Only In New Jersey Will You Find An Authentic Friday The 13th Trolley Tour
Most Garden State horror buffs know (and take pride in the fact) that Friday The 13th was filmed in New Jersey. The iconic 1980 slasher flick tells the story of a group of teenage camp counselors who are murdered one by one by an unknown killer while attempting to re-open an abandoned summer camp. That summer camp (Camp Crystal Lake in the film) is New Jersey’s own Camp No-Be-Bo-Sco. Other film scenes were shot in and around Hardwick, Hope, and Blairstown.
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Did I mention it’s BYOB? (Wine or beer only.) Interested? I sure am! There will be two tours (a 5:30 tour with a 7:30 movie screening and a 5:30 movie screening with a 7:30 tour). The evening tour (7:30) will include lanterns. The event will be held on May 17th. Address: 26 Main Street, Blairstown, NJ 07825. For tickets (sales end 5/14 at 9 p.m.) and additional details, visit the event page by clicking here.
Kristen is a writer, editor, and social media maven who loves her state. Born and raised in New Jersey, sharing all it has to offer is her passion. After attending Montclair State University, she continued her education online, obtaining certifications in social media management.
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