WinterFest, Jim Thorpe, PA

Winterfest, Jim Thorpe PA

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               Angel Sponsor            
Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway
               Gold Sponsors            
Rainbow's End
Mauch Chunk Opera House
Inn at Jim Thorpe
Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank
               Silver Sponsors            
Sellers Books and Fine Art
Macaluso's Restaurant
Minnie Victoria Bed and Breakfast
Mauch Chunk Museum
Liberty Homes
Don Laine Campgrounds
Naturally Yours
The Moya Restaurant
Wildoner Insurance Agency, Jim Thorpe
The Vintagerie
               Bronze Sponsors            
Nature's Trail
Antonio's Pizzeria
Village at Palmerton
Homespun Cozy Inn and Gift Shop
Horizons Gifts and Smoke Shop
The Dreisbach House
               Valued Contributors            
The Times House Bed and Breakfast

Sponsor WinterFest!


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WinterFest 2015
February 14 and 15
Presidents Day Weekend
Jim Thorpe, PA

Presented by the
Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency

The Famous Jim Thorpe Mug Walk
Buy a souvenir Jim Thorpe Mug at the train station for only $10 (benefits the Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency). It is white and tastefully trimmed in maroon, and features the Jim Thorpe Victorian logo. Businesses all over town will fill it for you, free!

Lehigh Gorge Train Rides
New for the holiday are trains which will operate three times daily from the Jim Thorpe Visitors Center / Train Station into Lehigh Gorge State Park, February 14th thru the 16th. Operated by the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway, more information about the trains is available on

Free Kids' Shows
Saturday, February 14 and Sunday, February 15th
Kids' Shows with Al Grout

Al Grout
is a sensational entertainer that has been performing since 1977, and does over 200 shows a year. This performing artist is tops in family entertainment. Audiences from small children to senior citizens will enjoy the most difficult and entertaining juggling being done today.
Shows on Saturday and Sunday - at the Opera House (Saturday) and the Mauch Chunk Museum (Sunday, 50 yards past the Opera House), both at 2 PM.

Ice and Wood Carving Demonstrations
Masters of the Chainsaw is a group of the nation's top professional chainsaw sculptors, dedicated to promoting and preserving the integrity of the art form and its performance.

The beautiful sculptures are then sold at the train station on Sunday, February 16 at 4 PM. Proceeds benefit the Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency.

Ice Carving demonstrations by Sculpted Ice Works to be held both days of event in Asa Packer Park and at Opera House Square.

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides
Go back in time when carriages filled the streets of Old Mauch Chunk! Weather permitting. More info here.

Shopping, Dining & Attractions
Most local shops, restaurants and attractions offer special deals during WinterFest Weekend. Ask for a coupon flyer at the train station in downtown Jim Thorpe and participating establishments.

Friday and Saturday February 13 and 14
Tusk-The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute

How to Get Here
Click here for maps and directions.

Where to Park
Best to use the Carbon County Municipal Lot behind the downtown train station. Parking is free after 5 PM!

If you are arriving in Jim Thorpe on 209S from Stroudsburg, bear right through the light and in approximately 50 yards on your right, you'll see the lot entrance. If you are coming from 903S, then cross the bridge and go left at the light. From Nesquehoning on 209N just proceed straight through the light. In about 150 yards you'll see the lot on your left.