How To Festival UnBound 2022


September 28 - October 2, 2022

10+ events, 5 days, 2 cities


Wondering how to explore this year’s festival? Here’s the rundown:

  • Pre-festival opening weekend (September 16-20) – featuring original, community-based performances by our MFA students
  • 5 day festival (September 28-October 2) – a long weekend of visual art, theatre, live music, dance, and conversation
  • 10+ events – performances and gatherings at Touchstone’s outdoor Barrio Stage, and at venues across Bethlehem and Allentown
  • 2 guest artist residencies – John Gorka, acclaimed singer-songwriter and former Bethlehem native, and Mark Valdez, nationally-recognized community arts activist

More things to know:

  • Some events are free, and some are ticketed. Check the website for detailed information – and remember, donations are always gratefully accepted and help us continue this important work.
  • Most events are interactive! From immersive performances to events where you can sing and dance along, nearly all events feature a chance for the audience to get involved.
  • Want to do more than just attend? Volunteer with Festival UnBound! Fill out this short form if you’re interested in helping us make this festival happen. Volunteer opportunities include set up/break down, ushering, and more!