National Night Out to be held on August 7

Join The Morris County Park Police for an Evening Of Awareness and Fun


MORRISTOWN – Morris County’s Annual ‘National Night Out’ returns on Tuesday, August 7 from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Mennen Sports Arena in Morris Township. Hosted by the Morris County Park Police and the Morris County Park Commission, this evening overflows with excitement and activities for all ages!

Enjoy free food, free entertainment, free ice skating, free attractions, and giveaways. Explore police, fire, emergency, military, and rescue vehicles, such as motorcycles, ambulances, all-terrain vehicles, fire engines, and squad cars. Dozens of municipal, county, and state law enforcement agencies participate and are available for questions.

Visit the horses of the Morris County Park Police’s award-winning Mounted Equestrian Unit, dance the night away with a DJ, and play fun games to win prizes. The Morris County Park Police are also offering the popular freeChild ID cards, an initiative launched in 2000 that registers more than 1,000 children annually.

With over 5,000 attendees each year, Morris County’s ‘National Night Out’ has been named a National Award Winner since 2007. “We are incredibly proud of the national recognition our National Night Out has received,” says Chief Gabe DiPietro of the Morris County Park Police. “By offering a comprehensive array of participating agencies, we’re able to educate the public on the vast variety of community services available.”

Chief Gabe DiPietro and the Morris County Park Police ensure public safety throughout Morris County, and provide assistance to other area agencies. The department currently patrols park facilities with cars, motorcycles, bicycles, all-terrain vehicles, and horses.

Admission and parking to this event is free.

For more information and directions to Mennen Sports Arena, click here, or contact the Park Police at (973) 326-7632.

The Morris County Park Commission features one of the region’s best park systems in the state of New Jersey. It currently protects and maintains 19,653 acres at 38 distinct sites plus offers a year-round calendar of events and activities for all to enjoy!