Food Truck Fest – Three Bands – Hot Rod Car Show
It’s time again… for the Hopatcong PBA 149 Food Truck and Music Fest which has become a major event on Hopatcong Lake! And this year, they welcome their arch-rivals, the aka. “the Hot RoddersWhich are known to bypass Hopatcong Lake leaving rubber in the road.
Yes, it’s true… Hopatcong PBA 149 Police at the annual Food Truck and Music Fest on September 25 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Hilltop Fields 32 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong, invited their best friends across the yellow line, the Cops and Rodders for a best show of the extreme cars that every year pose the rubber around the Hopatcong lake.
This is an event for the whole family that features food, drinks, live bands, games and everything you need for a fun day on the Hill Top Fields green. (Bring chairs, blankets and just enjoy the day).
If you’ve never been to Hilltop Fields before, take the turn to the Hopatcong Seniors Center and follow the long climb to the left to the top and to the entrance to Hill Top Fields (see map below below).
- 20 Gourmet Food Trucks
- Custom beer garden
- Lone Eagle Brewing – Local Business
- Señor Sangria – Red and White (specific to New Jersey)
- Vendors – Over 30+ local vendors
- Three live bands
- 11 am-1:30pm – Alien Hands
- 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. – Tequila Rose
- 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. – Recreational captains
- Ax throwing competition – Throughout the day
- Local charities: Operation Helping Hands, Girl & Cub Scouts, Little League, Fire House, Smiling House
- Dunk Tank – Dunk my favorite police, fire department, little league and others
- Hot Rod Auto Show (Cops -n- Rodders)
- Face painting, pony rides, pumpkin, knocker ball, sand art and more!
*** WE ALSO ASK ALL PARTICIPANTS TO BRING A NON-PERISHABLE CANNED OR BOXED ITEM TO HELP SUPPORT THE FOOD COOK. Please help the less fortunate. ***
Upcoming Food Trucks:
• a carnival donut bar
• El Lechon de Négron
• Mac Truck
Admission is $ 5.00 and of course your dogs are welcome too!
This year, in addition to great musicians and an impressive selection of drinks, we are having a motor show!
Hilltop Fields has ample parking (over 200), but should it become necessary, overflow parking will be located in Hopatcong State Park with two shuttles providing service for quick access. We can’t wait to see you all there!
Free parking plan:
- Main Parking: Hill Top Fields: 32 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong, NJ
- Secondary Parking: Hopatcong State Park: 260 Lakeside Blvd, Landing, NJ
Cops & Rodders Motor Show:
The auto show in support of this event is provided by Cops N Rodders of North Jersey who have been doing the famous Hopatcong Lake Loop every year for the past two years, entertaining spectators.
About Cops & Rodders: Founded in 2002, Cops and Rodders LLC is an automobile club based in northern New Jersey. They organize cruise nights, auto shows, cruise events, and community events. They work in close collaboration with the “Smiles for Marguerite”Charity as well as various automobile clubs in the region. Club shows organized for the benefit of charity normally attract more than 300 cars.
Car Judges: Mayor of Hopatcong, Chief of Police, Fire Department, EMS and Automobile Club Members. They are looking for Best in Show, Mayors Choice, Chief’s Choice.
All show cars are welcome, please arrive between 9:30 am and 10:00 am for the staging. The cost is $ 15 per car and includes the cost of access to the Food Truck area.
Learn more about Hopatcong PBA 149:
The Hopatcong PBA represents all the police officers who make up the Hopatcong Police Department. Since its creation, the members of the Hopatcong PBA have taken the well-being of our community to heart. We are not only helping the police and their families, but also the residents of the Hopatcong district who are in need.
Each year, the Hopatcong PBA supports Toys for Tots, Special Olympics (Law Enforcement Torch Run and Polar Bear Plunge), the Bob Thomas Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund and many other Hopatcong youth sports clubs in the borough. Every member of the Hopatcong PBA is involved in fundraising events to raise funds to support these types of programs. With your help, we can continue to support these programs and have the tools to expand our business even further.
Below is a list of our annual events. We encourage you to attend each of these events not only to show your support for the Hopatcong PBA, but also to meet our members.
- Beef Steak – Autumn
- Spaghetti Dinner – Winter
- Golf Outing – Summer
We know how intrusive it is to receive calls at home; therefore, the Hopatcong PBA as well as all NJSPBAs do not apply by phone. If you ever get a call asking for a donation on our behalf, it is not your local PBA.
We would like to thank you for your continued support and contributions which help the many causes that the Hopatcong PBA supports in our community. Looking forward to serving you!
If you cannot attend and would like to donate to PBA 149 fund, please stop by the Hopatcong Police Department.