Join Saint Therese for their Exciting 26th Annual Carnival! (2)

Since 1995, St. Therese kicks-off their annual summer event by putting on one of the greatest carnivals found in North Jersey with major fun for the whole family.

This year is the 26th annual carnival and this spectacular event attracts over 10,000 people with entertainment for all ages including carnival rides, games, food, events, demonstrations, bands, and family-friendly entertainment. This excellent four-day family friendly event gets bigger and better every year and is sure to pass the entire family's expectations. 

According to Michael Calabrese, Carnival Committee Chairman of St. Therese. “This event continues to be a major fundraiser for the Parish with this year’s funds helping to continue our many community building activities at the parish.

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Event Information:

Location: Horseshoe Lake - 72 Eyland Ave, Roxbury Township, NJ 07876


  • July 28 - Wednesday: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • July 29 - Thursday: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • July 30 - Friday: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • July 31 - Saturday: 6:00 PM - 11:00 PM


  • Wednesday, July 28
    • Chris Shelley & Friends
    • Irish Step Dancers (from DeNogla Academy school)
  • Thursday, July 29
    • Concert by Roxbury Arts Alliance - Featuring: Davey and the Waverunners
  • Friday, July 30
    • Master Lim's Tye Kwon Doe
    • Nights of Neon
    • DJ EGO
  • Saturday, July 31
    • Rory O'Moore Pipe and Drums Band
    • 6pm to 10pm - Sabretti’s 10th Annual NJ State Hot Dog Eating Contest
    • Music: DJ Brian Klemp

Entrance Cost: $1 for dollar Ages 10 to 60, everyone else enters free

Ride Wrist Bands: Wristbands can be purchased on the days of the event for $30 at the gate.

Parking: The Parking is free thanks to the Roxbury Fire and EMS that hope that you stop by their special dunking booth. Parking locations are at Horseshoe Lake, Middle School and High School with Shuttle Services (see parking map below).

Weather Permitting: In case of rain, watch the Facebook page for weather updates.


The rides included in this Carnival are provided by New Jersey Valley Amusements.  Many rides feature something for everyone such as little train rides for kids to the more adventurous rides like the Seven Seas and Fire-Ball for teens and adults.

Tickets for the rides can be purchased individually, or through an unlimited wristband that can be purchased at the event for $30.

Attractions Overview:

  • Over 14 Fun Rides for all Ages
  • Food Tent Featuring: Hot Dogs, Burgers, Pizza, Funnel Cakes, Ice Cream, French Fries, Chicken, Italian Food
  • Local Bands, DJ’s, Kids Entertainment, SABRETTI’S Hot Dog Eating Contest
  • Daily 50.50 every night
  • Kids Face Painting
  • Clowns & Kids Games
  • 10 Games of Chance
  • Special tied Balloons for the kids
  • TV, Food and other Giveaways every day

Special Event:

Saturday at 8:00 PM on the main stage - SABRETTI’S 10th ANNUAL NEW JERSEY STATE HOT DOG EATING CONTEST. For signing up as a contestant (18 & Over), please send your contact information to

Covid 19 Information:

Masks are optional and not manitory, hand cleaning startions will be available throughtout the Carnival, and rides are cleaned in between riders.

Parking Map:

Rest assured that St. Therese has you covered with parking at the following locations. Primary parking location will be Horseshoe Lake, additional parking locations will be at nearby schools with shuttle buses to help whisk you away to the major event.

Event Properties

Event Date 07-29-2021 6:00 pm
Event End Date 07-29-2021 10:00 pm
Individual Price $1.00
Location Horseshoe Lake