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Best of Jim Thorpe: October 2022

Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Festival

Join us for another season of Jim Thorpe’s legendary Fall Foliage Festival! Free music venues, unique food vendors, horse and carriage rides, and fall foliage historic train rides by the Lehigh Gorge Scenic Railway.

Parking Info | Music Schedule | Train Schedule


Rotary Ghost Walks

Enjoy intriguing tales of reported ghoulish encounters and stories of historic properties and people along Broadway. The one-mile, round trip, walks start at the Inn at Jim Thorpe, 24 Broadway. Led by a costumed storyteller with lantern, the walks, all outside, last about an hour, unless the spirits have other ideas! See schedule for walk dates and more information.


Old Jail Ghost Tours

October 8, 2022 - October 29, 2022

Saturdays 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM

$15/adults; children under 12 are not permitted

Every Saturday in October, stroll the dark halls of the original 1871 Old Jail and HEAR haunting tales of true, ghostly happenings while you HUNT for spirits. Enjoy spine-chilling stories that really occurred in the Old Jail. This is not a made-up haunted house; the Old Jail is home to REAL spirits. Tours begin every 20 minutes. No advance tickets.


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.

October Events

10/27: Gadan


Monster Ball Bash

October 29th, 2022

Slopeside Pub & Grill: 1660 Blue Mountain Drive, Palmerton, PA 18071

Calling all ghouls and gals, celebrate the season at Slopeside Halloween Party, the Monster Ball Bash! Come dressed to impress and be prepared for a scary-good-time! Adults ages 21 & over are invited for a night of Halloween festivities featuring live music, drink specials, promo giveaways, prizes and more!


Blue Mountain Fall Harvest Day

October 15

1535 Lower Smith Gap Road, Kunkletown PA

Come out for live music 2pm to 5pm, goat yoga, farm tours, Trick-or-Treat stations, Farm-fresh eats, Pumpkins for purchase from our Pumpkin Patch, Fire pits and corn hole.


Waldorf Estate of Fear

Fridays and Saturdays in October 7pm-11pm

6325 Interchange Rd, Lehighton, PA 18235

Two terrifying haunts, escape rooms, paranormal investigations and more!

See calendar for special events


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