1715 Plaza Lane
Allentown, PA 18104
Phone: (610) 435-7880
Fax: (610) 432-2555
This venue hosts cultural as well as local events throughout the year. The major event that Allentown Fairgrounds is home to, is undoubtedly the great Allentown Fair—an annual event that draws hordes of people from all over the state and beyond. The other events that are held here include the Farmers Market, Agri-Plex, The Ritz Barbecue and the like. Over the years, it has become one of the most remarkable landmarks in the city and will continue to be so!
Allentown Brew Works is a locally owned and operated brewery, bar, and restaurant that specializes in locally sourced, sustainable food and drinks. Their menu offers a huge selection of beers on tap, and in bottles and cans, and features standard American cuisine cooked to perfection. Try the beer cheese soup, a big, juicy burger, or a gourmet salad alongside your tasty brew. Allentown Brew Works hosts an array of different happy hours and specials throughout the week, and is also available for weddings, parties, and other private events.
Known as the first performing arts facility in Allentown, the Miller Symphony Hall offers spectacular entertainment throughout the year. Both theatrical and musical performances take place here, that have included the likes of Phyllis Curtin, Gracie Alan, the Marx Brothers, John Barrymore and Carol Channing. Truly the city's top performance art venue, the Miller Symphony Hall has something for everyone.
Built between 1814 and 1819, the Old Lehigh County Courthouse in Allentown is located only few blocks away from the new City Hall. Towering to about two stories, the building is beautifully designed and ornamented using expensive materials. Arguably the most interesting feature of the place is the courtroom on the second floor which was done up in Roman Baroque and Renaissance styles somewhere between 1914 and 1916. The exceptional building is a reflection of a grand past and a stark contrast amongst its small-town surroundings.
A great place to have fun while learning about science, Allentown's Da Vinci Science Center is an enjoyable experience for adults and kids alike. Da Vinci offers a rotating schedule of exhibits to compliment their permanent galleries, and features exhibits on everything from ocean life to dinosaurs to space travel. The Museum has special rates for groups of ten or more, and also often hosts field trips and day camp visits.
This Allentown amusement park is a favorite of families. Choose from action packed rides like roller coasters, water slides and even an incredible dinosaur, state of the art animatronic exhibit that will keep the kids enthralled. They even have engaging activities for the your small tikes, Planet Snoopy offers 15 small kid-friendly rides and coasters to make them squeal with delight.
Built in the year 1842, it is named after the Bogert Family who lived in the house adjacent to the present site of the bridge. It is a historic wooden covered bridge in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. It has vertical plank siding and a gable roof. It spans over 145 feet (44 meters) and runs over the Little Lehigh River. It is one of the oldest of its kind in the region and in the nation. Currently closed for vehicular traffic, it allows visitors on foot and bicycles alone. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in the year 1980.
At the Lil Le Hi Trout Hatchery, visitors of all ages can learn all about fish! Enjoy a stroll in the open air, as you watch trout and other fish swim through the channels at Lil Le Hi; or purchase some fish food and watch the feeding frenzy begin!
The Rodale Organic Gardening Experimental Farm or the Working Tree Center is a historic farmhouse located in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania. The main structure was built in 1830 and modified around 1940 by J. I. Rodale. The Federal style house features stone and red brick exteriors, gable ended roofs and a central chimney. The farm has been a pioneer in organic farming since its inception. The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
The Bicentennial Park is space with lush green grass, bordering trees and trails to walk along. The park also has a playground where kids can play. You can also walk your dogs within the premises of this park.
Burnside Plantation, also known as Lerch Farm, is an old, Historic plantation centered around a farmhouse which dates back to 1751. Today the place, which includes the farmhouse, the outside garden, two barns and a summer kitchen, is used for several festivals and events.
With walking trails, regular events and beautiful surrounds, the Monocacy Park is a must go for all those who are looking for a refreshing change from the mundane lifestyle of regular deary existence. You can indulge in several activities like strolling around, catching up with friends or simply lazing around as you listen to one of the fine musical performances. Monocacy Park is dog friendly with special area designated for them. Taking a trip to the Monocacy Park is sure to provide relaxation and entertainment.