Must-See June Events
10 Things to Do in the Lehigh Valley This Month
Saucon Creek Arts Festival - June 1
Enjoy beautifully crafted art along the water for the fifth annual Saucon Creek Arts Festival. Located at the Heller Homestead, the day will feature live music, food vendors and more. The festival is presented by the Saucon Valley Conservancy.
Free | 10 a.m.–5 p.m. | Heller Homestead Park | 1890 Friedensville Rd., Bethlehem | 610.838.1199 | sauconvalleyconservancy.org
Lehigh Valley Food & Wine Festival - June 1 & 2
The area’s most celebrated event of its kind, the Lehigh Valley Food and Wine Festival brings top restaurants and chefs as well as wines from around the world to one place for locals to sample. VIP tickets promise early entry, cooking demonstrations, wine seminars and the ever-popular Champagne and Spirits Room.
General admission: $75; VIP: $100 | 1–4 p.m. | Sands Bethlehem Event Center | 77 Sands Blvd., Bethlehem | 877.726.3777 | lehighvalleyfoodandwine.com
Your First Mud Run - June 2
The messier the better! Your First Mud Run is designed for both parents and kids alike, featuring 10–16 obstacles and totaling around two miles of muddy fun. Anyone over the age of five can participate—just make sure mom and dad have plenty of Clorox ready!
$35-$45 | 10 a.m.–4 p.m. | ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks | 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem | 610.297.7100 | yourfirstmudrun.com
Taste of Kutztown Wine & Beer Festival - June 8
Sample, taste, shop and enjoy local Berks County favorites at the 10th annual Wine and Beer Festival. All profits support local community and international causes throughout Kutztown.
General admission: $25; VIP: $50 | Noon–5 p.m. | Kutztown Community Park | 439 E. Main St., Kutztown | tasteofkutztown.com
Blues, Brews & Barbecue - June 8
Listen to some classic blues music while enjoying barbecue and washing it all down with craft beer. The event is located in the heart of Downtown Allentown, and brings more than 20,000 blues enthusiasts out annually. With free music spanning six stages, it’ll be hard to feel blue.
Free | Noon–10 p.m. | Downtown Allentown | 610.751.4929 | downtownallentown.com
Rosé on the River - June 8
A day on the river never tasted so good. At this fun and relaxing event, guests can sample a variety of international rosés, curated by wine consultant Marc Devlin, while taking in the stunning views of both the Delaware and Lehigh rivers. There will be oysters, hors d’oeuvres and live music. The event’s proceeds will benefit the Greater Easton Development Partnership, and the scheduled rain date is June 15.
$100 | 6–9 p.m. | Scott Park | 130 Larry Holmes Dr., Easton | 610.250.2078 | roseontheriver.com
TacoFest - June 9
SteelStacks’ first-ever TacoFest promises some of the region’s most tantalizing variations. Attendees can enjoy live music and margaritas while eating their way through the festival.
General admission: Free; 1–7 p.m. | VIP session one: 12:30–2:30 p.m.; VIP session two: 3:30–5:30 p.m. | $49.99–$59.99 | Air Products Town Square at ArtsQuest Center 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem | 610.297.7100 | steelstacks.org
16th Annual SouthSide Film Festival - June 11–15
Celebrate films and filmmakers from around the world right in Bethlehem’s south side. For more information on the event, please visit Deja Brew—the official SSFF Headquarters for all your festival questions.
$40–$50 | Various area locations | 610.882.4300 | southsidefilmfestival.com
Father’s Day Weekend at the Zoo - June 15 & 16
Celebrate dad and spend the day at the Lehigh Valley Zoo, where guests can mingle with the animals from 10:30–11 a.m., followed by a meet and greet with two heroes from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A DJ will be on site on Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
General Admission | Lehigh Valley Zoo | 5150 Game Preserve Rd., Schnecksville | 610.799.4171 | lvzoo.org
Kevin James - June 28
Most notably known for his role on King of Queens, comedian and actor Kevin James will perform at the Sands Bethlehem Events Center. Be prepared for a night of laughs.
$49.50–$85 | 8 p.m. | Sands Bethlehem Event Center | 77 Sands Blvd., Bethlehem | 610.297.7414 | sandseventcenter.com