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Tickets on Sale for Hayrides and Campfires Beginning September 5


UNION COUNTY, NJ - Tickets for the Hayrides and Campfires event will be available for purchase beginning Tuesday, September 5, at 8:30 a.m. This year, tickets will be sold online in addition to three locations throughout the county. All tickets must be purchased in advance, there will be no tickets sold on site. 

All ticket sales will be final, with no refunds or exchanges. The event includes the hayride, entertainment, and hot chocolate and marshmallows to toast over a campfire.

The first Hayride and Campfire will be on Friday, September 29, at Trailside Nature & Science Center in Mountainside from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m. On Sunday afternoon, October 1, Hayrides will be offered from 3:30 pm until 6:30 pm. Hayrides and Campfires will also be offered on Friday October 13, and Friday, October 20, at Trailside from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

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On Friday, October 6, Hayrides and Campfires will take place at Warinanco Park in Roselle from 6:30 p.m. until 9:30 p.m.

“The hayrides and campfire events are always among the most popular events in our parks, so those interested in participating should get their tickets early, either online or in person, and plan for a fun filled evening to begin the fall,” said Union County Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen.

Tickets are priced at $6.00 for Union County Residents, $12.00 for Non-Residents. Group sales are limited to 15 tickets. To purchase tickets online visit ucnj/ticket.

Tickets will be on sale at the following locations and times beginning September 5.

  • Westfield Office, Colleen Fraser Building, 300 North Avenue East in Westfield, Monday through Wednesday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm; Thursday from 8:30 am to 7:00 pm; Friday from 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Elizabeth Office, Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Trailside Nature & Science Center, 452 New Providence Road, Mountainside from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm, Sunday through Saturday.

For further information call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4900; or Trailside Nature and Science Center at 908-789-3670; or visit the Union County website at is Elizabeth’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook at and Twitter @TAPElizabeth. 

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