About Downtown


Northampton Street just east of Centre Square. Photo: Amy Boccadoro

Founded in 1752, Easton, Pennsylvania was an important military and economic base during the early years of the United States. Today it remains the historic center of Lehigh Valley and brings in over half a million tourists yearly. Home to over 100 shops and restaurants, along with the Easton Farmers’ Market, the Crayola Experience, the Nurture Nature Center, the Sigal Museum, and the State Theatre, Historic Downtown Easton contains everything for visitors and residents alike.

For a listing of all businesses, shops, and restaurants in Downtown Easton, check out our Business Directory

Easton also plays host to a number of events year round! These events include: the Easton Pub Crawl in April, the Historic House Tour in May, Easton Heritage Day in July, Riverside Festival of the Arts in September, Easton Garlic Fest in October, PA Bacon Fest and the Peace Candle Lighting in November, and many more.