Flemington Announces Dynamic 2020 Calendar of Events

The Flemington Community Partnership has released the 2020 Calendar of Events, a packed slate of seasonal events highlighting the music, arts, classic cars, culinary and cultural gems that Flemington has to offer visitors and locals alike.  Flemington is celebrating improvements to Main Street including new sidewalks, lamp posts, trees and benches.  Events hosted on Main Street in 2020 will include the Flemington Car Shows every other Saturday and the Central Jersey Jazz Festival.  A full line-up of events are scheduled throughout Flemington including Main Street, Stangl Road and Turntable Junction, and the Shopping Plazas.
Spring begins with delicious food at Flemington Spring Restaurant Week March 8-13th. Kelly (left) and Stacy Casanova’s Blue Fish Grill is one of the many participating Flemington restaurants offering fabulous three course Prix-Fixe Menus.

 

The popular Flemington Car Shows return to a newly renovated Main Street beginning May 30th and repeating every other Saturday through September 5th.
MARCH
Taste of Flemington Spring Restaurant Week, Sunday 3/8 – Friday 3/13.
Over 15 restaurants with specially curated seasonal and farm to table dishes and great deals including 3 course prix-fixe dinner Menus for $25 or $35.
Makers Day, Flemington DIY, Saturday 3/21, 11am-3pm. A celebration across NJ, Maker’s Day celebrates hands-on making, tinkering, crafting, and learning. This all-ages event includes screen printing, knitting, collage making, vision boards and more.
Monroe Micelli Jazz Duo, Flemington DIY, Saturday 3/21, 8pm.  A unique jazz duo (violin & vibes), the duo draws upon their collective experiences growing up in the ‘70’s with popular music, R & B, blues, folk, jazz and classical. This event is part of Flemington DIY’s renowned Jazz Series.
THE BAND Band, Stangl Stage, Saturday 3/28, 8pm. THE BAND Band is the only nationally touring band dedicated exclusively to the accurate reproduction of The Band’s music. BYOB.
APRIL
Historic Flemington Walking Tours, Main Street, Saturdays, 10am-11am, April through Oct., $10. Schedule and ticket sales to be announced on loveflemington.com

Vamos Flemington Health Fair & Super Hero Sprint, Fulper Road, Saturday 4/18, 10am-2pm. Free workshops, health screenings, fun activities, and events for kids hosted by the United Way of Hunterdon County. New this year – Super Hero Sprint for kids!

Peter Lin’s TNT Quartet, Flemington DIY, Saturday 4/25, 8pm.  Peter Lin’s TNT Quartet features JD Allen on tenor saxophone, Ian Kenselaar on bass, and Nic Cacioppo on drums. In 2019 the group recorded New Age Old Ways. This event is part of Flemington DIY’s renowned Jazz Series.
Easter Bunny Express aboard Black River and Western Railroad Visit blackriverrailroad.com for train schedule and details.
MAY
Historic Flemington Walking Tours, Main Street, Saturdays, 10am-11am, April through Oct., $10. Schedule and ticket sales to be announced on loveflemington.com
Cinco de Mayo Festival, Saturday 5/2. The second annual festival will be held at Turntable Junction and benefits the United Way of Hunterdon. Festivities include authentic Mexican food, music, dancing and artisans, making it a great day for the whole family!
International Female Ride Day – Flemington, Stangl Factory, Saturday 5/2, 12-8pm. A day long event to promote and celebrate women in motorcycling. All genders invited to ride, support and build this community celebrating the common bond between all moto enthusiasts!
Flemington Flea and Town-Wide Yard Sale, Saturday and Sunday 5/16 & 5/17 – Attention treasure hunters – spend the day perusing downtown antique and vintage shops, sidewalk sales and yard sales.

ArtVenture Plein Air Festival, Saturday 5/16, 9am-4pm. Reception and auction 5-7pm. Artists are invited to paint throughout Flemington’s downtown area, and the public is invited to tour the historic district and see the artists in action.
Artists register at artventurenj.com/exhibitions, or email info@artventurenj.com.

Memorial Day Parade, Monday 5/25. Enjoy a patriotic parade on historic Main Street with local high school marching bands, antique cars, and Flemington’s celebrated antique fire truck, Old Betsy.
Flemington Fine Artisans Show, Stangl Factory, Sunday 5/24 & Monday 5/25. Over 40 artists and artisans, including painters, sculptors, fiber artists, photographers, jewelers and more. Visit flemingtonfineartisansshow.com for details.
Opening Day – Flemington Car Show, Saturday 5/30. The car show is back and returning to the beautifully renovated Main Street! Car shows are every other Saturday, May through August and feature live music, kids activities and fun for all ages. Visit flemingtoncarshows.com for details.
Jeremy Dutton, Flemington DIY, Saturday 5/30, 8pm.  Drummer Jeremy Dutton is poised to become the next major voice on his instrument and is already being lauded as a rising star in music.  This event is part of Flemington DIY’s renowned Jazz Series.
Girls on the Run 5k, Sunday 5/31, Court Street Park, 3pm (5pm race start). This celebratory, non-competitive 5K event is the culmination of the Girls on the Run season.
The Flemington Corn, Tomato, and Beer Festival returns this summer on August 8th on Stangl Road with fresh corn and tomato dishes, a NJ craft beer garden, live music, kids activities and fun for all ages.
JUNE
Historic Flemington Walking Tours Saturdays, 10am-11am, April through Oct., $10.
Queen for a Night, Thursday 6/4, 6pm, Attachments Jewelry and Sage Boutique. Gather your gal pals for a night out on the town. Win prizes and get pampered, swag bags with goodies fit for a queen. Hosted by Attachments Jewelry and Sage Boutique, this event is a fundraiser for the non-profit Avery’s Hope.
Dance Party on Main Street, Friday 6/12. Join us for our Summer Fun kickoff party! Details to be announced on loveflemington.com.
Car Show, Saturday 6/13 & 6/27. Car shows are held on Main St. every other Saturday, May through August.
JULY
Historic Flemington Walking Tours Saturdays, 10am-11am, April through Oct., $10.
Fireworks! Friday 7/3. The fireworks display is back and sure to dazzle at Reading Fleming Intermediate School. Show at dusk, with a DJ to get you in the celebratory spirit.
Car Show, Friday 7/11 & 7/25. Car shows are held on Main St. every other Saturday, May through August.
Salsa Night, Stangl Road, Saturday 7/18. Enjoy local food, drink, entertainment, and vendors while dancing the night away to live salsa bands. This annual event is produced by the non-profit Hunterdon Helpline.
AUGUST
Historic Flemington Walking Tours Saturdays, 10am-11am, April through Oct., $10.
Flemington Corn, Tomato, Beer Festival, Stangl Road, Saturday 8/8. Foodies take note: New Jersey is the corn and tomato capital! Come raise a glass and celebrate the Garden State, featuring a micro-brewery beer garden, food from local restaurants, live music, entertainment and more! It’s a great day for the whole family to enjoy.
Car Show, 8/8 & 8/22. Car shows are held on Main St. every other Saturday, May through August.
SEPTEMBER
Historic Flemington Walking Tours Saturdays, 10am-11am, April through Oct., $10.
Central Jersey Jazz Fest, Friday 9/11 – 9/13. Join in on this 3-day, 3-county progressive jazz festival that starts in Flemington, heads to New Brunswick, and ends in Somerville. This event features an incredible lineup of all-star jazz groups. In addition to the jazz fest in Flemington on 9/11, guests are invited to further explore the arts with an Arts and Book Fair throughout the weekend. Details to be announced on loveflemington.com.
Flemington Flea, Saturday 9/19. Check out the town-wide flea market to score some great finds!

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After last year’s successful event at the Flemington Filling Station, Oktoberfest is returning to Flemington and expanding into a daytime street festival on October 10th.
OCTOBER
Historic Flemington Walking Tours Saturdays, 10am-11am, April through Oct., $10.
Oktoberfest Event, Saturday 10/10. Come enjoy seasonal craft beers, food, and games while swaying to the beat of a traditional oompah band. Stay tuned loveflemington.com for event details and location.
Main Street Half Marathon, Sunday 10/11. On your mark, get set, go! Lace up your racing shoes and enjoy a scenic country road race starting on Main St. in Clinton, and ending on Stangl Road in Flemington.
Flemington Flea and Town-Wide Yard Sale, Saturday 10/17 & Sunday 10/18. Attention all treasure hunters! Spend the day perusing our several downtown antique and vintage shops, or scour street side with dozens of Main Street and town-wide sidewalk sales. Visit loveflemington.com for details.
Taste of Flemington Fall Restaurant Week, Sunday 10/18 – Friday 10/23. Over 15 restaurants with specially curated seasonal and farm-to-table dishes and great deals including 3 course prix-fixe dinner Menus for $25 or $35. Visit loveflemington.com for details.
Shoppes of Flemington Spooktacular, Saturday 10/24. Free trick-or-treating, sidewalk sales, family deals, and special surprise guests!
Halloween Parade, Saturday 10/31. Costume prizes, spooky treats, and more! Location and details to be announced on loveflemington.com.
NOVEMBER
Fall Flemington Fine Artisans Show, Sunday 11/1, Stangl Factory. Showcasing the exceptional talent of local artists and artisans.
CEA Flemington Turkey Trot, Thursday 11/26, Main Street. This annual event has become a holiday tradition for many families and is the largest of its kind in the state. The Turkey Trot consists of a USATF-sanctioned 5K run and a 2-mile fitness walk. Costume-clad runners add to the festive atmosphere.
Shop Small Saturday, Saturday 11/28. Shop local! Special deals and in-store events and promotions.
North Pole Express aboard Black River and Western Railroad, November through December. Meet Santa and all his elves, get your picture taken, face painted, and enjoy cookies and cocoa as you ride the train to North Pole Station. Reserve your spot early as tickets sell out fast! Visit blackriverrailroad.com for details.
DECEMBER
Holiday Lights Weekend & Hunterdon Holiday Parade, Friday 12/4 – Sunday 12/6. A festive weekend of shopping and events to celebrate the season. Weekend festivities culminate with the Hunterdon Holiday Parade on 12/6 at 5pm, sponsored by the Hunterdon County Chamber of Commerce.
Thursday Night Holiday Lights, Thursday 12/10 & 12/17. Bring the whole family for a festive evening of holiday activities including shopping, antique fire truck rides, music, wine tastings, rides on the Holly Jolly Trolley, and a visit from Santa himself!
North Pole Express aboard Black River and Western Railroad, November through December. Meet Santa and all his elves, get your picture taken, face painted, and enjoy cookies and cocoa as you ride the train to North Pole Station. Reserve your spot early as tickets sell out fast!
Every Saturday all year long, 9am-3pm, The Stangl Factory Farmer’s Market features local farmers, organic produce, grass-fed meats, free-range chicken and eggs, breads, and local crafts.
RECURRING EVENTS
Flemington hosts dynamic events every week which can be found here: loveflemington.com/events
Stangl Factory Farmers’ Market – Every Saturday all year long from 9am – 3pm the market features local farmers, organic produce, grass-fed meats, free-range chicken and eggs, breads, and local crafts.
Creative Classes and Workshops for Kids, Chirp Workshop, 32 Fulper Road. Classes, crafts, and events for children. chirpworkshop.com
Painting and Crafting Workshops, Paint Party Studio/Hammer and Stain Workshop, 48 Main Street. Easy to follow, fun classes in painting, woodworking, glass art and more. thepaintpartystudio.com
Open Mic Night, Concerts, Art Gallery and Coffee, Factory Fuel, 1 Stangl Road. Dynamic coffee house hosts a constantly changing slate of creative events including Open Mic Night the last Friday of the month, 6:30pm.
Art Gallery, Open Mic, Comedy, Live Music and More, Social Norm, 52 Main Street. Newcomer and non-profit art gallery hosts a busy calendar of art openings and entertainment events, while creative drinks are served at the mocktail bar. socialnorm52.com
Print Club, Knitting Club, Tai Chi, Live Concerts, and More, Flemington DIY, 90 Main Street. The non-profit community arts organization hosts a busy calendar of creative events. FlemingtonDIY.org.
HackHunterdon Monthly Tech Meet-Up, Lone Eagle Brewing, 44 Stangl Road, last Thursday of the month, 7pm. Meet fellow Hunterdon techies in a relaxed friendly atmosphere.
About Us: The Flemington Community Partnership is a Business Improvement District with the mission of fostering a thriving business community in the Borough of Flemington, promoting businesses and events under the “Love Flemington” umbrella.

 

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