The Wind Creek Event Center is part of the Sands Bethlehem resort and casino in Bethlehem, Pa., less than 70 miles from Philadelphia. Artists who have brought their music to the center include Styx, Evanescence and double-headliners like Michael McDonald & Chaka Khan and Collective Soul & Gin Blossoms. In addition to concerts, a wide variety of shows, acts and events have crossed the Wind Creek Event Center stage, including comedian Jim Jeffries, magician Criss Angel and live contests like WWE NXT Live! and Price is Right Live! Secure seats for your favorite Bethlehem Sands Event Center shows by purchasing tickets at StubHub.
What is the center's seating capacity and where are the best seats?
Most of the shows at the Wind Creek Event Center are general admission, meaning that space in the 14,000-square-foot room is available on a first come, first served basis. One common arrangement at Wind Creek Events Center events creates capacity for 3,800 people in general admission space and 2,500 in reserved seating.
Is there on-site parking?
Wind Creek Event Center parking includes a free indoor garage, shared with the hotel and casino, that offers 3,300 self-park spaces. A surface lot shared with the outlet stores near the center is also available with 1,400 more parking spaces. Valet parking services are available as well. Handicapped spaces are present in both lots.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
Several concession stands situated throughout the property offer a range of beverages and snacks. No outside food or drinks are allowed into the facility. On the Wind Creek grounds outside the events center are numerous places to eat, including Buddy V's, Carlo's Bake Shop, Croissanterie, Emeril's Fish House and Chop House, and Steelworks Buffet and Grill. Additionally, the Market Gourmet Express Food Court has its own spate of offerings. Drinks can be enjoyed on the Sands Bethlehem property before and after performances at Coil Lounge and Vision Bar.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
On the Sands Bethlehem grounds are a casino with 119 games and indoor shopping at The Outlets at Sands Bethlehem as well as the ArtsQuest Center, Bethlehem Visitor Center at the SteelStacks, and the PBS39 Public Media and Education Center. In surrounding Lehigh Valley are additional attractions and entertainment options, like Allentown Art Museum, Banana Factory, Crayola Experience, Da Vinci Science Center, Skirmish Paintball, Steel Ice Center and Zoellner Arts Center.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
Most events at the Wind Creek Event Center are open to all ages, although some shows may have age restrictions. Anyone under 18 attending an event must have his or her own ticket.
Is the Wind Creek Event Center a wheelchair-friendly facility?
As with the whole of the Sands Bethlehem property, the event center is fully ADA-compliant, including being wheelchair-accessible.