City of Easton July Municipal Newsletter

Fireworks Rescheduled

So far Mother Nature hasn't been cooperating with our plans for the annual Heritage Day fireworks!

The Mayor's Office of Special Events has rescheduled them once again for next Saturday 7/29 at 9:30 pm.

This year they will be launched from Upper Hackett Park, the highest point in the city, to allow more city residents to view them.

July 21 U.S. Soccer Watch Party & Festivities in Centre Square

To celebrate and support the U.S. Women’s National Team in their bid for an historic three-peat, the Crayola Experience and Greater Easton Development Partnership are throwing an outdoor FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023™ watch party at 9 p.m. this Friday, July 21 with colorful pre-game activities starting at 6 p.m. The free, family-friendly event will be held rain or shine in Centre Square.

From 6-9 p.m. families can enjoy music, food from local vendors, games, and soccer-themed crafts, activities, and photo ops. Then stay to view the U.S. vs Vietnam match on a large outdoor video screen starting at 9 p.m. The Easton event is part of a national initiative, the Art of Soccer, launched through a collaboration between Crayola, FOX Sports, and U.S. Soccer to celebrate soccer—a game of self-expression and creative possibilities.

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Free trolley rides around town on Fridays & Saturdays

Residents and visitors to the City of Easton are invited to hop on the city trolley on Friday evenings and Saturday afternoons and evenings. It's a convenient way to get around one of our neighborhoods or to visit the downtown business district. And best of all, it's FREE!

Loop 1 takes you from downtown to College Hill and West Ward. Loop 2 takes you from downtown to South Side.The full two-loop circuit takes approximately 40-45 minutes depending on traffic. Hours of operation are Fridays 4 -10 pm and Saturdays 2-10 pm.

Hop on or off at any of the STOP locations listed in the graphic/pinned on the map.

The trolley has a built-in lift for people using wheelchairs and scooters to get onboard.

Trolley Info

Easton Restaurant Week going on now

So many great menus, so many great options at the Summer Edition of Easton Restaurant Week, going on now at more than a dozen restaurants in the city.

Review menus

Free Movies in the Park program

If you missed this week's first Movies in the Park event, there are two more coming up: next Monday 7/24 at The Neighborhood Center on South Side, and the following Monday 7/31 at Nevin Park on College Hill. Bring a chair or blanket to sit on. Free!

Deadline extended for BRACE Grant Program

City business owners now have more time to apply for a supportive grant through the city's BRACE Program with Greater Easton Development Partnership to help with their ongoing recovery from the impacts of the pandemic.

The new application deadline is Monday, July 31.

BRACE Grant Program

Summer Pop-up & Play Program at 8 city parks/pools

Did you now that the annual Pop-up & Play Program by the City and the Easton YMCA has 8 locations this year where kids can have hands-on fun and get free meals?

They are:

  • Paxinosa Elementary School Playground (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
  • Centennial Park (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
  • North Union St. - Easton Housing Authority (Tuesdays & Thursdays)
  • March Elementary School (Tuesdays & Thursdays only)
  • Easton Neighborhood Center (Mon., Wed., & Fri.)
  • Heil Pool (Monday - Friday)
  • Eddyside Pool (Monday - Friday)
  • West Ward Market (Wednesdays only)

August Cruise Night in Centre Square

The next Easton Cruise Nigh in Centre Square is coming up the third Saturday in August. Classic cars arriving prior to 6 pm will be able to park in reserved spaces. After 6 pm, all reserved spaces will become available to the general public if not already parked in. We encourage arriving early if you plan to display your classic car as part of the event.

Centre Square will be closed to vehicular traffic during the event.

NOTE: the canceled July event will be rescheduled for the third Saturday of September.

Meet Our City Hall Summer Intern

We'd like to introduce you to City Hall Summer Intern Vincent Caminneci. Get to know him in this interview on the city web site.

Meet Vincent

Easton Recreation Bureau

Co-Ed Summer Basketball Camp

Sign up your child to participate in next month's City of Easton Co-ed Basketball Camp at Lafayette College. Three days of instruction from college players and coaches. Campers enjoy free snacks and get a free basketball to take home. Ages 8-13.

Free for City residents; $45 for non-residents.

All campers must be pre-registered online.


Online registration for fall football and soccer is currently underway thru the City Recreation Department.

Click on the button below to sign up your child.


Bubbles & Beats - Heil Pool

This fun event has been rescheduled for Friday, August 11 from 4-6 pm at Heil Pool on South Side.

Come splash, swim, play games, and bop to the tunes by DJ Spinners. Standard pool admission fees apply.

2023 Park Pavilion Rentals

Select dates are still available to rent a City park pavilion for birthday parties, baby showers, anniversary parties, bridal showers, reunions, graduation parties, and more.

There are 7 pavilions at 5 city parks.

Pavilion Rentals

Community Yoga Classes on the KSAT this summer

Check out the list of upcoming yoga events happening along the Karl Stirner Arts Trail with Easton Yoga this summer. Advance registration online required.

Yoga For All at Living Willow Grove (10 - 11am):

Breath-centered yoga and movement practices with a short mediation and active rest is perfect for all levels ages 16+. BYOM: Bring your own mats! $20 per person.

August 19; September 16

Guided Meditation & Labyrinth Walk (6-7:15pm):

August 22; September 12

Family Yoga Adventure and Labyrinth Walk (10am to 11am):

August 12; September 9

Also: Artist Nestor Gil will host LaJiraGira, an art-inspired community picnic, on Aug. 6 at 4 p.m. on the Karl Stirner Arts Trail. Rain date is Aug. 13 at 4 p.m.

Register & Learn More

National Night Out

Save the date of Tuesday 8/1 for National Night Out with FREE community events on South Side and West Ward featuring community partners and the Easton Police Department.

  • Pioneer Park with the South Side Civic Association - free food and drinks, DJ Tim Ryzer Poff, bouncy house, face painting, K-9 demo, Easton Fire Department fire truck, and a movie! 5- 9 pm
  • 12th Street next to Paxinosa School with the West Ward Community Initiative, the school, and Easton YMCA - free food and drinks, music by DJ Cadillac Kid, games and activities, and a parade by the Big Easy Easton Brass Band! 5-8 pm rain or shine

Upcoming Events

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