Groundhog Day: Fun facts and fur

Published On: Feb 01 2012 05:38:49 PM PST   Updated On: Feb 02 2015 12:03:00 AM PST

Punxsutawney Phil either excites or disappoints us each year with his winter weather prediction on Groundhog Day. Learn more about where this tradition comes from.

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Other cities celebrate Groundhog’s Day as well. In southeastern Pennsylvania, Groundhog Lodges celebrate the holiday with social events in which food is served, speeches are made, and skits are performed. The Pennsylvania German dialect is the only language spoken at the event.

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