Jim Thorpe Fall Festival

Plan a scenic autumn escape to beautiful Carbon County in the Poconos.

Colorful leaves drift across cobblestone streets, charming cafes tempt passersby to stop in and try a special fall drink or snack, local storytellers share haunted legends by lantern light: there's nothing like fall in Jim Thorpe! Whether you're planning a midweek overnight escape to see the foliage at its peak or you're in town for the popular Jim Thorpe Fall Foliage Festival running weekends throughout October, you'll find plenty of fall fun in Carbon County.

Set in the midst of the stunning Lehigh River Gorge, this historic town is surrounded by the natural beauty of the season, with lots of nearby attractions and outdoor adventures to try, from train excursions to whitewater rafting. Take a look at the Southern Region portion of our fall foliage forecast to find current color conditions for Jim Thorpe fall foliage and check our upcoming events calendar to find more details about fall festivals in the area.

Jim Thorpe is a popular destination, particularly in the fall! Be sure to book your hotel in advance and plan ahead for parking. The Jim Thorpe Visitors Center located in the train station will be open extended hours from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekends from September 30 through November 5, 2023. Stop by to get some inspiration for your trip and enjoy live music performances!

Fall Foliage Events

Lodging Options

A destination as rich in history as in beauty, Jim Thorpe in the Pocono Mountains has no shortage of comfortable lodging options.