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Events : Friday the 13th Celebration

Friday the 13th Celebration

He's baaaaaack...

Visit the Blairstown Museum on Friday the 13th from 9am to midnight to take your photo on our porch, an official movie location of everyone's favorite slasher Friday the 13th, Part 1.

While here view our Friday the 13th exhibits and purchase your very own copy of "On location in Blairstown: The Making of Friday the 13th". The book covers the creation, planning and filming of the iconic 1980 film through the memories of the cast and crew, many speaking for the first (and last) time. This all day celebration features Zella Bella Horror Face Art, Crystal Lake Photo Booth, Friday the 13th Costume Contest, Cornhole Games, and more!

Be sure to look around, you never know where the real life Jason is lurking...

Event Details & Information

Friday the 13th, Part 1

Did you know that Blairstown's Historic District is featured in the 1980 horror film Friday the 13th? It's true! Join us every Friday the 13th as we celebrate Blairstown's second favorite son, Jason Voorhees.

Take photos in front of iconic movie locations such as the Blairstown Museum building; enjoy exhibits which include autographed memorabilia, Tom Savini's "Jason" reproduction, and the original DINER letters; and take advantage of a 13% slashing discount on every souvenir shop purchase.

Ki Ki Ki Ki... Ma Ma Ma Ma...

Blairstown's Historic District

First settled in the 1700s, Blairstown is a charming small town in Warren County, NJ whose downtown commercial center is on the National Register of Historic Places.

Buildings from the late 1800s and early 1900s line both sides of Main Street. Iconic buildings include the 1825 Stone Mill, 1872 First Presbyterian Church and 1889 Water Works.

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Where To Park

Free public parking is available on Main Street, Main Street's small municipal parking area, and side streets. Please be mindful of posted signs, if any, and do not park in private driveways or private parking lots.

Send an email to info@blairstownmuseum.com or call 908-362-1371 during our hours of operation with your parking questions.

Blairstown Museum Experience

Every Friday the 13th, the Blairstown Museum expands its Friday the 13th experience. Our April 2018 celebration will include the following:

EXHIBITS

  • Autographed Memorabilia
  • Original DINER Letters
  • Tom Savini "Jason" Reproduction
  • Angry Mother Collection
  • Paramount Press Book & Lobby Cards
  • Warner Brothers Program Pamphlet
  • Pamela Voorhees Reproduction Sweater
  • Jason Voorhees Window Display
  • Bloody Chainsaws

EXCLUSIVE OFFERS

  • 13% Slashing Souvenir Shop Discount
  • Friday the 13th Newspapers (Limited Qty)
  • Jason Voorhees Edible Pops (Limited Qty)
  • Jason Voorhees In-Person (4/13 Only)
  • Zella Bella Horror Face Art (4/13 Only)
  • Costume Contest (4/13 Only)
  • Crystal Lake Photo Booth (4/13 Only)
  • Friday the 13th Cornhole (4/13 Only)

Friday the 13th Costume Contest

It's time to bust out your best Pamela sweater, Jason hockey mask and Crazy Ralph costume.

Visit us on Friday April 13th 12pm - 4pm to enter our Friday the 13th Costume Contest. No purchase necessary. Blairstown's Resident Jason Voorhees will select the winner at 5pm.

CONTEST PRIZES

1st Place     $50 Blairstown Inn Gift Certificate
Runner up   $25 Post Time Pub Gift Certificate

Event Photo Gallery

These photos are from Friday the 13th, October 2017.