From St. Patrick's Day happenings and Restaurant Weeks to Phantoms hockey and the Lehigh Valley Auto Show, 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

Winter Fest

March 3-5, 2023
1660 Blue Mountain Dr., Palmerton
Join Blue Mountain Resort for their annual Winter Fest! Celebrate the Winter season at Blue with this free event featuring the USA Luge Team, Live Music, Winter Games, a Goat Snuggle Zone, Snowmaking Tours, and much more. There will be plenty of fun for everyone, and you will not want to miss out.

Pig Day Celebration

March 4, 2023
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 4 from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Allentown's St. Patrick's Day Pub Crawl

March 11, 2023
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 11 & 16, 2023
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 Nor-Bath Trail at Bicentennial Park, formerly the Northampton-Bath Railroad Line, for a total of 4-5 miles, or enjoy a short walk east along the Sherwood Forest Greenway and see views of Delaware Water Gap, Wind Gap and long vistas of Camelback and state gamelands.

Young at Art

March 11, 2023
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.


March 16-18, 2023
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem
Fiddles and whiskey will take center stage for three days during the Sláinte festival, which focuses on the music and traditions of the Emerald Isle. With several bands coming over from Ireland and traditional food and whiskey pairings supervised by Neville Gardner, owner and operator of Bethlehem’s Donegal Square / McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub.

Allentown St. Patrick's Day Parade

March 19, 2023
West End of Allentown (19th & Liberty Streets)
The 2023 Allentown St. Patrick's Parade, now in it 64th year, returns for plenty of festive fun in Allentown's West End neighborhood! The parade will include the 2023 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 22-26, 2023
124 Goodman Dr., Bethlehem
The 2023 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!

NCAA Division I Men’s Ice Hockey Regionals

March 24 & 26, 2023
701 Hamilton St., Allentown
PPL Center has once again been selected to host the 2023 NCAA Division I Men's Ice Hockey Regionals! Penn State University will serve as the host institution for the event again this year.

Lehigh Valley Book Festival

March 25, 2023
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 25, 2023
518 Northampton St., Easton
Experience breathtaking visualizations of earth and space science at Nurture Nature Center’s Science on a Sphere® show and exhibit. At the March show, learn all about the magic little beans that make America's source of caffeine. Discover the history of coffee and learn how it has come to play such an important role in our lives