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Enjoy the Fall Season with Hayrides and Campfires

A limited number of tickets are still available for Union County’s series of “Hayrides and Campfires” family-friendly seasonal events, complete with a hay ride, music, hot chocolate and marshmallow toasting. Participants are invited to stay and enjoy the festivities for up to three hours at each event.


All tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the events.

Internet users can purchase their tickets online at

Tickets may also be purchased in person at the following locations:

Trailside Nature and Science Center

452 New Providence Road, Mountainside

Open Tuesday through Sunday (except holidays), 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Trailside Info: 908-789-3670

Parks Reservation Desk

Union County Administration Building

10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth

Open Monday – Friday (except holidays), 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Reservation Info: 908-527-4900

Tickets are still available for two events:

Friday, October 28 at Trailside Nature & Science Center in the Watchung Reservation, beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Sunday, November 6 in Warinanco Park, beginning at 3:30.

Please note, the November 6 event was originally scheduled for October 2 and was rescheduled due to inclement weather. Tickets already purchased for the October 2 event will be honored on November 6.

Tickets are priced at $6.00 for Union County residents and $12.00 for non-residents. Group sales are limited to 15 tickets. Please note there are no refunds or exchanges.

For information about all events in and activities in Union County parks visit

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing and other support services, visit General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at

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