Welcome to the home of the Red Rovers! Easton is a great combination of a historical town with many modern conveniences. Its history predates the forming of the country and is one of the few locations in which the Declaration of Independence was read to the people of the new United States. Many of the buildings and locations are still around and can be visited in one of many historical tours offered through out the year. The city's State theater has shows playing year round and there is a selection of museums located near the down town area. For the kids there is the Crayola Experience where you could wander 4 floors of fun, interactive and technological activities being enlightened on the history of the iconic Crayola crayon. At the Canal Boat Museum you can travel back in time and take a Canal boat ride down one of historical canals that still remain today. Accompanying the above attractions are many fine dining establishments in the down town area and due to the recent local food movement explosion, more opening all the time. The City of Easton is the home to the Easton Farmers market, the oldest continuous open-air Farmers Market in the US since 1792. The City holds many festivities in the town Circle including a candle lighting ceremony, the very popular Bacon and Garlic Fests and Heritage Day.
If sports and recreation are your thing both Palmer and Forks Townships have newer community centers and well as the YMCA located in the Easton City Limits. Ours schools sports program is also highly regarded both in the state(ranked #2 All time in wins) as well as Nationally (Ranked #7 in wins all time). One of our home town heroes is the Easton Assassin Larry Holmes who held the World Heavyweight Boxing Title for 7 and a half years. One of the biggest yearly city events is the thanksgiving day football? game held at Lafayette College against the rival City of Phillipsburg located across the Delaware River in New Jersey. This rivalry is is frequently featured on ESPN, is the oldest standing in the country and takes place on Thanksgiving day.