BETHLEHEM, Pa.— Come and celebrate soccer fever with fellow fans from across the Lehigh Valley this weekend at ArtsQuest as the U.S. Men’s National Team advances to the knockout stage in FIFA World Cup action.
“As the USMNT advances, so too does the celebration advance and excitement continue here in the City of Bethlehem,” said ArtsQuest Chief Operating Officer Curt Mosel. “We’re beyond excited to offer these additional opportunities for our community to come together and passionately chant their team to victory.”
SteelStacks, the Lehigh Valley’s only FIFA approved World Cup viewing location, and presenting partner Wind Creek Bethlehem, in partnership with Lehigh Valley United (LVU), Lehigh Valley Health Network, Baby J Productions/Sabroso Video, La Mega Radio, Coca-Cola of the Lehigh Valley, KLYR Rum, Discover Lehigh Valley and WFMZ (Edición En Español) TV69 will host free viewing parties this weekend at the following locations and times.
This weekend’s action kicks off Saturday, Dec. 3, at 10 a.m., as the USMNT takes on the Netherlands. The match will be shown inside the ArtsQuest Center at Palette & Pour and the Frank Banko Alehouse Red and Blue Cinemas. The fever continues with the 2 p.m. match between Argentina and Australia featured at Palette & Pour.
On Sunday, Dec. 4, France will face Poland at 10 a.m. and England will take on Senegal at 2 p.m. Both matches will be shown at Palette & Pour.
“The support and excitement in showcasing FIFA World Cup™ action here in Bethlehem is intense,” Mosel said. “We can’t wait to welcome soccer fans back to SteelStacks this weekend.”
About ArtsQuest ArtsQuest’s mission is to provide access to exceptional artistic, cultural and educational experiences using arts and culture as key elements of economic development for our urban communities. ArtsQuest™ supports this mission via the presentation of performing and visual arts, film, arts education classes and outreach, youth programming and cultural events.
Through festivals such as its flagship event, Musikfest; the Banana Factory Arts Center; and the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks arts and cultural campus, ArtsQuest’s programming reaches more than 1.9 million people annually. The organization’s programs and events, approximately 50% of which are free to attend, have a combined economic impact of more than $136 million annually in the region. ArtsQuest is a proud member of NIVA, the National
Independent Venue Association and NATO, the National Association of Theatre Owners.
Information provided to TVL by:
Kelley Andrade, ArtsQuest
Public Relations Coordinator