Hopatcong Police PBA 149: Food Truck Fest – Three Bands – Hot Rod Car Show

It’s that time again… for the Hopatcong PBA 149 Food Truck and Music Fest that has grown into a major Lake Hopatcong event! And this year they are hosting their archrivals the aka. “the Hot Rodders”, that are known for zipping around Lake Hopatcong leaving rubber on the road.

Yes… It’s true… The Hopatcong Police PBA 149 during the annual Food Truck and Music Fest on September 25th from 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM at Hilltop Fields 32 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong, have invited their best friends from across the yellow line, the Cops and Rodders for a best in show of the extreme cars that lay down the rubber around Lake Hopatcong each year.

This is an event for the entire family that features food, drinks, live bands, games, and everything you need to have a fun day on the green at Hill Top Fields. (Bring Chairs, Blankets and just enjoy the day).

If you have not been to Hilltop Fields before, you take the turn into the Hopatcong Senior Center and follow the long uphill drive on the left to the top and into the entry for Hill Top Fields (see map below).


  • PBA 149 Flyer20 Gourmet Food Trucks
  • Custom Brew Beer Garden
    • Lone Eagle Brewing – Local Company
    • Señor Sangria - Red & White (New Jersey's own)
    • Margaritas
  • Vendors – Over 30+ Local Venders
  • Three Live Bands
    • 11am-1:30pm – Alien Hands
    • 1:30-4:00 pm – Tequila Rose
    • 4:00 – 7:00 pm – Captains of Leisure
  • Axe Throwing Contest – Throughout the Day
  • Local Charities: Operation Helping Hands, Girl & Cub Scouts, Little League, Fire House, Smiling House
  • Dunk Tank – Dunk my favorite Police, Fire, Little League, and others
  • Hot Rod Car Show (Cops -n- Rodders)
  • Face Painting, Pony Rides, Pumpkin Patch, Knocker ball, Sand Art and More!


Food Trucks Coming:

• Carnival Donut Bar
• Chef J Latin Dragon
• Chick Wings & Things LLC
• Food Truck Catering
• Chubbys Cheesesteaks
• Cold Stone Creamery
• Cousins Maine Lobster

• El Lechon de Negron
• Empanada Guy
• Jersey Curbside Eats
• Hold My Knots
• Hustle Juice
• Ma & Pa's Tex-Mex BBQ

• Mac Truck
• Revolution Taco
• Rolling Pita
• Sauced and Rubbed
• Taxi Cab Burger, LLC

Entry is $5.00 and of course your dogs are welcome too! 

This year, on top of great musicians and an awesome selection of beverages, we’re hosting a car show! 

Parking Map 09 25 2021Hilltop Fields has ample of parking (200+), but should it be needed, overflow parking will be at the Hopatcong State Park with two shuttle buses providing service for quick access. We look forward to seeing you all there!

Free Parking Map:

  • Primary Parking: Hill Top Fields: 32 Lakeside Blvd, Hopatcong, NJ

  • Secondary Parking: Hopatcong State Park: 260 Lakeside Blvd, Landing, NJ

Cops & Rodders Car Show:

The car show in support of this event is provided by Cops N Rodders of North Jersey that do the famous Loop of Lake Hopatcong every year for the last two years, entertaining the spectators.  

About Cops & Rodders: Founded in 2002 Cops and Rodders LLC is a car club based in Northern New Jersey. They host cruise nights, car shows, driving cruise events, and community events. They work closely with the “Smiles for Margaret” charity as well as various car clubs in the area. The club shows thrown to benefit charity normally attracts over 300 cars.

Judges of Cars: Hopatcong Mayor, Police Chief, Fire Department, EMS and Car Club Members. They are looking for Best in Show, Mayors Choice, Chief’s Choice.

All show cars are welcome, please arrive at 9:30 – 10:00 AM for staging. Cost is $15 per car and includes the cost for getting into the Food Truck area.

More about Hopatcong PBA 149:

The Hopatcong PBA represents all police officers who make up the Hopatcong Police Department. Since the inception, members of the Hopatcong PBA have kept the welfare of our community at heart. We provide relief to not only police officers and their families but also residents of the Borough of Hopatcong who are in need.

Hopatcong PBA 149 LogoEach year, the Hopatcong PBA supports Toys for Tots, Special Olympics (Law Enforcement Torch Run, and Polar Bear Plunge), the Bob Thomas Law Enforcement Scholarship Fund, and many other Hopatcong youth sports clubs throughout the Borough. Each member of the Hopatcong PBA is involved in fundraising events to raise money to support these types of programs. With your help, we can continue to support these programs, plus have the tools to expand our activities even further.

Below is a list of our annual events. We encourage you to attend each of these events not only to show your support for the Hopatcong PBA but also to meet our members.

  • Beef Steak – Fall
  • Spaghetti Dinner – Winter
  • Golf Outing - Summer

We know how intrusive it is to receive calls at home; therefore, the Hopatcong PBA as well as all the NJSPBA does not solicit by phone. Should you ever receive a call requesting a donation on our behalf, it is not your local PBA.

We would like to thank you for your continued support and contributions that assist the many causes the Hopatcong PBA supports in our community. We look forward to serving you!

If you are unable to attend, and wish to donate to the PBA 149 fund, please stop into Hopatcong Police Department.

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Event Properties

Event Date 09-25-2021 11:00 am
Event End Date 09-25-2021 7:00 pm
Individual Price $5.00
Location Civic Center Field

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