The team at Zanya Spa Salon is looking forward to delivering the type of beauty, relaxation and wellness experience you have come to expect from them when they reopen on June 22! They will be putting new guidelines, protocols, and safety measures into place for you to feel safe and comfortable.

While you’re waiting, you can still keep your hair and skin healthy with the products you love! Or maybe even purchase yourself, or a friend (or both), a gift card so that you are ready to have the ultimate day of pampering once they open. You can now shop your favorite brands online, as well as Zanya gift cards, and have them shipped directly to you, all in the comfort of your home.  Zanya is also offering FREE shipping for any orders over $150 from their online store. The Zanya Spa Salon team cannot wait to see you all very soon! 

Summer is one of the best times to explore Hunterdon County, with its lush greenery, scenic waterways and acres of parkland far away from the maddening crowds. Add to that charming Main Streets filled with eclectic shops. artisan wares and delectable dining in intimate settings, you won’t find a better place to soak up the sun and relax. While COVID-19 restrictions will add a new dimension to this season’s activities, there is still plenty to do.

And we’ll keep updating this as COVID-19 restrictions are eased and more things open up. We can’t wait to celebrate summer with you!

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Summer Events & Things to Do

Food & Drink

Health & Beauty

Outside Fun

Summer Events & Things to Do

The Paint Party Studio/Hammer and Stain Central Jersey

48 Main Street Flemington, NJ 08822

The Paint Party Studio is so excited to offer Camp in a Box Kits for your little ones this summer! You get to choose (4) projects and your choice of wood, canvas or ceramics. These creative kits will give your child the hours of creative fun they need during the summer!! Special pricing – $100! They also offer Adult Take Home Kits, as well as various take home gift ideas. Visit their site or call for full details and offerings.

44th Music Under the Stars Concert Series

When: Wed., June 24, then Thursdays July 2-Aug. 13 7 p.m.-9 p.m.
Where: Deer Path Park, 120 W Woodschurch Road, Flemington

This annual event is still on, although expect social distancing measures, such as keeping blankets and chairs 6-feet from other concert goers.

Note: Concerts are cancelled for June 24, July 2, 9, 16 and 23. 

Flemington Car, Truck and Motorcycle show

When: Saturdays, June 27-Sept. 5th, 5:30 p.m.
Where: Main Street, Flemington

This popular summer series typically features Mopars, motorcycles, Pontiac muscle cars, Mustangs, Thunderbirds and British antique cars. It’s currently on hold with hopes to resume in late summer.

Rock and Roll Flea Market

When: July 25, noon-5 p.m.
Where: Artie’s Bar and Grill, 1121 Route 12, Frenchtown

Artie’s will host its first rock and roll outdoor flea market. As of now, it looks like the event is still on, but take a look at the Facebook Event page for updates. (And you can also purchase vendor spots.)

2020 Annual Wheels for the Wheel Car show

When: Sunday, July 26 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Where: The Red Mill Museum, 56 Main Street, Clinton

This annual car show was moved from May to July. Organizers are still looking for vendors and car enthusiasts.

Food and Drink

Frozen Treats

Jimmy’s Ice Cream

525 Milford Warren Glen Road, Milford

A Hunterdon Happening Winner for Best Ice Cream, this popular stand offers take out food and drive up service. Lines get long, particularly after local sporting events, but it’s worth the wait.

Scoops on Wheels

Whitehouse Station

Forget the days of the ice cream truck driving down your street. This venture will deliver your order right to your door. Orders much be placed by noon the day before delivery. Currently, it’s specializing in pints as gifts for high school graduates. Started last year, already the company is a Hunterdon Happening Finalist for Best Ice Cream.

Gronsky’s Milk House

125 W. Main Street, High Bridge

Currently offering takeout only, this Hunterdon Happening Finalist for Best Ice Cream serves breakfast and lunch on weekends only, from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Owowcow Creamery

237 N. Union Street, Lambertville

Everything this Hunterdon Happening List Finalist for Best Ice Cream produces is made from scratch using local organic and natural ingredients.

Thee Ice Cream Parlor

463 Route 202, Flemington

Step back in time to the 1950s at this Hunterdon Happening List Finalist for Best Ice cream, which offers more than 80 flavors of homemade, hand-dipped ice cream and soft serve.

Red Barn Milk Company

392 Route 31, Ringoes

A partnership between Hun-Val Dairy Farm in Ringoes and Double Brook Farm in Hopewell, this roadside ice cream stand also serves as a farm market, offering eggs, milk, pasta, sauces, meat and yogurt.

Just Chill Frozen Desserts and Creperie

47 Main Street, Clinton

This Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Frozen Yogurt also offers homemade gelato, sorbets, smoothie bowls, fondue and other treats.

Outdoor Dining

Outdoor dining is open in Hunterdon County as of Monday, June 15! Here are just some of the local restaurants that are welcoming guests to dine al freco.

Lambertville Station

11 Bridge Street, Lambertville

Lambertville Station, Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Outdoor Dining, will be opening up its outdoor seating on June 15th, operating at 50% capacity to promote social distancing. The popular riverside restaurant is also offering curbside pickup and takeout of its menu items. For more information, visit

Lovin Oven

62 Trenton Ave # A, Frenchtown

Currently this Hunterdon Happening List Finalist for Outdoor Dining is offering curbside pickup for its specialties every Wednesday and Sunday. They plan to open for outdoor eating with table service on June 18.

The Clean Plate

49 Main Street, Clinton

This Hunterdon Happening Finalist for Best Outdoor Restaurant will reopen June 10 for takeout and offer patio seating on June 15. Reservations are suggested, as the popular eatery will have to comply with the state’s 50% capacity restrictions. Heat and eat prepared meals and grocery items are available for curbside pickup.

Harper’s Table

1316 Route 31 N, Annandale

This Hunterdon Happening List Finalist for Best Outdoor Dining hosts daily cocktails-to-go specials including adult slushies, pina coladas and watermelon margaritas. It also offers curbside food pickup with some fun new additions, such as grilled peach salad or Tuscan chicken. For the most up-to-date offerings, check out their Facebook page.

Hamilton Grill Room

8 Coryell Street, Lambertville

This Hunterdon Happening List Finalist for Best Outdoor Dining has an ever-changing Mediteranean menu with outdoor dining in a quaint, canal-side locale. They plan to reopen with limited outdoor seating on June 18.

And here are some more area restaurants open with outdoor seating:

Juniper Hill Restaurant and Bar, Annandale

Mountain View Chalet, Asbury

Designer Dawgs, Clinton

Blue Fish Grill, Flemington

Viva Mexico, Flemington

Stanton Italian Table, Flemington

Artie’s Bar & Grill, Frenchtown

Cafe Maria, Frenchtown

The National Hotel, Frenchtown

El Tule, Lambertville

D’Floret Restaurant, Lambertville (on June 17)

Lambertville House, Lambertville (on June 19)

Chelseas Restaurant and Pub, Lebanon

Tewksbury Inn, Oldwick

Red Barn Milk Company, Ringoes

Verve, Somerville

Farmers Markets

Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market, Happening List Winner

When: Every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. from now through November 22
Where: Dvoor Farm, 111 Mine Street, Flemington

They have a great selection of organic fruits and veggies; all-natural beef, chicken and pork; cheeses; honey; artisan breads; locally roasted coffee and more. This year they’re expecting several new vendors including Michisk Farm, Stewgler Farm & Forest (Gorgeous Goat), Fare Is Fowl and Evergreen Refill. The usual entertainment of yoga, music and circus acts won’t be playing this year, due to the pandemic.

Click here to read our complete 2020 Farmers Market Guide.

Health and Beauty

Zanya Salon Spa

287 S Main St, Lambertville, NJ 08530

The team at Zanya Spa Salon is looking forward to delivering the type of beauty, relaxation and wellness experience you have come to expect from them when they reopen on June 22! They will be putting new guidelines, protocols, and safety measures into place for you to feel safe and comfortable.

While you’re waiting, you can still keep your hair and skin healthy with the products you love! Or maybe even purchase yourself, or a friend (or both), a gift card so that you are ready to have the ultimate day of pampering once they open. You can now shop your favorite brands online, as well as Zanya gift cards, and have them shipped directly to you, all in the comfort of your home. Zanya is also offering FREE shipping for any orders over $150 from their online store. The Zanya Spa Salon team cannot wait to see you all very soon! 

Basil Bandwagon Natural Market

Clinton- 38 Old Hwy 22 | 908-735-3822
Flemington- 276 US Hwy 202/31 | 908-788-5737
Lambertville- 239 N. Union St | 609-460-4500 NEW LOCATION NOW OPEN!
Stock up on your favorite backyard picnic staples and healthy living products at Basil Bandwagon. Grilling meats, fresh produce, salads from their farm-to-market cafes, frozen treats, deet-free bug spray, natural sunscreen, organic wellness drinks, and more. Basil Bandwagon is open for in-store shopping, curbside pickup and delivery.
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Beauty Releaf

Beauty Releaf is an anti-aging company that focuses on the skins wellness and its ability to repair, balance, detox, and heals itself. This approach helps to slow and reverse the aging process. Their pure 100% natural product line is free of toxins or synthetic compounds.

Their CBD-Infused Multi-Tasker is the perfect unisex skincare solution. It is a “one and done” anti-inflammatory, anti-aging, face serum. and light moisturizer in one. It will help soothe, calm, reduce redness, hydrate, and protect the skin.

You’ll also want to check out their Spring/Summer Collection of CBD-infused Lip-Taskers. No ordinary lip glosses, they’re an all-natural intense lip treatment combined with the texture and finish of an ultra-luxurious highly pigmented lip gloss. Formulated with powerful antioxidant enriched ingredients and infused with the gold standard of Full-Spectrum CBD to help protect, prevent and reduce inflammation and signs of aging while soothing, healing and softening the lips.

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Purotu Salon

36 Bridge Street, Frenchtown

Set to reopen on June 22, this Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Manicure provides a paradox of open space and intimacy.

Artiste Salon

56 Payne Road, Lebanon

Also reopening June 22, this Hunterdon Happening Winner for Best Blowout offers high-quality styling service to bring out your inner beauty. Check out the salon’s Facebook page for protocols it will be putting in place to comply with state COVID19 guidelines.

Splitenz Salon Studio

23 E Main Street, Clinton

Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Hair Colorist, the salon also offers hair extentions, wigs and hair cuts in an eclectic setting.

CUT artisan. hair. design.

29 Bloomfield Ave., Flemington

This Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best haircut is currently accepting online appointment requests for when it reopens on June 22. It also sells a host of hair products online.

AM Salon

8 Main Street, Flemington

If this lockdown hasn’t made your locks grow, consider adding some length from this Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Hair Extensions. The salon also sells Jack Winn Hair products online.

Natural Beauty by Jamie

69 Main Street, Flemington

Look no further for green, sustainable beauty needs. This Hunterdon Happening Winner for Best Makeup also offers ammonia and odor free hair coloring from  L’Oreal. It will be open seven days a week once the state’s COVID19 restrictions are lifted.

As stay at home restrictions become more relaxed over the summer, people are going to be more eager than ever to get outside and enjoy the summer weather. Here’s a list of beautiful Hunterdon County destinations to breathe in the fresh air, soak up that Vitamin D, and enjoy some space!

Take a self-guided tour

Take a walking tour

Lambertville , Frenchtown,  Califon and Clinton all have walking tours, some of which are self-guided. Or have 2019 Hunterdon Happening List Winner Sister Cities Tours in Lambertville create a tour for you based on your interests.

Wine-Tasting Tour

Hunterdon County is home to four wineries which exemplify why the county is being called the Napa Valley of New Jersey. Each offers daily tastings, along with entertainment, fun gifts and food. Check out this link for  more information.

Museum Tour

Hunterdon County is host to 16 museums that vary from arts to living history. Here is a complete list along with descriptions so you can start planning your day.

Parks Tour

If you’re looking to spend time outdoors in lush, breathtaking settings, then a tour of Hunterdon County’s parks is for you. Whether you use the county’s recently created hiking and biking trail maps to create your own tour or choose to take part in ones run by the park systems – such as a bird watching tour, a waterway tour, a flora and fauna tour or a photography tour – there are plenty of ways to spend the day. For more information, visit this link.

Farm Tour

Farms still abound in Hunterdon, with many offering pick-your-own fruits and vegetables. Some, such as Hunterdon Happening List Winner Schaefer Farms outside Flemington, also offer entertainment. Here is a list of farms worth checking out.

Spend a Day on the Greens

Oak Hill Golf Club

15 Fernwood Road, Milford

A membership-only club that has no upfront initiation fee, clubhouse facilities and a challenging course. Voted Hunterdon Happening List Winner for Best Golf Course.

Pine Creek Miniature Golf

394 Route 31, Ringoes

Featuring two award-winning miniature golf courses with par 4s, this Hunterdon Happening List Finalist for Best Golf Course is perfect for date night, parties and outings.

High Bridge Hills Golf Course

203 Cregar Road, High Bridge

This Hunterdon Happening List Finalist for Best Golf Course features a par-71 course overlooking the Spruce Run River with pro-shop and bar offering light fare.

Parks & Trails

Looking for somewhere to stretch your legs and get some exercise? These Hunterdon County parks have trails that are perfect for family-friendly excursions.

Please note that some of the facilities and features of the parks listed here might be closed at this time.

Cornhuskers Park

17 Dreahook Rd, Whitehouse Station

This Readington Township park has two baseball fields, one T-ball field, a field hockey field and a playground  geared to children ages 4 to 12. A concession stand and restrooms are also available.

Cushetunk Park

106 Old Mountain Road, Lebanon

This Readington Township park has a playground and walking trails.

East Whitehouse Park

93 Old Hwy 28, Whitehouse Station

The park has one softball field and a playground geared to children ages 5 to 12. It also includes an open area and picnic tables.

Hillcrest Park

12 Hillcrest Rd, Whitehouse Station

One of the larger Readington Township parks, this one has four softball fields, four soccer fields, a playground geared to children ages 2 to 12, a concession stand, restrooms, a picnic grove with tables and a dog park.

Pickell Park

509 County Road 523, Whitehouse Station

This park has a lighted softball field, two softball or T-ball fields without lights, three lighted tennis courts, a lighted basketball court, a playground geared to children ages 4 to 12, restrooms and a gazebo picnic grove.

Summer Road Park

Corner of Route 202 and Summer Road, Flemington

This park hosts four softball fields, four soccer fields, two playgrounds – one for tots and one for children ages 5 to 12 – basketball courts, an inline hockey rink, a concession stand, restrooms and a gazebo/pavilion picnic grove.

Blackwell Park

Everitts Road and Lavada Lane, Flemington

The seven-acre park includes a 1,865 foot walking trail, a children’s playground, a basketball court, a pavilion and a large open field for general use.

Lenape Park

Sergeantsville Road, Flemington

One mile south of the Raritan Township Police Station and Municipal Building, this park contains a 5,200-foot walking trail (80 feet short of a mile), a picnic grove with tables and grills, a playground, four Little League fields, two major league fields, three girls’ softball fields, four soccer fields and four basketball courts.

Mine Brook Park

Old Croton Road and Capner Street, Flemington

This park has a picnic pavilion with tables and grills, a children’s tot lot and a half-mile walking trail along the banks of Mine Brook.

Califon Island Park

Bank Street, Califon

This borough park has a playground, a basketball court, picnic tables, a spider web climber, a climbing wall, multiple slides, swings, firemen’s pole, tunnels, baseball field  and picnic pavillion and gazebo.

Lebanon Township Memorial Park

67 Bunnvale Road, Califon

Established as a 9/11 memorial, this park hosts a pavilion, volleyball and horseshoe pits, a children’s playground, a regulation softball field with electronic scoreboard, a walking path, and two basketball courts.

Ken Lockwood North

180-192 Raritan River Road, Califon

Featured on an L.L.Bean catalog cover in the 1990s, it straddles the South Branch of the Raritan River for about 2.5 miles, covering 260 acres. With access also available in High Bridge, the park offers mountain biking trails, hiking trails and fishing. It’s known best for its idyllic waterfall.

Alexandria Park

Little York Mount Pleasant Road, Milford

The township park has a playground for kids, riding arenas for horses, baseball fields, basketball courts, soccer/lacrosse fields, disc golf and a walking trail that spans just a little over a mile around the park.

Kingwood Township Park

200 Union Road, Frenchtown

This township park has a sand volleyball court, two horseshoe and shuffleboard courts, a bocce court,  ball fields, a playground, picnic area, pavilion and concession stand.  A one-mile loop trail encircles the park, with part of the trail travelling through a wooded natural area adjoining the Lockatong Creek.

Frenchtown Borough Park

Creek Road, Frenchtown

Amenities include new playground equipment, a zip line, a spider web climber, an ice skating rink in the winter, a suspension bridge, a creek for swimming or fishing, hiking trails, restrooms and a pavilion with picnic tables and grills.

Cavallo Park

2 Mount Hope Street, Lambertville

Playground with access to the Delaware and Raritan Canal Towpath, it includes a pavilion with an outdoor fireplace.

Hunterdon County Arboretum

1020 Route 31 North, Lebanon

The 73-acre site was once a commercial nursery. It features hiking trails, a 20,000-square-foot display garden and a Wizard Walk for children that ends at a castle.

Deer Path Park

120 West Woodschurch Road, Flemington

This 122-acre county park has a one-mile fitness trail that includes 15 exercise stations. An additional two miles of trails also traverse the park along with a 1-mile horse trail. There are two soccer fields and a softball field, a gazebo and garden, picnic tables and pavilion as well as a three-acre spring-fed pond for fishing. It also hosts the Summer Concert Series.

Teetertown Preserve

30 Pleasant Grove Road, Lebanon

This 17-acre county park has the highest elevation in Hunterdon County at 1,051 feet above sea level. It offers picnic tables, campsites, hiking trails and a compass course, which was created as an Eagle Scout project by Owen Donnelly of Port Murray.

Round Valley Recreation Area

1220 Lebanon-Stanton Road, Lebanon


The 2.000-acre state-owned reservoir offers swimming, boating, scuba and skin diving. There are playgrounds, beachfront volleyball courts, hiking trails, picnic tables with grills, restrooms and pet friendly campsites.

Spruce Run Recreation Area

68 Van Syckles Road, Clinton


This 2,030-acre state park offers swimming, boating, hunting, fishing, picnicking, camping and hiking. It’s also host to sailing regattas, triathlons and paddleboarding.

Hoffman Park

Baptist Corner Road, Holland

It offers more than four miles of trails that were old farm roads. The main challenge is the slope from the parking area to Manny’s Pond Road.

Charlestown Reservation

Charlestown Road, Hampton

This park offers more than 2.5miles of compacted trails that start with a moderate climb up a hillside to a field.


Bike alongside the South Branch of the Raritan River on trails designed for fishing access but open to cyclists. The Stanton Station Section, accessible from the Echo Hill Park on Route 31, offers a moderate ride along a cliff face, before ending at a popular fishing hole.

An old driveway serves as a biking trail in the Miquin Woods off Boy Scout Road in Lebanon Township. The ride is just shy of a mile.

To view the Hunterdon County Biking Reference Guide, click here.

Outdoor Activities

We’re outside … now what? Bring your laptop outside for a change of scenery while you work from home. Do some yard work. Exercise. Read a book. Or just go for a walk.

Here’s a list with lots of links of activities you and your family can do while enjoying the fresh air. 

Blow bubbles

Ride bikes

Play Frisbee

Read on a blanket

Have a picnic

Make some chalk art

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