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Best of Jim Thorpe: January 2024

31st Annual Jim Thorpe WinterFest

Save the Date: February 15 -18, 2024

Winterfest is an annual event in Jim Thorpe that heralds luminaries that line the streets, restaurant & shop specials plus our infamous annual MUG WALK (Saturday and Sunday) of Presidents Day weekend.

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Third Thursday | Jim Thorpe Historic District

January 18, 2024 | 5:00 - 8:00PM

Shops Open Late | FREE Parking | Discounts & Specials


Sonic Snow Tubing at Blue Mountain

Join Blue Mountain Resort Thursday through Sunday after 5 p.m. to participate in Sonic Snow Tubing! Pack the car with family and friends and hit the snow tubing park and enjoy the laser light and music show while zipping down the lanes.


Winter Beach Party Seafood Boil

Friday, January 26 | 5:00-8:00pm

The Gorge Eatery | Weissport, PA


"Be Cool for Our School" Polar Plunge

Saturday, January 27 | 10:00am

Mauch Chunk Lake Park

Join us for the 11th Annual Marian Catholic High School Polar Plunge!

Just like it sounds...we jump in a lake! And it's cold! Registration open from 10am-11:30; first jump at 12 noon. Registration fee $35 cash or check at the event or in advance; Marian staff and students $25. Costumes encouraged and prizes awarded!! Must be 18 to plunge. No fee for spectators. Alternate date in case of inclement weather is Saturday, Feb. 3. Hope to see you there!


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.

January Events



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