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Hackettstown’s Halloween Downtown Event to be held on Oct. 29

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – The 9th annual Hackettstown Halloween Downtown Event will be held on Oct. 29, police announced Monday.

The Halloween Downtown Event will be held on Saturday, October 29, 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 2:00 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 and a gift from Atlantic Health System/Hackettstown Medical Center.

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
  • Family
  • Pet (Any Age)

After the parade, kids will then be able to Trick-or-Treat at the downtown businesses and Trunk-or-Treat from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the rear parking lot of Trinity United Methodist Church located at 213 Main St.

The event is sponsored by the Hackettstown Police Department and co-sponsored by Mars Wrigley/Mars, Incorporated, 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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