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Event Schedule


Winterfest is an annual event in Jim Thorpe that heralds' luminaries that line the streets, restaurant and shop specials & our annual MUG WALK
on Saturday and Sunday of president's day weekend.

Explore our town for the best winter experience provided with theme ice sculptures and music events. Look for participating restaurants Winterfest themed drinks and specials posted on our Facebook Event page.

February 15th

Jim Thorpe's Third Thursday kicks off our Winterfest weekend with select shops,
staying open later & restaurants and participating locations offering discounts.
Parking is free after 5pm at the Train Station and in the business district. 

Streets will be illuminated with The Love & Light Luminary Walk & you may even catch a Crystal Carriage Ride (weather permitting) 
7-10pm Open Mic @ The Broadway Grille & Pub

February 16th 

The Luminary Walk continues. 
Crystal Carriage Rides (weather permitting) 

If you're lucky you may catch a 70 minute Jim Thorpe Trolley Tours (weather permitting) 
7-10pm McGeehan Duo @ The Broadway Grille & Pub

The Rush Experience at the Mauch Chunk Opera House 


February 17th

10am Winterfest Yoga at the Mauch Chunk Ballroom

10am -3pm Mug Walk Pick Up At The Train Station

10am-5pm - The Mug Walk!

DJ/Music in Josiah White Park

11am-5pm Winter Wonderland, Mauch Chunk Ballroom

Jim Thorpe Trolley Tours (weather permitting) 
Crystal Carriage Rides (weather permitting)

Live Ice Carving at The Dolon House 11am-3pm
3-6pm Not John @ The Broadway Grille & Pub
7-10pm Q Ball @ The Broadway Underground

Love & Light Luminary Walk
The ELO Tribute Show at the Mauch Chunk Opera House


February 18th

10am -3pm Mug Walk Pick Up At The Train Station

10-5pm The Mug Walk!

11am-5pm Winter Family Warming Station, Mauch Chunk Ballroom 

Snow & DJ/Music in Josiah White Park

Jim Thorpe Trolley Tours (weather permitting
3-6pm Dustin Douglas @ The Broadway Grille & Pub
12-5pm Crystal Carriage Rides (weather permitting) 

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Our 70-minute round trip trains will be running Saturday and Sunday during Winterfest. Departures will be at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.


We also have an excursion train coming to Jim Thorpe from Reading PA. We just started selling tickets which has the potential to consist of 100+ passengers being brought to Jim Thorpe each day. 

Crystal View Carriage Rides

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Roll & relax through the quaint streets of
Jim Thorpe in a Horse drawn carriage. The professionals at Crystal View Carriage will show you all of downtown's quintessential beauty, set to the regal sounds of hooves clicking on cobblestone.

Arrive calm, cool and collected,
and leave with SWOON worthy memories (and photos). 


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