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Mainstreet NJ: Middletown

Middletown’s Campbell’s Junction area provides the perfect blend of a quaint, hometown feel with bustling city life nearby. Walk along the streets and you’ll find charming mom-and-pop shops, diverse cuisine choices, and retailers that offer a variety of services. The downtown area has been the home of the annual Veterans Day Parade for decades and will soon be the site of an affordable housing complex for Middletown’s veterans. Just minutes away, residents and visitors can board the Belford Ferry to NYC and soak up the scenic views of Raritan Bay.

Popular Culture:

Middletown Township is a hub for filming and fame! Some popular movies that were filmed in the Township include The Miracle Worker, Clerks, and Clerks III. The latter two films were directed by Middletown native Kevin Smith (below).

Many acclaimed individuals have also called Middletown home, including Roger Penske, Geraldo Rivera, Steven Van Zandt, Vinnie Brand, and Gov. Phil Murphy.

Town Favorites:

Popular Restaurants: Pueblo Mágico, Belford Bistro, Belford Brewing Company, Valentino’s, Naples Pizzeria, Gem’s Bagels, and Sissy’s Place

Popular Shops:

Refinemint Consignment Boutique, Flower Power Florist and Gifts, Middletown Family Pharmacy, Lighthouse Strollo’s Homemade Italian Ice, Sabatos Prime Meats, and Swagger Barbershop

Other Attractions:

Belford Ferry, Henry Hudson Trail, Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown Arts Center

About Middletown:




Mayor:Tony Perry

Shopping:Campbell’s Junction

Number of stores downtown:42

Upcoming Events

March 9: Garden State Greats – Women Athletes of NJ

March 13: Sweet Potato Pie Sessions – “Preacher, Preacher” Reading

March 16: March Madness – Dribble, Dish & Swish

Did you know: The oldest operating lighthouse in the US, Sandy Hook Lighthouse, can be found at the tip of Sandy Hook, Middletown.

Learn More: www.middletownnj.org

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