Things to Do in Lehigh Valley This Month

Ring in spring with these great events and happenings held throughout the month of April in Lehigh Valley, PA.

Spring temps and activities welcome the start of several seasonal outdoor activities like , whitewater rafting, IronPigs baseball, and . Events for runners and cyclists, as well as spectators come together as marathons and races. And it's the last weeks to catch our Lehigh Valley Phantoms Hockey as limited home games are remaining for this season.

Whitewater Rafting Season Kicks Off

April 1, 2024
Lehigh River Launch Pads, Jim Thorpe, PA & Nesquehoning, PA
Spring is here and the natural water levels on the Lehigh River are generally at their highest. Book opening day trips with Pocono Whitewater and Whitewater Rafting Adventures.

Spring into Easton

April 13, 2024
Downtown Easton
A downtown Easton event that combines an afternoon of shopping with food and drink sampling is returning just in time for Mother's Day, Father's Day, graduations, and summer wedding season. Spring Into Easton will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at more than a dozen retail locations that offer friendly service and quality merchandise; enjoy food and libations at each location!

Allentown Film Festival

April 6, 10 - 14, 2024
Various Locations
Head to the Civic Theatre of Allentown for the inaugural Allentown Film Festival that will take place at the two historic cinemas: the 19th Street Theatre, a grand Art Deco masterpiece, and Theatre514. Enjoy outstanding films from around the world followed by Q&A panel discussions during which audience members interact with filmmakers.

Princess Tea

April 14, 2024
316 Northampton St, Easton, PA 18042
The Greater Easton Development Partnership cordially invites princes and princesses to the 4th Annual Princess Tea at the Bank Street Annex. Come dressed in your fairytale finest. Guests will enjoy tea and allergy-friendly treats while meeting several storybook princesses.

Monkey Knife Fight

April 20, 2024
1330 Chestnut St, Emmaus, PA 18049
Celebrating the toughest, gnarliest, steepest, brutalest, ridiculousest roads you'll ever ride, while raising money to help kids, Monkey Knife Fight returns with 3 distinct ride length options, all with lots of climbing over the steep & dirty hills south of Emmaus. Join in on this social ride to benefit the charity Dream Come True. 

Cars & Coffee

April 21, 2024
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA
It’s time to rev up your engines as hundreds of cars, trucks and motorcycles fill the ArtsQuest SteelStacks™ campus during the monthly Cars & Coffee Lehigh Valley series. This event is free and open to the public.

Catty's EATS Fest

April 27, 2024
Bridge & American Streets, Catasauqua
Join the Whitehall Area Chamber and Catasauqua Borough for Catty's EATS Fest! As the Whitehall Area Chamber's signature food festival, EATS Fest means good LOCAL eats in Catasauqua! With food trucks, great vendors, live music and family-friendly fun, there is a little bit of something for everyone.

Blossom Fest

April 27, 2024
564 Main Street, Sun Inn Courtyard, Bethlehem, PA
Join Christmas City Spirits for Blossom Fest in the Sun Inn Courtyard with wine and spirit vendors, their very own Tavern at the Sun Inn food truck, live music by Jeff Crosson, local craft beers on draft and other fun attractions!


April 27, 2024
5150 Game Preserve Rd., Schnecksville, PA 18078
Dust off those costumes and get ready to trick-or-treat around the zoo at the halfway point to Halloween. Guests will leave the zoo with plenty of smiles… and candy from candy stations all around the zoo! Also, enjoy spooky crafts and Halloween fun because it’s always time to have a good time to mix the excitement of spring with the exhilaration of Halloween

Spring on the Southside

April 27, 2024
Between Adams & Polk Streets, Bethlehem, PA
Grab your bike and put on your sneakers for a day full of family health & wellness on the Greenway! Presented by SouthSide Arts District and St. Luke’s University Health NetworkSpring on the SouthSide: Family Health & Wellness invites families to enjoy an afternoon of fitness, food, and outdoor activities.

42nd St. Luke's Half Marathon, 5K & Youth Run

April 28, 2024
Allentown, PA
Join St. Luke's University for the St. Luke's Half Marathon, 5K & Youth Run. It's a picturesque half marathon event that meanders through city parks and local neighborhoods in Allentown, PA.

Lehigh Valley Wicked Plant Fest

April 28, 2024
101 Founders Way, Bethlehem, PA 18015
The one and only Lehigh Valley Wicked Plant Fest is bringing together the plant community, artisans, food and entertainment. With 70 vendors selling a wide range of plants, plant accessories, art, candles, crystals, macrame and more, everything is hand made by local artist. There will be music by a local musician and entertainment as well.