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FESTIVALS - PARADES
The Jim Thorpe Chamber of Commerce is host to a variety of unique festivals and parades that attract thousands of visitors each year. We have many more events going on throughout the year, please check our Events Calendar for a full schedule.
 
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FALL FOLIAGE WEEKENDS IN JIM THORPE -website-
Jim Thorpe shines in the fall with train rides, food and art vendors, crafters, bike rentals and rides in our surrounding hills or along the Lehigh River on the newly-opened rail-trail, free entertainment at different venues throughout the downtown - there's something for the entire family!

Applications for Food vendors and Arts/Crafts vendors here!
October 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 2014, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
(570) 325-3007
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JIM THORPE BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION -website-
Our town commemorates our namesake, the greatest athlete of the 20th century, Jim Thorpe. Join us for performances downtown and at the Opera House, at the downtown park with vendors and crafters, the high school track team's Olympic run through town, and at the Jim Thorpe Memorial. For more information, call 570-325-9281 or amnt1@ptd.net or visit the festival website. Here's a video!
May 17 and 18, 2014, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
(570) 325-5810
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WINTERFEST -website-
Ice and wood carvers, Civil War re-enactors, performances at the Opera House, Jim Thorpe Mug Walk. free comedy shows for the kids, shopping discounts. Presidents Day Weekend
February 15 and 16, 2014, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
(570) 325-5810
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ST. PATRICK'S DAY PARADE
The area's most famous weekend, come join in the celebration of green, the day when everyone is Irish. Anyone interested in participating can contact Hugh Dugan (also this year’s Grand Marshal) by emailing irishfanhdd@hotmail.com. We are always looking for new entries.
March 16th, 2014, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
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JIM THORPE BURLESQUE FESTIVAL -website-
Jim Thorpe Burlesque produces the PA Burlesque Festival and Boolesque at the Mauch Chunk Opera House.
627 Oak Street, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
(570) 807-8891
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OLD TIME CHRISTMAS FESTIVAL -website-
Jim Thorpe couldn't look more beaufiful and be more charming than during the Christmas season. There are many events planned for the celebration of Old Time Christmas, come join us during this magical time.
Dec 6, 7, 8 and 14, 15, 2013, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
(570) 325-5810
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EARTH DAY CELEBRATION -website-
A celebration of Earth Day with great music, arts and crafts, food, education and awareness, and lots of good vibes. We've been celebrating Earth Day long before it became cool. It's a tradition here in Jim Thorpe! In 2014, headline show at the Opera House featuring The Lawn Boys (and NYC Phish tribute) and The Wallace Brothers. Rain Day 4/27. Call Shelli at 570-325-2079 for more info.
April 26, 2014, Jim Thorpe, PA, 18229
570-325-2079
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