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Cops N Rodders – Hot Rod Parade – Around Lake Hopatcong

The following article contains several key updates on the Cops N Rodders of North Jersey Hot Rod Parade around Lake Hopatcong this weekend on May 22, 2021 starting at 2:00 PM.

We have some new times for the event which will be key in attending this major spectator activity as they show off over 300 expected cars as they loop the lake in now what is the second annual celebration of this event.

Special Treat in 2021:

Blue KnightsAdditionally, the Fire Departments from each of the town will be involved in the Parade, with special police escorts. Plus, the New Jersey Blue Nights bike club of current and retired police will be heading up the parade to help the parade around the lake.

This parade started in 2020 as one of the largest car clubs wowed the residents along the route as Hot Rods strutted their stuff around the lake. And this year they will be staging and finishing in the Lake Hopatcong area, with the suggested car donation of $5.00 going to fire and rescue departments around the lake.

Map and Updated Schedule:

Final Schedule:

Hot Rod Map 2021 TimesStaging Point: Bagels on the Hill - 175 Lakeside Blvd, Landing, NJ 07850

The staging deadline for Cars/Bikes is 1:00 PM in the parking lot

All Hot Rods and Bikes are welcome to join with a $5.00 suggested donation to the local first responders.

Hot Rod Parade pulls out at 2:00 PM Sharp!

Spectators are welcome to check out the cars/bikes from 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Ending Point: Hopatcong Fire Department #3 - 43 Hopatchung Rd, Hopatcong, NJ 07843

Expected Arrival: 3:00 PM

Spectators are encouraged to check out the cars/bikes at the final destination. See the map to the right as to where they will be parked. Suggested spectator parking is the Borough Of Hopatcong Municipal parking lot. (See Finishing Point Map Below)

Key Spectator Times Around the Route:

#1: Staging Area: Open to Spectators 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

#2: River Styx Bridge (Hopatcong): Expect the parade to pass the area at about 2:05 PM

#3: Brady Bridge (Jefferson): Expect the parade to pass the area at about 2:30 PM

#4: Mount Arlington: Expect the parade to pass the area at about 2:30 PM

#5: Finishing Point: Expect the Hot Rods to starting arriving at 3:00 PM

Please Note: Due to the size of the hot rod parade (300+) cars/bikes, they will be in three waves with some regular traffic allow in between, so make sure you wait until the end.

Festivities at the Finishing Point:

The following map image and Goggle map show the parking areas for the Hot Rods and where the public is encouraged to park less than one block away. The Cops N Rodders of North Jersey has arranged for a DJ one site, so it should be a fun time for all.

Hot Rod Parking 2021


This will be the largest spectator event for the Lake Hopatcong Region this Spring!


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Event Date 05-22-2021 11:00 am
Individual Price Free
Location Lake Hopatcong

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