Events October 13, 2022

Sep 2 - Nov 2, 2022
A-mazing Corn Maze at Alstede Farms
Location: 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

40th Anniversary Corn Maze! As you traverse the maze, you will have points along the way where you will learn interesting facts about the theme. For those true challenge seekers, we host our Harvest Moon Hayride event where you can journey your way through the maze at night by flashlight. Daytime access to our corn maze is included with your pick your own admission ticket.

https://www.alstedefarms.com/mazes/

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Sep 3 - Nov 6, 2022
“Endangered New Jersey!” Corn Maze at Stony Hill Farms
Open Daily 10am – 5pm
Location: 15 North Road, Chester, NJ 07930

This year’s corn maze at Stony Hill Farms theme is “Endangered New Jersey!” Explore our giant corn maze and learn all about New Jersey’s endangered plants and animals as you navigate the twisting pathways and stop at activity stations along the way!

Have fun getting “lost” in the maze, then enjoy all the other activities our farm has to offer! 

Learn More: https://stonyhillfarms.com/2022-endangered-new-jersey/ 

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Sep 23 - Nov 11, 2022
Harvest Moon Nights at Alstede Farms
6pm-10pm [Select Dates Only}
Location: 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Fall is a fabulous season for families to spend quality time enjoying the scenic outdoors on our farm. Our selection of fall activities offers something for everyone, from delightful harvest moon hayrides to night time corn maze fun. Delight in picking your own pumpkin, enjoy live entertainment, sip fresh pressed cider, all while creating the perfect family memories.

Hosted every Friday & Saturday Evening starting 9/23 through 11/4 from 6-10pm with last admission at 8:30pm. $19.99 per person includes hay wagon rides, corn maze by flashlight, pumpkin picking (price for pumpkin additional), live entertainment, warm campfire, and our own fresh pressed hot and cold apple cider.
Advance tickets required.

www.alstedefarms.com/farm-events-calendar/category/harvest-moon-hayride/list

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Events after October 13, 2022

Oct 15, 2022
Flashlight Nights at Stony Hill Farms
5pm-8pm
Location: 15 North Road, Chester, NJ 07930

Explore Stony Hill's Giant Corn Maze at night! Bring your own flashlight and try and navigate your way through the dark winding paths then stop in our market for some hot cider and donuts. 

https://stonyhillfarms.com/maze-fun-park/tickets/

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Oct 18 - Dec 27, 2022
Take a Chance Tuesdays at Redwoods Grill & Bar
5pm to close
Location: 459 Main St, Chester, NJ 07930

Guess right and the WHOLE bill is on Redwood's Grill & Bar! Running every Tuesday night. 

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Oct 22, 2022
Flashlight Nights at Stony Hill Farms
5pm-8pm
Location: 15 North Road, Chester, NJ 07930

Explore Stony Hill's Giant Corn Maze at night! Bring your own flashlight and try and navigate your way through the dark winding paths then stop in our market for some hot cider and donuts. 

https://stonyhillfarms.com/maze-fun-park/tickets/

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Oct 30, 2022
Farm to Table Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast
8:30am
Location: 1 Alstede Farms Lane, Chester, NJ 07930

Come enjoy our Farm to Table Pumpkin Pancake Breakfast at Alstede Farms.

Indulge in a hearty farm-to-table pumpkin pancake breakfast complete with our delicious homemade pumpkin pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, breakfast potatoes, and drinks. You and your guests will be greeted with a scenic wagon ride around the farm which will ultimately make its stop at Harvest Hall where the breakfast buffet will be served. Following breakfast, you can continue your day on the farm picking pumpkins in our PYO fields. Advance tickets are required, and check-in times are available from 8:30-11:00AM, every half-hour which are noted on your tickets.

Each ticket comes with an admission for Pick Your Own (PYO) as well a $7.99 credit towards a pumpkin from our fields. There will be a strict sixty (60) minute time frame from the start of your selected time slot to sit and enjoy your breakfast. Late arrivals will ultimately affect your time for dining and we may not be able to accommodate. In addition, tractor drawn wagon rides, access to the Corn Maze, Hay Pyramid, and Evergreen Maze are also included with your purchase.

For children under two (2) years old, there is no charge and a high chair will be available. Children two (2) and older would need to have their own ticket for the breakfast. Please purchase tickets accordingly.

https://www.alstedefarms.com/farm-events-calendar/category/breakfast-and-brunch/list/

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Nov 17, 2022
Ashton Brewing Company Beer Dinner at Redwoods Grill & Bar
6:30pm
Location: 459 Main Street, Chester New Jersey

This will be a five course meal paired with beers perfectly paired by our chef. Come support a local brewery and have a nice evening out!

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Nov 20, 2022
Spin-To-Win Wheel on Main Street
1-4pm
Location: 47 Main Street

Spin-to-Win at our Wheel of Chance on Main Street in Chester! Spin for a chance to win up to $100 "Chester Dollars"

Spinning Rules: 

  • Bring your luck & a receipt! In order to spin, you must have spent at least $20 at a participating business - bring your receipt to the table to make your spin. The receipt must be from the same day you are looking to spend. 
  • Multiple spins can be made daily - 1 spin = 1 receipt of $20 or more at a participating business. 

What are the participating businesses? 

All participating businesses are HCBA members, a full list can be found here: https://ilovechester.com/admin/uploads/2022-23_chesterguideweb-sm-compressed.pdf 

*Spinning the HCBA's Wheel-of-Chance offers a chance to win a prize of up to $100 "Chester Dollars" in the form of a voucher valid at participating locations. 

** Rules subject to change. 

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Nov 20 - Dec 11, 2022
Elvis the Elf on Main Street
1 to 4pm
Location: Along Main Street

Santa's Favorite Singing Elf - ELVIS! 

Ron Albanese is “Elvis the Elf” and he will be performing throughout Main Street. 

"My boss, Santa Claus, let's me (his favorite helper) come to Historic Chester and have fun! I meet and greet everyone, answer questions about the North Pole (improv comedy alert), and sing songs with my guitar."

On the following dates only: 11/20 and 12/11

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Nov 20 - Dec 24, 2022
HCBA Holiday Events

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Nov 26 - Dec 17, 2022
Holiday Carolers on Main Street
12:30-4:30pm
Location: Along Main Street

Enjoy the day with the sound of holiday music sung along Main Street by the Manhattan Holiday Carolers. 

"No holiday celebration is complete without the stunning sights and sounds of our a cappella caroling quartets. Performing a variety of traditional and contemporary holiday classics in beautiful hand-made Victorian-style costuming, our singers provide festive and sophisticated entertainment your guests will remember long after the party ends."

Performing on 11/26, 12/10, 12/17 only. 

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Nov 26, 2022
Small Business Saturday in Chester, New Jersey
All Day!
Location: All Throughout Chester, NJ

Support local Chester businesses & get a FREE tote bag while supplies last!

Between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses nationwide. Keeping our neighborhood shops in business...that's what Small Business Saturday is all about! Shop (and Dine) Historic Chester on Sat. Nov. 26th -support your local HCBA Member businesses and get a FREE tote bag while supplies last!*

Chester has everything for all your gift-giving needs. Check out our businesses here: https://bit.ly/3sTUMKp

*Tote bags are provided by the HCBA and will be located at member businesses only. Bags are free while supplies last. 

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Nov 27, 2022
Spin-To-Win Wheel on Main Street
CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

*11/27 date cancelled due to weather*

Spin-to-Win at our Wheel of Chance on Main Street in Chester! Spin for a chance to win up to $100 "Chester Dollars"

Spinning Rules: 

Bring your luck & a receipt! In order to spin, you must have spent at least $20 at a participating business - bring your receipt to the table to make your spin. The receipt must be from the same day you are looking to spend. 
Multiple spins can be made daily - 1 spin = 1 receipt of $20 or more at a participating business. 
What are the participating businesses? 

All participating businesses are HCBA members, a full list can be found here: https://ilovechester.com/admin/uploads/2022-23_chesterguideweb-sm-compressed.pdf 

*Spinning the HCBA's Wheel-of-Chance offers a chance to win a prize of up to $100 "Chester Dollars" in the form of a voucher valid at participating locations. 

** Rules subject to change. 

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Dec 3 - 4, 2022
Spin-To-Win Wheel on Main Street
1-4pm
Location: In front of 28 Main Street

Spin-to-Win at our Wheel of Chance on Main Street in Chester! Spin for a chance to win up to $100 "Chester Dollars"

Spinning Rules: 

Bring your luck & a receipt! In order to spin, you must have spent at least $20 at a participating business - bring your receipt to the table to make your spin. The receipt must be from the same day you are looking to spend. 
Multiple spins can be made daily - 1 spin = 1 receipt of $20 or more at a participating business. 
What are the participating businesses? 

All participating businesses are HCBA members, a full list can be found here: https://ilovechester.com/admin/uploads/2022-23_chesterguideweb-sm-compressed.pdf 

*Spinning the HCBA's Wheel-of-Chance offers a chance to win a prize of up to $100 "Chester Dollars" in the form of a voucher valid at participating locations. 

** Rules subject to change. 

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Dec 4 - 18, 2022
Santa Claus is Coming to Chester!
1:00 to 3:00pm
Location: Along Main Street

Santa Claus will be in Chester next on 12/18! 

Bring the little ones and take a FREE photo with Santa Claus. (And don’t forget to tell Santa what you want for Christmas this year!)

Santa will be strolling on Main Street on the following dates only:  12/4, 12/11, 12/18  

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Dec 11, 2022
Spin-To-Win Wheel on Main Street
1-4pm
Location: On Main Street - Specific Location TBD

Spin-to-Win at our Wheel of Chance on Main Street in Chester! Spin for a chance to win up to $100 "Chester Dollars"

Spinning Rules: 

Bring your luck & a receipt! In order to spin, you must have spent at least $20 at a participating business - bring your receipt to the table to make your spin. The receipt must be from the same day you are looking to spend. 
Multiple spins can be made daily - 1 spin = 1 receipt of $20 or more at a participating business. 
What are the participating businesses? 

All participating businesses are HCBA members, a full list can be found here: https://ilovechester.com/admin/uploads/2022-23_chesterguideweb-sm-compressed.pdf 

*Spinning the HCBA's Wheel-of-Chance offers a chance to win a prize of up to $100 "Chester Dollars" in the form of a voucher valid at participating locations. 

** Rules subject to change. 

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Dec 17, 2022
Holiday Ice Carving - Live Demonstration
12 to 4 pm
Location: In front of Boeh's Cabinet Shop - 85 Main Street

*DATE MOVED FROM 12/11 to 12/17**

Don't miss this holiday's crystal-clear performance by the amazingly-talented ice carvers from ICE WORKS.

An amazing and spectacular artistic talent not to be missed, come and see how they create dazzling sculpted ice displays right in Downtown Chester on December 11th, 12-4pm.
(Demonstration will be in front of Boehs Cabinet Shop, located at 85 Main Street in Chester)

Sculpted Ice Works is a full-service event ice company specializing in a variety of wholesale ice blocks, custom ice sculpture designs and events. Their experiences and expert carving team takes pride in each sculpture and event they produce and their goal is to continually exceed customer expectations.

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Dec 17, 2022
Spin-To-Win Wheel on Main Street
1:00 to 4:00pm
Location: 28 Main Street

*Additional Date Added*

Spin-to-Win at our Wheel of Chance on Main Street in Chester! Spin for a chance to win up to $100 "Chester Dollars"

Spinning Rules: 

Bring your luck & a receipt! In order to spin, you must have spent at least $20 at a participating business - bring your receipt to the table to make your spin. The receipt must be from the same day you are looking to spend. 
Multiple spins can be made daily - 1 spin = 1 receipt of $20 or more at a participating business. 
What are the participating businesses? 

All participating businesses are HCBA members, a full list can be found here: https://ilovechester.com/admin/uploads/2022-23_chesterguideweb-sm-compressed.pdf 

*Spinning the HCBA's Wheel-of-Chance offers a chance to win a prize of up to $100 "Chester Dollars" in the form of a voucher valid at participating locations. 

** Rules subject to change. 

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Dec 18, 2022
Spin-To-Win Wheel on Main Street
1-4pm
Location: On Main Street - Specific Location TBD

Spin-to-Win at our Wheel of Chance on Main Street in Chester! Spin for a chance to win up to $100 "Chester Dollars"

Spinning Rules: 

Bring your luck & a receipt! In order to spin, you must have spent at least $20 at a participating business - bring your receipt to the table to make your spin. The receipt must be from the same day you are looking to spend. 
Multiple spins can be made daily - 1 spin = 1 receipt of $20 or more at a participating business. 
What are the participating businesses? 

All participating businesses are HCBA members, a full list can be found here: https://ilovechester.com/admin/uploads/2022-23_chesterguideweb-sm-compressed.pdf 

*Spinning the HCBA's Wheel-of-Chance offers a chance to win a prize of up to $100 "Chester Dollars" in the form of a voucher valid at participating locations. 

** Rules subject to change. 

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