Jim Thorpe Stay at Home Festival hosted by the Jim Thorpe American Legion Post 304. Festival is in Jim Thorpe Memorial Park. (Free but very limited parking). Event is 3pm-11pm with free live entertainment provided for by The Jim Thorpe Neighborhood Bank, free kids games at 3:30 pm (potato sack races, egg toss, peanut scramble, baloon toss, water relay, pie eating contest, and a water melon seed spitting contest. They give away a bunch of $1 coupons that can be used at the event and two new kids bicycles as prizes. There are also amusement rides, Buster the Clown, carnival games, lots of great food and beverages (including adult beverages). 1st Saturday in July each year. Fireworks at the Jim Thorpe High School football field (just a short walk from the festival) at 10 pm provided by the Mauch Chunk Trust Company.
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