2022 Grandstand Shows
Celtic punk band, the Dropkick Murphys are making their debut on the Fair’s historic Grandstand stage on Thursday, September 1.
Since 1996, the Dropkick Murphys have released the kind of rock 'n' roll that is to be chanted at last call and played at sold-out arenas during the fourth quarter, third period, or ninth inning of a comeback rally
With a celebrated discography including 2005's gold-selling Warrior’s Code and the near double-platinum classic “I’m Shipping Up To Boston," they've sold over 8 million units worldwide.
The Dropkick Murphys generated half-a-billion streams and sold-out gigs on multiple continents. On their 2012 album, Signed and Sealed in Blood, single "Rose Tattoo" graced Loudwire's "Top 66 Best Of The Decade Rock Songs" at #21.
Tickets on now.
Multi-Platinum rising country superstar Cole Swindell is coming to The Great Allentown Fair on Friday, September 2 with special guest and fellow country star Chase Rice.
Swindell recently released his smash single "Never Say Never," a duet with his friend and BBR Music Group’s rising star Lainey Wilson from his new album Stereotype. The multi-week No. 1 hit follows on the heels of the album’s debut multi-week No. 1 “Single Saturday Night,” which has logged over 245 million streams globally.
In the seven years since his debut, Swindell has racked up an impressive 11 No. 1 singles as an artist – 12 No. 1 as a songwriter – nine Platinum-certified singles (including four 2x Platinum), a Platinum-certified debut album and a Gold-certified sophomore album.
Tickets prices are $54, $74 and $84 and include admission into the Fair.
Tickets on sale, Friday, June 10 at 10 a.m.
The Wonder Years, a beloved Philadelphia pop punk band is coming to The Great Allentown Fair on Sunday, September 4.
The Wonder Years released six full-length albums, two EPs, and several compilations that include their latest album titled "Sister Cities." "No Closer to Heaven," "Burst and Decay (An Acoustic EP)," "Sister Cities," "Suburbia," “I've Given You All and Now…," and "The Greatest Generation" all have charted on the Billboard 200 since 2011.
The show includes The Starting Line and Charly Bliss as the special guests. The Starting Line is an American rock, pop punk band from Philadelphia and Charly Bliss is an American four-piece power pop band from Brooklyn, New York.
Tickets on sale Friday, June 10 at 10 a.m.
J&J Demolition Derby is a Labor Day tradition where fenders fly on the Allentown Fairground’s historic racetrack as drivers, crash and smash into each other in qualifying heats until the last vehicle running becomes The Beast of the East Champion.
Three fender crunching heats, featuring full size cars, 80’s or newer and compact cars will return to the Fair along with a new exhibition that includes the battery operated riding toys, Power Wheels. The Kids Power Wheels exhibition allows children ages 4-10 to show off their driving skills on the historic racetrack.
Starting April 22 at 10 a.m., tickets for J&J Demolition Derby will be available at the Fair Box Office on the Allentown Fairgrounds and online at Ticketmaster.com.
Tickets on sale now.