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The Great Allentown Fair Welcomes Residents of New Homes in Lehigh County

Categories: Lehigh County, Lehigh County New Homes, New Homes, New Homes in Lehigh County | Posted: August 17, 2018

The Reserve at Highgate in Breinigsville, PA is the premier destination for those looking to buy new homes in Lehigh County. This picturesque community features luxury homes nestled along tree-lined streets with access to community parks, superior schools, major roadways and yearly event opportunities including the annual County Fair!

Every year, residents are invited to participate in a regional event that has been held for over 150 years. The Great Allentown Fair is an extravagant, 46-acre, week celebration honoring the evolution of agriculture; the pastime of gardening and other cherished traditions. Visitors across Lehigh County and beyond are beckoned by a dazzling carnival-like setting complete with thrilling rides, tantalizing food and exciting games. The diverse attractions offer something for everyone including music, comedy, automotive events, culinary contests, technical demonstrations and cultural exhibits.

Welcome to the Midway

Over 40 modern innovations and classic fairground rides will give Lehigh County homeowners and their families at The Reserve at Highgate in Breinigsville, PA plenty to get excited about — professionally operated by Powers Midway for over a decade. Spectacles such as the Big Wave, the gondola Ferris Wheel, the Orbiter and a million-dollar showpiece known as Chaos will please the wildest of thrill-seekers.

If you love a good Midway challenge, games of luck and skill like the Beer Bust and Krazy Kats offer the chance at big prizes while less intimidating attractions like Tea Cups, Fun Slide and Flying Elephants offer fun for small children.

Have Fun with Food

Lehigh County visitors are enticed by time-honored delectations like funnel cakes, cotton candy, fried dough, lemonade, pizza, cheesesteaks, skewered shrimp, ice cream caramel apples and much more. Culinary sophisticates can observe and even participate in seven days of contests sponsored by area enterprises such as the Suburban Car Wash Ultimate Cheesesteak Challenge and the Pampered Chef Marvelous Muffin Contest.

Bring your appetite and prepare to experience the edible tradition of this 166 year-old American carnival tradition. Check out the Iron Chef Competition, and you might even find a dish you can’t wait to try and re-create for family and friends in your new home in Lehigh County.

Indulge in a Diversity of Entertainment

The agricultural origins of the Great Allentown Fair will be honored as always, with interactive exhibits offering a hands-on experience. Kids can make four-legged friends at the 4-H Petting Zoo while youngsters can test their strength in the Barnyard Olympics and rural gear head enthusiasts can watch the Great Truck and Tractor Pull.

If you love a good pile-up, be sure to catch the sensational sights and sounds of the Demolition Derby. Music lovers and comedy fans will find multiple national artists performing every day across a variety of stages while over a dozen departments on display at the Agri-Plex educate visitors on farming, livestock breeding, knitting, wool weaving, floral design and more.

Join the Excitement of Living in Lehigh County

The Reserve Highgate at Breinigsville, PA is a distinctive community located near the home of the legendary Great Allentown Fair. Contact us to learn more about these new homes in Lehigh County and enjoy life in a community that celebrates the region’s rich agricultural roots and traditions.

Connie Sweeney

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