Dinner, Dancing, Bell Ringing, Art, Music, Fireworks, PEEPS®….and more!
With the Holiday Season upon us and cards and invitations rolling in, it’s time to give a bit of thought into how you will spend New Year’s Eve. Thinking romantic dinner in a lovely restaurant, or bundled up for outdoor festivities, or will you dance the night away? Whatever you decide you are in luck as the events to ring in the New Year of 2012 are as varied as you can imagine and happening all over the region.
A New Year’s Celebration to share with the Kids
Crayola Factory at Two Rivers Landing
New Year’s Eve Party December 31, 2011 2:00PM – 9:00PM
Enjoy themed art activities, special entertainment & a Crayola® crayon drop at 8 p.m. with a countdown to 2012 featuring fireworks by Garden State Fireworks. Time is 2:00 – 9:00 PM. Price in advance is $19 per person. Price at door is $23 per person. Limited advance sale tickets are available. Reservations are strongly recommended. Please call 610-515-8000 for more details and reservations.
Signature Allentown 250th Celebration Event 2011—2012 NEW YEAR’S EVE kick-off
“Bells Will Be Ringing” on December 31, 2011 to kick-off the year-long celebration of Allentown’s 250th
anniversary. Residents of all ages will be invited to participate in an array of New Year’s Eve festivities
planned for downtown Allentown, including a Gala, carriage rides, music, ice-carving and an outdoor
celebration at PPL Plaza complete with a countdown drop of a bell
Buy a bell, support the City’s Anniversary and take part in HISTORY!
With your Allentown 250th Commemorative Bell you can now help “ring” in the New Year! Join the public celebration @ 9th & Hamilton Streets on December 31st or go out on your front lawn with your family and friends. Wherever you are on New Year’s Eve, when the clock strikes midnight, ring your bell and join the entire City in this momentous occasion!
Get Your Commemorative Bell at These Locations!
Baum School of Art – 510 Linden St., (610) 433-0032
America on Wheels – 5 North Front St., (610) 432-4200
Lehigh Heritage Museum – 432 W. Walnut St., (484) 664-7145
Lights in the Parkway, Holiday Gift Barn, Lehigh Parkway, (610) 437-7530
City Hall – 435 W. Hamilton St., (610) 437-7610
Bells cost $9 each
At The Sands Casino in Bethlehem
DJ CAP CEE
WEDNESDAY DECEMBER 21, 9:30PM – 1:30AM & NEW YEAR’S EVE – SATURDAY DECEMBER 31 12:00AM – 1:30AM
Born and raised in NYC, DJ Cap Cee started his hip hop career as a rapper and has opened for The Fugees. He has appeared on MTV with Eminem, Dr. Dre, Xzibit, and Snoop Dogg. After moving to the Lehigh Valley, Cap Cee began his radio career in 1997 on WLVR Lehigh college radio with the “The Hip Hop 101 Show.” His interviews include Jim Jones, Jadakiss, Little Brother, Dead Prez, Chamillionare, NeYo and Fabulous. Debuting his DJ career at Banana Joe’s in 2002, he has opened for the Brooklyn Hip Hop Fesitival in 2004 and 2005 and also opened for LL Cool J, Ghostface, and Big Daddy Kane.
NEW YEAR’S EVE – SATURDAY DECEMBER 31, 8:00PM – 12:00AM
From the streets of London in 1962 to the stages around the world in 2002 & 2003, it’s the words concert goers long to hear…”Ladies and gentlemen.. The Rolling Stones”. We welcome you to the world’s greatest Rolling Stones tribute band, Satisfaction, a “Rolling Stones Experience”. Thousands of audiences in over 40 states have witnessed this re-creation with the highest regard of authenticity. And now you are invited to take a step inside the Molten Lounge and let’s spend the night together… pleased to meet you!
THE HOOLIGANS TRIO
NEW YEAR’S EVE – SATURDAY DECEMBER 31, 9:00PM – 1:00, ST. JAMES GATE
This Philadelphia based band are perhaps one of the most familiar Irish bands in the tri-state area. Fronted by Luke Jardell whose explosive personality gets the party going with Celtic sounds mixed with contemporary pop favorites. Add that to the band’s mix of upbeat, rootsy, rocking sounds, and you’ve got a great mix of music for all audiences.
Music at The Tap Room at Hotel Bethlehem
Saturday December 31st at The Tap Room
Tap Room – 5-9pm – the Uptown Underground
Club Mural – 9pm-1am – Truth and Soul-full bar, no covercharge
Dinner at Edge Restaurant in Bethlehem
Take a look at the special New Years Eve Menu offered at Edge at Liberty Center 74 West Broad Street Bethlehem PA 610-814-0100
PEEPS® Chick Drop Highlights New Year’s Eve at PEEPS Fest™ in Bethlehem, PA
BETHLEHEM, PEEPS Fest™ is returning and will run from Dec. 28-31 at the new ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA. It will culminate Dec. 31 at 5:15 p.m., with the dropping of the 85 lb., 4.5-foot-high lighted PEEPS® Chick and fireworks to welcome in the New Year.
New Years Eve Party
December 29- 4pm-7pm
reservations required call
Stay Tuned….more great New Years Eve Happenings yet to come!