Lehigh Valley Holiday Events

Make your days merry and bright with festive Lehigh Valley events and special offers. From charming carriage rides and historic downtown shopping experiences to holiday performances, caroling and more – Lehigh Valley sets the stage for a magical experience.

Experience the magic of the Christmas City. Bethlehem, PA boasts one of the top-ranked holiday markets in the world, now celebrating its 31st season. Christkindlmarkt (November 17-19, 24-26, 30, December 2-3, 7-10, 14-17, 2023) offers visitors the chance to browse wares from artisans, while enjoying musical performances, watching glass blowing demonstrations, and more.

But that’s not the only shopping outlet you’ll find. Shop along charming Main Streets in Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton (Easton Winter Village), and beyond. Browse the Moravian Book Shop, the oldest continuously operating bookstore in the country. 

Take a horse-drawn carriage ride for a unique way to take in the scenery. You might even spot a strolling trombone choir, pulling inspiration from Moravian heritage, playing festive tunes. Across Lehigh Valley, local theatres showcase delightful performances ranging from the classics like The Nutcracker & A Christmas Carol to unique productions that you can only see here, like Christmas City Follies. If lights are a must-see for you and your family, you’ll find no shortage of brilliant displays showcasing tens of thousands of twinkling lights, like Lights in the Parkway, the Winter Light Spectacular at Lehigh Valley Zoo, or Koziar's Christmas Village.

If you're looking to end this crazy year in a sweet, family-friendly way, check out PEEPSFEST. You can watch from anywhere in the world, or join in-person for socially-distanced Peeps Chick Drop!

And of course, share the fun! Tag your photos using #LehighValleyPA for a chance to be featured by Discover Lehigh Valley. Check out the photos tagged for a peek at Lehigh Valley in its full festive splendor.

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