Howl-O-Ween Fall Fest in High Bridge!
he High Bridge Business Association will be throwing their first Howl-O-Ween Fall Fest on October 27th from 2-6 at The High Bridge Commons Park. The Fest welcomes the entire family, including the dog. There will be a dog costume contest($5 fee to enter), a kids costume parade and contest, live music and a DJ spinning classic Halloween hits, a maker’s market with over 15 local vendors, local food and drinks, a beer and hard cider garden, and free pumpkin painting. All proceeds from the event will go towards improvements to Main Street, including the impending High Bridge Dog Park.
Dressing dogs up is not a new thing to High Bridge, the Pooch Parade is an annual event that takes place in June. “Here in High Bridge, we love dogs, we are excited to add another event in town to include our 4-legged family members” says Nicole Poko, owner of Scout’s Coffee Bar + Mercantile at 11 Main Street.
Greg Lindgren is the owner of First Media Productions, which focuses on various business’ video needs. “Halloween is always a fun time of the year, and Howl-O-Ween promises to be a ‘dog gone’ great time!” says Lindgren who would know because he’s been producing videos for the borough for the past 2 years.
Craig Rogers is the owner of the newly opened Highrail Brewing Co. at 20 Main Street says, “Highrail is so happy to be pouring some of our beer at this event, but when the keg is kicked the brewery is just down the block, we hope to continue the festivities here”. There will be a newly paved walkway that connects The Commons Park to Main Street at Van Syckle Street, just a few steps from Highrail.