Kids Takeover 2022

School’s out! Watch out, cause the kids are taking over Downtown Metuchen for another year!

Visit all of your favorite Downtown businesses for specials and offers, get jammin’ with music on Main Street, challenge yourself with an inflatable obstacle course and bouncy house on the Metuchen Town Plaza, and more!

Metuchen Downtown Alliance Activities

  • Inflatable obstacle course on Plaza
  • Bouncy house on Plaza
  • Mr. Cheng internationally recognized master paper cutter on Main St
  • DJ on Main St
  • Paper Airplane contest in Imagination Alley
  • Design your own birdhouse with Friends of the Metuchen Library

Business Specials

Carpet Maven II

  • Games & prizes for kids and families

Creative Twist Events

  • Slime bar on Metuchen Town Plaza

DiCosmo’s Italian Ice

  • Launching of their Campbell School summer flavor

Metuchen News

  • Enter a raffle with any $5 or more purchase (excludes lotto tickets) to win Pokemon Build & Battle Stadium Box, Bubble Maker or Squishmallows


  • Popcorn and cotton candy bar


  • Gratitude window graffiti and sidewalk chalk

Pastry Lu

  • Special end of year cupcakes for $1.50

Tiny Town

  • Open play session for $10

Terrace Plant Shop

  • Paint your own plant pot

What’s the Scoop

  • BOGO Buy one and get 2nd ice cream at 50% off and free sprinkles with any ice cream purchase