The 2018 Lights on Main celebration will be held on Main Street from 5-9p.m. on Saturday, November 24th. Join your friends and neighbors for a stroll along Main Street enjoying entertainment, refreshments and special visitors. Have guests in town for the Thanksgiving holiday? Bring them along! They’re sure to be impressed with what’s become our community’s favorite event of the year!
The official tree lighting is at 7:15pm but prior to that Mayor Manzo will give a special welcome from the main stage and school essay winners will be announced.
Transportation and Parking
- At 3:30 pm shuttle service will begin. Southside shuttles depart from the Harrison House Diner, Harrison Township School and the American Legion. Southside shuttles will depart from Ella Harris Park, Chianti and the Municipal Building.
- Handicap Parking is available on
- Get pictures with Santa and Mrs. Claus at the “North Pole” from 5-9pm
- Decorate Gingerbread Cookies at Cherry on Top
- Visit the Christmas Shopping Village on the Main St. Bridge
- Take a family photo in Santa’s Magical Sleigh near the Christmas tree
- Take a Horse Drawn Carriage Ride between Woodland Avenue and Chatham Lane and between Folwell Lane and Old Towne Hall
- Get warm cider and a Nutcraker Suite photo at the OKAA Karate Studio
- Popcorn and S’mores Kits by the Fire at Mademoiselle Macaron
- Get cookies, hot cocoa and Gingerbread Man photos in the Weichert Courtyard
- Visit “Tavern Blue” at blueplate for holiday cheer
- Enjoy hot apple cider and cookies at Old Town Hall
- Paint your own Ornament at the Mullica Hill Art Center
- Meet Snowflake the Elf and Icicle the Fairy at Flossy’s
- Visit the Live Nativity Scene at St. Stephen’s Church
Need more info? Check out the detailed Event Map or Mullica Hill Christmas Tree Lighting Facebook page. Lights on Main is sponsored by the Harrison Township Recreation Commission.
Whether you’re a Civil War buff or just enjoy walking along Main Street and enjoying the Fall weather, the Civil War Living History Weekend is a great time to re-acquaint yourself with all that Mullica Hill has to offer.
Community members and actors will dress in full uniform as Civil War soldiers and 19th century citizens to re-enact the Civil War era. Their encampments will be on either side of Main St and will include weapons display. Along Main St. enjoy food vendors, music, crafts, pumpkin painting and more. Events will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.
The Harmony Fire Company will host a Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, October 14th from 8:00am to 1:00p.m. at the fire station on Main St. in Mullica Hill.
The breakfast will include Pancakes, Sausage and Coffee. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for senior citizens and $6 for children and are available at the door or in advance by calling the fire company at 856-478-6266.
Thank you for supporting our local firefighters!
The annual Gloucester County 4H Fair will take place Thursday through Sunday, July 26th-29th at the Gloucester County Fair Grounds – 275 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill.
The fair proceeds go to the programs, facilities, and services that benefit 4-H children throughout the year.
For the full schedule of events and fairgrounds map, visit their Facebook page at
The fair will be open Thursday, Friday, and Saturday from 9 a.m.-10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Horse shows start at 8 a.m. each day. Admission is free, but there is a $10 parking donation per carload, good for all four days.
4H Fair Highlights
- Exhibits: Visitors are invited to celebrate the accomplishments of 4‑H children who have worked throughout the year on a variety of programs.
- Shows: Enjoy the agricultural exhibits and contests for which the fair is known including the horse shows, Rabbit Shows, Dog Shows, Dairy Show, Sheep Show, Poultry show, Goat Show, Hog Shows and Annual Hog and Lamb Auction
- Activities: The fair will also feature daily rides and games, magic shows, moon bounce, mechanical bull, rock wall, paint ball and craft exhibits, demonstrations and sales—lots of fun for the whole family!
- BBQ Dinners – Thurs through Sat. night from 4-7pm featuring delicious chicken and ribs.
- Performers and Entertainment: The main stage features a wide variety of free entertainment. All 4-days are filled with a performers – from bands, singers, children oriented acts and dance troupes.
Forget that the temperatures are in the 80’s – the Mullica Hill merchants are celebrating Christmas in July! The celebration runs from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday July 26th and Friday July 27th and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday July 28th.
They invite you to get into the Christmas spirit early, as the real holidays are only six months away! There will be special promotions, sidewalk sales, holiday items, décor, specialty holiday flavors and snacks.
For more information, visit the Mullica Hill Business Association’s Facebook page at www.facebook.com/MullicaHillBA and click on its Christmas in July event.
The Harrison Township Recreation Department and Raccoon Valley Swim Club invite you to enjoy a Flick ‘n Float event on Friday, July 20th. All are welcome to watch Boss Baby at Raccoon Valley while sitting poolside – or floating in the pool!
Doors will OPEN at 7 pm so everyone can enjoy swimming early and the movie will be shown at dusk (8:30 p.m.)
The City of Woodbury will put on its annual Fireworks display on Saturday, June 30th.
Festivities begin at 4:00 pm at Woodbury High School stadium where you’ll find food trucks of all varieties serving your favorite summertime treats – hot dogs, water ice and more. There will be live entertainment from local band 88 MPH as well as a DJ playing your favorite hits.
Decorate your bike for the Bike Parade which begins at 4:30.
Fireworks are at Dusk.
Looking for a good old fashioned hometown parade to celebrate Independence Day? The Annual Woodstown 4th of July Parade has taken place since 1932 and many say it’s straight out of Norman Rockwell painting with spectators lining Main St. waving flags. Appropriately, this year’s parade theme is Small Town Americana.
Watch the Parade
The 2018 parade will take place at 10am on Wednesday, July 4th, rain or shine. The parade route starts at Allen Avenue, go up South Main St. through the Center of town, up North Main St. and end at Marlton Park. It usually lasts 1 1/2-2 hours.
** All participants should park at Marlton Park (123 Marlton Rd., Pilesgrove) and a shuttle bus will drop you off at Memorial Lake Park.
Enter the Parade
There’s nothing better than a good old fashioned community parade complete with firetrucks, homemade floats and kids on decorated bikes or strollers!
All parade entries must be decorated and music accompaniment is encouraged! You can have a vehicle, bike or walking entry – your choice – but all entries should be family friendly. Participants must fill out this registration form.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded to groups who best represent the Small Town Americana theme.
Judging will be based on the following criteria:
1. Creativity (design, music, participants, props etc.)
2. Unified theme: Yankee Doodle Dandy
3. Eye Catching
5. Effort in Design
6. Patriotic Spirit
For more information visit http://www.woodstown4thofjulyparade.com/