"See The Steel, Hear The Thunder!"
Welcome to the 2014 Pennsylvania State HOG Rally!
July 31-August 02, 2014, Bethlehem, PA
Musikfest, the largest music festival in the country, is 10 days (August 1-10) and features more than 300 performers on 13 different stages in the heart of Bethlehem, PA.
Claims to Fame:
Bethlehem Steel, which supplied steel for the Empire State Building and the Golden Gate Bridge, closed in 2001. Much of the mill remains with walking tours available. Parts of the site are home to the Sands Casino and the new ArtsQuest Center.
From Yocco’s (the Hot Dog King) to Emeril’s Chop House, the Lehigh Valley offers culinary delights to suit every taste and budget with 80 restaurants in downtown Bethlehem alone.
Best Local Ride:
Pennsylvania has 197 covered bridges, with 7 in the Lehigh Valley and 12 in neighboring Bucks County.
In the Neighborhood:
C. F. Martin & Co.—makers of the famous Martin Guitar; Moravian Book Store—oldest bookstore in the world; Just Born—producers of PEEPS® Brand Marshmallow Candies; Coca-Cola Park—home of the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs, AAA affiliate of the Philadelphia Phillies.
Did You Know? In 1903, the first Harley-Davidson was produced in Milwaukee, the Wright Brothers made their first flight at Kittyhawk, and Binney & Smith produced the first box of Crayola Crayons in Easton, PA.
“There is so much to explore, experience, and do in Bethlehem! With sight-seeing, historic attractions, the casino, our downtown shopping, wonderful restaurants and non-stop festivals, it may just be too much to fit into one day!” - Mayor Robert J. Donchez
Check back often. The site will be updated frequently with more information as it becomes available!
We look forward to seeing you at the rally!