What's Open in Lehigh Valley?

Updated April 4, 2021

Explore what’s open and start planning your experience. For events in Lehigh Valley, both in-person and virtual, check out our Calendar. To stay up to date on all things Lehigh Valley, sign up for our newsletter or follow us on social media @LehighValleyPA #LVMadePossible.

Our region continues to monitor and adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. For the latest information on Coronavirus in Pennsylvania, please review state guidelines. A few key gathering limits updates: indoor events now have a 25% of maximum occupancy and outdoor events moved to 50% maximum occupancy. Social distancing and face coverings are required. Travelers should still practice appropriate public health measures to slow the spread of COVID-19 such as masking, physical distancing, and hand hygiene; read more from the Pennsylvania Department of Health

Events & Festivals

With the state increasing the maximum occupancy for outdoor events to 50%, many event organizers are working on hybrid models for the 2021 calendar year. Events like Musikfest will happen, but with many safety measures in place. Check out our calendar of events for more.

Sette Luna in Downtown Easton | Discover Lehigh Valley, PA

Lehigh Valley’s restaurants are open for indoor and outdoor dining and takeout. Indoor dining is permitted with restaurants at 75% capacity for self-certified restaurants (50% for all others). Outdoor dining, take-out food service, and take-out alcohol sales are permitted. Be aware that some establishments may have time restrictions on tables. A mask is required.

Find open restaurants here.

Birthright Brewing
Distilleries, Wineries, and Breweries

Lehigh Valley’s distilleries, wineries, and breweries are permitted to be open for indoor and outdoor libations — and for take-out alcohol sales. Due to state regulations, be aware that you'll need to order food during your visit. 

Find handcrafted here Distilleries | Wineries | Breweries

America On Wheels
Museums and Tours

Whether you’re the artsy type, a history buff, or a car aficionado, Lehigh Valley has many museums to pique your interest. While some facilities may be closed, many Lehigh Valley museums have re-opened with 75% capacity. Check with each facility to learn more about their reopening plans. Research your 2021 visit to:

Where will you explore? Art Galleries and Museums | Historic Museums and Sites

Roulette at The Casino at Wind Creek Bethlehem, Lehigh Valley, PA

There are so many tours, attractions, and entertainment options in Lehigh Valley! Entertainment facilities such as casinos, theaters, concert venues, museums, movie theaters, arcades, casinos, bowling alleys, private clubs, and all other similar entertainment, recreational or social facilities, are permitted to operate at 75% capacity. Plan your visit to:

Find more attractions open to the public.

Outdoor Recreation

The great outdoors are open, and in Lehigh Valley that means hundreds of miles of trails, paths, and rivers to explore. 

The best way to catalog adventure – and the surefire way to happiness – is to go out and seek it. Find more outdoor recreation ideas.

Wall of sneakers at the Aardvark Running Shop in Bethlehem, PA

Those in need of retail therapy will find solace in Lehigh Valley. Masks are required, but that won’t stop you from keeping the economy going!

Shop malls, main streets, and more.


Hotel occupancy is strong in Lehigh Valley and visitors ​are booking rooms to recharge, reconnect, disconnect​,​ and celebrate​. Lehigh Valley has also celebrated the grand opening of two new hotels, the Home2 Suites by Hilton and Tru by Hilton. We are excited to welcome them to our community and hotel portfolio. And, most recently Renaissance® Allentown Hotel has reopened its doors and is welcoming guests to downtown Allentown!

Renaissance Allentown Hotel 12 Discover Lehigh Valley

Find a place to stay.

Professionals Networking at Discover Lehigh Valley events
Meetings & Events

Based on a venue’s established occupancy limit as defined by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Life Safety Code, venues apply the appropriate percent of occupancy to determine how many attendees are permitted to attend an event or gathering: currently 25% occupancy for indoor gatherings and 50% occupancy for outdoor gatherings. Read more about site visits and event guidelines.