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.


A heartfelt thank you to everyone who participated, visited, sponsored, and volunteered for the 2024 Lake Hopatcong Block Party!

See our post, We had a Block Party (and there was much rejoicing)!, for a recap and a link to photos from the day! 


Block Party '24 event details

  • Parking 
    Onsite Parking 

    Parking at Hopatcong State Park will be offered on a space-available basis for a $10 cash donation (public parking gates open at 9:45 am).

    Offsite Parking

    Free off-site parking, with shuttle service, will be provided at 6 surrounding lots. (see list and map below)

    Parking with Dogs

    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 and animals are not permitted on shuttles. It will only be open if the Hopatcong State Park lot has filled to capacity.

    Accessible Parking

    We have 36 handicap parking spaces available onsite at Hopatcong State Park. Onsite parking is a $10 cash donation. If the State Park is full and closes or if all handicap parking spaces are full, there are handicap-accessible shuttles on both shuttle routes for free off-site parking (you may have to wait for an accessible shuttle as we also have some school busses shuttling the routes).


    2024 Block Party parking options 

    1. Hopatcong State Park – $10.00 cash 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 Christian Fellowship Church – **FOR GUESTS WITH DOGS ONLY** No shuttle, walk to park. Lot will open only when State Park is full – 7 Brooklyn-Stanhope Rd, Stanhope

  • Event Map 

  • Schedule of Events 

    9:50 am / Town Square - Opening Ceremony, National Anthem by Gary Pate

    10 am / Town Square - Welcome and Good Morning Lake Hopatcong! 

    12 pm - 1:30 pm / On the Beach - Fishing Demonstration by the Knee Deep Club

    12 pm - 3 pm / Zone B - Eyes of the Wild exotic animal rescue program

    12:30 pm / Town SquarePerformance by the An Clár School of Irish Dance

    1 pm / View from Town Square - Defender Fireboat Demonstration by the Jefferson Fire Department Co. 2

    11:45 pm & 1:45 pm / Zone A - Hawk and falcon demonstrations by Resource Raptors

    All Day / Town Square - Mayors Mix and Mingle

    All Day / Zone B - Ask a Vet Tech with Animal Care Centers

    Ongoing / Walkabout - 501st Legion Star Wars characters, An Clár School of Irish Dance, Creature Comfort Pet Therapy, Lake Hopatcong Elks Lodge #782 Penguin, The Learning Experience in Ledgewood Bubbles the Elephant, Merry Musicians, Morris County Sheriff’s Dept K9 Kaboom, Puppy-Wuppy Drill Team, Roxbury HS Gael, Smokey Bear, and Sussex County Miners Herbie the Miner, and more!

  • Entertainment & Demonstrations

    Here’s a roundup of some of the entertainment and demonstrations at the Lake Hopatcong Block Party. 

    Fishing Demo with the Knee Deep Club – the Knee Deep Club will present a casting demonstration of freshwater fishing rods and reels frequently used while fishing the beautiful waters of Lake Hopatcong, from 12 pm – 1:30 pm. Look for them down by the beach, or visit them in Zone A, to learn more.

    On-Water Demonstrations – The Jefferson fire boat, Defender, returns with an on-water display, compliments of the Jefferson Fire Department Co. 2 at 1 pm. Give them a wave and let them know we appreciate all our local fire departments do for our community!

    Eyes of the Wild – Our friends at Eyes of the Wild are back, and they are bringing their exotic animal ambassadors from their 21-acre rescue operation in Hunterdon County. You can meet the team and some cool critters by visiting the Eyes of the Wild Booth in Zone B, with a program from 12 pm – 3 pm.

    Irish Step Dancing – A fan favorite, An Clar School of Irish Dance will be performing Irish step dances at the pavilion at 12:30 pm. Don’t miss the performance and be sure to check out their booth in Zone A to learn more about the school and how to get involved.

    Meet the alpacas - Hidden Brook Ranch of Blairstown, NJ are joining us again! Visit them in Zone B and meet a fuzzy friend. They will also be selling some of their alpaca wool apparel.

    Raptor Demonstration – Professional falconer PJ Simonis of Resource Raptors will be bringing two bird-of-prey ambassadors to the Block Party, where guests can watch them take flight on command!

    Drone Demonstration – Roxbury High School’s Aviation Club is bringing drones to this year’s event, and those interested in learning more should head to their booth in Zone B, to learn more about the science and art of flying drones (and more)!

    Puppy-Wuppy Drill Team – You won’t meet more obedient pups than the canine ambassadors with Puppy-Wuppy Dog Training. See this group of well-behaved dogs perform tricks and commands, as they pack walk through the Block Party.

    Mix and Mingle (and maybe a round of Cornhole) with the Mayors – Visit our local mayors in the town square section of the Block Party, by the pavilion. You can even challenge them to a game of cornhole!

    Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum - the Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum will be open to the public for the duration of the Block Party. Visit the museum, which is in the historic Morris Canal Lock Tender’s House on the left when entering the park and experience an eye-opening look at Lake Hopatcong’s history.

    Meet cool mascots! Meet local legends at this year’s Block Party, with appearances by Herbie the Miner of Sussex County Miners Baseball, a cast of Star Wars characters thanks to our friends at the 501st Legion, Smokey Bear of U.S. Forest Service fame, our penguin friend from the Lake Hopatcong Elks Lodge #782 “Leap in the Lake” event, and more!  Don’t be shy – say “hi!” when you see them walking through the Block Party.

  • Vendors 

    BYOBag and enjoy shopping and gathering information from each of our 200+ vendors including businesses, non-profit organizations, craft vendors, community groups, and food merchants!  (Vendor space for the 2024 Block Party is SOLD OUT. A waitlist is available HERE.)

    PARTICIPATING VENDORS: CLICK HERE for information about event day and more.

    2024 VENDOR LIST 
    Vendor Zone Merchandise Description
    A Day at the Lake - Craft Creations FC Lake Hopatcong merchandise and crocheted crafts
    Ace's Place A Hand-painted glassware, resin projects, wood plaques, watercolor prints, earrings, crochet items, and photography
    ACRE Windows & Doors B Windows and doors
    AlphaZelle - Organic Products A USDA-certified organic CBD for people & pets, organic bar soaps and other bath & body products, sun catchers, wind chimes, garden wands, and herbal eye & neck pillows
    Amy Colombo, Confidence Life Coach A Coaching services
    An Clar Irish Dance B Irish dance school
    Angel Light Craft Creations B Painted wine glasses, fabric tote bags, wooden rocking horse
    Angry Archie's FC Lobster rolls, crab cakes, chicken sandwiches, and fries
    Animal Care Centers B Veterinary Hospital
    Aqua-Doc Water Treatment LLC B Water treatment, softeners, reverse osmosis
    Auntie Ern B Scrunchies made with thrifted fabric and hand made ceramics
    Avenues in Motion A Helmet fittings, giveaways, and safety demonstrations
    Axe 'Em Out B T-shirts, pens, cups, koozies, and other giveaways
    Baronements A Hand-burned art, local lakes on wooden spoons, cork trivets, and other fun lake items
    Bath Fitter B Bathroom upgrades
    Bear Group - Animal Protection League B Plush animal, keychains, charms, buttons, other plush animals, and bumper stickers
    Billie Cove Apparel A Lake and beach apparel
    Bridge Marina A Boat lessons, luxury boat rentals, exclusive boat club access, boat sales and service
    Camille's Cookie Cafe FC Artisanal cookies
    Canal Society of New Jersey A Historical information about NJ canals, brochures, maps, books, t-shirts, and more
    Chalk to Me World B Unique home décor and textile items crafted with chalk paste and stencils
    Children's Activities B Children's activities
    Children's Scavenger Hunt B Scavenger hunt
    Chow Wow Food Truck FC Korean corn dogs, fusion tacos, fries, dumplings, canned soda and bottled water
    Circle Bowl & Entertainment A Bowling, laser tag, arcade, and restaurant bar
    Combined Energy Services B Propane supplier
    Cosmic Kettle Corn FC Kettle corn
    Country Crafts A Macrame name jewelry including bracelets, chokers, anklets, and more
    Culligan New Jersey B Water softeners and filtration systems with free water
    Curly Girl Candle & Body Care Shop A Handmade candles, body scrubs and butters, goats milk soap and lotion, room sprays, and sublimated drinking tumblers
    Cutco Cutlery A Kitchen products
    Dabs & Drizzles A Original acrylic paintings, acrylic painted jewelry, bookmarks, and more
    De Sun Exposure B UPF clothing and swimwear
    DJCJ Expressions B Pet bandanas, microwaveable bowl cozies, wine cork message boards, and garden decorations with solar lights
    Donna Does Nails A Color Street nail products
    Dream Come True Vacations A Travel Agency
    Eden's Designs A Handmade jewelry and sublimation items
    Edward Jones Financial Advisor B Financial advisors
    Empanada Lady FC Empanadas
    Entourage Salon B Styling and hair care
    Eyes of The Wild B Animal protection
    Ferro Monte Chapter, NSDAR A Informational pamphlets, free family trees, US flags, and coloring sheets
    FLG X Adventure Course B Local treetop adventure and zipline course info
    Floral Fairy B Handmade dried floral hoops, wood centerpieces, and wall décor
    Fox Architectural Design A Architectural services
    Friends of the Roxbury Library A Used books and literary merchandise
    FyreLynkz B Handcrafted chainmaille jewelry
    GB Comfort Services, LLC B Plumbing, heating, and cooling
    Glitter Tats/A Painted Face B Glitter tattoos, festival glitter
    Gotzon Getzit Lures & Crafts A Fishing lures and handmade bird houses
    Griffin & Howe at Hudson Farm B Outdoor shooting sports & retail store
    H2 The O Premium Water Store A Bottled alkaline and purified water refills and delivery
    Hand Made for You B Hand-made knit, crocheted, and sewn items
    Hidden Brook Ranch Alpaca B Handmade Alpaca and Llama apparel, home goods, rovings, hand spun yarn
    Homemade Confections FC Cookies, cereal treats, cupcakes
    Hopatcong Ambulance Squad B Recruitment material
    Hopatcong Borough P Borough Officials
    Hopatcong Chiefs Football Parents Association B Apparel
    Hopatcong Community Garden A Seeds
    Hopatcong Cub Scout Pack 88 FC Cub Scouts information
    Hopatcong Head Start B Early Childhood Education program 
    Hopatcong State Park P Information
    House of Cupcakes FC Gourmet cupcakes
    Infinite Outdoor Designs A Landscape design
    Jefferson Dairy FC Ice cream
    Jefferson Highlights Community Television B Camp Jefferson amphitheatre and movie theater
    Jefferson Recycling A Recycling facility, dumpster service, and landscaping supply
    Jefferson Township P Township Officials
    Jefferson Township Rescue Squad FC First Aid Station
    Jefferson Township Youth Coalition A Prevention for youth substance abuse
    Jersey Pickle LLC FC Pickles and olives
    JK Exclusives B Toys, legos, and collectables
    Johnson Dodge A New and used cars
    Just Jewelry by Katie A Bracelets, beaded pens and keychains, wallets, wristlets, and more
    K&D Crystals B Hand-wrapped necklaces, earrings, and holocaust crystals
    Kean Skylands B College information
    KMJ Creations A Hand-painted wood crafts 
    Knee Deep Club A T-shirts, hats, mugs, and club memberships
    Knights of Columbus Council #5114 B Information
    Knot of This World Pretzels FC LI's best 2024 gourmet soft hot pretzels
    L/CPL  Slattery Detachment, Marine Corps League A Marine rose sales
    Lake Hopatcong Antique and Classic Boat Society A Show boat and chapter promotion 
    Lake Hopatcong Commission P Non-profit
    Lake Hopatcong Elks Lodge #782 FC Community non-profit information 
    Lake Hopatcong Foundation P Non-profit
    Lake Hopatcong Historical Museum MUS Historical memorabilia
    Lake Hopatcong Racing Association A Recreational boat racing club
    Lake Hopatcong Yacht Club FC Yacht club
    Lavish Everlasting LLC B Custom jewelry made to order & sized to fit
    Live the Lake NJ A Lake business information
    Luigi Lu FC Eco friendly products, soap candles, and more
    Mackin’s Rippin Lips Fishing Trips A Fishing tips
    Mary Kay A Demonstrating skin care, exfoliation and glamour products
    Mental Health Association B Mental Health
    Merry Musicians B Music classes
    Miss Crazy Boutique A Crystals, incense, sage, crystal candles, crystal jewelry and more
    Miss Lotta Boat Tickets A Miss Lotta Boat Tickets
    Missile Silo Studios A Recording studio
    Morris County Division of Mosquito Control A Mosquito and tick safety
    Morris County Economic Development Alliance A 501c3 Nonprofit organization providing solutions which drive tourism, community, and regionalized economic development through effective private-public partnerships
    Morris County Sheriff's Office Marine Unit A Community Outreach
    Morris County Sheriff's Office P Community Outreach
    Morris County Sheriff's Office Hope 1 Van P Provides service for addiction, mental health, and Narcan Training
    Morris County Vocational School District FC Vocational school
    Mount Arlington Borough P Borough officials
    Mount Arlington Dunkin Donuts P Coffee & donuts
    Mt. Arlington Senior Living A Assisted Living Community
    Musconetcong Watershed Association B Information
    New Jersey Highlands Coalition B Pamphlets, posters, and educational handouts
    New Jersey Natural Gas A Information
    New York Life Insurance Co A Financial Services
    NJ Electric Boat Rental LLC A Electric Boat Rental & Sales
    NJ Division of Motor Vehicles B Mobile Motor Vehicle Services
    NJ State Police Marine Unit B Public Safety/Community Outreach
    NJ Swim Lakeside B Children Swim lessons, Goggles, Bathing suits
    NJSH Pet Rescue B Handcrafted jerky for dogs, homemade dog treats, natural dog chews, and pet accessories
    Northbound Dog Co. LLC B Handmade dog accessories, custom dog collars, leashes, tags & bandanas
    Novels by Steve Lindahl A Novels connected to Lake Hopatcong
    Pardal's Petite Pets B Pig-themed apparel and decor, natural treats and soaps for pet pigs and dogs
    Patsy's Bay Marina A Yamaha Jet Boats & Wave Runners
    Peace of Mind Ceramic, B's Crafty Corner FC Ceramic jewelry, trinket boxes, magnets, ashtrays, keychains, wristlets, dog bandanas, car coasters, kitchen towels, aprons, mugs, and wine glasses
    Picatinny Federal Credit Union A Credit Union
    Planet B, Inc B Handmade sustainable home reusables and personal care items
    Power Home Remodeling A Free appointment for a free estimate
    Preferred Care at Home B Information
    Re/Max House Values A Real Estate
    RE/MAX Town and Valley II A Real estate in Northern NJ. Residential, Commercial, Land, and Rentals
    Realty Executives Exceptional Realtors FC Giveaways, market analysis, and real estate information
    Red Barn Crafts A Outdoor wooden creations
    Renewal by Andersen B Booking Appointments
    Resin8ing B Artfully crafted resin
    Resource Raptors A Abatement Falconry Education
    Rita’s Italian Ice and Custard FC Italian Ice
    Rollin Thunder Home Accents B Copper cupolas and weathervanes
    Roxbury Arts Alliance B Information on shows 
    Roxbury Fire and First Aid Company 2 P First Aid Station
    Roxbury HS Robotics Team B High School Robotics Team
    Roxbury HS Rox-THON/Aviation B Roxbury High School Aviation & Rox-Thon
    Roxbury Public Library A Library information and displays
    Roxbury Register B Local Newspaper
    Roxbury Township P Town Officials
    Saint Clare's Health B Health Care Provider
    Scentsy B Wax warmers, diffusers, essential oils, cleaning products, body products, kids products, and more
    Skylands Songwriters Guild B Non-profit dedicated to promoting music
    Smokin' Schmidty's BBQ FC Brisket, pulled pork, sausages, mac & cheese, and baked beans
    So Tealishious FC Organic loose leaf tea & Ice Tea
    Songbird Jewels FC Jewelry and children's toys and accessories
    Soul Shine Tie Dyes B Tie-dyed clothing
    South Shore Marine & Power Sports LLC A Boat Service & Maintenance
    Sportsmans Marina/EZ Dock Innovations A Boat Sales, EZ Dock
    St Jude's A Church
    Staples B Office equipment and supplies
    Steel Penn A Decks and Docks
    Succasunna United Methodist Church FC Walking street tacos
    Sussex County Sheriff's Office P Community Outreach
    Tarot by Jill A Tarot reader
    Terra Muse Pottery FC Hand painted ceramic items- coasters, garden, decorations, display, holiday, necklaces and more
    The Creative Dragon B 3D paper art shadow boxes
    The Friends of Solo Foundation B Children's books, shirts, dog leashes, and hats
    The Grotto FC Pizza
    The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of NJ B Children's Theater
    The Home Depot USA B Home Improvement
    The Hot Dog House FC Hot Dogs
    The Learning Experience in Ledgewood B Summer camp, back to school merchandise, and curriculum information
    The Rustic Bee B Freshly squeezed lemonade sweetened with local honey and real fruit purees
    The Shakespeare Theatre B Arts, Culture and Entertainment
    The SMILE of Hopatcong A Nonprofit organization serving individuals with developmental disabilities
    Toad & Thyme LLC B Crystals, Incense, tarot, jewelry
    Top to Bottom Kids B Children's clothing, cloth books, play mats with matching bags and toys
    Totally Nuts A Cinnamon Glazed Nuts (pre-packaged)
    Travelin TAT/North Jersey Gellyball B Temporary Airbrush Tattoos/ gellyball targets
    Unique Gifts by Ruth E A Bead weaving Jewelry
    United States Coast Guard Auxiliary Flotilla A Recreational Boating Safety
    Verizon Mobile and Home Services B Verizon Mobile & Home Services
    Visions Federal Credit Union B Banking Institution
    Volunteer Voter Registration A Volunteer Voter Registration
    We Squeeze to Please FC Lemonade, ice tea, cheesesteak, quesadillas, chicken fingers, burgers, dogs, corndogs, funnel cakes, churros, Italian hotdogs, and Oreos
    Weichert Realtors B Informational and branded giveaways
    Window Genie B Window cleaning, pressure washing, and gutter cleaning
    Woods Edge Scents B Hand-poured 100% natural soy wax candles
  • Food Vendors

    Come hungry and prepare to leave happy! A wide variety of food options will be available from the following vendors.   

    Angry Archie’s – Established in 2015 by Chef Chris Curado and his cousin Michael Ponte, Angry Archies is an award-winning food truck that features seafood staples like Maine lobster rolls, lobster mac ‘n’ cheese, crab poutine, and crab cake sandwiches. Non seafood dishes, like the “Angry Chicken Sandwich” and “Baja Veggie Burger,” and sides, are also available.

    Camille’s Cookie Café – Let’s welcome hometown cookie baker, Camille, and Camille’s Cookie Café, bringing artisanal-style cookies to the event, baked from scratch (with love!) from family recipes.

    Chow Wow Food Truck – New to the Block Party, Chow Wow food truck offers “some of your favorite foods with an updated flavor that you’ll find wonderful and surprising.” We invite you to give their Asian Fusion options – like Korean tacos, Korean corn dogs, and Chow Wow Dumplings – a try!

    Cosmic Kettle Corn - This freshly made kettle corn must be tried to be believed! The perfect snack to munch on as you walk the Block Party!

    Dunkin – Our friend Patty Babb is back and will be setting up shop by the Pavilion, bringing coffee, donuts, and more for everyone to enjoy (the early morning volunteers are always especially happy to see Patty and her staff pull in!).

    Empanada Lady – “Gotta blame the 2009 recession for Empanada Lady’s success,” Cyndi explains on her website. She put herself through culinary school and has been selling delicious empanadas at farmers markets and festivals in New Jerseys and New York ever since!

    Homemade Confections – We’re excited to welcome back this Sparta-based baking operation and their delicious cupcakes, cookies, and cereal treats - sure to slake your sweet tooth!

    House of Cupcakes – their cupcake recipes come from Ruthie and Ron Bzdewka, winners of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars. They offer 35 flavors of cupcakes, as well as other sweet indulgences, and we can’t wait to welcome them to the Block Party for the first time!

    Jersey Pickles – Welcome back, Jersey Pickles! Hailing from Teaneck, Jersey Pickle’s got salty, sweet, and savory pickles on hand to satisfy your cravings!

    Knot of This World Pretzels – You gotta try their fresh, hand-twisted, soft pretzels! You won’t be disappointed!

    Rita’s Italian Ice and Custard – Nothing says summer like a frozen treat from Rita’s!  According to their website, at Rita’s, “Ice Custard Happiness is our way of life. We’re passionate about delivering super-friendly guest service and providing our guests with a cool, smooth, delightfully happy treat experience.

    Smokin Schmidty’s BBQ – Veteran-owned Smokin Schmidty’s is doing what they do best: great barbeque. Try their famous pulled pork sliders, sausage, pepper, and onion sandwiches, baked beans, and pickles!

    Succasunna United Methodist Church – not your typical food stand, SUMC is joining us from Main Street in Succasunna, to connect with the community and serve up walking street tacos! Yum!

    The Grotto – Hopatcong’s oldest pizzeria will be at the Block Party, dishing out slices of its delicious pizza pie. Give them a try! If you like them (and we think you will), they’re right up the road in River Styx, where they also serve sandwiches and pasta dishes.

    The Hot Dog House - The Hot Dog House – if you’re looking for a good old-fashioned hot dog cart serving up hot dogs, kielbasa, bubble lemonade and orangeade, look no further!

    So Tealishious – According to So Tealishious, they were founded in 2019 to bring awareness to the lasting impact tea has on our wellness. They’ll be offering many prepackaged blends as well as ready-to-drink iced tea. Welcome, So Tealishious!

    Totally Nutz - Totally Nutz will be back this year, fresh roasting cinnamon-glazed nuts on site. It’s worth visiting them for the aroma alone! 

    We Squeeze to Please – Beyond refreshing, freshly-squeezed lemonade and brewed iced tea, they have funnel cakes, nachos, steak sandwiches, tots, churros – the list goes on!

    Jefferson Dairy, will be serving up sweet, creamy treats and providing free ice cream cone coupons for our children’s scavenger hunt. The first 200 kids who complete the hunt will be rewarded with a coupon for a free cone for their next visit to Jefferson Dairy!

  • Children's Activities & Scavenger Hunt 
    Children’s Activities Booth

    Merry Musicians will be at the Children’s Activities Booth making musical egg shakers, bracelets, and more!

    Children's Scavenger Hunt 

    For kids 12 years and younger, a Children's Scavenger Hunt provides hands-on activities, fun giveaways, and lots of learning opportunities from the Lake Hopatcong community. Return completed scavenger hunt cards for a free kiddie cone coupon redeemable at Jefferson Dairy! (while supplies last)

    Other Children's Activities 

    Other kid-friendly activities include exotic animal programs with Eyes of the Wild, a touch-a-truck opportunity with Roxbury Fire Company No. 2, a fishing demonstration with the Knee Deep Club, a take-home craft from the Home Dept, visiting with an alpaca from Hidden Brook Ranch, and walkabout characters like the 501st Legion Star Wars characters, Bubbles the elephant, Puppy-Wuppy Drill Team, Smokey Bear, Herbie the Miner, and more!

    In addition, games will be scattered throughout the Block Party including the Froggy Fly Fling, oversized Operation (don’t touch the sides!), Tic Tac Toss, a Mini Train Striker, and Cornhole. Get your game on!

  • Boat Rides 

    Lake Hopatcong's own Miss Lotta will embark on seven FREE cruises throughout the day, courtesy of Lake Hopatcong Cruises!

    Cruises will depart at 10:55 am, 11:25 am, 11:55 am, 12:25 pm, and 12:55 pm, 1:25 pm, and 1:55 pm.

    Tickets will be available in Zone A, Booth 105 (look for the BOAT RIDE FLAG at the booth closest to the boat ramp), They will be released 15 minutes before each cruise on a first come, first served basis with a limit of four tickets per group. All passengers must be present in the ticketing line to be issued a ticket.

    Beverages may be purchased at the full-service bar on board and food from the food court is welcome.

  • 50/50 Raffle

    Raffle tickets will be available at the 50/50 booth in the Pavillion area and from walking ticket sellers. Tickets are $5.00 for 1 ticket, $10.00 for 5 tickets, and $20.00 for 15 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 to foster a vibrant and healthy Lake Hopatcong!

  • Passport Adventure 

    Visit participating sponsors while exploring the Block Party, get the required stamps, and submit your passport to be entered in a drawing for a prize of your choosing!  One passport per household - limited to 300 households. Passport Adventure Passports are available at the Passport Adventure Booth in the pavilion area and must be returned by 3:15 pm, winners will be announced at 3:30 pm.  Winners need not be present.  

    Passport Adventure prizes: 

    Courtesy of Live the Lake New Jersey, Three Nolan’s Point Experience Baskets - values $250, $150, and $75.

    Courtesy of Roxbury Register, Five One-Year Subscriptions for the Roxbury Register each valued at $120.

    Courtesy of Johnson Dodge, Three Gift Bags of Goodies with $100 Gift Cards - each valued at $125.

    Courtesy of Window Genie, Services from Window Genie - value $250.

    Courtesy of Animal Care Centers, Bird Bath Filled with Bird and Pet Goodies - value $230.

    Courtesy of Culligan of Sparta, 12 Months of Water Softener Salt - value $160

    Courtesy of Bridge Marina, Boating Safety Certificate Course with Bridge Marina Swag - value $125.

    Courtesy of Fox Architectural Design, Sea Turtle Tote Bag with (4) Matching Beach Towels - value $120.

    Courtesy of Mental Health Association, Swag Bag with $25.00 Amazon Gift Card - value $60.

    Courtesy of Mount Arlington Dunkin Donuts, Dunkin Donuts Basket - value $55.

    Courtesy of Staples, Staples Gift Card - value $50.

    Courtesy of Morris County Economic Development Alliance, Gift Certificates to Morristown-Based Shopping and Dining - value $300

    Courtesy of Sportsmans Marina, Gift Certificate for the Sportsmans Marina Ships Store - value $250.

    Courtesy Lake Hopatcong Racing Association, Four Admission Tickets for Both Days of Racing with Four Event T-Shirts and 1 Car On-Site Parking - value $250.00.

    Courtesy of Saint Clare’s Health, Summertime Fun Basket - value $175.

    Courtesy of Jefferson Recycling, Gift Basket with Jefferson Recycling Gear along with Gift Certificate for 10 Cubic Yards of Topsoil (delivered free within 10 miles) - value $500

  • Motor Vehicle Commission "Agency-On-Wheels"

    Back for a third year, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Agency-on-Wheels will be at the Block Party! This service enables guests to take care of such tasks as renewing a registration, getting a duplicate title, or even updating to a REAL ID without having to drive to an MVC office. (Choose your desired service, then search for Roxbury/Hopatcong State Park on May 18.)

    Register for MVC appointment

    Updated and replacement Boater Safety Certificates will be obtainable from the NJ State Police Marine Services, which will be next to the MVC mobile unit (no appointment necessary). A NJ driver's license or other government ID is needed to process. 

2024 Block Party Sponsors 


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3 Star Sponsors


2 Star Sponsors 


The Morris County Economic Development Alliance & Morris County Tourism Bureau receives operating support from the County of Morris and the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the NJ Department of State. The MCEDA & Morris County Tourism Bureau receives funding through a grant from NJ Department of State, Division of Travel and Tourism.
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