2022 Excursion to Jessup:
For specific event details, please visit Steamtown’s Event Calendar and navigate to the appropriate date.
Station Description and Details
Take a scenic train ride through the Lackawanna Valley to Jessup, PA. Enjoy the Jessup Hose Company No. 2 Annual Carnival and watch the Saint Ubaldo Day "Running of the Saints" celebration.
Event History: Held annually on the Saturday of Memorial Day weekend, Lackawanna County’s most unique festival only takes place in two places in the world: The sister Cities of Jessup, Pennsylvania, and Gubbio, Italy. Brought to Jessup in 1909, St. Ubaldo Day was a way for immigrants from Gubbio who largely settled in Jessup to feel connected to the home they left behind.
For over 100 years, this celebration has brought thousands of spectators to Lackawanna County to join in the fun. This wonderful tradition is an exciting combination of color, culture, pride, and faith that the whole family will enjoy.
Amenities: Food and refreshments are available for purchase at the Jessup Hose Company No. 2 Annual Carnival
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Train riders are reminded to remain seated, keep heads, hands, and arms inside the windows, and to use care when stepping up or down boarding and disembarking from the passenger coach.
Not wheelchair accessible.
Check in at the ticket and information booth before proceeding to the boarding platform.
There will be a 2.75 hour layover at the Jessup Station for the event.
Food and refreshiments are available for purchase at the Jessup Hose Company No. 2 Annual Carnival
There is one restroom in each passenger coach. Portable toilets are available at the destination.
The train operates rain or shine, but may occasionally be cancelled because of severe weather events.