Kids Takeover

Watch out cause the kids are taking over downtown! Join us as our Downtown businesses get ready for a takeover with special offers, dance party DJ, activities and more! Visit us often as we update the offers & specials.

9Round

  • Number of jumping jacks a child does in 1 minute is equivalent to a parents startup fee discount to 9 Round (for example, 20 jumping jacks equates to a $20 discount). Maximum discount of $50. Open from 3 – 6 PM.

A&J Jewelers

  • Sidewalk chalk

Alifina’s Design

  • Sewing & craft activities for all ages

ArteVino

  • Small canvas paintings for $10

Boyt Drugs

  • Can you do 12 jumping jacks?!? If so, you can get a special lollipop from Boyt Drugs!
  • 20% off all toys and cosmetics for students

Brewed Awakening

  • Color & design your own sandwich. Ani, Symona & Victor will pick a winner to be featured as the July sandwich of the month!

Black Belt Institute

  • 1 free week of Taekwondo lessons
  • 1 free t-shirt

Cai’s

  • Specialty mock-tails
  • Special kids desserts including featured chocolate covered pretzels & specialty desserts

Creative Twist Events

  • Located inside Lollipop Land
  • Make your owner fidget spinner (from 1pm to 3pm)

Dream & Light

  • Instant Instagram lessons – learn some quick & easy tips for taking the best Instagram pictures. Recommended for ages 10 and up.

Farmers Insurance

  • Coloring & a visit from the Farmers Insurance Corvette

Fresco’s

  • Fresco-kid! Enjoy a specialty personal Fres-Kid plain pizza
  • Enjoy mini-me rice balls

Genus Boni

  • Join the Genus Boni newsletter and ‘fish for a prize’ [all prizes subject to availability]

Great Play

  • Obstacle course and games on Main St

Hailey’s Harp-Cade

  • Half-price pizza with a beverage
  • Beat the high score of owners, Chris & Mo, at basketball to win $2 in free quarters

The Hair Loft

  • Free haircuts for children under 2
  • $5 hair glitter, hair braids or feather hair extensions

Lollipop Land

  • Free lollipop for any honor roll student (please bring in report card for proof of gift)
  • $5 popcorn & candy bar

Main Street Barbers

  • $5 faux-hawk (gel & product styled mohawk for kids)

Metuchen News

  • Fidget spinner contest – Every hour, on the hour, stop by Metuchen News for a fidget spinner contest for the longest fidget spin. Each winner will receive a special prize

Metuchen Savings Bank

  • Special kids activities and staff to answer all your questions on financial planning

Novita

  • Kids (ages 12 and under) eat free with purchase of adult entree

Optique Unique

  • Smile for the camera! Join your friends at Optique Unique for a photo booth session!

Preschool of Rock

  • Live performance from Michael Napolitano of Michael & the Rockness Monsters at 3:30pm
  • Visit Michael Napolitano & Preschool of Rock at Cai’s Cafe to get down & get funky

Pyramid Vitamin & Health Foods

  • Sidewalk chalk

RIC Services/16 Pearl Street

  • Corn hole toss game

Runner’s High

  • Runner’s High Mannequin Challenge – win a prize for the best mannequin challenge shot uploaded to the Runner’s High Instagram page

Suite Beverly

  • $5 braiding and ribbons & bow

The Greek on Main

  • Special kids meal options including kids souvlaki, pasta & meat sauce & more!

What’s New Mens Consignment

  • Do you know how to tie a tie?!? Your friends at What’s New Mens Consignment will show you the tricks of the trade! Be sure to strike a pose and Instagram your look!
  • Students save 10% off a special gift for a special guy in their life!

What’s the Scoop

  • Face Painting & Balloon Art from 4pm to 6pm
  • Clicks & Bricks Lego