No big plans this weekend? Here in Lehigh Valley, there is always something to do to get you out of the house. Have a blast attending one or all of the many events happening near you! 

For even more fun, check out our full calendar of events for what’s happening nearby.

Weekend of September 20-22

Opening Day: Halloween Haunt

Sept. 20 | Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom
On select weekends in the fall, Dorney Park transforms into Halloween Haunt featuring haunted mazes, scare zones, rides, and monsters prowling the park.  The Halloween Haunt event is not recommended for children ages 13 or younger.

Smithsonian Magazine Museum Day

Sept. 21 | Various Locations
Museum Day is a one-day event in which participating museums and cultural institutions across the country provide free entry to anyone presenting a Museum Day ticket. Participants are allowed to download one ticket per email address. The ticket provides free general admission on Saturday, September 21, 2019, for two people. Participating venues in Lehigh Valley include: Allentown Art Museum, America On Wheels, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites, Lehigh University Art Galleries, Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum, National Canal Museum, National Museum of Industrial History, Sigal Museum, and the Moravian Historical Society.

Chile Pepper Day

Sept. 21 | Easton Farmer's Market
Peppers are in their prime in mid-September and there are an amazing number of sweet and hot varieties available from EFM vendors. Popular in Central America for thousands of years, peppers are now a favorite of many local chefs and home cooks. And if you can take the heat, join other fire-eaters at EFM’s infamous “10 Deadly Peppers” Hot Pepper Eating Competition to test how hot you can go!

Fall Wine Festival

Sept. 21 | Lehigh Valley Zoo
All guests 21+ are invited to gather under the Event Tent to sample a variety of tasty wines and gourmet treats from an assortment of specialty vendors. Be sure to grab a Tasting Passports and get a stamp from each spot listed for a chance to win a Lehigh Valley Zoo prize pack! Live entertainment from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. by Roots Run Deep!

Easton Cruise Night

Sept. 21 | Centre Square, Easton
Join a monthly cruise night with classic cars cruising Northampton St. and parking in the center of downtown Easton for auto enthusiasts to view and socialize with each other. Parking is free for classic cars. Enjoy music provided by DJ and 'live' entertainment from 5-9 p.m., weather permitting.

Nazareth Hayhenge

Sept. 21 | Center Square, Nazareth
Get in the fall spirit as Nazareth Farmers’ Market creates a hay bale replica of Stonehenge, dubbed Nazareth Hayhenge. There will be Stonehenge themed activities such as foodhenge, where you build your own version of Stonehenge made out of Nazareth Farmers’ Market vendor foods. Event details via

Riverside Festival of the Arts

Sept. 21-22 | Scott & Riverside Parks
Enjoy two days of arts and fine crafts at the 23rd annual Riverside Festival of the Arts. This free festival offers children's art projects, a plein air art contest, live music, food and more. Free to attend.

Lehigh Valley Fiber Arts Festival

Sept. 21-22 | Macungie Memorial Park
A record 70-plus artisans, coupled with more hands-on demonstrations than ever, highlight the 3rd Annual Lehigh Valley Fiber Festival. Appealing to both serious artists and new hobbyists, there’s something for everyone at this annual free event celebrating all things yarn.