A Guide to the Areas Fourth of July Fireworks

The fourth of July is just around the corner and for many of us that means celebrating the birth of our nation and the freedom that comes with it.

Most of us will be celebrating outdoors, as we enjoy a variety of activities; swimming, picnics, parades and fireworks included – especially since summer is now in full swing and it is getting hot. However you decide to celebrate this special day, we hope it is with family and friends, and it is doing something you love.

Check out the guide below for a list of places that will have some amazing firework displays. 

Happy Birthday, America! 

Where: J. Birney Crum Stadium

When: July 4th from 6:30 pm -9:30 pm

Cost: the celebration is free and it is open to the public

Entertainment: Live music, family friendly entertainment, mobile food vendors and of course fireworks.

Rain Date: Thursday, July 5th

Where: Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom

When: July 4th at 9:30pm

Check the site for more specifics and details: https://bit.ly/2tyDLH3 Admission is free for retired and active military personal as well as veterans with honorable or medical discharge.

You may want to arrive early to watch the fireworks display in the general vicinity of the park and remember to bring your blankets and chairs.

Where:  SteelStacks

When: July 4, 2018

Entertainment: A festive 3 days of music and patriotic programming plus a free concert and fireworks 

Where: Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs

When: July 4 at 6 p.m.

Cost: $6 Children 2 and under will receive free admission. Tickets are limited it is recommended you buy them in advance https://atmilb.com/2yVt2eT Parking is priced at just $5 per vehicle.

Features: a variety of food options, family fun and live music and the most spectacular fireworks show

A Summer to Remember

It is officially the first day of summer! Celebrate the season, relax and have fun with family and friends. Below is your guide to some awesome local events, check them out and make this an unforgettable summer. 


Bear Creek Mountain Resort offers a wide range of events including: Sunday Night Jazz, Margarita Mondays, and Music under the stars on Thursdays.

The Banana Factory Arts Center has something for everyone with tons of fun activities including: arts and crafts, filmmaking and photography to anniversary exhibitions and so much more. Take a look at their calendar and plan your next creative experience.

Musik Fest is celebrating their 35th Anniversary from August 3- 12. The fest offers 500-plus music and art performances spanning 10 days and that makes this the largest free admission music festival in the U.S.

At the Allentown Art Museum you are sure to be inspired as you learn and create, gain insight on guided tours, and partake in community events. Also, don’t forget about the free admission Sunday afternoons and every third Thursday. Be sure to check out the calendar to see what is happening.


33 Restaurants in the Lehigh Valley with Outdoor Dining

As June 21 marks the first day of summer it means more time spent outdoors. The joys of summer bring warmer temperatures, lots of sunshine, and more hours of daylight.

Summer weather also means relaxing and enjoying a wide range of fun recreational activities, shopping excursions, festivals, and let’s not forget dining al fresco.

If you’ve been curious and wondering where to dine while enjoying the great outdoors, wonder no more…here you’ll find 33 of the best places to dine in the Lehigh Valley, all with outside seating.