Revolutionary Germantown Festival
October 2, 2021 (Saturday)
The 2021 Revolutionary Germantown Festival will continue its forty-plus year tradition of being a free event commemorating Germantown's Revolutionary history. Visitors will be able to engage with sites throughout Historic Germantown and enjoy family-friendly activities that highlight the diverse experiences of the men, women and children who lived in 1777 Germantown. The festival promises to be a day of fun and exploration!
There will be one re-enactment of the Battle of Germantown from 12 PM to 1 PM during the festival. The re-enactment portrays a historic battle that displays some violent content including loud black powder demonstrations.
Photo: Molly Picture Studio
Morristown Festival on the Green
October 3, 2021 (Sunday)
Morristown will be hosting visitors in its historic downtown from 12:00-5:00pm – the 2nd New Jersey will be featured along the History Corridor of the Festival, so stop by to say HELLO!
Rain or shine, everyone is invited to enjoy non-stop entertainment on several stages, 150+ exhibitors showcasing local businesses, restaurants, and notable community groups. It will be a celebration of national history, local pride, and community.
Follow us on social media for updates as the event nears - We look forward to seeing you at the festival!
Photo: Morris County Tourism Bureau
Washington's Encampment at Dey Mansion
October 9 & 10, 2021 (10am-5pm)
Theunis Dey commanded the Bergen County Militia during the Revolution. In July, October, and November of 1780 he offered the use of his house to General Washington as a headquarters. While the Commander-in-Chief and his staff – including Alexander Hamilton -took over one half of the home, his army encamped on the surrounding property.
Join us in a salute to George Washington and learn what life was like for soldiers during the American Revolution and the roles played by women who followed the Continental Army.
Photo: Dey Mansion Staff