Hosted by the Hackettstown Business Improvement District, the annual Hackettstown Spring Festival, located on the fields at the intersection of Fifth and Reese Avenues during the first weekend in May, will feature an M&M’s World® “Pop Up” Store, great food, live music, amusement rides, and even a Teddy Bear Hospital.
Performances by community groups will set the stage in the Dining and Entertainment Tent on Saturday afternoon, followed by an evening of live music beginning at 6pm with ‘The Zero’s”, followed by “The Needful”, who will close out the night. On Sunday afternoon, look for ‘Dance Expressions’ and ‘Centenary Stage Company’ to perform selections from their upcoming shows. With the Festival Food Court nearby, attendees can enjoy a wide variety of carnival food while taking in the free entertainment
Saturday May 2nd
1:00 PM – Zumba
2:00 PM – Jazzercise of Hackettstown
3:00 PM – ‘Barkers Mill Road’
4:30 PM – ‘Alternate Groove Band’
6:00 PM – ‘Zerosus’
7:30 PM – ‘The Needful’
Sunday May 3rd
1:00 PM – Dance Expressions
2:00 PM – ‘Toxic Cocktail’
4:30 PM – Centenary Stage Company – Selections from ’25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’
In addition to their tried and true Festival activities and generous giveaways, Mars Chocolate North America will bring a temporary M&M’s World® “Pop Up” Store to this year’s Festival. The store will offer “Made in Hackettstown” items, as well as popular M&M’s merchandise for purchase during the following times: Friday, May 1st, 6-10pm; Saturday, May 2nd, 12 noon-8pm; and Sunday, May 3rd, 12 noon-4pm.
Hackettstown Regional Medical Center will also be mixing it up by adding a “Teddy Bear Hospital” to their activity area this year. Children ages 3 to 6 are invited to bring their ill or injured stuffed animals to the Teddy Bear Hospital (next to HRMC’s main tent) between 1 and 4pm on Saturday, May 2nd. HRMC will host boardwalk games and offer free healthy snacks in their main tent throughout the entire weekend.
The hours of the Spring Festival are as follows:
Friday, May 1st, 6-10pm
Saturday, May 2nd, 12 noon-10pm
Sunday, May 3rd, 12 noon-6pm
Discounted pre-sale ride tickets are available at Jack’s Scissor Wiz, Fulton Bank on Route 517 and on Mountain Avenue, Panther Valley Pharmacy and the Hackettstown BID Office from now until noon on Friday, May 1st. Pricing for pre-sale ride tickets is $20 for a sheet of 30 tickets. For those preferring a pay one price option, unlimited ride wristbands will be available Friday for $30 each, and Sunday for $25 each. Wristbands will not be sold or applicable for rides on Saturday. Admission to the Festival is free, with a suggested donation for parking.
Any exhibitors and food vendors, please use the links below.
Artists or performers who would like to participate are encouraged to contact the Hackettstown BID office at 908-850-5004. Sponsorship and exhibitor information can also be found on the Hackettstown BID’s website, www.HKTWN.com.
Thank you to our Sponsors:
EXHIBITOR and FOOD VENDOR REGISTRATION
Food Vendors To Date
Leon’s French Fries – Bloomin Onion, Chicken Fingers Chicken Fries, Peiorgies, Mozzarella sticks, Hot dogs, Corn Dogs, Nachos
Leon’s Funnel Cakes & Oreos
Celestine’s Catering (the Big Red Truck) – Southern Fried Chicken, Baked Mac & Cheese, Collard Greens, Potato Salad, Chicken/Bacon wrapped Medallions, Corn Bread, Sweet Potato Pie
Grecian Delights – Gyro, Chicken Pita, Pork & Chicken Kabobs, Veggie Rice
Hackettstown Rescue Squad – Sausage & Pepper subs, Pulled Pork subs, Sloppy Joes
The Scoop – Home made Ice Cream, Pop Corn, Pretzels, Cotton Candy, Root Beer Floats
Exhibitors to Date:
Abilities of Northwest Jersey, Inc.
Bath Fitter / O’Gorman Brothers
Breakpoint Community Church
Hackettstown Foundation for Educational Excellence
Hackettstown Regional Medical Center
Indian Creations/Cando Brothers
Karen Ann Quinlan Hospice
LeafFilter North of New Jersey, Inc.
Nelson Cordova Clothing and Accessories
Power Home Remodeling Group
Skylands Dental of NJ
The Orthopedic Institute of New Jersey
Warren County Community College
Warren County Republican Committee
SPACE in the Vendor tent is SOLD OUT – If you would like to have a space outside of the tent
Please contact the BID Office 908-850-5004