Summer is the perfect time to explore Downtown Easton. Enjoy a stroll through Easton Farmers’ Market (America’s oldest continuous open-air market), spend an evening riverside listening to live music, or explore the city’s historical sites.
Easton Heritage Day: Did you know Easton is one of three cities where the Declaration of Independence was first read aloud in July 1776? The nonprofit Greater Easton Development Partnership (GEDP) celebrates the milestone with a free festival each year. Easton Heritage Day features live music, lots of food, tours of historic sites, and a fireworks display. 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sun., July 9 • MORE
Passport to History Weekend: Want to learn more about Easton’s history? Enjoy free admission to Sigal Museum during Passport to History Weekend. Visit Saturday and you can also tour the Bachmann Publick House as part of Second Saturdays at the Bachmann. July 7-9 • MORE
Happy birthday, Easton Farmers’ Market: Celebrate the 271st birthday of Easton Farmers’ Market with cake, live music, and more! Here’s where you’ll find free parking. 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sat., July 8 • MORE
Get your shop on: Easton has a bevy of locally owned shops, boutiques, and art galleries. Take a free guided Explore Easton walking tour to find some of Easton’s hidden shopping gems. 10:30 a.m. Sat., July 8 • MORE
Scoop up fresh veggies, fruits, flowers, and herbs: Fresh-from-the-garden produce abounds this time of year, and you’re lucky to be within walking distance of not one, but four farm stands and markets! Support LaFarmstand 2-5 p.m. Fridays in the grassy area across from Wawa. Browse Easton Farmers’ Market 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays in Scott Park. Find fresh veggies and grab a bite to eat at West Ward Market 3-7 p.m. Wednesdays at 12th and Northampton streets. Restock Wednesday-Sunday with fresh produce from Highmark Farmstand inside Easton Public Market.
Take the trolley: There’s no better way to explore Easton than a ride on the trolley. The City of Easton offers free hop-on and hop-off rides 4-10 p.m. Fridays and 2-10 p.m. Saturdays. The yellow loop stops at Wawa and will take you to Downtown Easton, Simon Silk Mill, Porters’ Pub, and more. MORE
Rent a bike, canoe, kayak, or paddleboat: Did you know Hugh Moore Park offers bike and boat rentals? Explore the park, and paddle or pedal along the canal. MORE
Enjoy live music: Live at the Falls is a free outdoor family-friendly concert series where you can enjoy tunes and good eats by the riverside in Scott Park. Check out who’s playing next! 6-8:30 p.m. Thursdays, June-September • MORE
Outdoor dining: When the weather plays along, take advantage of a summer night out. Easton has a full slate of restaurants offering outdoor dining. MORE