Jim Thorpe Birthday Celebration
May 21 & 22, 2022
Join us in honoring Jim Thorpe, one of the greatest athletes of the 20th century, and our town's namesake. Celebrate Jim Thorpe with native folklore, gift auctions, music, food, and carriage, trolley and train rides!
The Reading & Northern Railroad Brings Back the Locomotive 2102
Reading & Northern Railway's Locomotive 2102 is a T-1 class steam locomotive that has been out of service since October of 1991. It has just completed the first successful run of its five-year rebuild. Make sure to catch a ride on this historic steam engine as it makes its return.
~ Bright Path Brewing ~
Bright Path is a multi-family, multi-generational, locally owned, and operated small craft brewery in rural Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania with a focus on flavorful lagers and low-ABV session beers.
The brewery is home to a taproom that serves the latest releases and crowd favorites with the occasional food truck days. It is a place for everyone to gather, support one another, and feel welcome. Offering packaged to-go beer, kegs, and merch in the taproom as well.
Located conveniently on the East Side of Jim Thorpe on North St (Route 903).
Jim Thorpe Running Festival
May 14 & 15, 2022
Join us in this gorgeous mountain town for one of the most beautiful runs in the Northeast! The full marathon is a point-to-point BOSTON QUALIFIER with a steady 1-2% downgrade nearly the entire way!!
Registration ends May 12
7-miler with train ride
Scenic Bike Train
May 7 & 8, 2022
Enjoy a relaxing 25 mile train ride through the Lehigh Gorge. Then, pedal your bike back down to Jim Thorpe at your own pace along the Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail.
SHOWS AT THE 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.
May 21: Eaglemania
May 28: The Breakers (Tom Petty Tribute)
May 29: Rock Royalty
VICS JAZZ LOFT SHOWS
From Latin Jazz to Bebop, or African Rhythms to Classic Jazz, this acoustically exceptional venue is designed to inspire. Join us and enjoy an unforgettable evening filled with stunning art, engaging music, fantastic food, and craft cocktails! Doors Open at 6pm, shows at 7pm
May Events May 6: Bob Albanese Trio
May 13: DaMoJo and Hector Rosado
May 20: Bonito Finito
May 27: String Theory