The 10th Annual Halloween Downtown Event will be held on Saturday, October 28, 2023 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. at The Gazebo (Main St & West Moore St).
Parade Line Up: 2:00 p.m. - at Centenary University on West Moore St (between Beatty St and Second Ave). Judging will conclude at 2:50 p.m. The winners will be picked and then lead the parade.
Parade: 3:00 p.m. - starts at Centenary University, goes down West Moore St, to the Main St Gazebo where kids will be able to get some candy from Mars Wrigley, a gift from Atlantic Health System/Hackettstown Medical Center (while supplies last), and a free pumpkin donated by Donaldson Farms (while supplies last).
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 to 10yrs old
• 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 (213 Main St).
Sponsored by: Hackettstown Police Department, Mars Wrigley, Centenary University, Hackettstown Business Improvement District (BID) and Atlantic Health System/Hackettstown Medical Center.