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Best of Jim Thorpe: December 2023

2023 Jim Thorpe Olde Time Christmas

December 2-3, 9-10, 16-17


Second Annual Krampus Ball

7:00 PM – 10:00 PM | 268 W Broadway, Jim Thorpe

Get ready for a party like no other, filled with festive delights and unique attractions, including passed hors d'oeuvres and food & dessert stations, entertainment including The Oompah band and The Schutzengiggles, multiple indoor and outdoor areas to mix and mingle, thrilling costume contests with amazing prizes to be won, and creatively themed cocktails specially crafted for the occasion.


Santa Claus & Winter Character Train Rides

Catch a ride on the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway and await a visit from the one and only Santa Claus. Trips recur weekly starting December 1st until December 24th. Check the schedule for specific departure days and times. After Santa’s big day, take a ride with some wintery friends December 26th through December 30th to catch a peek at the snow covered mountains.


Yuletide Jingle at The Hofford Mill

December 15, 2023 | 5:00pm-9:00pm

Celebrate the holidays in old world fashion with delicious specials at the Gorge Eatery, carolers, family-style activities, a handcrafted holiday market, a visit from Santa and more. Leiby's Carriage Services will be providing horse drawn carriage rides and over 20 local vendors specializing in unique handcrafted items will be decorating the gallery and outdoor holiday lot.


Christmas in Tirol Master Class

Master the holidays while exploring wines perfect for gatherings and comparing Galen Glen to Austrian wines. Discover four different wine styles to enjoy with friends and family and make yourself the Holiday Hero this season: sparkling, dry white, red blend and glühwein. Includes curated food pairings.

*Seating area accessible only by staircase.*

Galen Glen Winery, 255 Winter Mountain Dr, Andreas, PA 18211


Mauch Chunk Opera House

The historic Mauch Chunk Opera House is one of America's oldest vaudeville theaters, in operation after more than 138 years. Today, the Mauch Chunk Opera House seats approximately 380, and is one of the northeast's premiere listening spaces and most intimate concert venues.

December Events


New Years Eve with Keystone Groove

December 31, 2023 | Broadway Grille

Join Keystone Groove for an unforgettable New Year's bash at Broadway Grille, where you'll dance, laugh, and celebrate the start of 2024 together! Tickets include lite fare and champagne toast.


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