25 Kid-Friendly Ways to Celebrate Halloween in New Jersey

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It’s getting a little spooky in New Jersey. Opt for a safe candy-seeking experience with one of the Downtown Trick or Treat events, visit the Haunted Seaport in Tuckerton, or the coveted Boo on the Boardwalk at Jekinson’s. With dozens of events to choose from, your little witches, ninjas, and pirates will have a blast this Halloween. Be sure to visit this post for more events as the holiday creeps closer. ? ?

Psst! Don’t forget to hashtag #NJMOM and tag @njmom and your little cuties could be featured in our next photo round-up.

Let’s Have a Spooky & Safe Halloween in NJ:

Halloween Parades:

October 21: Cape May Halloween Parade
October 25: Ocean City Halloween Parade
October 28: Point Pleasant Halloween Parade 
October 28: Belmar Halloween Parade & Costume Contest
October 31: Toms River Fire Company #1 80th Halloween Parade

Downtown Trick-or-Treating and Trunk-or-Treating:

October 19: Trunk or Treat at Rainbow Montessori in Clifton
October 20: Downtown Hammonton 11th Annual Trick or Treat
October 20-21 & 27-28: Boo at the Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach

October 21: Boardwalk Trick or Treating & Howl-O-Ween at Seaside Heights
October 26-28: Trick or Treat Weekend at Storybook Land in Egg Harbor Township
October 27: Downtown New Providence Trick or Treating and Scarecrow Contest
October 27: Trunk or Treat at True Life Church in Brick
October 28: Downtown Westfield Trick or Treat & Costume Contest
October 31: Downtown Summit Trick or Treating
October 31: Downtown Morristown Trick or Treating

Other spooky Halloween Events: 

September 29: Giant Pumpkin Carve in Salem
October 4-28: The Glow: A Jack O’ Lantern Experience in Philadelphia
October 5: The Legend of Sleepy Hollow at The Historic Village at Allaire
October 6-7: Pumpkin Pawlooza at Garden State Discovery Museum in Cherry Hill

October 12-13, 19-20, 26-28: Brite Nites Pumpkin Displays in Warren
October 12-14, 19-21, 26-28: House of Horrors and Haunted Hayride in Holmdel
October 17: Howell-o-Ween Spooktacular in Howell
October 18: Haunted Seaport at The Tuckerton Seaport in Tuckerton
October 19-20, 26-27: Haunted Hayrides & Haunted Village at Allaire
October 27: Pumpkin Patch Day at Liberty Hall Museum in Union

Psst! Don’t forget to hashtag #NJMOM and tag @njmom and your little cuties could be featured in our next photo round-up.

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Erika is a yogi, writer, coffee enthusiast, and world traveler. If she's not at the beach or chasing the sunset, she's looking for the best iced coffee she can find and planning her next adventure. Her favorite NJ spots include The Saint, Island Heights, and Lava Java House.

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