Winterfest, Jim Thorpe PA

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2014 WinterFest Sponsors
 
Angel Sponsor
Liberty Homes
 
Gold Sponsors
Rainbow's End
Mauch Chunk Opera House
Jim Thorpe National Bank
Everything Nice
Broadway Grill
Inn at Jim Thorpe
 
Silver Sponsors
Jim Thorpe Camping Resort
Mountain Vista Realty
Natures Trail Gift Shop
Anita Shapolsky Gallery
Grammy Beas
Dreisbach House
 
Bronze Sponsors
Roberti & Roberti Attorneys
Naturally Yours
Chatelaine
Andy's Hot Dogs
Mauch Chunk Museum
Village at Palmerton
Gandy Dancer
True North Maps
Antonio's Italian Restaurant





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WinterFest 2015
February 14 and 15
Presidents Day Weekend

Jim Thorpe, PA

Presented by the
Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency

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 www.lgsry.com

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

Shows at the Mauch Chunk Opera House

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. FREE!

Friday, Saturday February 14 and 15
Tusk-The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute

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!

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.

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

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.