Kids Takeover 2023

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 (line closes at 4:30pm)
  • Bouncy house on Plaza (line closes at 4:30pm)
  • Face Painting on Main Street (1pm to 4pm)
  • Bubbles, bubbles and more bubbles on Main Street
  • Storm Troopers taking over Downtown Metuchen (1pm to 3pm)
  • DJ on Main St
  • Light Saber Station on New Street
  • Arts and activities with Friends of Metuchen Arts

Business Specials

  • Atlantic Health System – Special giveaways for kids
  • Awesome Yo – $1 sprinkle cookies
  • Beans and Bread -Plinko for Prizes
  • Brewed Awakening – Story time for kids and families
  • Cai’s Cafe – Kids special of a small lemonade and mini donut for $5
  • Cinnaholic – Two sweet $5 deals 
  • Clicks and Bricks – Free open play, no pre-registration required
  • Creative Twist Events – DIY Slime and activities at the plaza
  • Genus Boni – Raffle for customers with a purchase
  • KUMON- Are you smarter than a grown up game?!?
  • Lotus River – Karate special, punch for a prize
  • Metuchen News – Henna tattoos and ring toss
  • Pastry Lu – Special Kids Takeover treats
  • Soul Bowls – CHUNKY MONKEY Bowl for kids and activities
  • Terrace – Mini terrarium workshop for kids
  • Tiny Town – $10 open play access from 1pm to 3pm
  • What’s the Scoop – Milkshake drinking contest