Christmas in July


July 18 & July 25, 2020

Join Bethlehem's Historic and Art's Districts to celebrate Christmas in July with thanks to Lehigh Valley Health Network. Patrons can enjoy special events in both Bethlehem Downtown Districts to start their shopping early and get in the Christmas spirit, including shopping spree sales, Christmas window decoration contests, and appearances from Santa himself!

The lineup for the weekend is as follows:

Saturday, July 18 - Christmas in July Kicks Off
  • 12 - 1 p.m. First 100 people to visit will receive a free LVHN Mask & hand sanitizer at 324 S. New St. in the SouthSide and in front of Donegal Square at 534 Main St. on the North side, to pick up your gift
  • Holly Jolly Shopping Spree in the SouthSide Arts District
  • Historic District Christmas Window Decoration Competition & Elves in the Windows - Scavenger Hunt
 Saturday, July 25 – Christmas in the Christmas City
  • 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. First 100 people to visit will receive a free LVHN Mask & hand sanitizer from Summer Santa
  • Holly Jolly Shopping Spree & Mistletoe Market in the SouthSide - Self-guided shopping tour with raffle prizes, free samples, discounts, and musicians throughout the SouthSide and Greenway
  • Historic District Christmas Window Decoration & Elves in the Windows Winner Announcements
  • Historic District “Extra Merry Hours” in the shops of Main Street
Free parking will be available through the Bethlehem Parking Authority's new app ParkMobile throughout the city on both Saturday, 7/18 and Saturday, 7/25. The steps for the promotion are simple – Download the app and enter the promo code – BPA718 for July 18or BPA725 for July 25. Valid for one use, per user, per day of the promotion and is good for one free parking session up to the meter max time.
Please visit Downtown Bethlehem Associaiton's website for more details.