Ring in spring with these ten great happenings throughout the month of April in Lehigh Valley, PA.

While you're out exploring, be sure to share your fun for a chance to win! Tag your photos on Instagram using #LiftYourSpiritsDLV. Each Friday throughout the month of April, we'll select a winner to receive a prize including passes to local Lehigh Valley attractions. Full details available here.

Spring Migration Watch at Hawk Mountain (daily throughout April) Head to the mountain & hit the trails to get a glimpse of raptors making their migrant return. Peak viewing is expected to fall between April 15 - 22.

Opening Day at Pocono Whitewater (Saturday, April 1) Be one of the first to take to the river this season. Your rafting package includes all the equipment necessary for a day of fun.

Opening Night at the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (April 6) Join the Lehigh Valley IronPigs as they kick off the start of their 10th season. A night at the ballpark promises affordable fun for the whole family - with a whole lot of bacon!

Arts, Crafts & Drafts (April 9) Tap into your creative side with a pint from Weyerbacher on hand. A variety of creative art projects will be available for you to try your hand.

Lehigh Valley Steelhawks (April 9) Check out the fastest game on turf as the Lehigh Valley Steelhawks take on the Columbus Lions inside the PPL Center. Additional home games in April will be on Saturday, April 15 and Saturday, April 29.

PeepsHuntPEEPS Hunt (April 16) Enjoy a twist on the traditional Easter egg hunt. Kids will love the chance to hunt for PEEPS on the Levitt Pavilion lawn!

Earth Day at the Rodale Institute (April 21) Celebrate this Earth Day by volunteering at the 333-acre research farm. A tour of the farm is scheduled at 1 p.m. followed by a few farm activities to help prepare the farm for the coming season.

Fegley's Chocolate Festival (April 22) Enjoy a special taste of all things sweet including chocolate-centric food, wine, cocktails, beer and more! Tickets grant you access to the 3-hour tasting session.

SouthSide Arts & Music Festival (April 28 - 29) Art takes over the SouthSide of Bethlehem with musical performances, workshops, street artists and more. Explore the restaurants, shops and galleries across the region for special offers throughout the festival.

Opening Day at Dorney Park (April 30) Get ready for thrills of all shapes and sizes as Dorney Park opens its gates for the season. Reach high speeds on the park's top-notch roller coasters or hang with the little ones at Planet Snoopy - laughter guaranteed!

View Discover Lehigh Valley's full calendar of events.