Things to do in Millburn, NJ

large_fun-fall-titleIf you are looking for things to do in Millburn, NJ this weekend, check out what’s happening!

Millburn, NJ Fire Department Open House

The Millburn, NJ Fire Department will be holding their 19th annual Open House on Saturday, 10/15, from 12-3 pm.  This free event offers such activities as a firefighter obstacle course, a ladder truck rescue, and being able to climb aboard a fire engine!  In addition, guests will be able to register for the annual Millburn, NJ Halloween parade.  The Millburn, NJ Fire Department open house will be held at 459 Essex Street.


Millburn, NJ will be hosting its first Roctoberfest on Saturday, 10/15, beginning at 2 pm.  Celebrate at the festival while Main Street is re-opened between Millburn Avenue and Essex Street.  Musicians scheduled to perform include Millburn, NJ High School’s independent a cappella group. Soulfege, The Parkers, comprised of township sisters Kate and Anya Parker-Lentz; Steve Girardi, a jazz band; Poet Section, the rock band from Short Hills; and The Chris Watson Band, a Brooklyn-based rock group known for covers and original songs.  Funds raised will benefit the Education Foundation of Millburn-Short Hills.

Enjoy some of what Germany’s Oktoberfest has to offer while visiting Millburn, NJ’s Roktoberfest!  Refreshments available for purchase include bratwurst and sauerkraut and pretzels.  Vegetarian fares will be available as well.  In an adult-only area, sample various seasonal beers and wines. Roctoberfest merchandise will also be available for purchase. Proceeds will go to the Education Foundation, which is a non-profit organization that raises funds for technology and equipment and progressive programs offered in the Millburn Township, NJ public schools.

Activities for children and teens include temporary tattoos, hair-braiding, and much more!

At 6:30 pm, after the outdoor portion of Roctoberfest in Millburn, NJ, is finished, the celebration continues at the new restaurant, The Hills Tavern, located 40 Main Street. Enjoy performances by Poet Section and The Chris Watson band. The admission fee of $20 pp includes one beer or wine.

Halloween Parade

On Sunday, 10/30, the Millburn Fire Department will host their 66th Annual Halloween Parade from 11-3:30. Participants in the parade must be Millburn, NJ township residents who are 15 and under. To receive a food voucher at the event, all participants must be pre-registered and dressed in a costume. Those interested can pre-register on the township’s website or by filling in forms sent home with students through the school district, which can then be emailed, dropped off in person, or mailed to the Millburn Fire Department’s headquarters. You must pre-register by 10/20/16. Those not pre-registered will not receive the food voucher or the free pumpkin.

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