It doesn’t matter what time of year it is, Bethlehem will find an excuse to throw a party! From huge music and arts festivals to community celebrations, there’s always something happening in The Christmas City.
Christkindlmarkt is a one-of-a-kind family event that brings the spirit of Bethlehem alive with the season. Twice recognized as one of the best holiday markets in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure, this heart-warming holiday event features aisles of hand-made works from more than 150 of the nation’s finest artisans.Learn More
More than 500 performances, 60+ food vendors and countless one-of-a-kind spectacles, Musikfest is Bethlehem’s music festival of unparalleled awesomeness. Every August Musikfest takes over the city for 10-straight days of ‘festing. Did we mention it’s the nation’s largest FREE music festival? It’s true - of the ‘fest’s 15+ stages, only one is ticketed!Learn More
A free festival featuring authentic German food, beer (of course) and live music, as well as spectacles like axe-wielding lumberjacks, our Beer-Lympics competition, Dachshund Races and the absurdly popular Hasselhoff-Off.More Info
Fiddles and whiskey take center stage at the second annual Sláinte festival, a three-day event focused on the music and traditions of the Emerald Isle!More Info
Family fun is the name of the game at PEEPSFEST®, the annual two-day New Year’s Eve festival celebrating the fun and excitement of the PEEPS® Brand. Each year, fans arrive from all over the country to marvel at the PEEPS® Chick Drop – a 4-feet, 9-inches tall, 400-pound lit PEEPS® Chick that descends at 5:35 p.m. on Dec. 30 & 31 to commemorate the beginning of an exciting new year.More Info