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Where Can Kids Eat Free Today?

October 14
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New Jersey restaurants NJUnited States
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Museums and Attractions with Free Admission Today

October 14
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New Jersey NJUnited States
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Free Places to Visit in NJ

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See Special & Unique Scarecrows in New Jersey

October 14
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New Jersey NJUnited States
Free
New Jersey Scarecrow Trails

Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for a free fall fun activity of seeing unique scarecrows across New Jersey.

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8:00 am

Where to Pick Apples Today

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
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New Jersey NJUnited States
varies
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Help for parents, grandparents, and caregivers looking for places to go apple picking in New Jersey today.

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New Providence Scarecrow Stroll

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

One event on November 1, 2019 at 8:00 am

Springfield Ave- New Providence, Springfield Ave
New Providence,NJUnited States
Free

New Providence Business is once again hosting the very popular annual Scarecrow Contest, bringing a fun and festive feel to our downtown!   The contest encourages New Providence residents, businesses, civic organizations, school groups, sports teams, and families to build the wildest, cleverest, funniest scarecrows they can imagine (within contest guidelines).  The scarecrows will be on...

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Keyport Scarecrow Contest

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 19, 2019

Keyport Public Library NJUnited States
Free

The Friends of the Keyport Public Library present: Keyport’s 5th Annual Scarecrow Contest! Yes, it’s that time again to get super creative in the making of Keyport’s Best Scarecrow! Prizes to the winners! Generously sponsored by the Keyport Bayfront Business Cooperative . SCHEDULE: Pick up materials - Saturday, September 21, 2019 - Time: 9:00 AM...

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Medford Scarecrow Contest

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 20, 2019

Shops of Medford Medford,NJUnited States
Free

The Woman's Club of Medford hosts the annual Scarecrow Contest from October 5 - 20. Scarecrows will be displayed by the shops of Medford.   Click over to see more New Jersey Scarecrow Trails.

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Brigantine Beach Scarecrow Exhibit

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Brigantine Beach, 14th St South
Brigantine,NJ08203
Free

Scarecrows at the beach -why not! The Brigantine Beach Cultural Arts Commission brings the scarecrows back for the Fourth Annual Scarecrow Exhibition! Visit the island before October 31 to view the creations!   Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.

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Vineland Scarecrow Display

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Landis Ave. Vineland,NJUnited States
Free

Main Street Vineland is again planning two downtown major events for the Halloween season—a month-long Scarecrow Challenge on The Ave contest and a Pumpkin Patch Party on Saturday, October 26. The Scarecrow Challenge on The Ave is returning this year, again in partnership with the Vineland Board of Education. All Vineland public and private schools,...

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Manasquan Chamber of Commerce’s Scarecrow Contest

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Main Street – Manasquan NJUnited States
Free

Manasquan's Chamber of Commerce will decorate the Main Street area with scarecrows this October! Scarecrows will be placed beginning October 14 and remain until October 31.       Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.

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Scarecrow Contest at Smithville Park in Eastampton

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Historic Smithville Park Eastampton, 803 Smithville Rd.
Eastampton,NJ08060United States
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Scarecrows on Parade returns to Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton the month of October. The winners are based off of votes from daily park visitors!   Want to see more unique scarecrows? Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.

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Hackettstown Scarecrow Stroll

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until November 9, 2019

Main St- Hackettstown, Main St
Hackettstown,NJUnited States
Free

October 8th – November 9th ~ Theme: Fairy Tales HKTWN BID businesses will be displaying Scarecrows around town, taking inspiration from diverse characters, creepy and cute alike! This year the BID again invites visitors and residents to take a Scarecrow Selfie! The BID will create a Facebook photo album where everyone can vote for his or...

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Branchville Scarecrow Stroll

October 14 @ 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00 am, repeating until October 31, 2019

Broad Street Books, 1 Mill Street
Branchville,NJUnited States
Free

Branchville Borough Historical Society and Broad Street Books are hosting the 4th Annual Branchville Scarecrow Contest founded by Brad and Jeanne Heinke to once again “build community!” 4th Annual #BranchvilleScarecrowContest Our renowned guest judges: SusanSpencer KenDruse RobYaskovic Rules: Must use a REAL PUMPKIN for the head! Please keep it family friendly! Must be a Branchville...

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9:30 am

School’s Out Drop-In Days at the Fort – Tinton Falls

October 14 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on November 7, 2019 at 9:30 am

One event on November 8, 2019 at 9:30 am

Fort Monmouth, 2566 Guam Lane
Tinton Falls,NJUnited States
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School’s Out Drop-in Days      From 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. on Monday, October 14; Thursday, November 7; & Friday, November 8   Open to ages 5-10 with adult   We promise you won’t be bored on your day off from school! We’ve got Science Exploration Stations, Take Home Kids Creations and Building Fun, plus open gym time. Activities are...

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10:00 am

Sahara Sams

Sahara Sam’s is Open For School Holidays

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 9, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on October 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 8, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on November 11, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 23, 2019 at 10:00 am

One event on December 24, 2019 at 10:00 am

Sahara Sam’s Oasis Indoor & Outdoor Water Park 535 N Route 73
West Berlin,NJ08091United States
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$32.99

School closed? Head to Sahara Sam's! The waterpark is open these weekdays in Fall 2019: September 30, 12PM - 7PM October 9, 12PM - 7PM October 14, 10AM - 7PM November 5, 12PM - 7PM November 7, 10AM - 7 PM November 8, 10 AM - 7 PM November 11, 12 PM - 7 PM...

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Johnson's Locust Hall Farm offers a pumpkin patch in South Jersey

Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm Fall Harvest Days – Jobstown

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm 2691 Monmouth Road
Jobstown,NJ08041United States
$4.75 – $15.95

Details about Johnson's Locust Hall Farm Fall Harvest Days and the fall farm activities available for kids in Southern New Jersey.

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Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm corn maze in Jobstown, NJ

Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm Corn Maze in Jobstown

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Johnson’s Locust Hall Farm 2691 Monmouth Road
Jobstown,NJ08041United States
$4.75 – $9.50

Details about the Johnson's Locust Hall Farm Corn Maze in Jobstown.

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iPlay America Halloween Happenings

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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iPlay America 110 Schanck Road
Freehold,NJ07728United States
Free

Details about the daily Halloween events in Freehold at iPlay America.

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Scarecrow Alley at the Physick Estate

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday and Tuesday, repeating until October 29, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until October 24, 2019

One event on October 31, 2019 at 10:00 am

Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St
Cape May,NJ08204United States
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Free

October 11 - November 3 at the Emlen Physick Estate FREE ADMISSION Once again, the grounds of the Physick Estate will be transformed for a spooky Halloween, and Scarecrow Alley showcases homemade scarecrows -- from the ghoulishly gruesome to the foolishly funny! VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITE! Visit the Carriage House Gallery at the Physick Estate...

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Pedal Carts at Sahls Father Son Farm

Fall Farm Fun at Sahl’s Father Son Farm

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

One event on October 14, 2019 at 10:00 am

Sahl’s Father Son Farm 420 Pestalozzi Street
Galloway,NJ08205United States
$9.95

Details about things to do today af the Father Son Farm in Galloway, New Jersey.

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hayrides at Johnson's Locust Farm

Weekday Fall Farm Fun at Johnson’s Corner Farm

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Johnson’s Corner Farm 133 Church Rd.
Medford,NJ08055United States
$5

Details about weekday fall activities at Johnson's Corner Farm in Medford.

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Take a hayride to the pumpkin patch at Father Son Farm in Galloway (31 of 46)

Scout’s Day at Sahl’s Father Son Farm

October 14 @ 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sahl’s Father Son Farm 420 Pestalozzi Street
Galloway,NJ08205United States
$9.00

Details about the Girl Scout events and Boy Scout events at the Sahl's Father Son Farm in Galloway, New Jersey.

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10:30 am

Toddler Story Time at Mullica Hill Library

October 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Monday and Friday, repeating until October 28, 2019

Mullica Hill Branch Library, 389 Wolfert Station Road
Mullica Hill,NJ08062
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Free

Join us for short stories, songs and a craft. Please register.   For more information about Toddler Story Time at Mullica Hill Library, please contact the event organizer as listed. Jersey Family Fun is not the organizer of this event. We are sharing news of this event as a community service to our readers.

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11:00 am

Go Karts at iPlay America

iPlay America is Open for School Holidays!

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 9:00 pm
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One event on September 30, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 15, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 18, 2019 at 11:00 am

iPlay America 110 Schanck Road
Freehold,NJ07728United States

On the following school closing weekdays, iPlay America is open for extended weekday hours September 3,  12 PM-9 PM September 4, 12 PM-9 PM September 30, 11 AM-9 PM October 1, 11 AM-9 PM October 9, 11 AM-9 PM October 14,11 AM-9 PM October 15, 11 AM-9 PM October 16, 11 AM-9 PM October 17,...

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Preschool Music Classes in Paramus at the Bergen Town Center Outlets

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

The Outlets at Bergen Town Center, One Bergen Town Center Route 4 East & Forest Avenue
Paramus,NJ07652United States
Free

Mommy, Daddy and Me Pre-K Series at The Outlets at Bergen Town Center   Interactive music sessions that include activities, instruments and song. Two 30 minute classes: 11 am to 11:30 am and 11:45 am to 12:15 pm. Class is recommended for 18 months to 4 years of age. Instructors from bergenPAC.

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Diggerland Logo

Diggerland USA Open for School Holidays!

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
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One event on October 1, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 9, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 14, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 16, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 17, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 5, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 7, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 8, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on November 29, 2019 at 11:00 am

One event on October 18, 2019 at 9:00 am

Diggerland USA 100 Pinedge Court
West Berlin,NJ08091United States
$29.95

Details and schedule for school holidays where school is closed but Diggerland is open.

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Pumpkin Fest at Delicious Orchards in Colts Neck

October 14 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Deicious Orchards, 320 Rt 34 South
Colts Neck,NJ07722United States
Free

Pumpkin Fest Monday, October 14 ~ 11:00am - 4:00pm Location: The event will be held at Delicious Orchards.   Pumpkin Fest Activities Pumpkin Decorating Antique Tractors Fun Games Live Music Food Samples   Admission fees for Pumpkin Fest FREE Admission!   For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the...

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3:30 pm

Lego Club at North Plainfield Library

October 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on December 9, 2019 at 3:30 pm

One event on January 13, 2020 at 3:30 pm

One event on February 10, 2020 at 3:30 pm

North Plainfield Library, 6 Rockview Avenue
North Plainfield,NJUnited States
Free

Join the fun if you like building with LEGO® bricks. Bring your creativity.

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4:00 pm

Halloween Inflatable Village in Wayne

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 1, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until November 3, 2019

Martorana Christmas House, 396 Fairfield Rd
Wayne,NJ07470United States
Free

The Martorana Christmas House you love at Christmas also offers Halloween fun. Check this out with your kids!     Over 170 Halloween inflatables, life size animatronics and people dressed up.   Feel free to come by to see them and take pictures. Everything is kid friendly. On Halloween there are scary characters. Gina, homeowner...

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Sukkot celebration at iPlay America

Celebrate Sukkot at iPlay America in Freehold

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 4:00 pm, repeating until October 20, 2019

iPlay America 110 Schanck Road
Freehold,NJ07728United States
Free

Celebrate Sukkot at iPlay America in Freehold, New Jersey October 13th through October 20th. All rides and attractions will be open. Learn more about what iPlay America offers in our article, 11 Things To Do at iPlay America With Teens, found here.   iPlay America will provide two kosher Sukkahs on-site with an indoor eating area...

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Ridgewood Halloween Maze

October 14 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until October 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 27, 2019

One event on October 31, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Sheriden Terrace Ridgewood, 124 Sheridan Terrace
Ridgewood,NJUnited States
Free

Ridgewood Halloween Maze Schedule October 7 - October 31 Monday to Friday 4:00 PM to 9:00 pm Saturday, Sunday, and Halloween 12:00-9:00 pm   Ridgewood Halloween Maze address 124 Sheridan Ter, Ridgewood, NJ   About the Stewart Family Haunted Backyard Maze In the spirit of Halloween, SPACEStv toured The World's Only Life-Size "Loops and Traps"...

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