Director’s note for Feb 22

In support of the citizens planning the upcoming Spring on Fourth Event, we post this announcement:

Looking for artists to participate in the 17th Annual “Spring on Fourth! What’s on Third?” Street Festival and Chili Cook-off!

Spring on Fourth! What’s on Third? will be held on April 21st 2012 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. South Bethlehem’s galleries, shops and stores are once again joining together for an enjoyable afternoon of music, food and fun.

Founded 17 years ago to celebrate Bethlehem’s historic, revitalized Southside, “Spring on Fourth! What’s on Third?” is a free, public event that takes place along Third, Fourth and New streets. Highlighting the celebration is the popular chili contest, live entertainment by a variety of performers, fun family activities, Artists lining the streets, music and more from 12:00 to 4:00. In addition, many of the South Side merchants feature sales and special discounts throughout the afternoon–so you can really get a taste of the whole Southside experience!

This event just may be one of the biggest days of the year on The Southside and is hugely anticipated by the community, thousands make it out to this every year! We are offering a FREE opportunity to create and sell your artwork on the sidewalks of the designated festival grounds, each artist will be assigned to a business location to set-up in front of to demonstrate their art….and sell! Ideally the artist will be demonstrating their craft on site, to encourage an interactive experience for the “Spring on Fourth, What’s on Third” participant! You would be allowed a 3×6 ft. space for your set-up….sorry, ez-up’s will not permitted. If you are interested in participating, please fill out the attached application and send it back via email or to 561 Main St. Ste. #200 Bethlehem, Pa. 18018 Care of: Loly Reynolds. You will then receive an email regarding your business placement assignment a week prior to the event. There are limited spaces available, so if you are interested please reply quickly because spaces will be taken up quickly.


Loly Reynolds
Downtown Bethlehem Association
DBA Manager Assistant
Greater Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.