AHL affiliate of the Philadelphia Flyers. Tickets to Lehigh Valley Phantoms games are available at a number of price ranges, promising an affordable night out for the whole family.
InVision Festival (Nov. 3 - 5) Whether you’re an amateur or professional photographer, this event has something for you. This year, the festival expands to include a variety of image-based art. Events include a selection of programs, lectures, and exhibitions that are open to the public. Be sure to reserve your space now.
PA Bacon Fest (Nov. 4 - 5) Feeling hungry? This festival welcomes nearly 100,000 attendees to historic downtown Easton for two days of all things bacon. From beer & bacon pairings to maple bacon cupcakes, you’ll find something to satisfy every palate. Be sure to catch entertainment including performances from local musicians, pig races, and more.
Koziar’s Christmas Village (Nov. 4 - Jan. 1) Driving through the darkened countryside and coming over that last hill on the unlit country road is like driving into a fairyland. Suddenly you find yourself in a dazzling valley set aglow with more Christmas lights than you have ever seen before. Visits to Koziar’s Christmas Village have become a holiday tradition for locals and visitors alike.
Cirque du Soleil presents Varekai (Nov. 9 - 11) The PPL Center is transformed into a magical wonderland as Cirque du Soleil presents performances of their crowd favorite, Varekai. Under the “theme of Icarus”, fans will see an amazing display of high-level acrobatics and performers ready to accomplish perfectly skilled and gravity-defying feats.
Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem (weekends, Nov. 17 - Dec. 23) Recognized in 2007 as one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure magazine, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem showcases aisles of exquisite handmade works by the nation’s finest artisans, the heart-warming sounds of live Christmas music, delicious food, and more. Celebrating its 25th anniversary this year, Christkindlmarkt is not to be missed.
Easton Peace Candle Lighting (Nov. 25) The Peace Candle stands tall in Easton’s Centre Square. Businesses and restaurants throughout downtown Easton participate in this annual event featuring live music, Christmas carols, pictures with and a parade featuring Santa Claus, classic cars, and activities for the whole family.
Leesport Christmas Craft Fair (Nov. 25 - 26) Shop unique, handmade items from more than 300 vendors at this annual craft fair and market. Celebrating its 31st season, this event has become a must-see for those that enjoy browsing holiday craft fairs.
Cirque Dreams Holidaze (Nov. 25 - 28) Family holiday entertainment comes to the Sands Bethlehem Event Center. Celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2017, Cirque Dreams Holidaze lights up the holiday season with its critically acclaimed holiday stage extravaganza. It’s a new cirque show, Broadway musical, and family Christmas spectacular all in one!