RiverJazz™ presented by Concannon Miller

RiverJazz™ presented by Concannon Miller

May 8-30, 2014 | ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

The Lehigh Valley’s jazz festival returns for its third year. Experience a wide range of sounds, from Bebop and Swing to Cool Jazz and Free Improvisation, as you enjoy internationally acclaimed artists and some of the best performers from the local area.

¡Sabor! Latin Festival™

¡Sabor! Latin Festival™

June 20-22, 2014 | ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

It's three days of sizzling music, food and fun celebrating the region's Latino culture. Enjoy the best in salsa, merengue, reggaeton, Latin jazz and other sounds as you dance the night away. Plus look for great, free family programming; interactive exhibits and special events all weekend long.



August 1-10, 2014 | Throughout Bethlehem

The nation's largest free music festival returns for its 31st year with more than 500 musical performances, 60 food vendors, 45 artisans and tons of family fun.

Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling

Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling

October 3-5 & 10-12, 2014 | SteelStacks Campus

Indulge in music, food and fun as Oktoberfest presented by Yuengling returns for its fourth fun-filled year. Highlights include barrel rolling competitions, stein races, dachshund races and the Oktoberfest Skills Challenge. It all gets underway with the official Oktoberfest Keg Tap featuring D.G. Yuengling & Son President Dick Yuengling on opening night.

InVision Photo Festival™

Olympus InVision Photo Festival™

November 7-9, 2014 | Banana Factory, 25 W. Third St., and ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem

InVision is back with three days packed with presentations by internationally renowned photographers, dynamic photo exhibitions and more. The festival also kicks off Lehigh Valley Photography Month, featuring photography exhibits and presentations at more than 30 different venues throughout the region.


Greater Lehigh Valley Filmmaker Festival

November 6-8, 2014 | ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

Showcasing features, documentaries and shorts, all made by filmmakers living in or near the Lehigh Valley. The 2012 festival included more than 25 different films during its three-day run.

Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem®

Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem®

November 20-December 21, 2014 (closed Thanksgiving Day) | PNC Plaza at SteelStacks, 645 E. First St., Bethlehem

Named one of the top holiday markets in the world by Travel + Leisure, Christkindlmarkt features aisles of handmade works by 125 of the nation’s finest artisans; live holiday music; demonstrating artists; jolly, old St. Nicholas and more.

PEEPSFEST™ presented by Just Born Inc. and ArtsQuest

Dec. 30-31, 2014 | SteelStacks

FREE | Some activities require a ticket. Enjoy two sweet days of family fun featuring live music, arts & crafts and plenty of PEEPS ®-themed programming. It all culminates with the popular giant PEEPS ® Chick drop and fireworks to welcome in the New Year on Dec. 31!

SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival

January 31, 2015 | ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

The SteelStacks Improv Comedy Festival will showcase talented and hilarious improv groups from throughout the world, with performance spots filled through a jurying process.

Blast Furnace Blues presented by Highmark Blue Shield

March 27-29, 2015 | ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks

Kick off the festival season early with three days of scorchin’ blues guaranteed to take the chill out of old man winter!


Photo taken by Paul S. Bartholomew. Reproduction is not allowed.

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