Local businesses continue to expand initiatives to promote and improve sustainability in Lehigh Valley, PA. Whether you are traveling to recreational events or attending a conference, Lehigh Valley has venue, accommodations, and dining options that will meet your sustainability preferences. When planning your next meeting or event, consider these venues in Lehigh Valley that offer 'green' programs and sustainable features.

Meet and Stay Sustainably 

Lehigh Valley is full of sustainable properties to gather and relax. 

A rendering of the planned exterior at Wind Creek® Bethlehem

Wind Creek® Bethlehem

77 Wind Creek Blvd Bethlehem, PA 18015

This award-winning resort, in Bethlehem, makes for a great meeting venue with access to their ultra-modern hotel, shopping, restaurants, spa, and state of the art casino all on site. Wind Creek® Bethlehem is minimizing their environmental impact through low-energy light systems that reduce light pollution and water efficient irrigation systems. Work and play when you book at Wind Creek® Bethlehem. Read more about Wind Creek's sustainability practices

Renaissance® Allentown Hotel exterior/entrance

Renaissance Allentown Hotel 

12 N 7th St. Allentown, PA 18101

In the center of Allentown, connected to the PPL Center, the Renaissance Allentown Hotel brings convenience and luxury to your event. Like many other Marriott properties, the Renaissance Allentown Hotel is LEED-certified, and devoted to climate change mitigation tactics.

Exterior photo of Hyatt House | Hyatt Place Allentown Lehigh Valley

Hyatt Place or Hyatt House

45 West North St. Bethlehem, PA 18018  or 621 Grange Rd Allentown, PA 18106

Hyatt Place Bethlehem and Hyatt House Allentown are amenity packed venues that give your meeting attendees opportunities to explore Lehigh Valley. Hyatt continues to set and achieve goals to reduce food waste and single use products, source products with minimal environmental impact, conserve water, and more. 

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Glasbern: A Historic Hotel of America

2141 Packhouse Rd. Fogelsville, PA 18051

Natural beauty and relaxation awaits at Glasbern. Whether you’re planning a quiet getaway or a corporate retreat, this venue will stun guests with its views and charming hospitality. The food is locally sourced and environmentally friendly. In a committed effort to reduce their carbon footprint, Glasbern provides complimentary charging stations for electric vehicles. The services provided and personalized touches make your event at Glasbern effortless and eco-friendly.

Unique Sustainable Venue Options

Customize your event and provide unique experiences in the Lehigh Valley.

Exterior of ArtsQuest™ Center at SteelStacks™ with bright lights

ArtsQuest™

25 W Third St. Bethlehem, PA 18015

Just a few steps away from the iconic Steel Stacks, ArtsQuest™ is a venue that has significantly cut their carbon footprint and provides great service in a beautiful space. Their refillable Mug program drastically reduces the amount of single use plastic cups at all of their events. Other projects like recycling all cardboard used on their campus and eliminating food and drink tickets help to reduce waste. Learn more about these environmental efforts when you browse your hosting options at ArtsQuest™ Center at SteelStacks™ or Levitt Pavilion.

Entrance to the Lehigh Valley Zoo, sunny walking path

Lehigh Valley Zoo

5150 Game Preserve Rd Schnecksville, Pa 18078

Hosting at the Lehigh Valley Zoo makes for an experience your guests will never forget. Once  the work is done, guests can explore the grounds while sipping on Bird Friendly Coffee: coffee that was grown and harvested from farms that provide forest-like habitats for native bird species. The Zoo supports many other conservation programs, and has pledged to eliminate single use plastics. With both indoor and outdoor location options, you can host events all year long.

Entrance to Crayola Experience, Easton, PA

Crayola Experience™

30 Center Sq Cir. Easton, PA 18042

Some meetings may call for a pop of color. Crayola Experience™ in Easton, PA, is an awesome space to meet with your team and promote creativity. Crayola is continuously working to reduce waste, shrink their carbon footprint, and contribute to reforestation. All colored pencils are made from wood harvested from Crayola’s pine farm that replants 300,000 seedlings every year! Once the fun is done, roam through Easton’s historic center square and enjoy food, shopping, and more.

Back to School

Lehigh Valley is home to 11 higher education institutions, and sustainability is prioritized/king on campus. Review a few highlights below and check out these other Lehigh Valley colleges and universities to see which sustainable event package is right for you.

The sculpture "Victor's Lament" on the lawn at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pa.

Muhlenberg College

Pick between beautiful venues and facilities at Muhlenberg College, where they are focusing on integrating renewable energy resources, conserving water, and prioritizing biodiversity in their new constructions. 

Lehigh University

Lehigh University

Lehigh University is evaluating and reducing their greenhouse gas emissions by investing in renewable energy and hybrid electric transportation vehicles. From conference centers to arenas, Lehigh has the space to bring your event to life. 

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DeSales University

Recycling and reducing food waste are just two of the eco-friendly initiatives at DeSales University, and their event spaces are perfect for business meetings or large social gatherings.

Choose Lehigh Valley to host your next event at sustainable facilities. Environmentally conscious venues like these make a difference and provide you with the perfect meeting package.

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Maizee Freeman of Discover Lehigh Valley®

Maizee Freeman Manager, Tourism Development