2023 Toys For Tots

The Toys for Tots Operation Toy Train made its great return to the Sparta Train Station on Saturday, Dec. 9. Those who attended dropped off new unwrapped toys for families in need as their entry “ticket” to enjoy the festivities during this heartwarming yearly toy donation tradition. Operation Toy Train is the non-profit locomotive that […]

2022 Toys for Tots

The Toys for Tots Operation Toy Train cruised back to the Sparta Train Station with Santa Claus in 2022, the station a toy drop off point for the Operation Toy Train Toy Drive. Though there were no indoor activities or photos with Santa planned, all were encouraged to stop by to drop off toys to […]

2021 Toys for Tots

We sure missed you last year! This year’s Operation Toy Train Toy Drive is just around the corner and we wanted to let you know…

2019 Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots Operation Toy Train returned to the Sparta Train Station for the 4th year on November 30th 2019.

2018 Toys for Tots

Every year the magic of the Christmas Season takes shape during the first weekend in December in Sparta, NJ…

8th Annual Sussex County Heritage Tour

October 2018, the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council, in cooperation with area historical museums and heritage organizations, hosted the 8th Annual Sussex County Heritage Tour. It was a wonderful opportunity to explore the rich history and unique sites of the area.

Rev it Up! 5k Festival and Fitness Expo

The Rev It Up Run is a family-focused day of events that attracts hundreds of people each year, and is the center of activity in a festive, indoor/outdoor venue. Runners and Walkers, Employees and Individuals came to celebrate wellness with community minded companies. The funds raised at this event helped pay for the athletes’ participation in […]

2017 Toys for Tots

The Sparta Train Station once again welcomed Santa and US Marines for the Toys for Tots “Operation Toy Train” December 2nd 2017! The train, loaded with donated toys, arrived around 3:15pm and Santa disembarked to greet local families inside the Sparta Train Station. Children and their families were able to get a special photo with […]

2017 Ladies Day

Join us for a day of shopping, fashion, and fun! Ladies of all ages are invited to join us at the Sparta Train Station October 21st from 12pm to 4pm for our Ladies Day Out event (Rain or Shine!). We will have a variety of different vendors including LuLaRoe, Mary Kay, Thirty-One, and much more.  Visit our style station for style […]

7th Annual Sussex County Heritage Tour

Explore the History of Sussex County on Columbus Day Weekend. This October, the Sussex County Arts & Heritage Council, in cooperation with area historical museums and heritage organizations, will host the 7th Annual Sussex County Heritage Tour. It is a wonderful opportunity to explore the rich history and unique sites of the area.While touring our […]

2017 Vintage Car Show

Train Creative presents the 1st annual Sparta Train Station Vintage Car Show! Make sure to bring your family to the Sparta Train Station for a fun filled day of antique cars, classic cars, food, and much more on Saturday, September 9th from 10am to 3pm. This event will be held in conjunction with the Antique […]

Rev it Up! 5k/10k Festival and Expo

Sparta P.A.L. was started in the 1960’s by Fred Gefken (former Sparta Police Chief), with the mission of Police Officers interacting with Sparta Youth in a positive way through athletics. The goal of the Sparta P.A.L. Basketball itself is to provide 4th-8th grade boys and girls a positive environment to learn and apply the principles […]

Love Letters from Jersey Concert Fundraiser

Jody Mullen performed her signature cabaret known as “Love Letters from Jersey.” This delightful musical performance was paired with a wine tasting provided by Sparta’s own White Deer Liquor Store allowing guests to simultaneously expand their palette and heighten their senses. Jody’s musical homecoming debut in Sparta marked a special milestone for the Sparta Train […]

2016 Toys for Tots

The Sparta Train Station welcomed Santa and US Marines as they arrived on the Toys for Tots “Operation Toy Train” December 3rd 2016! The train load of donated toys arrived on schedule while children had a chance to enjoy festive family activities, food trucks, train displays, as well as a ‘Hoops for Troops’ contest sponsored […]

Sparta Train Station Dedication

On October 1st, 2016 the Sparta Train Station was dedicated in honor of William E. Dermody, Jr., a man who worked tirelessly to shape the future for his family and community. The drive and passion of William E. Dermody, Jr. and his wife, Beatrice, set a high standard of citizenship and generosity that exemplified their […]