Fall and Halloween fun are in full swing! (Well, 2020-style that is.) Take a look at our picks for things to do in Hunterdon County. And be sure to check out our 2020 Fall Guide for all the best things to do in the new season! Plus, find our 2020 Halloween Guide HERE.
Oktoberfest at Stangl and Turntable Junction
When: Friday, October 9 from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Saturday, October 10 from noon to 8 p.m.
Where: Flemington Filling Station, 144 Main Street, Flemington
The event will feature traditional oompah bands, seasonal craft beers, giant pretzels and other Oktoberfest food favorites. Masks are required and you’re encouraged to bring your own chairs and blankets. Find out more and register for tickets HERE. Admission is free.
Octoberfest at Artie’s Bar and Grill with “Dr. Dirty” John Valby
When: Friday, October 9 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Where: 1121 State Route 12, Frenchtown
The legendary hysterically bawdy and outrageous singer, songwriter, pianist, John Valby will be performing at Artie’s. Come out and enjoy the beautiful fall with some comedy. This will be an outdoor event and seating will be first come and socially safe. All guidelines will be followed. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased HERE.
Pumpkin Trains with Black River Railroad
When: Saturdays and Sundays, October 3 through October 25 with trains at 10 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Where: 80 Stangl Road, Flemington
Catch the train at Flemington Station for a ride to Everitt Farms at Pumpkin Junction! Your ticket includes round-trip train ride, entry to the corn maze and other activities. Tickets are $21 for adults and $15 for children ages 3 through 11. Children under 3 are free when riding on adult’s lap.
Free Drive-In Theatre Featuring Chitty Chitty Bang Bang
When: Saturday, October 10 from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. (arrive between 6 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.)
Where: South County Park, 1207 Route 179, Lambertville
Hop in your “ride” and come on down to South County Park. What’s playing? Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, a film released in 1968. A musical adventure fantasy set in England circa 1910. A down-on-his-luck inventor turns a broken-down Grand Prix car into a fancy vehicle for his children, and then they go off on a magical fantasy adventure to save their grandfather in a far-off land. Parking is limited, participants will enter on a first come, first served basis. If filled to capacity others will be denied entry. No food venders will attend this event.
Hocus Pocus Park-In Movie at Music Mountain Theatre
When: Saturday, October 10 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Where: 1483 Route 179, Lambertville
Music Mountain Theatre has temporarily converted their parking lot into a park-in movie lot. Tickets are $25 per car and can be purchased HERE.
New Waterwheel Celebration at Red Mill
When: Sunday, October 11 from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: 56 Main Street, Clinton
Red Mill has been fundraising to restore the iconic wheel to operation., and it was successful! They’ll be having a celebration on Sunday. Follow on Facebook for details.