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Christmas in July

Event Overview

Join us for various events all month long as we celebrate Christmas in July!

WINDOW DECORATING COMPETITION

Vote for your favorite window! Come check out our Window Decorating Competition. Vote for your favorite window on Main & Broad Streets in Historic Downtown Bethlehem. Windows will be decorated from July 1st through July 25th! Scan the QR Code on the window, with your cell phone’s camera app and vote! It’s that simple. One lucky winner will receive 2 passes to kayak on the river with Historic Bethlehem River Tours! 

Participating Merchants:

  • Brownstone Design 
  • Donegal Square
  • Franklin Hill Vineyards
  • Hand Cut Crystal/Bethlehem Christmas Shoppe
  • Historic Bethlehem Museums & Sites
  • Hyatt Place Bethlehem
  • Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop
  • Knobs & Knockers
  • La Petite Provence 
  • Moravian Book Shop
  • Musselman Jewelers
  • Platz by ArtsQuest
  • Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom

Thank you for participating in our Historic Downtown Bethlehem Window Decorating Contest! Voting has now concluded.

 

SNOWBALL SCRAMBLE

The Snowball Scramble is a NEW and festive Downtown Bethlehem event for Christmas in July! Join us for a fun way to get the family out and walking through the Historic District in search of letters that will uncover a special message! Displayed in each of our merchants’ windows will be a letter. Players will jot down all the letters with their corresponding numbers on their Scramble Card, downloaded from our website. Whoever uploads the phrase to our website correctly, will be in the running to win a Downtown Bethlehem gift certificate!

DOWNLOAD YOUR DECODER CARD HERE

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SELFIE WITH AN ELFIE

While you’re Downtown supporting our merchants, look for our sneaky red and green Christmas Elves! From July 1st through July 25th, take a selfie with them, and upload to our Heart of Bethlehem social media pages for a chance to WIN! NO PURCHASE NECESSARY! Use hashtag #SelfieWithAnElfie for a chance to win a Downtown Bethlehem Gift Certificate.

 

FEST OF THE 7 FISHES

Two way to participate in this all-new seafood event! Enjoy SEVEN specialty seafood dishes from your favorite restaurants on 7/22, 23 and 24. On 7/24 purchase grab & go items as you stroll throughout town.

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GIFT CARD FLASH SALE

Start your Christmas shopping early by visiting restaurants and retailers located in the Arts District and the Historic Districts for our Gift Card Flash Sale!

Participating Merchants:

A-List Salon – Buy a $50 gift card / get a bonus $5 gift card, Buy a $100 gift card / get a bonus $10 gift card, Buy a $200 gift card / get a bonus $20 gift card, Buy a $300 gift card / get a bonus $30 gift card, Buy a $400 gift card / get a bonus $40 gift card, Buy a $500 gift card / get a bonus $50 gift card
AM Luxe – 20% off Gift Card purchase
Domaci – 10% off gift cards of $50 or more
Donegal Square – Buy $50 and get $10
El Jefe’s Taqueria – Buy a $20 gift card Get a $5 gift certificate
Eva’s Bargain Boutique – $25 gift card for $20
McCarthy’s Red Stag Pub & Whiskey Bar – Buy $25 and get $5
Musselman Jewelers – 20% off $100 gift certificate
National Museum of Industrial History –  $5 off $25 gift card
Roasted – $5 off a $25 gift card
Seasons Olive Oil & Vinegar Taproom – 10% off all Gift Cards over $35.00
Social Still – $50 gift card for $45, $100 gift card for $90

SANTA IS IN TOWN!

Visit with Santa. Meet and greet Santa in Historic Downtown Bethlehem. He’ll be walking along Main Street & Broad Street. Stop by for some pics with jolly old St. Nick!

 

CHRISTMAS IN JULY EVENTS

  • Window Decorating Competition
  • Snowball Scramble
  • Selfie with an Elfie 
  • Fest of the 7 Fishes
  • Santa is in Town!

 

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CONTACT US

WE WANT TO GET TO KNOW YOU

Use the form to reach out to us if you have any questions! The Downtown Bethlehem Association works with the downtown businesses to give you the best experience when you visit.

ADDRESS
74 W. Broad Street, Suite 240
Bethlehem, PA 18018

PHONE
610-739-1775

 

 

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