Break out your sweaters, boots, candles, and pumpkins because Fall is officially in full swing in Lehigh Valley. Be sure to check out all of these must-see events throughout the month of October. From getting spooked at the region's top Halloween events, picking your own apples and pumpkins, or hitting the trails to take in Lehigh Valley's stunning fall foliage, there are tons of activities for everyone to cross off items on their autumn bucket list!


Get the full calendar of Discover Lehigh Valley's events. While you're out exploring, be sure to share your fun and tag your photos on Instagram using #lehighvalleypa. 



October 6-8 & 13-15, 2023
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Head to SteelStacks for the 13th Annual Oktoberfest, presented by Lehigh Valley International Airport (ABE). Oktoberfest features authentic German food and beer, live music, and even Weiner dog races! You won't want to miss popular attractions such as the Pennsylvania State Stein Holding Championship, Dragtoberfest, the Oktoberfest Kong Pong Tourney, Yuengling Oktoberfest 5k, local artisans, and more.


Fall Festival

Weekends through October 29, 2023
9875 Schantz Rd., Breinigsville, PA 18031
Join Grim's Orchard & Family Farms for their Annual Fall Festival, Lehigh Valley's premiere fall harvest experience! With everything from hayrides and pedal cart track to apple cider slushies and donuts, Grim's has something for the whole family.


Easton Garlic Festival

October 7-8, 2023
Easton's Centre Square
Enjoy countless garlic-centric foods and drinks as you stroll through downtown at Easton Garlic Fest. The event will feature cooking demos and competitions, live entertainment, and more. Festival admission is free, but guests can enjoy two bonus tasting events at an extra charge. Get ready to eat, drink, and stink up downtown!


Lehigh Valley VegStock

October 14, 2023
336 Bushkill St., Tatamy, PA 18085
The annual Lehigh Valley VegStock is a healthy harvest festival that brings together vendors, crafters, musicians, and entertainment along the scenic Tatamy Trail. Head to Llanstrisant Retreat and Wellness Center and enjoy food that delights your tastebuds and nourishes your body, live music that makes you want to get up and dance, games for all ages, and guest speakers discussing tips to live your healthiest and most vibrant life!


Chambourcin Weekend on the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail

October 14-15, 2023
2472 Black River Road, Bethlehem, PA 18015
Celebrate the harvest of the chambourcin grape, the only wine grape that is grown locally by all eight member wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail. During Chambourcin Weekend, participating wineries will each feature their own activities throughout the weekend such as wine tastings, live entertainment, vineyard tours, food and wine pairings, and more!


Northampton County Festival

October 14, 2023
151 Country Club Rd., Easton, PA 18045
Head to Louise Moore Park in Easton for the Northampton County Festival. The festival will feature food, crafts, live entertainment, and more! Bring your family and friends for a day of free, community fun, and enjoy a special awards ceremony recognizing Veterans, EMS workers, Municipal workers, volunteers, etc.


Bethlehem Harvest Fest

October 14, 2023
Main Street, Bethlehem, PA 18018
Visit Downtown Bethlehem for one of the Bethlehem Harvest Fest featuring the wine, soup, and beer-tasting trails! Rock on Main Street with all-new musical artists; be sure to stick around for Power Hour after 5 p.m. where downtown retailers will offer sales and discounts. Then the After Party takes over and fnish the night off with exclusive discounts on food, drinks, and more at your favorite downtown restaurants!

Easton Book Festival

October 19-22, 2023
22 Centre Square, Easton, PA 18042
Easton Book Festival presents literary programs for adults and children, including readings, seminars, and panel discussions. With venues extending all across the city, programs offered for book-lovers of all ages, and a great blend of performing and visual arts alongside the written word, the Easton Book Festival is truly a community event.


Bethlehem Running Festival

October 21-22, 2023
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Join Lehigh Valley in historic Bethlehem for an unforgettable weekend of running at the Bethlehem Running Festival presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network. With courses designed by "The Mayor of Running," Bart Yasso, choose from a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, Triple Play, or Double Play options!



October 21, 2023
SouthSide Arts District (3rd & 4th Sts.), Bethlehem, 18015
What is better than a nice bowl of chili on a cool day? 20 bowls of chili on a cool day! Head to the SouthSide Arts District for Bethlehem's favorite ChiliFest and sample various different chilis, while you enjoy the shops and restaurants of SouthSide Bethlehem. Be sure to cast your vote to choose which restaurant or shop will claim the title of People's Choice Best Chili.



October 21, 2023
2845 Center Valley Pkwy., Center Valley, PA 18034
Join Promenade Saucon Valley for their 2-day Barktoberfest event full of dog-friendly fun! Bring your pup and give dock diving a try, or watch the competition from the sidelines all day long! Stop by and shop a variety of local pet-related businesses and animal shelters.


Easton Phillipsburg Halloween Parade

October 29, 2023
2845 Center Valley Pkwy., Center Valley, PA 18034
Celebrate 41 years of tradition with the Phillipsburg Easton Halloween Parade! Join in with hundreds of residents from both Phillipsburg and Easton and enjoy bands, entertainers, non-profit organizations, local businesses, community groups, and more from the Twin Cities and beyond!