Important Notice: Unfortunately, the 2016 Highlands Festival at Waterloo has been cancelled and instead of the festival this year a concert with New Riders of the Purple Sage will be held at Roy’s Hall in Blairstown. We do hope to be able to bring back our large festival again in 2017 or a comparable signature event!

We appreciate your ongoing support and look forward to seeing you at the concert on Saturday, September 17th at Roy’s Hall and at our other upcoming functions! Tickets to the concert range from $28.50 – $33.50 and the show starts at 8:30pm. For additional details and to purchase tickets to the concert click here or either of the above embedded links.

– The NJ Highlands Coalition

Highlands Festival at Waterloo 2016 has had to be cancelled

& instead a concert with

New Riders of the Purple Sage will be held on:

Saturday – September 17, 2016: 8:30pm

Tickets are between $28.50-$33.50 and can be purchased here.

Non-Stop Music


Non-stop music featuring favorites from the Highlands region and beyond.



There will be plenty of activities to enjoy! Biking is welcome, working dog shows, historic village tours, blacksmith demonstrations, workshops, children’s corner and much, much more!


What better place to shop? In the lovely outdoors, while music plays all around you, munching on some snacks and sipping some Highlands H2O. There will be all sorts of goodies you can purchase including crafts, fair trade items, green products, farmers market produce and the like.

Welcome back to Waterloo!


Waterloo Village is coming alive again with special events and activities to help you rediscover its rich history and natural resources. The Highlands Festival at Waterloo highlights the importance of water preservation, celebrates our environment and recognizes the committed people who work to protect it. 

Food & Beverage

Hungry? We will have plenty of delicious options for you to choose from! Main dishes, sides, and of course yummy desserts. Thirsty? We’ll have various refreshing beverages to choose from, including the return of our beer garden!


Bring your blankets, towels, lawn chairs and enjoy the festivities. Don’t forget your hats, shades and sunblock!

NJ Highlands Coalition


The Highlands Festival at Waterloo is produced by the New Jersey Highlands Coalition, whose mission is to preserve the quality and quantity of drinking water for the four million people in NJ who depend on Highlands water.