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Welcome to the Christmas City!

Whether you’re looking to immerse yourself in history, catch a show or go on a culinary adventure, Bethlehem, PA – The Christmas City – has something for you.

Named Bethlehem on Christmas Eve 1741, The Christmas City is one of America’s most charming holiday destinations. But the fun isn’t limited to just December!

Nestled in the heart of the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania, Bethlehem is a city of celebrations, with dozens of festivals and a vibrant arts community.

In the city’s SouthSide Arts District make sure to check out the SteelStacks arts and cultural campus, built on the site of the former Bethlehem Steel plant, and the Wind Creek Casino Resort. Explore the Greenway walking park and get creative at the Banana Factory Arts Center.

In Bethlehem’s Historic Moravian District you can explore the city’s rich history, which dates back to the 1700s. Recently designated a National Historic Landmark District, the north side of Bethlehem features a superb collection of German Colonial architecture. Amidst all this incredible history you can discover world class restaurants, one of a kind shopping experiences and so much more! is your gateway to all things Bethlehem. Our Visitors Resources page has some great info to help you with your trip planning, our blog is home to some great tips from locals and the event calendar features a wide variety of Bethlehem’s too-many-to-count celebrations and special events.

It’s Christmas all year round here in Bethlehem… We hope you’ll visit us soon!