Easton, PA is one of the most charming cities in Eastern Pennsylvania. Located in Northampton County, Easton is one of the primary cities that make up the Lehigh Valley. There are four main sections located in Easton, PA: Historic Downtown, The West Ward, The South Side, and College Hill. One of the more popular places in Easton is the historic Centre Square. Offering distinctive architecture and beautiful paths and walkways, downtown Easton is a perfect place to explore. With many places to shop, eat and tour, Easton will easily become one of your favorite cities to visit. During Christmas time, you can see the Peace Candle that is assembled every year and placed atop the Civil War monument.
Starting in May, you can take a stroll to the Easton Farmer’s Market. Open May through November; this market has many vendors and delicious food options to choose from. The Easton Farmer’s Market was started in 1752 and is still continuing to provide residents with great food options. To get a full list of the vendors and growing techniques, visit the Easton Farmer’s Market’s website.
During the summertime, Easton provides some great live entertainment and awesome bands for you to listen to. The first Friday of every month is a live show that is put on at Riverside Park. This is part of the Summer Concert Series that comes back year after year. Make sure to check out the website for a full lineup. If you are also walking around during the day, you can take a break from shopping and listen to some music at noon. Tunes at Noon is scheduled every Friday from Noon – 1pm in Centre Square.
Easton is home to one of the most iconic brands in the world. Crayons are manufactured here and the Crayola Factory is located in the historic Centre Square. Families can visit this museum and play interactive games, and also learn how the famous Crayola ® crayons are made. According to Wikipedia, “The Crayola brand has 99% name recognition in the U.S. consumer households, and says its products are sold in over 80 countries.”
Easton has a variety of delicious restaurants to choose from. Make a reservation today at one of our favorites which include:
- -Pearly Baker’s Ale House
- -Marblehead Grille & Chowder
- -River Grille
To get a full scope of the things to see and do in Easton, you can download the Downtown Easton Smart Phone App. Available on ITunes and Google Play, download the app today so you know how to spend your time in this historic city.
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