What is a peep drop?

Each year, fans arrive from all over the country to enjoy activities and marvel at the PEEPS® Chick Drop – a 4-feet, 9-inches tall, 400-pound lit PEEPS® Chick that descends at 5:30 p.m. both days to mark the beginning of an exciting new year.

Where is Peepsfest 2021?

Bethlehem, PA
December 30, 2021 – December 31, 2021 You guessed it, the PEEPS® Chick Drop that descends on New Year’s Eve each year at SteelStacks™ in Bethlehem, PA. There couldn’t be a more spectacular backdrop to host PEEPSFEST® presented by Just Born Quality Confections.

Where does Peepsfest take place?

PeepsFest starts Thursday, Dec. 30, in Bethlehem. The two-day festival was held virtually last year, but this year, guests may come in-person. Listen to the story.

Where does the Peep drop?

2 days ago
Family friendly New Year’s Festival Family fun is at the heart of PEEPSFEST®, the annual two-day New Year’s Eve festival celebrating the whimsy and wonder of the PEEPS® Brand at the iconic SteelStacks in Bethlehem, PA.

Can you tour the PEEPS factory?

Unfortunately, we do not offer plant tours to the public. The best alternative to experience our brands is to: Visit our PEEPS & COMPANY® Online Store. Click Here to view videos on How Our Candy Is Made.

What icon is dropped in Bethlehem Pa?

Peeps Chick drop
Bethlehem is the home of the candy brand. The Peeps Chick drop is the highlight of PEEPSFEST, a two-day festival that celebrates the fun and excitement of the Peeps brand at the SteelStacks in Bethlehem. The chick weighs 400 pounds and is four feet tall. It descended for the countdown to 2020 at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Where are PEEPS made?

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
Peeps are manufactured by the Bethlehem, Pennsylvania-based Just Born candy company, which was founded in 1910 by a Russian immigrant named Sam Born and also manufactures such trick-or-treating offenses as Mike & Ikes and Hot Tamales.

Can you tour the Peeps factory?

What is the top selling Just Born theater box?

The MIKE AND IKE® Original and HOT TAMALES® Theater Boxes are two of the best selling items among candy packaged in boxes and are available nationally in all major retailers.

Who is Peeps owned by?

Just Born
Just Born is a family-owned candy manufacturer that has been in business since 1923 and through three generations. We make some of the most beloved and iconic candy brands: PEEPS®, MIKE AND IKE®, HOT TAMALES® and GOLDENBERG’S® PEANUT CHEWS® Candy Brands.

Where do they drop a peep on New Years?

Bethlehem will again drop a giant Peep to welcome the new year. The chick drop is the highlight of a two-day festival called PeepsFest, which celebrates the Peeps brand. Manufacturer Just Born started operating in Bethlehem in the 1930’s.

What is the zip code for Bethlehem PA?

Bethlehem/Zip codes