In This Issue
The Farmers' Market opened on Saturday, June 9th, 2018.
The Market is in the Upper Plane Street parking lot each Saturday from 8:30am - 1pm. The Market runs till November 17th.
Farmers' Market 
and Artisan Vendor forms are available on the BMS website.
Thank you to our sponsors:

Thank You
to our
2018 Retail Co-Op Sponsors


We will pick up your
unwanted stuff:

Household items, decorative items, wood furniture, and more!

Call or email BMS to arrange for pick-up at  your home or delivery to the BMS office


Available Retail Addresses
for Sale on Main Street:
602, 616 (Upper)

Available Retail Addresses on Main Street for Rent:
312, 408 (Upper), 415, 502, 508, 512, 602, 712 (Upper), 906, 909, 922


Boonton Main Street Hours
Mon  10 - 4
Tues  10 - 4
    Wed 10 - 7   
Thurs 10 - 3 
     Fri    Closed    

What does Boonton Main Street do for Boonton?

Sustained by contributions and volunteer support, Boonton Main Street Inc. is a nonprofit dedicated to increasing awareness and foot traffic to benefit Boonton's historic downtown shopping district.  We accomplish our mission through events, advertising and resource sharing that includes:

14+ Events
  • Monthly First Friday Late Nights
    (11 events annually)
  • Award winning Farmers' Market
  • Car Show
  • National Shop Small Saturday
  • Advertising
  • Monthly street banners & flyers
  • Quarterly updated Visitor's Kiosk
  • Robust social media program including Facebook, Twitter & Instagram
  • Email blasts
  • Information / Resource Sharing
  • Website with a retail directory, sponsor info & more
  • Monthly newsletter to the general public
  • Quarterly newsletter to Main Street property & business owners
  • Regular resource sharing emails and training for Boonton's shop owners

Your donations help improve your downtown

Introducing ConnectOne Bank's  Affinity Program f or Boonton Main Street
ConnectOne Bank's Affinity Program allows the Bank to partner with Boonton Main Street and offer everyone affiliated with this organization the opportunity to support it.
HOW IT WORKS: ConnectOne Bank will donate a percentage of the total balances Boonton Main Street members and supporters have on deposit with ConnectOne Bank to Boonton Main Street.
Do you have an individual, business, or IRA account at ConnectOne Bank?
  • If you do, please tell the Bank that you want to link your account(s) to the Affinity Program for Boonton Main Street (code #4). Give them your name and account number(s).  That is all you have to do.  Increasing donations for Boonton Main Street does not get any easier than this!
  • If you don't: Call ConnectOne Bank at 973.316.1161 or stop in any one of their locations, and ask a Bank Representative to go over the choices of individual, business, or IRA accounts that may be suitable for you. Once your account(s) opened, ask the Bank Representative to link your account(s) to Boonton Main Street (code #4).
Joining ConnectOne Bank's Affinity Program for Boonton Main Street is easy!
  • Help us get the word out; ask your friends and family to link their accounts to Boonton Main Street too! 
ConnectOne Bank will keep all of your account(s) information strictly confidential.  Boonton Main Street will not receive any information about account balances or personal information from the Bank.
Call 973.316.1161 for more information.    

Boonton Main Street Downtowner

Summer is finally here on Boonton Main Street! There are so many events happening that you won't want to miss. Check them out below!

Past Events

Dogs and owners alike had a great time at Pet's Night Out!  The Dog Spa ,   Montville Veterinary Group  and  Kessler Rehabilitation Center  provided our pets with great goodies and prizes. Thank you to all who attended!

Upcoming Events

There are many upcoming activities for kids and adults at the Boonton Farmers' Market! Be sure to visit on July 28th for the Peach Festival! The Culture Cabin will hosting a peach project at the festival for $5. 

ACACNJ will be at the market for painting and drawing activities for kids. 

Boonton Mud will be at the Farmers' Market on June 23rd and July 7th for hand building projects for both kids and adults! 

Musicians at the Farmers' Market
June 23: Monifa from NTUR will be performing from 11am to 12:30pm
June 30: Wyatt Sikora
July 14: Ron Reninger
July 28: Jeiris Cook
August 11: Ron Reninger
September 8: Ron Reninger 

For more information about the Farmers' Market, visit the website  here .   For a list of vendors at the Farmers' Market, click  here .

Come out to Boonton Main Street for First Friday Late Night July: World Flavors of Main Friday, July 6th. Participating restaurants will be providing samples of their signature foods and drinks. You must have a wristband to participate in the event. Wristbands can be purchased the day of, or leading up to the event during BMS office hours at 620 Main Street or at the Farmers' Market on Saturdays from 8:30am - 1pm. Meet our July Sponsor, Fossil Farms, right here in our office that evening! 

Come see local artists producing their unique works of art on the medium of their choice on First Friday Late Night August: Artists on Main. Artists  will be outside (weather dependent), and inside various retailers up and down the historic Main Street district.  Join us for an evening of the arts while you enjoy our downtown! 

Are you an artist interested in participating? Sign up HERE
The 16th Annual Boonton Main Street Classic Car Show will take place on Main Street on August 12th from 2:00pm - 5:00pm. The r ain date will be Sunday, August 19th. 

This event is FREE to the public attending the event. If you are interested in having your car showcased at the Classic Car Show, registration is $20 day of. You can register your car at the Mattress Firm's parking lot in the Wal-Mart plaza (304 Wootton Street for GPS) from 12pm - 1:45pm. You can fill out the form  HERE  ahead of time for a discounted fee, or day of on site.  Cash and checks accepted. Checks can be made out to Boonton Main Street, Inc.

Interested in Volunteering for the BMS 16th AnnualClassic Car Show?  Please click 

Interested in being a vendor at our Classic Car Show? Please click  HERE.

All of Main Street will be closed from 12pm till 6pm that day to make it a pedestrian district for the day. If you have a car pre-registered or are registering day-of, please report to the Mattress Firm parking lot at the Walmart Shopping Plaza off Wootton Street (304 Wootton Street for GPS) from 12pm on.  Registration will open that day at exactly 12PM. All cars must be registered before 1:45pm to be displayed on Main Street. Registration will close at 2pm.

Main Street will be closed from Division Street to Hill Street from 12pm till 6pm for this event. The Plane Street Parking Lot (1) will be available for parking. Other satellite lots in walking distance are the Municipal Lot (9), the Kiwanis Lot (6), and the parking lot at Santaland/Senior Center (7).  Boonton Trolley service will be available for pick up and drop off in the Boonton High School parking lot (306 Lathrop Avenue), Kiwanis Lot (150 Lathrop Avenue), the Municipal lot at Town Hall (100 Washington Street), for those parked at the Train Station/American Legion Lot (on Myrtle Avenue).

Advertise With Us!
Advertising Opportunities

G et your brand in front of thousands of people 
by sponsoring one of BMS's upcoming events: 
  First Fridays, Shop Small Saturday,  16th Annual Classic Car Show

We have levels of sponsorship available for all budgets! 

Contact Chris Manzella at:
Coupons, Sales & Events
Speakeasy Art Gallery  is excited to bring in the summer season with a new session of art classes!

The gallery 
offers flexible class schedules with a diverse choice of disciplines of art to study. Their youth classes (for ages 6-12) meet in the afternoon Monday - Wednesday and Saturday mornings. The teen class meets in the evenings on Mondays, and the adult classes are available on Wednesday evenings and Tuesday mornings.   

Youth Art Classes
Summer - begins week of 7/7/18 (Tuesdays & Saturdays only) 

Classes available in Drawing, Painting, Animation, Screen Printing, Sculpture, Custom Toy Design
Tues. 4:00-5:30pm
or Sat. 9:30-11:00am
(Tuesdays 4:00-5:30pm & Saturdays 9:30-11:00am for the summer session only)

6 week session - $150

Adult and Teen Art Classes  
Summer - begins week of 7/9/18

Teen Drawing and Painting -
Mon. 6:30-8:30pm
Teen Sculpture or Custom Toy Design  -
Mon. 6:30-8:30pm

Adult Drawing and Painting - 
Wed. 6:30-8:30pm
Adult Painting
Tues. 12:30-2:30 (summer)

6 week session - $200

Register for classes HERE!!!

816 Main Street
(973) 557-8268

Boonton Holmes Public Library

Upcoming Events
June 30: Boontoneers' Maker Saturdays - Learn how to paint with acrylics while making your own work of art. Open to ages 7 & up. Children under 10 must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Meet in the Library's lower level room. $5 materials fee; pay on
the day. Space and materials are limited; registration required, please.

Adult Programs
Yoga for Absolute Beginners: Mondays 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. 
Card Club: Tuesdays 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Mah Jongg: Wednesdays 6:30 p.m. - 8: p.m.
Fiber Arts Club: Thursdays 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Book Club Forming
 The Library is looking to form an adult book club. Interested? Contact Lotte Newlin at (973) 334-2980 ext. 103 or

Library Closures
The Boonton Holmes Library will be closed on Sundays
from June 24th through September 2nd. 

621 Main Street
(973) 334-2980

The Overlook at Canalside Park is Nearly Complete! 

Members of the Boonton Main Street Design team have been hard at work sanding, painting, and installing new seating and guide rails at the Overlook to get ready for its ribbon cutting on Friday, July  6th. We don't want to spoil next month's big reveal by showing the progress made to date but. . . We have included this rendering of what it will look like upon completion. The Design team is still looking for donations to hit their goal of $3,000 to complete the project.  If you would like to contribute to help this project, please  click here.

For text and email notifications from the Town to remain informed on e mergency police and traffic alerts, government news and updates, as well as Town event information

2018 BMS Event Calendar
Volunteer Corner
Volunteer with BMS

We run on the talent and generosity of volunteers. 

Are you a graphic designer, writer, marketing or advertising student or professional?  Maybe you have some hours that you could volunteer in the office. We can use your help!

To learn more, click here 
or email

BMS Organization News
Check out what our volunteer committees
have been working on!


  • We can only do the amazing things we do with your help! T he Annual Appeal is still ongoing. Please help by donating at this  Crowdrise  General Fundraiser.
  • We are actively working on a Fall Retailer gathering.
  • We are always searching for new interns for the Summer and Fall. If you know any students or community members that may need volunteer hours, please reach out!
  • We are working with local colleges and MCVT to create a Brand Ambassador program to add to our workforce education programs offered to students.


  • The Boonton Main Street Farmers' Market started June 9th  and is sponsored by Lakeland Bank and Park View Veterinary Hospital.  The opening Market had over 900 attendees! Stop by and see all the great vendors we have this year!
  • First Friday Late Night June: Pet's Night Out was fantastic! We thank sponsors Montville Veterinary for the great dog treats, Kessler Rehabilitation in Boonton for the great prizes for the pup's human friends, and the Dog Spa for the doggie poop bag promo item!
  • The BMS 16th Annual Classic Car Show will be Aug 12th with a rain date of Aug 19th. We continue to grow the event and registration forms are available online. If you are interested in being a vendor please download this form.
  • World Flavors of Main will be our July 6th First Friday Late Night with sponsor Fossil Farms. You must have a wristband to participate! Get your wristband leading up to the event at the Boonton Main Street office (620 Main) during office hours, or at the BMS Farmers' Market at the Plane Street parking lot on Saturdays between 8:30am and 1pm. Adults $15 - Kids $10
Meets: 1st Wednesday of the month, 6:00pm - 7:00pm


  • The Post Office Plaza benches had a Ribbon Cutting on June 1st for the new benches sponsored by  Francine Nardone, Bob Tullock, The Rotary of Mountain Lakes and Boonton and Mayor Matt DiLauri. Thank you to all who have made this new Post Office Plaza so beautiful!
  • The Design team will be working with retailers on updating facades in Fall 2018.
  • Thank you to our Design volunteers for engaging The Bloomery and Kohut Landscaping to landscape the Post Office Plaza!
  • A big thank you to Marta Pascarella for landscaping the Main Street Civil War Memorial, and Kristin Petry for her hard work updating and refinishing the planters at Essex Avenue.
  • Look for the Design committee fundraiser canisters at retail points around town to help raise money for the Canalside Park Overlook.
  • The Holiday Wreath initiative continues to accept donations at the Farmers' Market and will have an online component on Crowdrise later this month.
Meets: 2nd Wednesday of the month, 6:00pm -7:30pm