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Allentown plans 2023 with fun in mind

City of Allentown
The City of Allentown is planning fun and family-friendly events for the whole year.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. — From holiday traditions to eco-friendly entertainment, there is no shortage of things to do in Allentown this year.

The city just announced its list of seven, large-scale events for 2023 and it is filled with family-friendly fun.

  • Earth Day in the Park, Saturday, April 22, Arts Park
  • Juneteenth, Friday, June 16 to Monday, June 19, Cedar Beach Park
  • Fourth of July, Tuesday, July 4, J. Birney Crum Stadium
  • Classics and Cruisers on Hamilton, Sunday, August 13, Downtown Allentown
  • Fishing & Fun in the Park, Saturday, September 23, Lehigh Parkway
  • Hallo-weekend, Friday, October 27 to Sunday, October 29, Downtown Allentown and the Arts Park
  • Lights in the Parkway, Friday, November 24 to Sunday, December 31, Lehigh Parkway

Vendors can contact the City of Allentown at events@allentownpa.gov for information on how to participate in City-run events.

There are also more than 200 events planned by outside organizations.

  • Brew to Brew 10K, Saturday, April 1, Downtown Allentown to Sand Island, Bethlehem
  • St. Luke’s Half Marathon, Sunday, April 23, City Wide
  • Cinco de Mayo, Friday, May 05, Downtown Allentown
  • Blues, Brews & BBQ, Saturday, June 24, Downtown Allentown
  • Puertorrican Parade, Sunday, July 23, N. 5th Street or N. Front Street
  • LV Pride “Creating our Story," Sunday, August 20, Downtown Allentown
  • Dominican Festival, Sunday, August 27, Downtown Allentown
  • Allentown Beerfest, Saturday, September 9, Downtown Allentown
  • Downtown Allentown Marathon, Sunday, November 12, Downtown Allentown
  • New Year’s Eve Celebration, Sunday, December 31, Downtown Allentown

A full list can be seen below.

For more information, check out the city calendar here.