Festival Audience Resources

Click here to download the comprehensive 2016 Festival Handbook

Click here to download the 109th Bethlehem Bach Festival at a glance

Take the Bus, Leave the Driving to Us!

Don't worry about where to park, how many quarters to bring, or how far you have to walk - shuttle service will include two school buses, and a mercedes van!

Please consider parking in the Main & Lehigh Sts. Parking Lot (across from the Wooden Match Restaurant), or one of the Northside Parking Garages (75 cents/hour or $6/day) or in the Zoellner Arts Center Parking Garage ($4/day). Parking is also available in the Vine Street or Alumni Memorial Parking Lots and on-street, metered at $1/hour. Meters may be fed with coins or credit/debit cards.

Shuttle Service will be available to and from Hotel Bethlehem, the Saal of the Moravian Museum, Comfort Suites, Zoellner Arts Center, Incarnation of Our Lord Church, and Packer Church.

Click here to view the Shuttle Bus Schedule

Click here to view detailed maps of North and South Bethlehem, featuring all Festival Shuttle Stops.

We recommend that you bring the shuttle bus schedule, Bethlehem maps, and handbook with you to Festival to assist with questions.

New Festival Event Locations

Dinner / Discussion - May 13 and 20
Butz Lobby, Zoellner Arts Center

Festival Lunch - different locations each weekend
May 14 - Butz Lobby, Zoellner Arts Center
May 21 - Galleria, Rauch Business Center

Guarantor Reception - May 14 and 21
By invitation (between the parts of the Mass)
Packard Lab (across from Packer Church)

Zimmermann's Coffee House - May 14 and 21
Peter Hall, Moravian College
Please see the Festival Handbook for important information about parking and logistics for this event.

Audience Services at the Bach Festival

Festival Hospitality Committee
The Festival Hospitality Committee is made up of long-time members of our Guarantor and Bach Choir Families who you may recognize from past Festivals and other events. This group of volunteers is there to enhance your Festival experience, and will supplement the work of our ushers and tent staff to answer your questons and point you in the right direction. Festival Hospitality volunteers can be identified by their bright yellow name badges and signs, and will be present at the various Festival performances and events.

Refreshments - Bake Sale
Saturdays, May 14 & 21 - 3:15pm to 4:30pm

May 14 -
Bake Sale by The Bach Choir of Bethlehem at St. Peter's Lutheran Church (corner of Packer Ave. & Vine St.). Members of The Bach Choir, Alumni, and friends have provided homemade goodies and cold beverages for the sale, which will benefit Choir activities.

May 21 -
Bake Sale by the Holy Ghost Church, Bethlehem, Social Committee under the white tent in front of Packer Church. Members of the parish will provide homemade sweet treats and cold beverages. Proceeds will benefit parish activities.

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