Due to expected inclement weather, Explore Millburn-Short Hills has cancelled Friday’s Halloween Market and Touch-A-Truck-Or-Treat events as well as the live music planned for Saturday night.
Friday’s Downtown Trick-or-Treat is still ON, though will not be held formally during the 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. window.
Participating merchants are ready for trick-or-treaters any time on Friday and, of course, shopping and dining anytime during regular business hours throughout the weekend!
Explore Millburn-Short Hills will be hosting a Halloween Hangout at various locations. There will also be a Social Media Costume Contest all weekend and free live music. Costumes encouraged for ALL events.
Here are the details:
On Friday, October 29 from 4PM – 6PM, enjoy a Downtown Trick-or-Treat at participating stores and be sure to haunt our Halloween Market in the Main Street Closure where you can enjoy free spookalicious treats and activities from Special Improvement District merchants. Additional Halloween-themes products and services may be available for purchase.
On Friday, October 29 from 5PM – 7PM at the Short Hills Train Station parking lot there will be a Touch-a-Truck-and-Treat event at Short Hills Station, Parking Lot #3. There will be Fire, Public Works, Police vehicles and more. PLUS enjoy treats, giveaways, games and music with DJ Spinners.
All weekend long is the Costume Contest! Enter on Facebook or Instagram with a photo of your amazing costume and use the hashtag #HalloweenEMSH. If your privacy settings won't allow us to see your posted entry, your safest bet is to Like/Follow us and enter by comment to the post announcing the contest. There are FIVE categories: Celebrity or Character, Scariest, Duo or Group, Best Adult, and Best Pet. 10 winners will receive a $50 gift card from a favorite merchant or their choice. Merchant must be in the Special Improvement District, one card per merchant, one entry per person.
It's the last weekend of the season for the Main Street Closure! Costumes encouraged while you enjoy free live music by:
- 3PM - 5PM on Saturday, 10/30
- 7PM - 10PM on Saturday, 10/30
- 12PM - 2 PM on Sunday, 10/31