Founded in 1998, the Allen West Festival is held on the second weekend in June each year. It is held concurrently with the Allentown Art Festival, taking place in the heart of Allentown. The festival, produced by the Allentown Association, exists to promote local artisans and Allentown Businesses. In recent years there have been over 150 participating artists, vendors, restaurants and local businesses! This event is the largest fundraiser for the Allentown Association.