Events

Below is a list of upcoming meetings, guided tours and cultural events related to the Morris Canal. Please check back for updates and let us know about any new events being scheduled! 

Walking tour




July 2017

  • Waterloo Canal Days, Saturday July 22, 10-4, Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ. These special days will feature musical entertainment, tours of village buildings, boat rides, and merchandise sales, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Canal Society volunteers will be on hand to talk about the area’s history and offer hands-on activities. Waterloo Village is located on Waterloo Road at Exit 25 off of Route I-80, Stanhope, NJ.More info at CanalSocietyNJ.org 


August 2017

  • Waterloo Canal Days, Saturday August 5 and Saturday August 26, 10-4, Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ. These special days will feature musical entertainment, tours of village buildings, boat rides, and merchandise sales, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Canal Society volunteers will be on hand to talk about the area’s history and offer hands-on activities. Waterloo Village is located on Waterloo Road at Exit 25 off of Route I-80, Stanhope, NJ. More info at CanalSocietyNJ.org 
  • Canal Day Music and Craft Festival.  Saturday August 19, 10-5, Hugh Force Canal Park.  180 West Central Avenue, Wharton, NJ. Huge annual event featuring a full day of music, crafts/demonstrations, food, fireworks, kayak/boat rides, and other offerings celebrating the Morris Canal's history and legacy.  More information at www.CanalDay.org.

September 2017


  • Waterloo Canal Days, Saturday September 9 and Saturday September 23, 10-4, Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ. These special days will feature musical entertainment, tours of village buildings, boat rides, and merchandise sales, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Canal Society volunteers will be on hand to talk about the area’s history and offer hands-on activities. Waterloo Village is located on Waterloo Road at Exit 25 off of Route I-80, Stanhope, NJ. More info at CanalSocietyNJ.org 


October 2017

  • Waterloo Canal Days, Saturday October 14 and Saturday October 28, 10-4, Waterloo Village, Stanhope, NJ.  These special days will feature musical entertainment, tours of village buildings, boat rides, and merchandise sales, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Canal Society volunteers will be on hand to talk about the area’s history and offer hands-on activities. Waterloo Village is located on Waterloo Road at Exit 25 off of Route I-80, Stanhope, NJ. More info at CanalSocietyNJ.org 


Please email info about any upcoming festivals, tours, events, meetings, etc. so we can get them on the calendar and help promote via social media.  Thanks very much.

For more information, contact Ted Ritter at the NJTPA at tritter@njtpa.org or (973) 639-8447.