What’s Going on in the Lehigh Valley in April

kids running in fun run


Criss Angel: Raw The Mindfreak Unplugged

Enjoy a stripped-down sleight of hand show with this master of macabre illusion and street magic.

April 30, 7:30 p.m. $55-85.

Sands Bethlehem Event Center, 77 Sands Blvd, Bethlehem. sandseventcenter.com


Historic District Clean-Up

It’s Earth Day so get out and make Bethlehem beautiful by helping to pick up litter, clean out planters and plant new flowers. Groups welcome.

April 21, 8 – 11 a.m.

Sun Inn Courtyard, 556 Main Street. Additional info: 610-739-1775 or timb@lehighvalleychamber.org


SouthSide Arts & Music Festival

A sure sign spring is in full swing, the favorite arts festival is back with two days filled with plenty of music, parties and of course, family activities.

April 20 & 21, Friday: 6 – 11:30 p.m., Saturday, 2 – 11:30 p.m. $30 daily wristbands.

Throughout South Bethlehem. www.bananafactory.org/events/southside-arts-festival


David Sedaris

Today’s headlines will surely be ripe for the picking when sardonic humorist and social critic Sedaris takes the stage at Lehigh University.

April 10, 7:30 p.m. $10-30.

Zoellner Arts Center, 420 E. Packer Ave, Bethlehem. www.zoellnerartscenter.org


2018 Stars on Ice

If you’re craving more figure skating now that the Olympics have ended, have no fear, the skaters are back. Watch “Quad King” Nathan Chen, local favorite Adam Rippon along with many others perform live in-person.

April 19, 7:30 p.m. $25.50-125

PPL Center, 701 Hamilton Street, Allentown.


3rd Annual Allentown Fiber Festival

Get all tied up in the fiber arts, with yarn dyers and other vendors, workshops and classes and If nothing else strikes your fancy in fiber, adorable animals as also promised.

April 14 & 15,  Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Rain or Shine. Vendor area free, classes cost varies.

Merchants Square Mall, 1901 S 12th Street, Allentown. allentownfiberfestival.com


2018 St. Luke’s Half Marathon, 5K, Family Fun Walk & Youth Run

Whatever your fitness level, there’s a category for you at St. Luke’s annual run, which includes a competitive half marathon, brisk 5k and family-friendly 1.5 mile run/walk.

April 22, 2018, 8 a.m. Marathon: $70 5K: $45 Family Fun Walk: Free

William Allen High School, 126 N. 17th St., Allentown. stlukeshalfmarathon.com


The Broadway hit musical is now a classic, celebrating its 20th anniversary. Relive the drama, passion and memorable music.

April 11 & 12, & 7:30 p.m. $59-$65

State Theatre, 453 Northampton Street, Easton. statetheatre.org