Nolan's Point will be Christmas Central the Week of July 22nd with a full line of holiday themed events.  Scheduled events are listed below as well as listed in our "business events calendar' page of this website.  Events are also listed on LivetheLakeNJ facebook page.

  • All week long
    • Alice's menu features specialty cocktails and desserts with winter themes
    • Windlass menu features specialty cocktails and dessers with winter themes
    • Main Lake Market will have shopping sale: with prices of ornaments, handbags, fashion hats (sporting hat excluded), tin signs, decorative signs and snow globes and more on sale from 10 to 25% off.
    • All businesses will be decorated with holiday theme.
  • July 22nd 8:00pm - 10:00pm Nolan's Point Boardwalk
    • Kick off to the Christmas in July Event
    • Tree Lighting on the boardwalk - tie up off the docks or stop by
    • Performance by the First Presbyterian Church of Sparta Bell Choir
    • Rain or shine event
  • July 23rd 11am - 1pm - Miss Lotta/Lake Hopatcong Cruises
    • Brunch cruise with Mr. and Mrs. Claus
    • Book your reservation through Lake Hopatcong Cruises directly by clicking their website here or calling 973-663-5000.
    • Rain or shine event
  • July 23rd 5pm - 9pm - Lake Hopatcong Golf Club
    • Mr. & Mrs. Claus will happily pose with you for your free take away photo.
    • 'Holiday' minigolf greens fees: Children under 12 free/adults half price
    • if golfing weather is questionable - call Lake Hopatcong Golf Club at 973-663-0451
  • July 24th 6pm Alice's Restaurant - CANCELLED EVENT
    • Drinkable Arts block painting overlooking Lake Hopatcong
    • Pre-register for the event by clicking here.
    • $45 per person includes all fees associated with painting
    • Light menu and drinks will be available at an extra charge
    • Rain or shine event - attendees 16 years and older
  • July 25th - 6pm Nolan's Point Boardwalk
    • Families come to our craft tent to paint their own ornament to take home with them
    • A hot dog cart will be on hand for filling tummies (extra cost)
    • Round out the night with a game of mini-golf (weather permitting)
    • "Holiday" Greens Fees from 4 pm to closing with Adults half price/Children 12 and younger FREE
    • if golfing weather is questionable - call Lake Hopatcong Golf Club at 973-663-0451
    • Craft tent will be rain or shine event
  • July 26th 7pm - 10 pm Windlass
    • Sherwin Thwaites Steel Drum performs on the Windlass Patio
    • Tie up or anchor down off the Windlass docks or have a seat
    • Light menu, coffee, drinks and desserts will be available for purchase
    • Feel free to wear your 'holiday' best attire - ugly sweater, santa hat etc.
    • Rain or shine event - if it is raining the event will be held inside the Windlass
  • July 27th - 8pm - 10pm Nolan's Point Boardwalk POSTPONED DUE TO SEVERE WEATHER - RESCHDULED FOR August 3rd
    • Silver Starlite Orchestra performs under the stars
    • Tie up, anchor down or bring a chair to the point
    • In the event of a rain cancellation - information will be posted after 3:30 pm at 973-288-2770 #1 and on social media - facebook LivetheLakeNJ
  • July 28th - 7pm to 9pm Miss Lotta/Lake Hopatcong Cruises
    • Santa Con Cruise
    • Book your reservation through Lake Hopatcong Cruises directly by clicking their website here or calling 973-663-5000.
    • Rain or shine event
  • July 28th - 7pm - 9pm Windlass Restaurant
    • R&B Show performs at the Windlass - with motown hits sung by "Cher", "Diana Ross" and more.  Come sing and dance along with the R&B Show
    • no reservations needed
    • regular menu is available
    • feel free to wear your holiday 'best' - santa hat, ugly sweater etc.
    • rain or shine event
  • July 28th - 8:45 pm - Nolan's Point Boardwalk and Lake Hopatcong
    • Boat Parade
    • Register your boat at 8:45 pm at our registration desk on Nolan's Point Docks.
    • Boat parade starts at 9 pm parade from Nolan's Point around Halsey Island and back.
    • Prizes awarded to captain of the each entry boat as well as a grand prize to the winner
    • Don't have a boat? That is no worry - decorate your home! Submit a photo of your home decorated for Christmas in July and email it to info@livethelakenj.com!
    • rain cancellation for boat parade will be posted after 3:30 pm at 973-288-2770 #1 and on social media LivetheLakeNJ facebook page.
  • July 29th - 7pm - 9pm Miss Lotta/Lake Hopatcong Cruises
    • Great Gatsby New Years Eve Party on Miss Lotta
    • Book your reservation through Lake Hopatcong Cruises directly by clicking their website here or calling 973-663-5000.
    • Rain or shine event
  • July 29th 9:30pm - 12:30am Windlass Restaurant
    • 80's New Year Eve Party
    • Feel free to dress for a totally rad and bodacious night - preppy, hair band, Madonna - make it BIG - big hair, big shoulders, big eyemake up!
    • DJAlgorhythm85 will be spinning discs.
    • Special afterhours menu will be ready.
    • Call the Windlass for more information: 973-663-9600
  • July 29th 5:00pm - 12:00am Alice's
    • Hawaiian New Year Party
    • Dinner menu enhanced by Hawaiian specials
    • Specialty Drinks at the Big Fish Lounge
    • Prizes and give-aways
    • Champagne Toast
  • July 30th all day Windlass Restaurant
    • "Hangover brunch" from 9am - 2pm (regular brunch with hangover specials)
    • 2pm to closing - regular menu with "seasonal" specials
    • No reservations required
  • August 3rd - 8pm - 10pm Nolan's Point Boardwalk RESCHEDULED FROM July 27th
    • Silver Starlite Orchestra performs under the stars
    • Tie up, anchor down or bring a chair to the point
    • In the event of a rain cancellation - information will be posted after 3:30 pm at 973-288-2770 #1 and on social media - facebook LivetheLakeNJ