What to Expect

Plan accordingly for your visit to Gobbler's Knob in 2022!

Plan Ahead for Your Visit

Groundhog Day is an experience of a lifetime. Maybe it is on your bucket list, or maybe it falls on your birthday — or maybe you simply want to experience the Legend of Punxsutawney Phil. Whatever your reason — Groundhog Day is an event and holiday for everyone!

For traditional Groundhog Day Celebrations....


We have activities for all ages and for all different likings! All throughout the town of Punxsutawney, you will find many different events. The majority of the places are within walking distance of each other, so find a parking spot for the day, and get out and have some fun.


If you’re at Gobbler’s Knob for Phil’s Prognostication, you can expect to find a concession stand, information booth, porta-potties, a bonfire, souvenir tent, emergency services, and a ton of Phil’s Phans!

If you are interested in getting something from the concession stand and the souvenir tent at Gobbler’s Knob, we recommend you bring cash to make your purchases.


Gobbler’s Knob is a rustic location, and you can expect to be standing for quite some time in weather that can be anywhere from 45 degrees to -10 degrees. Be prepared for whatever type of weather there might be! Check the weather for Punxsutawney before you pack! Our zip code is 15767.

Our strongest recommendation is to keep your feet warm! Wear appropriate footwear and a hat!

Extra Tips

  • Dress Warm... boots, gloves, hat, many layers, hand warmers, etc. Groundhog Day is in February, in the middle of winter and middle of the night. 
  • Backpacks or bags are not recommended. They will be checked by the police. 
  • No alcohol or weapons of any sort are permitted. 
  • The selling out outside items and merchandise is not permitted. All violators will be asked to leave the property. 
  • There is no commercial photography or videography without prior consent of the GHC. The Groundhog Club reserves all rights to photographs taken at the Knob.
  • It is recommended that small children do not attend. 
  • It is standing room only. 
  • There is a platform available for handicap use.
If you have any questions, please contact admin@groundhog.org or 814-618-5591. 

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