If you find yourself in Lehigh Valley for the holiday season, there are more options to be explored than just the Christmas City of Bethlehem, Pa. In fact, right next door, the Queen City of Allentown has many Christmas and attractions and events, making Lehigh Valley a region full of holiday cheer.
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Lehigh Valley InSite is a blog about things to do, see and experience in Eastern Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley. Whether you live here or are coming for a visit, this blog can be your official source for activities, attractions and events.
The authors of Lehigh Valley InSite, who live and work in the region, are staff members of Discover Lehigh Valley, the official destination marketing organization for Lehigh and Northampton counties. The authors are not compensated or otherwise influenced by the businesses or events they write about. On occasion, freelance bloggers are invited to share their experiences from a different perspective.
Tag - holidays
November 7, 2018 by Alicia Quinn
Throughout the holiday season, Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton, and the surrounding communities glow with trees decked out in lights and seasonal decor.
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October 26, 2018 by Sponsored Content
Lehigh Valley Zoo and presenting sponsor Christmas Décor are filled with excitement for the most magical time of the year as they kick off the fifth season of Winter Light Spectacular on Friday, November 9, 2018!
In Atlanta, they drop a peach. In Boise, it’s a potato. But in Bethlehem, Just Born Quality Confections and ArtsQuest drop a 400lb PEEPS® chick!
November 10, 2017 by Kaitie Burger
Grab your hot cocoa and scarves and check out these holiday favorites in Lehigh Valley. Whether you prefer to take in the spectacular light displays by foot or from the comfort of a heated vehicle, you're sure to be astounded by these displays. Who knows - you might even spot Santa for a photo opportunity!
Take in the magic of the holiday season in ways only Lehigh Valley offers. Experience Bethlehem, the “Christmas City,” for a classic take on the most wonderful time of the year. From horse-drawn carriage rides to historical walking tours, you’re bound to experience charm around every corner.
November brings a unique balance of events to Lehigh Valley, wrapping up the fall season and ushering Christmas charm all within a few short weeks. In the mix, you’ll also find family-friendly performances that are not to be missed. Mark your calendars now as tickets for these upcoming events will go quickly!
On Christmas Eve 1741, the little town of Bethlehem was given its name by the Moravians who settled there. Later, in 1937, the city’s Chamber of Commerce successfully started a national letter-writing campaign to have Bethlehem designated as Christmas City USA. Honoring the city’s history, Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem was launched in 1993 and has since become a popular holiday destination drawing 1.2 million visitors to the city over the past quarter-century.
There’s no better way to celebrate the holiday season than with a visit to Lehigh Valley. Home to Bethlehem, “The Christmas City,” you’ll find countless activities that are ideal for group visits.