The Lake Hopatcong Block Party celebrates all facets of Lake Hopatcong life by bringing visitors together with businesses, non-profit organizations, community groups, crafters, and food vendors for a community day like no other featuring activities, raffles, giveaways, a children’s scavenger hunt, and more.

Lake Hopatcong Block Party 

Saturday, October 2, 2021 (rain or shine)

10 am - 4 pm

Hopatcong State Park, FREE admission

The Lake Hopatcong Block Party offers a unique Main Street-style experience in a beautiful lakeside setting. 

Thank you to all who made the 2021 Lake Hopatcong Block Party such a success!

Please see Encore! Another round of applause for our Block Party participants, supporters, and volunteers! 

We hope you enjoy thises snapshots of a wonderful day. Thank you to all who shared your photos, and especially to Bob Kays for documenting the event.


Event Details:

  • COVID-19 Mandates and Protocols

    Federal mask mandates require face masks on public transportation and masks will be required to ride on all event shuttles.

    The CDC recommends masks in all public indoor spaces and suggests considering masks in crowded settings.

    To facilitate a safer environment, hand sanitizer will be available throughout the event. In addition, the food court will have added space between tables and sanitizing wipes will be provided.

  • Vendors
    With more than 150 vendors, including crafters, food vendors, businesses, non-profits, and community organizations, there’s something for everyone!  Click HERE for event map.
    50/50 50/50 Drawing
    501st Legion Costumed Star Wars characters
    Academy of Model Aeronautics  Flying Remote Control Airplanes
    Adirondack Woodcrafts Woodcrafts including tankards, vases, unique boxes, candle holders, and games
    Adrienne Lane Crafts Handmade Earrings, Alphabet Letters, Pic Frames, Decals, Wood Crafts
    ADT Custom Home Security services and surveillance
    AlphaZelle - Organic Products Bath & Body Products, Essential Oils, THC-free CBD products
    Alzheimer’s Association Voluntary Health Organization promoting walk fundraising event
    Angry Archie's Lobster Roll, Crab Cake Sandwich. Chicken Sandwich, crab poutine
    Animal Care Centers 1 Star Sponsor Canine Crew
    Artesana Boutique Neckless, bracelets, hats, bags
    Bamboo Life Bamboo Pillows, Bed Sheets, & Towels
    Baronements Hand burned art on wood, wood crafts
    Bath Fitter Bathroom remodeling
    Bird Woodcrafts Useful Hand Made Wood Items
    Blue Diamond Disposal Refuse Removal
    Bnai Tov Synagogue/Kids Make A Difference Synagogue and Non-Profit Youth Programs
    Bonard Bars Homemade soaps and body products
    Boy Scouts of America Troop & Pack 88 Recruiting and Fundraising
    Canal Society of New Jersey Historical Information on NJ Canals
    Carbonic Heat LLC Radiant Floor Heating
    Chalk Couture DIY - Home Decor - Wall Art -Welcome Signs
    Child and Family Resources Child Care Resources and Subsidy
    Children's Scavenger Hunt LHF Children's Scavenger Hunt
    Circle Bowl & Entertainment Family Entertainment Center
    Coldwell Banker Realty Realtor
    Combined Energy Services Propane Sales & Services
    Cosmic Kettle Corn Kettle Corn, bottled water/soda
    Crunch Fitness Fitness Center
    Culligan Water Conditioning Water Treatment, Supplies, and Services
    Cutco Cutlery Knives World's Finest Cutlery, Cookware, Flatware & Kitchen Tools
    Dabs & Drizzles Acrylic Painting, acrylic pour paintings, acrylic pour jewelry
    Donna Does Nails Color Street Nail Polish Strips
    Dream Come True Vacations Travel Agency
    Dreaming Bones Craft Store, Tumblers, T-shirts, Resin products
    Eat My Balls NJ Arancini Riceballs
    Edward Jones Financial Advisor Information
    Ellie Within Crafts Bird nesting crafts, sun catchers, sine cork crafts, pillows
    Empanada Lady Fried Gourmet Empanadas, Plantains, Yucca, Cuban Sandwiches, Dominican Soda
    Exit Neighborhood Realty Giveaways
    Ferro Monte Chapter, NSDAR  Roxbury Wreaths Across America
    Fitness Knocking In-home & Online Personal Training & Corporate Wellness Programs
    FLG X Adventure Course Treetop Adventure & Ziplining Course
    Flowerchic Boutique Handmade hair accessories
    Fox Architectural Design Architectural Services
    FyreLynkz Handcrafted Chainmaille Jewelry
    GB Comfort Services, LLC HVAC/Plumbing
    Girl Scouts of Northern New Jersey Information
    Gotzon Getzit Lures & Crafts Hand-built birdhouses, Fishing Lures
    The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of New Jersey Theater Company for the Entire Family
    Gutter Helmet by Harry Helmet Gutters and Gutter Protection
    Gypsy Bazaar Hand Made Fair Trade Jewelry & Accessories, Luna Essential Oil Blends
    Hand Made by Aunt Millie Crochet Items
    Hand Made for You Hand Made Items, crocheted, knit & sewn
    Heasty Homes - Keller Williams Metropolitan Real Estate Services
    Hopatcong Ambulance Squad First Aid
    Hopatcong Community Garden Fundraising
    Hopatcong Environmental Commission Information
    Hopatcong State Park State Park Information
    It's All About You Wind Chimes, dish towels, wall art, birdhouses, acrylic paintings
    It's Personal Crafted Home Decor
    Ivy Lane Garden Art Hand cast cement birdbaths & bowls, hand painted
    Jefferson Highlights Community Television Concerts, Entertainment Venue, Community Movie Theater
    Jefferson Recycling Recycling Center
    Jefferson Sparta Rotary Club Information
    Jersey Sprinkles Warmers & Wax Sprinkles
    JF Wood Products Custom made furniture and other wood-based items
    Johnson Dodge Hats, T-shirts, Key Chains
    Kasha's German Imbiss German Food Truck
    Klutch Fine Art Fine Art Photography and book sales
    Knights of Columbus Council #5114 General membership, networking, and advertising
    Kona Ice of West Morris County Premium Shaved Ice
    Kula Yoga and Wellness Yoga and Wellness Programs
    Lake Hopatcong Commission Independent State Agency
    Lake Hopatcong Foundation Lake Hopatcong Foundation
    Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum Historical Museum
    Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club Jr Sailing/Swimming Information
    Land 2Sea Titling Service DMV Processing Service
    The Learning Experience in Ledgewood Childcare Center
    The Little Gym of Roxbury Gymnastics for kids
    Live the Lake NJ All things Live the Lake
    Lola's Restaurant Restaurant Food Tacos
    Mary Kay Seasonal skincare & makeup
    Matthew and Tracy DeCrosta Voter Registration
    Minuteman II Limousine and Car Service Limousine and Car Service
    Missile Silo Studios Recording Studio, Music Instruction
    Morris County Chamber of Commerce Membership and Business Organization
    Morris County Division of Mosquito Control County government agency promoting mosquito control and mosquito-borne disease prevention
    Morris County Sheriff's Office Hope One Van & Explorers
    Mount Arlington Dunkin Donuts Coffee, Tea, Donuts, & Bagels
    Mr. Sam's Ice Cream Good Humor Ice Cream
    Musconetcong Watershed Association Non-profit - information
    Nancy's Collections Wood signs painted & cut
    New Jersey Highlands Coalition Educational Material
    New York Life New Jersey General Office Financial Services
    NJ League of Conservation Voters Education Material
    Nolan's Point Clothing Co. Clothing Label and Online shop inspired by Lake Culture
    Novels by Steve Lindahl Novels - some set at Lake Hopatcong
    Oksana Apothecary LLC Soy Wax Candles, Handmade with premium ingredients
    Operation Christmas Child Northeast NJ Team Non-profit Children's Ministry
    Paul Rietzke Woodworking Handmade wood Products
    Pebbles and Pine Table Linens, tote bags, wreaths, signs, wine glasses
    Pediatric Dental Associates of Randolph Pediatric Dentist
    PGMRRS & B,D&W Model Railroad Clubs Camp Jefferson - Holiday Trains Event (Train Clubs)
    Picatinny Frog Falls Recreation Programs Open to the Public
    PJ the Bird Man Falconry
    The Polite Plumber Plumbing Services
    The Pool Noodle Lady Crafts & display pieces created from pool noodles
    Portasoft of Morris County Water Treatment
    Power Home Remodeling Information - energy-efficient windows, doors, roofing, and siding.
    Princeton Hydro Lake Management and Environmental engineering services
    Project Self-Sufficiency Mobile Computer Classes, Case Management, and Support
    Pure Barre Denville & Sparta Boutique Fitness Studio
    Quesurance Group Insurance Agency
    QuickChek Giveaways
    Re/Max House Values Real Estate listing & selling
    Robin's Re-Deux Upcycled valances, runners, pillows, purses, made from vintage materials
    Rockhard Pickles LLC Pickles on a Stick
    Roots & Wings Nonprofit helping aged out foster youth
    Roxbury Area Chamber of Commerce Chamber of Commerce -  Support Local Business and Community
    Roxbury Art Alliance Investors Bank Theater and promote the arts
    Roxbury Chemical Engine Co. No. 2 2 Emergency Response Units, Fire Truck & Ambulance
    Roxbury DPW Clean Communities Recycling, litter, bag ban law education
    Roxbury Public Library Public Library
    Roxbury Register Newspapers, special sections
    Roxbury Township Police Department Scavenger Hunt Participant
    Sal's Pizza Pizza and Drinks
    Scentsy Warmers, wax, body products, cleaning products, pet products
    Skylands Songwriters Guild Membership organization dedicated to songwriting and performance
    Smile Experience Orthodontics Orthodontics treatment
    The SMILE of Hopatcong Non-profit dedicated to meeting the needs of adults with developmental disabilities
    Smokin' Schmidity's BBQ Pork, Beef, Chicken, Brats and Hot Dogs
    SOLitude Lake Management, LLC Lake & Pond Management
    Sons of Liberty Survival Outfitters LLC Discount Club Cards & T-shirts
    Soul Shine Tie Dyes Tie-Dyed Clothing
    Staples Retail Office Supplies
    Terra Muse Pottery Hand Painted Ceramic items, décor, and functional
    Thirty-One Gifts Totes, Purses, Accessories
    TLC Bags Hand Made Bags
    Touchstone Crystal Touchstone Crystal Jewelry by Swarovski
    TransOptions, Inc. Free Bicycle Helmets
    Trinity Martial Arts Martial Arts
    Usborne Books & More Children's Books, Fundraising Material
    US Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla 15-10 Recreational Boating Safety
    USMC Detachment 206 Marine Corps League Marine Rose Sale
    U-Stor-It of Jefferson Self Storage
    Valley Pharmacy Pharmacy
    WE Squeeze to Please Seasonal Beverages, Sweet Tea and Lemonade
    Winged Musings Spa French Vintage Décor, Fluid Art, Soy Wax Candle Jars
    Woods Edge Scents Handmade All Natural Soy Candles
    Wreaths and Crafts Co Wreaths and crafts, floral centerpieces, decorated wooden décor, and more
    YoMama's Wreaths Handmade Wreaths
  • Parking

    On-site parking at Hopatcong State Park will be offered on a space-available basis for a $10 donation (public parking opens at 9:45 am). Free parking, with shuttle service, will be provided at 7 surrounding lots. A special “Barking Lot” will be available exclusively for guests bringing their dogs to the event as it is within walking distance of the park. It will only be open if the Hopatcong State Park lot has filled to capacity. Please see list below for all parking options.

    Federal mask mandates require face masks on public transportation and masks will be required to ride on all event shuttles.

    2021 Block Party parking options 

    1. Hopatcong State Park – $10.00 donation – 260 Lakeside Blvd, Landing

    2. Hopatcong Senior Center – FREE – 32 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong

    3. Wayne Threlkeld Athletic Fields – FREE – 28 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong

    4. 12 Orben Drive Complex – FREE – Landing, NJ

    5. Landing Park Recreation Complex – FREE – 165 Landing Rd, Landing

    6. LHF Environmental & Cultural Center – FREE – 125 Landing Rd, Landing

    7. Landing Shopping Center – FREE – 175 Lakeside Blvd, Landing

    8. Full Life Assembly of God Church – **FOR GUESTS WITH DOGS ONLY** Lot will open only when State Park is full – 7 Brooklyn-Stanhope Rd, Stanhope

    Find out more at But where do I park?

    Parking and shuttle route map

  • Boat Rides

    Lake Hopatcong's own Miss Lotta will be embarking on five FREE cruises throughout the day, courtesy of Lake Hopatcong Cruises! Cruises will depart at 10:30 am, 11 am, 11:30 am, 12 pm, and 12:30 pm. Tickets will be available in Zone A (booth closest to the boat ramp), They will be released 25 minutes before each cruise on a first-come, first-served basis. 

    You can also purchase tickets for a special $20 Block Party Cruise scheduled for 1 pm. This hour-long cruise around Lake Hopatcong will include a full-service cash bar. Food is not provided on this cruise, however, guests are welcome to come aboard with food purchased from the vendors at the Block Party. Tickets will be available in Zone A and you can also purchase advance tickets for this cruise at

  • Trackless Train Rides 

    Our trackless train ride is for both the young and young at heart! Hop aboard the Mandyland Express for FREE this year, thanks to a very generous sponsor!  Tickets for the train ride will be available in Zone B.

  • 50/50 Raffle

    Raffle tickets will be available for $10.00 for 10 tickets and $20.00 for 30 tickets. The drawing will take place at 3 pm. Winners need not be present, contact information must be provided. Proceeds will benefit the Lake Hopatcong Foundation's efforts toward a vibrant and healthy lake Hopatcong. 

  • Children’s Activities & Scavenger Hunt 

    A Children's Activity Area will be located in Zone B. For guests 12 years and younger, a Children's Scavenger Hunt provides hands-on activities, fun giveaways, and lots of learning opportunities about life at Lake Hopatcong. Return completed scavenger hunt cards for a free Cliff’s Homemade Ice Cream Skyscraper cone coupon (while supplies last)!

  • Passport Adventure 

    The Passport Adventure encourages guests to explore the Block Party.  Visit participating sponsors, get the required stamps, and submit your passport to be entered in a drawing for a prize of your choosing!  (one passport per household) Passport Adventure Passports must be returned by 3:15 pm, winners will be announced at 3:30 pm.  Winners need not be present.  

    Current Prizes:

    • Reverse Osmosis Purified Drinking Water System, installed courtesy of Culligan – retail value $799
    • Frog Falls Family Membership, courtesy of Picatinny MWR – retail value $500
    • 3 Nolan’s Point Experience Baskets, courtesy of Live the Lake NJ - retail values $250, $150, $75
    • Lake Hopatcong Nautical Chart Fleece Blanket, courtesy Fox Architectural Design – retail value $90
    • Basket with SOLitude Branded Lunch Cooler, a battery pack and, SOLitude SWAG – retail value $50.00
  • Dog Friendly 

    You are welcome to bring your dog to the Block Party! Search out our "Canine Crew" tent and our “Pooches & Smooches” photo opportunity for fun with Fido. 

    Please note, all dogs must be on a leash.  All pets must be cleaned up after. No dogs are allowed on the beach as per State Park rules. Also, keep in mind, crowds can get quite large.

    Parking with your dog 

    Non-service animals are not permitted on the shuttles, so all guests arriving with dogs must park at Hopatcong State Park ($10 donation). If the park is full, guests with dogs must park nearby at Full Life Assembly of God (7 Brooklyn-Stanhope Road, Stanhope) and walk across the street to the Park. This parking area will only be available for patrons with dogs when the State Park lot is full. 

  • Volunteers Needed

    Whether you sign-up for a morning shift, when we’re busy setting up for the event, an early afternoon shift when vendor arrival, parking, and activities are getting underway, a later afternoon shift when the Block Party is in full swing, or can make it for the “Bitter End” shift, where fresh reinforcements are needed to help put the Block Party away, your help is greatly needed and appreciated! Sign up below to be part of one truly amazing day at Hopatcong State Park! 

    Find out more from the following news post: Calling all Block Party volunteers!

    Sign up to volunteer!

Thank you to our 2021 Block Party Sponsors!

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