Sands Event Center: A First-Class Venue

Sands Event CenterThanks to the Sands Event Center here in Bethlehem, our little town has become a big draw for music lovers and concert goers.  This premier venue features the top acts in music, comedy, popular speakers, and more on a regular basis.  Whether its your favorite old band reuniting to play the hits, or a hot new act, the Sands Event Center is sure to have an event to suit your tastes. The Sands Event Center is just minutes away from the Sayre Mansion, making our Bethlehem boutique hotel the ideal place to stay when you come for a show!

The Sands Event Center is as part of the Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem which was built by the Las Vegas Sands corporation.  Opening in 2009, the resort has a casino floor, shopping, great dining, nightlife, and best of all, the Events Center!

The Sands has turned the former campus of Bethlehem into a happening hub of activity and entertainment for locals and visitors alike. The 14,000 square-foot event center can accommodate up to 3,500 people including standing room with up to 2,250 seats.  In addition to traditional concert seating, the Sands Events Center has a few different suites to enjoy concerts and other performances from, so you can choose your viewing experience. The suites have private bar access and great views.

So many big name musical acts have performed this year at the Sands Event Casino including Diana Ross, The Fray, Crosby, Stills & Nash, Willie Nelson & Family, Alison Krauss & Union Station, ad many many more!

Check out the big name acts and events that are coming to the Sands Event Center this fall during the months of September and October:

September 7th: Early Days of Rock and Roll Featuring The Brooklyn Bridge, The Del Satins and The Earls

September 10th: The British Invasion Tour

September 11th: Trace Adkins

September 12th: Sig Hansen and Friends with Edgar Hanson & Jake Anderson

September 14th: Gladys Knight

September 20th: Steven Wright

September 25th: Safe in Sound Festival Tour Featuring Excision, Flux Pavilion, & Terravita

October 1st: Timeflies with Kap Slap

October 2nd: Las Comic Standing Live Tour

October 5th: Nick Swarsdon

October 7th: Alter Bridge

October 10th: Comedy Central Presents Inside Amy Schumer’s Backdoor Tour

October 12th: Australian Pink Floyd

October 22nd: Kevin James

October 26th: The Best of Jethro Tull Performed by Ian Anderso

October 30th: Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons


Also mark your calendar for December, when the Sands Event Center will have a series of concerts to get you in a festive mood for the holiday season.  “Yellow Ribbon” crooner Tony Orlando will play a series of shows, Manheim Steamroller will give a powerful performance, and Leann Rhimes will get you ready for Christmas.


When planning which shows to take in at the Sands Event Center, don’t forget to book your stay at the Sayre Mansion.  We’re minutes away from all the entertainment at the Events Center as well as Sands Casino.  Experience a performance from your favorite artist and then come back to Sayre for the ultimate in luxurious relaxation.  Our classically elegant rooms have timeless charm, all while providing modern amenities. Get your tickets for a Sands Event Center show, book your room at Sayre Mansion, and start planning your memorable  Bethlehem getaway today!


Photo courtesy Martin Fisch via Creative Commons.