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Hackettstown’s Maifest and International Day brings road closures and parking restrictions

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) – Hackettstown Business Improvement District’s Maifest and International Day will be held this Saturday, May 20 and police are warning motorists of street closures and parking restrictions.

Police say there will be no parking on Valentine Street from Washington Street to Main Street, and Grand Avenue from Washington Street to Main Street. Those portions of Valentine St and Grand Ave will also be closed to vehicle traffic.

The roads will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. and expect traffic delays in the area, police said.

Police advise that any vehicle parked in a no parking zone will be ticketed and towed.

The festival will take place on Valentine Street and Grand Avenue from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

  • 12-5pm – All day specials, sales & food for International Day celebration throughout town
  • 12-5pm – Hackettstown Rescue vehicle tours for the family
  • 12 – 5pm – ARTstitution bus with face painting and crafts
  • 12-5pm; KIDS CORNER (fun, games, face painting, crafts etc.  (Corner of Grand Ave and Washington St)
  • 12pm – Man Skirt Beer Tapping with Hackettstown Mayor Jerry DiMaio
  • 12:30pm – Czig Meister Beer Tapping with Hackettstown Mayor Jerry DiMaio
  • 12:30-2:30pm – Rory O’Moore Irish Pipes Band (Roaming)
  • 2-4pm – KUDOS Barbershop Quartet (Roaming)
  • 2:30pm- NJ Civic Youth Ballet – Maipole dance at Czig Meister for Maifest
  • 3:30-5pm – Peter and the Wolfgang – Oompa Music (in front of Czig Meister on Valentine St)
  • 3:30pm- NJ Civic Youth Ballet -excerpt from Coppelia Spring Show on Grand Avenue
  • 3:30pm Colonial Musketeers Fife and Drum on Grand Avenue
Activities will be added daily to the schedule and for more information, visit

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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