Carbon County Black Forest Krampusnacht | Map

Map of Kemmerer Park


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Kait Rose Studio offers beautifully made sustainable gifts and more.

Amanda Sledgen’s Studio

Amanda Sledgen’s Studio specializes in handmade crafts. We are particularly excited about their beaded spiders!

Artful Things by Darcie

Artful Things by Darcie offers handmade crafts. We particularly love their ornaments and little Christmas trees.

MacNeill Market

MacNeill Market specializes in high quality homemade vegetarian soaps, bath bombs, lip balms and more.

Alien Moon Arts

Alien Moon Arts creates both ornamental and functional sculptures that are delightfully spooky and fun.

Conjured Soap Products not only provide you with wickedly-wonderful skin care, but aid you in connecting to the metaphysical side of your world. Created with magical intentions, our products anchor you to an otherworldly realm unlocked by your inner being.

Arkadia Arts

Arkadia Arts, Jim Thorpe Art Group

Arkadia Arts is a collective of local artists. Our featured artist will be Kate Santee, a brilliant illustrator who will be offering caricatures as well as the hand-carved stamp Krampus cards she made for this event.

Within Harmony

Within Harmony describes themselves as providing services with a unique experience~utilizing state of the art Holistic methods including light, sound, color, and energy therapies~allowing you an immersive experience to benefit the mind, body, and spirit. They offer several different holistic therapies including Reiki, Chromotherapy, and Crystal Energy sessions. They also offer books, crystals & minerals, smudge accessories and more. 

Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development, the main sponsor of this event, will be offering merchandise with the festival logo including hoodies, t-shirts, and beanies. They are also offering beautiful hand-forged jingle bells from Oak Street Forge that have been stamped with our logo. And by popular demand, we will be offering the Krampus Bait shirt!

Shannon Kuhn, local blacksmith, demonstrates his hand forged and stamped Krampus bells.

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Food & Drink

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Parlor Root Beer considers themselves “The Best F*cking Root Beer on Earth” and we agree. They offer traditional flavors like birch beer, as well as innovative ones like Butterscotch.

RK Mobile Foods

RK Mobile Foods is a local vendor that offers chicken sandwiches, fries, and more. We are most excited about the bacon on a stick!

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Beer & Wine Garden

Big Creek Vineyard is locally produced from root to glass. They’ve been making wine for over 30 years at their herbicide-free vineyard in Kresgeville and have had a storefront in Jim Thorpe for over 20. They will be offering their entire selection of wines by the glass as well as two specials, served hot: Glühwein (mulled red wine) and Spiked Apple Pie (spiced apple wine with ginger brandy).

All of the natural decorations you see in the park (red berries, vines, sumac buds, pine boughs, etc.) were foraged from their vineyard.

Insurrection Distillery is a chic micro distillery offering grain to glass distillates, PA craft brews, and wine. 

Krampus Specials in the Historic District

Businesses that are outside of the festival in the historic district of Jim Thorpe wanted to get in on the Krampus spirit!

The Dimmick Memorial Library is having a book sale from 10:00AM -3:30PM. Click here for directions.

Sellers Books on Broadway has these Krampus playing cards in stock for only $6.95. They’re also offering a 15% discount to costumed shoppers. Click here for directions.

Artisanal Gifts – Mabacol brand will pay $10 towards your parking with a purchase of more than $150. Buy high top boots & you will get a free leather crossbody three zippered bag. Click here for directions.

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Accessible parking is available right at the base of the park on Packer Hill Avenue. The county lot adjacent to the park is strictly for accessible and vendor parking only. Accessible parking placards are required and must be displayed or you will be towed.

Additional off-site parking is available at Sam Miller Field for $10 on North Ave, Jim Thorpe. Since Packer Hill Ave will be closed to thru traffic for the festival, you must take Liberty Rd off of Route 209 next to Antler Ridge Winery & Dee Zine’s Flowers & Gifts and then make a right onto North Avenue.

You can walk to the festival by taking Spruce Avenue directly across from Sam Miller Field, making a left onto Center Avenue, and following that road all the way down to the park. Walk time is an estimated 11 minutes.

You may also park in the Municipal Lot by the train station for $12, located at 1 Susquehanna Street:

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Info Booth

If you have any questions/concerns or require assistance during the festival, please come to our booth located by the path leading from the Accessible/Vendor Parking and the Beer & Wine Garden.

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