By: Caitlin Doran
This year’s Lake Hopatcong Block Party is full of vendors to visit and activities to enjoy! In between all the fun, make sure you stop by the Food Court, where you can recharge with a tasty meal or snack. Many fan favorites are back this year, and we’re excited to welcome new vendors from all over the state! Here’s what’s being served up at this year’s Block Party:
We Squeeze to Please –Get your refreshing, freshly-squeezed lemonade and brewed iced tea to wash down the funnel cakes, nachos, steak sandwiches, tots, and churros (the list goes on!) that they’ll also be serving up.
Ann’s Catering - Ann's Catering specializes in delicious Caribbean and American dishes. Be sure to try their wings, chicken tenders, and coconut shrimp!
Rolling Yatai – Rolling Yatai is rolling into the Block Party with Japanese staples, like ramen, curry rice, dumplings, and delish bento box meals!
Smokin’ Schmidty’s BBQ – Smokin’ Schmidty’s is back, and their famous pulled pork sliders, sausage, pepper, and onion sandwiches, baked beans, and pickles are coming with them!
Cosmic Kettle Corn – This freshly made kettle corn must be tried to be believed! It’s a great traveling snack, as you make your way through the Block Party.
Angry Archies – This award-winning food truck returns with their lobster rolls and crabcake sandwiches. Looking for a non-seafood option? Try their chicken sandwiches and a side of fries!
Empanada Lady – gourmet, tasty, savory, and flavorful are how the Empanada Lady describes her empanadas. Don’t forget to try her churros too!
Tranquility Temptations – Need something sweet? Tranquility Temptations has you covered with their selection of baked goods. You can also satisfy your sweet tooth with a soft drink or fruity beverage.
Rita’s Italian Ice and Custard – everybody loves Rita’s! Cool off with an Italian ice or custard!
The Grotto – Hopatcong’s oldest pizzeria is serving slices of their delicious pizza pie. If you haven’t already, you must give our friends from River Styx Road a try!
Homemade Confections – we can’t wait to try the custom sugar cookies and other homemade desserts that Homemade Confections, from Sparta, is bringing to this year’s Block Party!
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!
Jefferson Dairy – a local institution, Jefferson Dairy joins us this year with their famous ice cream and mini pancakes! We’d also like to give them a shoutout for suppling prizes for this year’s Children’s Scavenger Hunt.
Jersey Pickle LLC – There’s a new pickle vendor in town! Stop by Jersey Pickle to satisfy your craving for a salty, savory, or sweet snack. They’ll have many varieties of pickles and olives on hand.
Knot of This World Pretzels – we love a good pretzel pun - almost as much as we love Knot of This World’s fresh, hand-twisted, hot soft pretzels! Try ‘em!
Mount Arlington Dunkin’– A longtime supporter of the Lake Hopatcong Block Party, Patty Babbs and Mount Arlington Dunkin’ are a Lake Friend Sponsor who will keep the coffee and donuts flowing from their stand at the pavilion. Be sure to thank them for helping us make the Block Party great year after year!