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Looking to support Black-owned shops and restaurants in Lehigh Valley, PA? Find local eateries, specialty items, coffee shops, and more with our curated guide, acknowledging success stories and amplifying black voices—which are part of the very fabric of Lehigh Valley. By supporting these businesses when you visit the region, you'll be giving small businesses a boost, scoring some awesome finds, and eating delicious food.

We're highlighting eight black-owned businesses we love. There are many more, of course. This is a condensed list based on recommendations, referrals, and our experience working with businesses across the region.

On the hunt for some unique decor items for your home? You never know what you will find at local antique shops! From large pieces of furniture, to classic vinyl records, clever storage solutions, and more - Lehigh Valley is home to a number of shops and markets for you to peruse. Spend an afternoon wandering the vendors, you may just walk away with the perfect item that you've been searching for!

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.

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