Historic Flemington, NJ – November 2, 2022 – Thousands of people flocked to Historic Flemington over a four-day period for annual and new fall festivities and special events.
Flemington has become one of the Central Jersey’s must-visit destinations during the fall and Halloween seasons, a result of- annual signature events and new events, with a backdrop of majestic historic homes and buildings that lend themselves easily to the spooky season, according to Flemington Community Partnership (FCP) Executive Director Robin Lapidus.
She added, “Our enthusiastic and incredibly creative resident families, area visitors and shop owners love to welcome visitors to celebrate with us; and our centralized location surrounded by 1,600 county farms takes our farm-to-festival events and festivities to the next level.”
This year’s events attracted thousands of people over four days, highlighted by:
- Annual hometown Halloween Contents Contest and Kids Parade with hundreds of costumed entrants, plenty of prizes, games, food, and music;
- The First Annual Witch Walk on Stangl organized with Within Spirit featuring an ‘Open Cauldron’ with mulled wine, Boo’s and brews, a Haunted Maze to benefit the non-profit StarThrower Group, and a choreographed group Witch Dance led by Rogers Dance Academy;
- The 2nd Annual Hunterdon Harvest Fest marked by beautiful weather, crowded streets, over 100 vendors from Hunterdon County and an all-out farm-to-festival celebration featuring DJs and live bands all day, farm-to-festival foods, local craft beer, ice cream, and games for all ages;
- And the first annual Halloween Night Decorating Contest in the Historic Borough, with residents and business owners competing for the spookiest most creative décor, and neighborhood streets closed for trick-or-treating.
To view or download additional images of these events, please visit the Love Flemington Facebook page.
Historic Flemington is Hunterdon County, NJ’s beautiful county seat. We invite you to stroll our tree-lined streets and admire our charming buildings – 65% of our borough is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Flemington has always been a fascinating crossroads for shopping, agriculture, and the arts. It has grown in recent years as a regional destination for more than 400 businesses, including 50 restaurants, boutiques, country stores, national outlets, bookstores, and art galleries. Flemington boasts several antique stores on Main Street and others nestled in unique spaces on side streets waiting to be discovered. Flemington is a boutique shoppers’ dream with great finds at small-town prices and friendly business owners.
Fun in Flemington is measured by almost weekly special events. Flemington’s convenient free parking lots and long picturesque streets make it a favorite destination for seasonal festivals.