ArtsQuest to Offer Independence Day Festivities

Contributed photo provided by ArtsQuest

Bethlehem, Lehigh Valley, PA, June 19, 2024- ArtsQuest is excited to announce its Independence Day activities presented by Embassy Bank, including a full day of musical events, crafts, delicious food vendors and more. Festivities will begin Thursday, July 4 at 3 p.m. and take place at the ArtsQuest campus at SteelStacks, offering a perfect spot to view the City of Bethlehem’s fireworks display at 9 p.m. Guests can also view (for one of the last times this season) the Hometown Heroes 2024 banners that debuted over 1,700 photos of local military veterans on Memorial Day.

Food vendors Heaven on a Bun and MMG Concessions will be open 5-10 p.m. Additionally, visitors can shop various retail vendors, including Loco Lights and Bubbles, Losco GlassScents by Sen and Nurse Wellness CBD.

For a more exclusive experience, visitors 21+ can purchase tickets for ArtsQuest’s Fourth of July Fireworks Watch Party. Tickets include special viewing access at the Musikfest Café and the Wind Creek Deck, a summer buffet and more. To learn more and purchase tickets, visit

Independence Day Free Music Schedule 

Highmark Blue Shield Community Stage on the Air Products Town Square

Levitt Pavilion SteelStacks presented by Lehigh Valley Health Network

Additional Activities

Amusements Presented by AKM Entertainment

Air Products Town Square | 3-9 p.m. | Paid Activity

  • Bounce houses, slides and a bungee trampoline

Creativity Tent Presented by the Banana Factory Arts Center 

Air Products Town Square | 3-9 p.m. | Free Activity

  • Patriotic themed art project

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit

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, of which over 50% are free to attend, have a combined economic impact of more than $136 million annually in the region.


Information provided to TVL by:
Megan Hughes