Mark your calendars for all of these events taking place in Lehigh Valley this month! From movies at the drive-in, IronPigs baseball games, free summer concerts, PA Shakespeare performances, weekly farmers markets, and much more. August is jam packed with events you won’t want to miss, including Musikfest and Great Allentown Fair, the area's two largest music festivals!
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Super Tuesdays at Valley Preferred Cycling Center
Tuesday evenings through August 23
1151 Mosser Rd., Breinigsville, PA 18031
Visit the Valley Preferred Cycling Center every Super Tuesday night for one of the most robust racing series in the US. Featuring future stars, current professionals, and amateur men, women, and juniors. Grab a group of friends or family and cheer on your local favorites and reigning stars!
Fiesta En El Zoo
August 6, 2022
5150 Game Preserve Rd., Schnecksville, PA 18078
Join Lehigh Valley Zoo at their first-ever Fiesta en el Zoo and enjoy an evening of authentic Latin cuisine, music by the Lehigh Valley Urban Latin Orquesta, dancing, adult beverages, and animals. Don’t forget to experience the zoo after hours when the animals are most active and enjoying their dinner meals!
Sunflower Food Truck Festival
August 6, 2022
438 Route 57 West, Washington, NJ 07882
Celebrate sunflower season with food trucks at this year’s Sunflower Food Truck Festival. Enjoy a delicious lineup of food trucks, live music by Naughty Humphrey and Grand Theft Audio NJ, beer, wine and sangria from local NJ craft breweries, access to Von Thun Farms’ New Jersey Sunflower Trail, and much more!
Drum Corps International Eastern Championships
August 5-6, 2022
Linden & 20th Sts., Allentown, PA 18105
Head to J. Birney Crum Stadium in Allentown and see some of the nation's top drum & bugle corps perform on the field as part of the Drum Corps International (DCI) Eastern Championship. Celebrating its 45th Anniversary, the championship is a two night event, with half of the competitors performing each night. Each 11-minute performance combines music, marching, and special effects.
Das Awkscht Fescht
August 5-7, 2022
50 N. Poplar St., Macungie, PA 18062
Das Awkscht Fescht is one of the largest antique and classic car shows in the country, with more than 2,500 cars. Celebrating its 59th season, this 3-day event has become a family tradition for people of all ages. Enjoy live music, traditional Pennsylvania Dutch food, children’s entertainment and activities, artisans, toy shows, a fireworks show, and much more!
Wheels of Time
August 16-28, 2022
50 N. Poplar St., Macungie, PA 18062
Boasting with over 1,500 of the shiniest, most colorful custom cars and street rods on the East Coast, the Wheels of Time Annual Rod & Custom Car Jamboree is where the cars are the stars. Kick off the weekend with the annual Friday night cruise, which includes 200 show cars parading through the streets of Emmaus. This show, complete with live music, games, and a flea market, is fun for all ages!
Third Thursday Art Crawl
August 18, 2022
31 North Fifth St., Allentown, PA 18101
Explore downtown Allentown and its amazing public art in an easygoing two-hour group tour on Third Thursdays through September. Trained by the staff of the Art Museum, your personable guide knows all about the art and artists whose works enliven the streets as well as some of the best watering holes in town. You’ll learn about both during this visually rich, entertaining walk.
Roasting Ears of Corn Festival
August 20-21, 2022
2825 Fish Hatchery Rd., Allentown, PA 18103
Pennsylvania’s oldest Native American Indian festival, the Roasting Ears of Corn Festival returns to the Museum of Indian Culture. A weekend full of American Indian drumming, singing, dancing, food, special performance by Bill Miler, and more. See Native American cooking and flintknapping demonstrations, artifact displays; experience throwing a tomahawk or using an atlatl (spear thrower). Peruse the marketplace for Native American jewelry, fine art, and clothing.
Lehigh Valley Pride
August 21, 2022
702 N. 22nd St., Allentown, PA 18104
Held on the grounds of the JCC of the Lehigh Valley, Lehigh Valley Pride is the region's premier outdoor event for the LGBT Community and allies. The Pride Festival will host two stages, drag performances, KidsSpace, TeenSpace, an Artist Promenade, Gay Bingo, and the Pride Pub, in addition to retailers and food vendors.
Food Truck Rally at Dorney Park
August 27-28, 2022
4000 Dorney Park Rd., Allentown, PA 18104
What’s better than riding world-class coasters and eating world-class food? Head to Dorney Park and get ready for the rally of food trucks rolling in. Enjoy food trucks from across the region and all the thrills of the park - the Food Truck Rally is the perfect event for foodies and families!
Clam Jam Seafood Festival
August 28, 2022
56 S. Third St., Easton, PA 18042
Calling all seafood fans to downtown Easton for the 8th Annual Clam Jam Seafood Festival sponsored by 3rd & Ferry Fish Market. Be sure to bring your appetite to indulge in endless amounts of steamed clams, take part in the Chowdah Competition, sip on some Bloody Marys, and much more!