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Hackettstown’s Halloween Downtown Event returning this year

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – After being being held virtual last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Hackettstown’s Halloween Downtown Event will be back on for its 8th year on Oct. 30, Hackettstown Police announced Wednesday.

The Halloween Downtown Event will be held on Saturday, October 30, from 3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. at The Gazebo, located at the corner of Main Street and West Moore Street.

The parade line up begins at 2:30 p.m. at Centenary University on West Moore St between First Avenue and Second Avenue.

The parade begins at 3:00 p.m. at Centenary University, goes down West Moore Street, to the Main Street Gazebo where kids will be able to get some candy from Mars Wrigley.

There will be a prize given out for the best costume for each of the following groups:

  • Infant to 3-years-old
  • 4-years-old to 6-years-old
  • 7-years-old to10-years-old
  • Best Pet Costume (Any Age)

After the parade, kids will then be able to Trick or Treat at the downtown businesses.

The event is sponsored by the Hackettstown Police Department, Mars Wrigley, Centenary University, Hackettstown Business Improvement District (BID) and Atlantic Health System/Hackettstown Medical Center.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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