Allentown Tilghman Street Bridge Block Party

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ALLENTOWN, PA – The City of Allentown will celebrate the opening of the Tilghman Street Bridge with a community block party on the bridge itself on Thursday, May 26 from 12 to 2 p.m.

The rain or shine event is being organized by Executive Education Academy Charter School.

Several East Side businesses and organizations will participate in the event including: First Commonwealth Credit Union, Gummy Bears Learning Center, Bull & Bear Restaurant, AW Driving School, Iron Pigs Baseball, Center for Humanistic Change, Puerto Rican Culture Preservation, Tool 4 Success, Louis E. Dieruff High School, Community Services for Children, Lehigh Valley Children’s Center, Pennsylvania Career Link, Linton’s Food Management, Department of Human Services, BLVD Carwash, Punta Cana Restaurant, The Vegan Butcher Restaurant, Action Party Rental, Fifi’s Ice Cream Truck, CVS Pharmacy, Jaindl Enterprises, Adams Outdoor Advertising and Jeldes Automotive Services LLC.

Attendees will be able to walk across the bridge and can expect games, giveaways, and a presentation of vehicles from The NB Center for American Automotive Heritage, America on Wheels, and Lehigh Valley Car Meets & Car Shows.

Parking will be available in the Executive Education lot.

The event will not interfere with the timeline for the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to reopen the bridge, which is scheduled for the early morning of Friday, May 27.

Information provided to TVL by:
Genesis Ortega
Communications Manager
Office of the Mayor