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

Spring temps and activities welcome the start of several seasonal outdoor activities like golfing, whitewater rafting, IronPigs baseball, and birdwatching. Events for runners and cyclists, as well as spectators come together as marathons and races. Did we mention it's also Easter month? Many opportunities for photos with the Easter Bunny, as well as egg hunts and more! And it's the last weeks to catch our Lehigh Valley Phantoms Hockey as limited home games are remaining for this season.

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Whitewater Rafting Season Kicks Off

April 1, 2, 2022
Lehigh River Launch Pads, Jim Thorpe, PA & Nesquehoning, PA
Spring is here and the natural water levels on the Lehigh River are generally at their highest. Book opening day trips with Pocono Whitewater and Whitewater Rafting Adventures.

Skirmish Celebrates Anniversary

April 2-3, 2022
211 N. Meckesville Rd., Albrightsville, PA
Play at Skirmish over their anniversary weekend and receive 200 free paintballs! And if you pay for your reservation at least 24 hours in advance, you'll receive an additional 100 free paintballs. Now that's something to celebrate!

Cars & Coffee

April 3, 2022
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA
It’s time to rev up your engines as hundreds of cars, trucks and motorcycles fill the ArtsQuest SteelStacks™ campus during the monthly Cars & Coffee Lehigh Valley series. This event is free and open to the public.


Opening Day for the Lehigh Valley IronPigs

April 5, 2022
1050 IronPigs Way, Allentown, PA
Join the Pigs as they kick off another exciting home season at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown. Opening night is against the Columbus Clippers! Be sure to bring along your appetite to indulge in all things bacon!

Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival

April 9, 2022
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA
A celebration for filmmakers and cinephiles alike, The Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival is an evening of screenings from all the top submissions; held in the Frank Banko Alehouse Cinemas.

Historic Nazareth Walking Tour

April 9, 2022
214 E. Center St., Nazareth, PA
Experience the fascinating story about the founding of Nazareth by learning about the town founders: the Moravians. This features an overview of the early colonial Moravian lifestyle, a visit to the oldest Moravian buildings in North America, and more.

America On Wheels Turns 14

April 9, 2022
5 N. Front St., Allentown, PA
Celebrate the 14th anniversary of America On Wheels including live music from Smoke and Mirrors, an outdoor car display, face and body art, and other fun activities throughout the day.

Whitehall Area Restaurant Week

April 10-16, 2022
Whether chefs want to try a new dish or pull together popular selects for a pre-fixe menu offering, you’ll be treated to special selections over lunch or dinner during that period. Take advantage of specials and menus during Whitehall Area Restaurant Week at participating restaurants like Catty Corner Pub, Samuel Owens Restaurant & Bar, and Dunderbak's Market Cafe

Party for the Planet

April 22-24, 2022
Enjoy a 3-day Party for the Planet Celebration at the Lehigh Valley Zoo! Take part in a scavenger hunt on Saturday and Sunday by traveling around the Zoo to different stations to learn about conservation! Those who finish their scavenger hunt can enter to win a prize.


42nd St. Luke's Half Marathon, 5K & Youth Run

April 24, 2022
Allentown, PA
Join St. Luke's University for the St. Luke's Half Marathon, 5K & Youth Run. It's a picturesque half marathon event that meanders through city parks and local neighborhoods in Allentown, PA.

Bike Train

April 24, 2022
1519 State Rt. 903, Jim Thorpe, PA
Hop on the Bike Train and step back in time. Enjoy a relaxing 25 mile train ride through the Lehigh Gorge. Then, pedal your bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace along the Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail.

Southern Lehigh Restaurant Week

April 24–30, 2022
Southern Lehigh presents Restaurant Week, featuring special take-out deals, dine-in menus, and more. 

Renninger's Antique & Collectors Extravaganza

April 29 - 30, 2022
740 Noble St., Kutztown, PA
Browse hundreds of vendors as you hunt for treasures at Renninger's Antique & Collectors Extravaganzaone of the region's largest antique shopping events.