Unfortunately due to COVID-19, the Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration scheduled for May 16-17, 2020 has been cancelled.
This annual event honors Jim Thorpe, a Native American, the Greatest Athlete of the 20th Century and the town's namesake. Next year's event is tentatively scheduled for the May 22-23, 2021and will include a Native American tribute at the Jim Thorpe Mausoleum along with free musical performances, Native American folklore, dancing and drumming, craft and food vendors. Please check our website for a full schedule of events for 2021.
Presented by the
Carbon Chamber for Economic Development Corporation