From St. Patrick's Day and Easter happenings to Restaurant WeeksPhantoms hockey, and Women's History Month, March is packed with events in Lehigh Valley. With nicer weather approaching, parks and trails are beginning to show signs of the spring season.

For a full list of happenings, check out our full calendar of events

Pig Day Celebration

March 2, 2024
1050 IronPigs Way, Allentown
Get ready for the return of baseball season with mascot appearances, pork-centric foods, live music, face painting, and more. Pig Day Celebration also gives you the perfect chance to visit the Majestic Clubhouse Store to stock up the latest IronPigs gear for the new season. Additionally, National Pig Day marks the start of walk-up ticket sales. Ticket Windows will be open during the Pig Day celebration and on Saturday, March 3 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Allentown's St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

March 9, 2024
West End of Allentown (19th & Liberty Streets)
The Parade Pub Crawl helps to support the Allentown St. Patrick’s Parade to pay for marching units and bands. Participating pubs include Cuzins Pub & Grille, Ringer's Roost, Volpe's, The Shanty on 19th, Greg's West End Saloon, Fairgrounds Hotel, Liberty Street Tavern, Stooge's Bar & Grille, and Sleepy Cat Urban Winery.

Get Out! for Wellness Series

March 3 & 16, 2024
Various Locations
Wildlands Conservancy presents their Get Out! for Wellness series, in partnership with Lehigh Valley Health Network with two events in March. Take a walk on McDade Trail, Bushkill Access Trailhead, Delaware Water Gap, for a total of 3 miles, or enjoy a short walk D&L Northampton Trailhead, Canal Street Park, Northampton.

Young at Art

March 9, 2024
2809 Saucon Valley Rd., Center Valley
Experience art first-hand at Young at Art, presented by Penn State Lehigh Valley. Children of all ages can try out instruments, participate in interactive arts activities and experience performances by their peers in every artistic discipline.

Allentown St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 17, 2024
West End of Allentown (19th & Liberty Streets)
The 2024 Allentown St. Patrick's Parade, now in it 65th year, returns for plenty of festive fun in Allentown's West End neighborhood! The parade will include the 2024 King and Queen riding in a white coach drawn by a team of Belgium horses, followed by Parade divisions each led by a pipe band.

Lehigh Valley Auto Show

March 21-24, 2024
124 Goodman Dr., Bethlehem
The 2024 Lehigh Valley Auto Show returns with the largest show ever touting 145,000 square feet of new cars, trucks, SUVs, crossovers, vans, and cycles in four venues on Lehigh University's Goodman Campus. Check out what is electrifying the auto industry!

Lehigh Valley Book Festival

March 22-24, 2024
11 W Church St., Bethlehem
Let’s Play Books Bookstore, in partnership with the Bethlehem Area Public Library, is proud to present, the Lehigh Valley Book Festival, held annually, the last weekend in March at the Bethlehem Area Public Library from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. It is a celebration of books and the strong connections they forge – bringing published authors, illustrators, and readers together, through thoughtful, approachable, and inclusive programming. 

Science on a Sphere Series

March 23, 2024
518 Northampton St., Easton 
Can you see the stars where you live? With the worlds 24/7 schedules and continuous city lights, dark skies are hard to come by in some places. Learn more about light pollution, its impact and possible solutions, and kick off the 2024 International Dark Sky Week.

Spring Beer Fest II

March 30, 2024
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015
ArtsQuest and the Lehigh Valley Brewer’s Guild are partnering up again to present Spring Beerfest II, returning after last year’s sold out debut! Sample brews from more than 25 breweries and try to win their swag via a raffle.

Easter Bunny Express

March 23-24, 2024
42 Community Center Drive, Kempton, PA 19529
All Aboard the WK&S Easter Bunny Express! Train Rides to the Easter Egg Patch, prize eggs, and "Peep" treats for everyone! Bring your whole family and get high fives and hugs from the Easter Bunny!

Children hunt for eggs on the WK&S Easter Bunny Express in Kempton, PA