​​Celebrate the First Friday in June with samples of chocolate treats and selected wine pairings served by downtown Hazleton merchants and organizations. Cost $10/ticket. A dozen convenient locations (click on map below). Walk is self-guided. Have your map stamped at all locations and enter to win dinner for two in the "vault" at the Pines Eatery & Spirits.

Maps, wristbands, and wine glasses may be picked up between 4:00-6:00 PM at the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress (located within the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce building, 20 W. Broad Street) on the day of the event (June 3rd). Ticket prices on the day of the event will be $12, so be sure to purchase in advance!


The Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress is moving forward with plans to have a mural painted within the central business district. Any artist interested in painting the mural should send a letter of interest (or email) along with a statement of qualifications highlighting public art projects and related professional experience, and 3-5 photo examples of artist work no later than May 31st to kschneider@downtownhazleton.org or call 570-455-1509. For more information >>> click here!

Every First Friday of the month downtown Hazleton is energized with special events and merchant promotions. These typically include featured art exhibitions, theatrical performances, walking tours, live music, and other special events like the seasonal Farmer’s Market and the Chamber’s Car Cruise. First Fridays are a partnership between the Downtown Hazleton Alliance for Progress, the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce, and Hazleton POWER!, with funding assistance and support provided by the Luzerne County Convention and Visitor’s Bureau. Click on the button above to view poster of full schedule.