WinterFest, Jim Thorpe, PA

ICEWinterFest 2015
February 14 and 15
Presidents Day Weekend
Jim Thorpe, PA
Presented by the
Jim Thorpe Tourism Agency


Buy a famous 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.


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 14 and 15
Tusk-The Ultimate Fleetwood Mac Tribute


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