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Phil predicts an early spring! Groundhog Day 2024

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PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Each year Punxsutawney Phil predicts whether there will there be six more weeks of winter or early spring when he emerges from Gobbler’s Knob on Groundhog Day.

It’s official, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow!

Phil did not see his shadow, meaning spring is expected to come early in 2024.

In 2023, Phil saw his shadow, signaling six more weeks of winter. It was the 108th time Phil as seen his shadow since the tradition began in 1887.

How did the Groundhog Day tradition begin? Click here to find out!

Every year, Gobbler’s Knob fills up with people from around the world. Everything from locals to newlyweds and even some real-life characters, truly living their best life will be there.

Forget the chapel, this TN couple got married at Gobbler’s Knob for Groundhog Day 2022

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

Groundhog Day 2023 crowd at Gobbler’s Knob

The festivities exploded worldwide after the release of ‘Groundhog Day’ starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell in 1993. The event would see around 5,000 people attending yearly to now up to 35,000 people every year since the movie debuted 31 years ago.

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Punxsutawney prepares for wave of Groundhog Day tourists: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — As we inch closer to Groundhog Day 2024, Punxsutawney businesses are preparing for the slew of tourists that will soon swarm the home of Pennsylvania’s favorite forecaster. […]

Punxsutawney pottery business designs custom Phil pieces: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) – In Punxsutawney many businesses and hotels are getting ready for the extra tourists visiting the area for Groundhog Day.  At Yvette Lepley Pottery, special handcrafted pieces of […]

Punxsutawney Weather Center adds new exhibit: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Punxsutawney Weather Center now has a new interactive glacier exhibit just in time for Groundhog Day.  The new exhibit, called “Ice is Nice,” was planned in […]

PETA wants to replace Punxsutawney Phil. This time with a giant coin: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has spent years trying to convince officials to replace Punxsutawney Phil and they continued in 2024 with a giant […]

Punxsutawney Phil heads to Harrisburg, gearing up for Groundhog Day 2024: HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) – Pennsylvania’s favorite groundhog is sitting down with the governor on Wednesday, 100 days in advance of Groundhog Day 2024. Governor Josh Shapiro and the Department of Community […]

​ PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Each year Punxsutawney Phil predicts whether there will there be six more weeks of winter or early spring when he emerges from Gobbler’s Knob on Groundhog Day.

It’s official, Punxsutawney Phil did not see his shadow!

Phil did not see his shadow, meaning spring is expected to come early in 2024.

In 2023, Phil saw his shadow, signaling six more weeks of winter. It was the 108th time Phil as seen his shadow since the tradition began in 1887.

How did the Groundhog Day tradition begin? Click here to find out!

Every year, Gobbler’s Knob fills up with people from around the world. Everything from locals to newlyweds and even some real-life characters, truly living their best life will be there.

Forget the chapel, this TN couple got married at Gobbler’s Knob for Groundhog Day 2022

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The festivities exploded worldwide after the release of ‘Groundhog Day’ starring Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell in 1993. The event would see around 5,000 people attending yearly to now up to 35,000 people every year since the movie debuted 31 years ago.

More Groundhog Day Coverage:

Punxsutawney prepares for wave of Groundhog Day tourists: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — As we inch closer to Groundhog Day 2024, Punxsutawney businesses are preparing for the slew of tourists that will soon swarm the home of Pennsylvania’s favorite forecaster.

Punxsutawney pottery business designs custom Phil pieces: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) – In Punxsutawney many businesses and hotels are getting ready for the extra tourists visiting the area for Groundhog Day.  At Yvette Lepley Pottery, special handcrafted pieces of

Punxsutawney Weather Center adds new exhibit: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) – The Punxsutawney Weather Center now has a new interactive glacier exhibit just in time for Groundhog Day.  The new exhibit, called “Ice is Nice,” was planned in

PETA wants to replace Punxsutawney Phil. This time with a giant coin: PUNXSUTAWNEY, Pa. (WTAJ) — PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) has spent years trying to convince officials to replace Punxsutawney Phil and they continued in 2024 with a giant

Punxsutawney Phil heads to Harrisburg, gearing up for Groundhog Day 2024: HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) – Pennsylvania’s favorite groundhog is sitting down with the governor on Wednesday, 100 days in advance of Groundhog Day 2024. Governor Josh Shapiro and the Department of Community Read More National NewsRochesterFirst  

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