4,800 + Wrapped Holiday Boxes Distributed to Lehigh Valley Youth

The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley’s 15th Annual Holiday Hope Chests – Joy in a Shoebox! 106 donors (individuals, families, associations and organizations) donated wrapped shoe boxes benefitting 20 Lehigh Valley non-profit agencies The Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley is celebrating their 15th year of Holiday Hope Chests and are excited to announce [...]

Christmas 2015 in Historic Bethlehem

As night falls faster and frost crystallizes on windows, as the air begins to bite and the clouds groan with the weight of unfallen snow, the Christmas City invites you out of the house and onto the luminous streets of The National Historic Landmark District of Historic Moravian Bethlehem, where you will uncover another side [...]


Children with hearing impairments and special needs and their families are invited to join Lehigh Valley Mall for two Santa events this upcoming weekend. On Friday, December 4, the mall will host Sign Language Santa where children can meet and sign their holiday wishes. Sign Language Santa Lehigh Valley Mall, Events Court Friday, December 4, 2015, 9 to [...]


The Lehigh Valley Mall will offer enhanced Black Friday hours to accommodate the needs of busy holiday shoppers.  Lehigh Valley will be open from 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 26 (Thanksgiving) through 1:00 a.m. on Friday, November 27. The mall will re-open at 6:00 a.m. on Black Friday, November 27 and will close at 10:00 [...]

23rd-annual Christkindlmarkt Lights up the Valley Starting Nov. 20 at SteelStacks

The popular Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem holiday marketplace is set to return for its 23rd year, with more than 130 artisans and vendors and a plethora of holiday activities guaranteed to put everyone in the holiday spirit. Tickets for the festival, which takes place at SteelStacks weekends Nov. 20-Dec. 20, are on sale now at www.christmascity.org  and [...]

Lehigh Valley Mall Hosts 4 Pet Photo Nights

Lehigh Valley Mall will be full of holiday cheer, overflowing shopping bags and wagging tails. Pet lovers are invited to bring their furry friends for a memorable holiday photo at Santa’s holiday house in the Events Court. Sunday, November 15, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2015 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. [...]

Winter Light Spectacular Ready for Bigger, Better Season Two

Opening Night is Saturday, November 14 Lehigh Valley Zoo, as well as presenting sponsor Christmas Décor, are set to begin the second season of Winter Light Spectacular on Saturday, November 14.  Last season, the popular nighttime fundraiser for the Zoo attracted over 40,000 guests across 35 event nights.  This season’s Winter Light Spectacular will feature [...]

SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition Entries Wanted

The Public Is Invited To Enter! Love Musikfest? Have a favorite “Platz“?  Show your holiday and Musikfest spirit by reimagining your favorite festival venue as a gingerbread house in the new Musikfest “Platz” category in the 3rd-annual SteelStacks Gingerbread House Competition & Exhibit. This year’s exhibit will take place Nov. 20-Dec. 20 at the ArtsQuest [...]

Oktoberfest at SteelStacks Announces 2015 Scarecrow Competition Winners

Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling announced the winners of its third-annual scarecrow competition. This year’s competition featured winners in four categories: Contemporary Scarecrow, Traditional Scarecrow, Kids/Family Scarecrow and the new Rockin’ Scarecrow category. Winners were selected based on public voting during the festival. Contemporary Scarecrow: 1st Place: recyCROW ($150 first prize) - Marie and Pete Brown, [...]