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Nov 10, 05:30pm to Dec 31, 10:00pm

Lehigh Valley Zoo

Lehigh Valley Zoo, as well as presenting sponsor Christmas Decor, will kick off its fourth season of Winter Light Spectacular on Friday, November 10. Last season, the popular nighttime fundraiser for the Zoo attracted over 52,000 guests across 35 event nights. This season’s Winter Light Spectacular will feature 36 scheduled event nights on Wednesday through Sunday from November 10, 2017, to December 31, 2017. We are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas day.

Winter Lights Spectacular is the Zoo’s largest fundraiser of the year that enables the growth of all the zoo’s animal conservation efforts. Lehigh Valley Zoo and Christmas Decor have enhanced the entire Winter Light Spectacular experience, raising the bar with new technology, more prominent displays and improved value to guests. All in all, Winter Light Spectacular features over one million energy conserving lights!

Winter Light Spectacular runs 5:30 – 10:00 PM on Wednesday through Sunday from November 10, 2017, to December 31, 2017. The event will be on break for Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve and Christmas.

Nov 17, 11:00am to Dec 23, 06:00pm

Arts Quest Center at SteelStacks 101 Founders Way Bethlehem, PA 18015

Celebrating 25 years this year, 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 handmade works by more than 150 of the nation’s finest artisans.
  • The ring-ting-tingling sounds of live Christmas music and jolly, old St. Nick’s hearty laughter.
  • Ice carving and glassblowing demonstrations, including the popular Hot Glass Experience: Glass Ornament sessions.
  • Käthe Wohlfarht, offering handmade ornaments, nutcrackers and collectibles from Germany.
  • Breakfast with St. Nicholas, Dec. 2, 9 and 16 at 9 AM (additional ticket required).

Christkindlmarkt’s 25th season begins on Friday, November 17th and runs weekends until December 23rd!

Dec 02, 10:00am to 07:00pm

191 Main Street Emmaus, PA

This year's Annual Old Fashioned Christmas will feature many of our traditional activities, new to Emmaus activities, of course the Tree Lighting Ceremony, and a new SPECIAL SURPRISE!!

Come out for ALL DAY FUN!!



10am-11am Old Fashioned Christmas Concert and Sing-A-Long at Emmaus Public Library
11am-5pm Candy Cane Lane Trial Sponsored by QNB Bank - Wescosville Office
12pm-4pm Holiday Cheers Trail
2:30pm Polar Express Movie at The Emmaus Theatre Sponsored by Edward Jones Investments
3pm-4pm American Legion Band of Bethlehem
4pm-7pm Trolley Rides with Polar Express Conductor Sponsored by Kelly Automotive Group
4pm-7pm Get your name on Emma the Mule
4pm-5pm Preformance by: Lower Macungie Middle School Cadence Choir and Sing-A-Long
4:30pm-5pm Children's Tree Decorating and Lighting Sponsored by QNB Bank - Wescosville Office
4:45pm-6pm Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus Arrival and Photos
5:00pm-6pm Preformance by: Moravian and Bethel Bible Orchestra
6:00pm TREE LIGHTING AND SPECIAL SURPRISE Sponsored by New Tripoli Bank, Don Juan Mex Grill Emmaus, The Seltzer Group and Edward Jones Investments
6:15pm-7pm Phil Diaz Chorus Presentation
6pm-8pm Emmaus Arts Photography Contest

Dec 02, 05:30pm

7189 Route 309 New Tripoli, PA 18066

Eight Oaks Craft Distillery will be lighting their tree and they are hosting a gift drive for families in need. They are collecting new toys and gift card donations for families in need in our community. Along with the donation drive they will also have live music and Aunt Jackie's Pierogi Food Truck will be there serving up delicious homemade pierogis!  Start off your holiday season with giving, drinks and pierogis!

Dec 08, 06:00pm

4695 Lowhill Church Road New Tripoli, PA 18066

Christ's Church at Lowhill UCC is hosting a FREE indoor light show! They will also have fresh baked cookies, refreshments, and a visit from Santa!

Light Shows start at 6:00pm, 6:45pm, and 7:30pm

Special show on Christmas Eve at 5:00pm

Show dates are 12/8/2017-12/17/2017 & 12/20/2017- 12/30/2017

* No shows on Christmas Day

Dec 17, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Lynnport Fire Company - 7164 Behler Rd New Tripoli, PA

Join the Lynnport Community Fire Company for cookies, cocoa, games, crafts and prizes! There will also be photos with Santa himself! Registration is $3.00 per child and parents are free. The deadline to register is December 5, 2017. Please visit the Facebook event for more information.

Jan 01, 12:00pm to 02:00pm

Emmaus Community Park 1401 Shimerville Road Emmaus, PA 18049

Join the Lehigh Valley Road Runners for their annual New Years Run! It is a 5 mile run up and down the mountain with a champagne stop at the top! There is also a 5k option for those that do not want to run the full distance.  It is a FREE event for the community and you do not need to be a member to join.