WOODLAND PARK, NJ - This year’s Woodland Park Day festivities on Saturday, Sept. 21 at Memorial Field behind Memorial School are going to be bigger than ever. The event starts at 2 p.m. and ends with fireworks at dusk.
This year’s event will feature a number of new things including a photo booth, a beer garden run by Steve Baskinger of Bask and 381 Main, live music all day, demos and raffles by Shadow Hobbies, corn hole tournaments, a Frisbee toss tournament and a tug-of-war contest between members of the police department and volunteer fire department.
Kids will enjoy the free petting zoo, pony rides, balloon animals, face painting, and rides. In addition the WP First Aid Squad will offer pumpkin painting. There will be numerous food options from food trucks to local vendors.
Please note that the fireworks this year have been relocated and will be shot off on Memorial Drive in front of the teacher’s parking lot. Memorial Drive from Lackawanna Avenue to the front doors of Memorial School will be closed to vehicle traffic and parking all day. There will be limited parking at the Boys & Girls Club and on streets surrounding the area. Feel free to bring chairs/blankets to sit on the field to enjoy the fireworks show.
Rain date for Woodland Park Day is Sunday, Sept. 22.