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Threat of storms cause changes to the last day of Hackettstown’s Oktoberfest

HACKETTSTOWN, NJ (Warren County) –  Out of an abundance of caution and due to the predicted thunderstorms for Sunday afternoon, the Hackettstown Business Improvement District has decided to cancel the outdoor vendor market portion of Oktoberfest, according to Hackettstown Business Improvement District Executive Director Laurie Rapisardi.

Man Skirt, Czig Meister and Bea McNally’s will continue the festivities at their locations, as well as other Hackettstown businesses for continued Oktoberfest festivities throughout the day, Rapisardi said.

“Please know this decision did not come lightly and is based on the risk of thunder, lightning and rain during this afternoon’s event. Your safety is our top priority. Enjoy your day and be safe,” Rapisardi said.

Here are the activities and music scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 25:

  • 9am – Marty’s Reliable Cycle Bike Race (start/end Czig Meister)
  • All Day – Open Corn Hole, Giant Jenga, Giant Connect Four, Frisbee & Ball Toss, Face Painting & Dunk Tank (Bea McNally’s)
  • All Day – Axe ‘Em Out Throw House (Czig Meister)
  • All Day – Open Corn Hole (Czig Meister)
  • 12:00 – 2:00 – Roaming Oompah Band
  • 1:00 – **Stein Hold USSA Competition (Czig Meister)
  • 2:30 – 5:30 – Outcrops (Czig Meister)
  • 3:00 – 4:00 – **Corn Hole Tournament (Czig Meister)
  • 2:00 – 5:00 – Bea McNally’s DJ (Bea McNally’s)
  • 4:00 – Open Stein Hold (Man Skirt)
  • 4:00 – 7:00 – Jessica Koppinger Duo (Bea McNally’s-outside)

The Hackettstown Parking Authority is providing free parking in all municipal parking lots and metered parking spaces for Sunday, September 25, 2022.

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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