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RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THE SWEETEST CHICK IN TOWN

PeepsFest Returns

Peepsfest® lights up the sky with two nights of fireworks

BETHLEHEM, Pa.— Close out 2022 with a bang! Tickets are now on sale for the family-friendly PEEPSFEST® hosted by ArtsQuest and Just Born Quality Confections Friday, Dec. 30 and Saturday, Dec. 31. Bring the whole family to celebrate in sweet style at the SteelStacks campus from 3 - 6 p.m. To celebrate Just Born Quality Confection’s 100th anniversary, attendees will get a sneak peep of the tasty new flavor offerings that are hitting store shelves for the 2023 Easter season! This ticketed event will be hosted outside featuring fun and fireworks following the annual PEEPS® Chick drop. Looking for an extra special addition to the annual tradition, register for a skate session at The Ice Rink at SteelStacks presented by Lehigh Valley Reilly Children's Hospital. Tickets and additional details can be found at steelstacks.org/PEEPSFEST.

This year’s outdoor festival tickets can be purchased for $5 per person, are limited and include Just Born Quality Confections goodie bags for all children younger than 12, one coupon to redeem a free s’mores kit for all children younger than 12, PEEPS® sampling stations and live musical performances. The whole family can also enjoy activities like the PEEPSFEST® Scavenger Hunt, the Leaning Tower of PEEPS®, cornhole, Jenga and crafts by local groups from around the Lehigh Valley.

On both nights the massive PEEPS® Chick, weighing in at 400 pounds and standing 4 feet and 9 inches tall, will descend for the countdown to the New Year at 5:30 p.m., followed by a stunning display of fireworks.

Returning this year Friday Dec. 30 is the PEEPSONALITY Family Fun Run & Walk. Register the whole family to strut their Peepsonality around the SteelStacks campus. For a $5 ticket upgrade families can enjoy the annual run, early entry to the event, access to unique PEEPS sampling flavors and exclusive photo opportunities with Lehigh Valley mascots.

Make a magical family day more memorable by gliding across the authentic ice of the brand-new SteelStacks Ice Rink. For a $10 ticket up grade, families can book a skate session between 3 and 4:30 p.m. on both days.

Looking to win a sweet competition? Just Born Quality Confection’s Lehigh Valley PEEPS Diorama Competition candy kits are now on sale. Decide on an idea and start creating using all the sweets available in the kit. Kits can be picked up starting Nov. 7 at the Banana Factory from 8:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., Monday – Friday. Registration for kits close Dec. 11. Dioramas photos must be entered online by Dec. 12. The winner will receive a Candy Prize Package courtesy of Just Born Quality Confections. The online gallery will be on display through Saturday, Dec. 31.