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MUSIKFEST SETS ALL-TIME ATTENDANCE RECORD

MUSIKFEST SETS ALL-TIME ATTENDANCE RECORD Photo: Jesse Faatz Photography More Than 1.2 Million Visit Bethlehem for 2019 Festival BETHLEHEM, PA—They came from Australia and Aruba, Texas and Tennessee. When all was said and done, more than 1.2 million guests visited Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley for Musikfest, setting an all-time attendance record for the festival. […]

10 Artists to See at Wells Fargo Festplatz

10 Artists to See at Wells Fargo Festplatz By Sarah Nekich, ArtsQuest Marketing Intern / Photo: Craig Roberts If you are ready to party – Main and Spring Streets’ Wells Fargo Festplatz is where the party is at! You can find party bands, polkas, theme days, and more at this beautiful outdoor venue. You can […]

Musikfest Voted ‘Best Festival in North America’ in USA Today Reader’s Poll

Musikfest Voted ‘Best Festival in North America’ in USA Today Reader’s Poll In USA Today’s 2019 poll of the 10Best Festivals in North America, Bethlehem’s Musikfest was voted number one, followed by other distinguished names in the industry such as Riot Fest (2), Austin City Limits Music Festival (9) and Coachella (10). For the poll, […]

Almost One Million People Visit Bethlehem and Lehigh Valley for Musikfest

Almost One Million People Visit Bethlehem and Lehigh Valley for Musikfest BETHLEHEM, PA—Nearly one million guests from 40 states visited Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley as Musikfest celebrated its 35th year Aug. 3-12 with 500 music, art and comedy performances on 17 stages throughout the city Aug. 3-12. The festivities kicked off a day early […]

Musikfest Sets New Attendance Record

Musikfest Sets New Attendance Record Almost 1.2 million people attended 2017 edition of the nation’s largest free admission music festival BETHLEHEM, PA—A record number of performances and performers, several new programming elements and nearly ideal weather conditions combined to attract a record number of patrons to Musikfest and the City of Bethlehem Aug. 4-13. Attendance […]

Musikfest Showcases Bethlehem & Region to Almost One Million Visitors

Musikfest Showcases Bethlehem & Region to Almost One Million Visitors People from 35 states and nine countries attended the 2016 edition of the festival Aug. 5-14 BETHLEHEM, PA–When Sam and Gina Masotto were looking for a location to launch their new brewing company, the couple considered several cities in the Northeastern U.S., ultimately deciding on […]

Service Electric Cable TV Schedule

Service Electric Cable TV Schedule Thursday, August 1st TV2 & 502 HD 10-11 a.m. – Best of the Fest: Musikfest 2019 Musikfest Preview Show 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Best of the Fest: Musikfest 2019 Musikfest Preview Show 10-11 p.m. – Best of the Fest: Musikfest 2019 Musikfest Preview Show SE50 & 550 HD 10:30-11:30 a.m. – […]

Musikfest Attendance Tops One Million Mark for Second Year in a Row

Musikfest Attendance Tops One Million Mark for Second Year in a Row BETHLEHEM, PA–From Arizona to Africa and Texas to Turkey, guests from across the nation and around the globe made their way to Bethlehem and the Lehigh Valley for the 32nd-annual Musikfest, enjoying 10 days packed with free music, art and family fun. By […]

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History Founded in 1984 by ArtsQuest, a community-based nonprofit organization, the first Musikfest featured 295 performances on six stages, attracting more than 180,000 people to historic Bethlehem. Over the past three decades, the event has grown a bit, evolving into one of the largest and most diverse music festivals in the nation, with 500-plus shows […]