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The buses start shuttling visitors at 3 a.m. from the three busing locations. Aldi’s, Walmart, and McDonald’s. The last bus picks up is at 6:30 a.m. If you are not on a bus by 6:30 a.m., you will miss the event. The cost is $5 round trip. All passengers are searched prior to boarding the buses by the police. There is a handicapped shuttle located at the Aldi parking lot.
Find out more about Groundhog Day transportation.
It is not recommended you take a bag or a lawn chair to Gobbler’s Knob.
There is not a fee to get into the Knob for the event.
Phil does his Prognostication at about 7:28 a.m. Between 3 a.m.- and that time there is entertainment on the stage at the Knob.
There are port-a-potties, a bonfire, a concession stand, and souvenir stand. It is a cash-only event concession stand!
The weather is usually cold. So, dress appropriately! The entire event is outdoors so be prepared. We do have emergency services on staff if there are any issues and warming tents as well.
There is a firework show that starts at 6:30 a.m. at Gobbler’s Knob on February 2nd! It is a must a see.
There is an area closer to the front of the stage called the ‘Inner Circle Section’. There are passes for this section that will go on sale in the late fall. Members of the Groundhog Club have the first opportunity to purchase them before the general public. The price will be established and announced prior to the sale.