Hunterdon County is beautiful all year round, and there’s something extra special about the summertime. From the quaint boroughs to the scenic Delaware River and everything in between, it’s going to be a summer full of fun. Our 2023 Summer Guide includes the following categories: Food & Drink, Farmers Markets, Shopping & Self-Care, Events & Activities, Children’s Classes and Camps, and Other Local Services. Scroll down to start planning your best summer yet!

2023 Summer Guide Menu: Click the buttons below to jump to each section

Food & Drink
Farmers Markets
Shopping & Self-Care
Events & Activities
Children’s Activities
Local Services

Food & Drink

The Rail at Readington

157 Main Street, Whitehouse Station, NJ
(908) 534-0001

The Rail at Readington offers a casual atmosphere and an enjoyable setting to dine. The menu offers a wide variety of food options, including burgers, sandwiches, pizza, salads, pasta, ribs, chicken, steak and seafood dishes. There is a full bar serving specialty cocktails, beer and a wine list. It’s family-friendly, casual, yet also perfect for a romantic night out.

Food Trucks

Food trucks are a fun way to dine in the summer, as you are out and about. Be on the lookout for some of our favorite food trucks.

Va Fa Napoli Pizza

  2023 Happening List Winner  
(908) 528-1625

Va Fa Napoli Pizza is a family-owned pizza food truck based in Hunterdon County. Check the website to find the truck at an upcoming event.

Doggie Style Gourmet

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
(908) 268-0970

Doggie Style is a gourmet hot dog food truck, delivering food to private events and festivals throughout New Jersey and Eastern PA.

Maddalena’s Cheesecake/Dessert Truck

(609) 466-7510

Maddalena’s will bring award-winning desserts to your next event with a mobile dessert truck. The dessert truck serves Cheesecake-on-a-stick, dipped in chocolate and accented with a topping of your choice.

Happy Hour

Looking for a fun spot for drinks and apps before dinner? Check out our list of Happy Hour favorites.

The Pattenburg House

  2023 Happening List Winner  
512 Co Road 614, Asbury, NJ

The Pattenburg House won the title of Best Happy Hour in Hunterdon County. Happy Hour is on weekdays from 3-6 pm.

Harper’s Table

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
1316 NJ-31 North, Annandale, NJ

Harper’s Table is open for lunch and dinner, with a cozy, family-friendly atmosphere, a full bar and a diverse menu. Check out their happy hour!

Descendants Brewing Company

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
61 Bridge Street, Milford, NJ

Descendants Brewing Company offers Happy Hour from 4-6 pm. There are great prices on house taps, wine and some small bites.

Farmers Markets

Summertime is the best time to shop local for fresh produce and goods at Farmers Markets around the community. Some are open all year, providing baked goods, fresh ingredients and artisan goods. 

Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market

  2023 Happening List Winner  
Frenchtown Flemington Road, Flemington, NJ

The Hunterdon Land Trust Farmers Market is open every Sunday through Nov. 19 from 9 am – 1 pm.

Cervenka Farm

179 Klinesville Road, Flemington, NJ  
(908) 782-3671

Cervenka Farm is located on 138 acres in the rolling hills of Hunterdon County. You’ll find high quality produce, fruits and vegetables.

Dutch Country Farmers Market

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
19 Commerce Street, Flemington, NJ

The Dutch Country Farmers Market offers home-style comfort foods, sweet treats and farm fresh products.

Lauber’s Country Market

311 County Road 513, Frenchtown, NJ  
(908) 505-5420

Lauber’s Country Market sells produce, meats, flowers, eggs and more.

Stangl Factory Farmers Market

  2023 Happening List Finalist  
50 Stangl Road, Flemington, NJ

The Stangl Factory Farmers Market is every Saturday from 9 am – 3 pm featuring over 30 artisanal vendors.

Phillips Farm Market

564 Warren-Glen Road, Milford, NJ  
(908) 995-0022

The Phillips Farm Market is open year round where you’ll find their own farm grown-fruits, vegetables and plants, as well as locally-sourced produce and products, including dairy, meats and baked goods, eggs, etc.

Shopping & Self Care


Rascal Salvage Vintage

  2023 Happening List Winner  

7 Mc Donald St, High Bridge, NJ

Rascal Salvage Vintage is a collection of RAD vintage treasures specializing in all things eccentric, fun, colorful and unique, all hunted all over the tri-state area. You will find collectibles, old school toys, vintage vinyl, one of a kind home decor, original art, objects and more.

Sunbeam General Store

  2023 Happening List Winner  

10 Bridge St, Frenchtown, NJ

Nestled along the Delaware River in the historic Gem building, Sunbeam General Store provides people of the area and all those that pass through, a place to find a wide assortment of interesting and practical things to buy and a place to relax and have a good time.


Zanya Spa Salon

287 S. Main Street, Lambertville, NJ
(609) 773-0770

Zanya Spa Salon is located in the historic Laceworks Building in Lambertville, NJ. The award-winning salon and spa provide the best possible experience every time you walk through the doors. Services include hair cut and color, extensions, men’s cuts, makeup, lashes, facials, massages, sauna, energy healing and so much more.

Radiant Massage Therapy

  2023 Happening List Winner  

170 NJ-31 Suite 5, Flemington, NJ
(908) 824-0554

Radiant Massage Therapy offers signature massage services that include aromatherapy, dry body exfoliation and hot towels. They also offer medical massages, specialized massages, spray tans and body treatments.

Events & Activities

Summer Date Night

Music Mountain Theatre

  2023 Happening List Winner  

1483 NJ-179, Lambertville, NJ
(609) 397-3337

Music Mountain Theatre is playing shows all summer long. Something Rotten is playing through June 18th, Spring Awakening is playing June 23- July 9th, Assasins is playing July 14-30, On the Town from August 4-20 and All Shook Up from August 25-September 10th. See the website for the full calendar.

Beneduce Vineyards

  2023 Happening List Winner  

1 Jeremiah Ln, Pittstown, NJ
(908) 996-3823

Beneduce Vineyards is a farm winery in the hills of Hunterdon County. It’s run by sustainably-minded, 4th generation farmers that are seeking to prove that world-class wines can be grown and made right in Hunterdon County. The wines are handmade in small quantities using grapes from the farm and nowhere else. Check the website to see upcoming events.


  • Trivia Night at the Milford House (Milford)

  • Grab a cocktail at The Rathskeller Bar & Lounge (Frenchtown)

  • Have a beer at Highrail Brewing (High Bridge)

  • Play a round of golf at Beaver Creek Country Club (Clinton)

  • Tube down the Delaware River

  • Kayak or Paddle Board with Yellow Dog Paddle (Clinton)

Family-Friendly Activities

Black River & Western Railroad

  2023 Happening List Winner  

80 Stangl Road, Flemington, NJ
(908) 782-6622

Take a ride on the train! Railroad Heritage Day is June 10th & 11th and you will get the chance to learn about some of the locomotives, equipment and people that keep the railroad running. The ride begins at the Flemington Station. Throughout the summer, ride the Black River Limited and take a classic round-trip ride through Hunterdon County.

Hunterdon County 4H & Agricultural Fair

  2023 Happening List Winner  

 1207 NJ-179, Lambertville, NJ
August 23-27

The Hunterdon County 4H and Agricultural Fair will be held from August 23-27.

Flemington Opa! Greek Festival

  2023 Happening List Winner  

85 Voorhees Corner Rd, Flemington, NJ
June 9-11

The Flemington Opa! Festival is a Greek Festival in Hunterdon County. This event won “Best Foodie Event” for the Hunterdon Happening List 2023. There will be food and fun for the whole family, including authentic Greek food and pastries, Greek music and dancing, carnival games and more.

6th Annual Corn, Tomato and Beer Festival

  2023 Happening List Winner  

Stangl Road, Flemington, NJ
Saturday, August 12th

On Saturday, August 12th, the summer harvest meets the Flemington’s Arts & Cultural District on Stangl Road, where the 6th Annual Corn, Tomato, and Beer Festival celebrates sweet Jersey tomatoes, heirloom corn, local craft beer, live music, and family activities from noon to 8 pm. This event is attended by thousands and offers farm-to-table cuisine, a homage to NJ’s beloved corn and tomato dishes prepared by local restaurants and farmers. There will be live bands, kids’ activities, crafts and face painting, vegetable stands, and artisan vendors on Stangl Road.

Summer Camps & Children’s Activities

Nex Level Ninja Gym

  2023 Happening List Winner  

426 Case Blvd, Flemington, NJ
(908) 292-3103

Nex Level Ninja Summer Camp is from June 26 – August 25th. Camp days are filled with time on the Ninja Warrior obstacle course, plus other indoor and outdoor activities, including nerf battles, Friday Parties and more.

HealthQuest Fitness

  2023 Happening List Finalist  

310 NJ-31, Flemington, NJ
(908) 782-4009

HealthQuest’s Camp programs offer a warm welcoming, energetic and safe environment where children have the opportunity to gain confidence and build self-esteem while enjoying a fun-filled experience utilizing a private and spacious 105,000 sq. ft. climate-controlled facility and campus. Camp is from June-August.

Raven Rock Summer Programs

  2023 Happening List Finalist  

85 Grayrock Road, Clinton, NJ
33 Risler Street, Stockton, NJ

Have an unforgettable summer with memories that will last a lifetime. A summer at Raven Rock will be filled with friendships, fun, living history and adventures. The programs are designed for children ages 7-12 and they will be immersed in history and nature.

Read the full 2023 Summer Camp Guide

Local Services

J&J Landscaping and Garden Center

  2023 Happening List Winner  
143 NJ-31 S, Flemington, NJ

J&J was started in 1976 by Jack with his twin brother Jeff when they were seniors in high school. In 1979 the brothers moved to different areas and Jack ended up in Hunterdon County, taking on landscaping full time. He has now been a member of the Hunterdon county community for over 30 years. from a bountiful nursery and garden center to personalized landscaping services, J&J will transform your property into a work of art.

Old York Heating & Cooling

  2023 Happening List Winner  
 117 Highway Route 202, Ringoes, NJ

Old York Heating & Cooling is family owned and operated, with over 40 years of experience. Whether you need servicing of existing units, or updating and installing of new heating and cooling units, there are honest, reliable, dependable employees that can help you get what you need.

Central Jersey Pool Management

  2023 Happening List Winner  
(908) 505-5070

Central Jersey Pool Management offers residential and commercial pool services along with American Red Cross Courses. Get your pool ready for a summer of fun in the sun.

William LaRue Services

  2023 Happening List Winner  
(908) 328-2958

William LaRue Services offers all forms of outdoor services, including tree care and lawn care, plus so much more.

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