Harvest Festival


Visit Historic Downtown Bethlehem on Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 11 AM – 8 PM to celebrate Harvest season at the 13th Annual Harvest Festival! Enjoy food and craft vendors, live music, the Biergarten, and soup, wine, and beer tastings trails. Our Harvest Festival Family Fun area makes this a fun event for the whole family!!

The event takes place on Main Street between Broad and Church Streets and at the Sun Inn Courtyard. This is a family and pet friendly event!

Events include:

11:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Main Street activities
11:00 AM – 5:00 PM: Family Fun Zone
11:00 AM – 8:00 PM: Biergarten at the Sun Inn Courtyard
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM: Soup Tasting
1:00PM -5:00 PM: Wine Tasting
1:00 PM- 5:00 PM: Beer Tasting


Soup Tasting: Sample homemade soups from downtown merchants from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM. No day of sales for passports but soup will be available by the bowl! Passport pick up will be at the Sun Inn Courtyard from 11 AM – 3:30 PM. No refunds.
Participating merchants include: The BrickEdge RestaurantFegley’s Bethlehem Brew WorksHistoric Hotel BethlehemMcCarthy’s Red Stag Pub and Whiskey Bar, Station’s Café, Tapas On MainTavern at the Sun InnTwisted Olive, and Urbano Mexican Kitchen & Bar

Wine Tasting:
Taste wine samples from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM from local wineries at participating downtown merchants. Tickets sold online in advance only. No refunds. No day of sales. MUST BE 21 TO PURCHASE A WINE TASTING PASSPORT! Passport pick up will be at the Sun Inn Courtyard from 11 AM – 3:30 PM.
Participating merchants include: AM Luxe – Wyndridge Farm, Bethlehem House GalleryClusters Handcrafted Popcorn – Bethlehem – Vynecrest Vineyards & Winery, Franklin Hill VineyardsThe Gem Shop – Big Creek Vineyard and Winery, Hand Cut Crystal – Brokenstraw Valley Winery, Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites – Boos Rock Winery, Historic Hotel Bethlehem– Tolino Vineyards, Hyatt Place Bethlehem – Amore Vineyards & Winery, Musselman Jewelers – Franklin Hill Vineyards, and Seasons Olive oil & Vinegar Taproom – Galen Glen Vineyard & Winery

Beer Tasting:
Taste samples from breweries from 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM on Main Street. Tickets sold online in advance. Day Of Ticket Sales for Beer Tasting Passports will be sold in the Sun Inn Courtyard beginning at 11 AM for $35. There will be a VERY limited supply. MUST BE 21 TO PURCHASE A BEER TASTING PASSPORT. Beer Tasting Passports include a commemorative tasting glass. Replacement glasses will cost $20. Passport pick up will be at the Sun Inn Courtyard from 11 AM – 3:30 PM.
Participating merchants include: Shangy’s…THE BEER AUTHORITY and Penn Beer Sales & Service Lehigh Valley. Featured brewers include: Separatist Beer Project, Funk, Hijinx, Fegley’s Brew Works, Saucony Creek, Sly Fox, BlockHouse, Bell’s, Sierra Nevada, Downeast Cider House, Evolution Craft Brewing Co., Fat Head’s Brewery, New Belgium Brewing, Spaten Munich, Starr Hill Brewery, Susquehanna Brewing Co., Troegs Independent Brewing, Victory Brewing Company, Yards Brewing Company, and Goose Island Beer Company!

Biergarten at the Sun Inn Courtyard
From 11 AM – 8 PM, enjoy music and beer in the Sun Inn Courtyard. For those with purchased beer and wine passports, you will be able to purchase $4 beers until 8 PM! Those who had not purchased passports can enjoy $6 beers as well!

Main Street Vendors include: AOS MetalsAw Shucks Roasted CornBella Designs by TinaBlendlife Co., Bodacious Caricatures, Bull & Bear RestaurantHeavens Honey, Josie’s Fancy Funnels, Lehigh Valley HomebrewersLoops and Lyrics CraftsRockin’ Good Health LLC Therapeutic Massage, Scott Krycia Photography, Soldier Solutions LLCThe Greyhound CafeThe Perfect Pout by Kristin, and Doughnut Love!

Music Line-up:

Main Street:

11 AM – 1 PM: RamTrout
1:30 PM – 2:30 PM: Blues Times Two
3 PM – 5 PM: Cheek2Cheek Duo

Biergarten (Sun Inn Courtyard):

11 AM – 1 PM: James Supra/Sarah Ayers Band
1:20 PM – 3:20 PM: The Groove Merchants
3:40 PM – 5:40 PM: Cunningham & Associates
6 PM – 8 PM: Sunshine Symphony

If you are intersted in being a vendor, download our application at https://getdowntownbethlehem.com/2018-harvest-festival-sign-up/

Thank you to our dedicated Sponsors!

Main Street Sponsor: Univest Corporation

Family Fun Sponsor: Altronics Security Systems

Passport Sponsor: AblePay Health

Print Sponsor: PostNet

Annual Sponsors: Historic Hotel BethlehemSun Inn Preservation Association, Inc., RCN, and Boyle Construction


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