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We love sharing with families fun things to do in NJ especially when it comes to events in New Jersey. If you are looking for things to do in New Jersey today or in the days ahead, just take a look at our Calendar of New Jersey events.
 
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Absecon Halloween Decorated Houses

City of Absecon Absecon, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Absecon, New Jersey.   6th Annual Halloween House Decorating Contest   Halloween Decorated Houses in Absecon Absecon Community Affairs has begun accepting nominations …

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Hackettstown Scarecrow Stroll

Main St- Hackettstown Main St, Hackettstown, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Hackettstown, New Jersey.   Annual Hackettstown Scarecrow Contest The theme for this year's Scarecrow Scroll Contest will be: Cartoon Characters from any era! Hackettstown …

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Scarecrow Walk in Downtown Toms River

Downtown Toms River Washington Street, Toms River, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Toms River, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Walk The streets in downtown are lined with scarecrows for this annual event. For two weeks the public …

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Scarecrow Displays in Vernon

Vernon Township 36 Maple Grange Rd, Vernon, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Vernon, New Jersey.   3rd Annual Vernon Scarecrow Contest The Vernon Chamber of Commerce will be hosting our Annual Vernon Scarecrow Contest!   When …

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Cranford Scarecrow Stroll

Downtown Cranford South Avenue, Cranford, NJ

It's back, the biggest downtown event of the year! The 14th Annual Scarecrow Stroll will take place Oct. 15 - 31!he Night Stroll scheduled for Oct. 18. Bob the Builder …

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Ewing Green Team Scarecrow Contest

Senior and Community Center - Ewing Ewing, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Ewing, New Jersey.   All Around Town Scarecrow Contest Mayor Bert Steinmann, the Ewing Green Team, Ewing Arts Commission and Art Has No Boundaries …

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New Providence Scarecrow Stroll

Springfield Ave- New Providence Springfield Ave, New Providence, NJ

Here are more fun activities in New Providence, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Stroll New Providence Business is hosting the annual Scarecrow Contest, bringing a festive feel to our downtown! The …

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Scarecrow Festival in Hillsborough

Hillsborough Municipal Building Hillsborough, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Hillsborough, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Hillsborough’s first-ever Scarecrow Festival begins this Monday, October 4th! More than 40 scarecrows will be on display in …

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Palmyra Scarecrow Display

Borough of Palmyra NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Palmyra, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Display in Palmyra Will be displayed on Broad Street!   When is the Scarecrow Display? Scarecrows will be …

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Branchville Scarecrow Stroll

Broad Street Books 1 Mill Street, Branchville, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Branchville, New Jersey.   Branchville Scarecrow Stroll It's that time of year again in Branchville Borough. Scarecrows are popping up right & left …

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Medford Scarecrow Contest

Main Street - Medford Main Street, Medford, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Medford, New Jersey.   Medford Scarecrow Contest Come see the scarecrows on Main Street!   When is the Medford Scarecrow Contest? The scarecrows …

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Scarecrow Contest at Smithville Park in Eastampton 2021

Historic Smithville Park in Eastampton 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton, NJ

2021 details coming soon.   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! …

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Lambertville Scarecrow Display

City of Lambertville Lambertville, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Lambertville, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Contest We are very excited to promote our Fourth Annual Scarecrow Contest! Our area is known for celebrating Halloween …

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South Plainfield Scarecrow Festival 2021

South Plainfield Borough Hall 2480 Plainfield Ave, South Plainfield, NJ

Here are more fun activities in South Plainfield, New Jersey.   Scarecrow Festival Come visit our exhibit at your leisure, take selfies and share with your friends and families! No …

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Spotswood Scarecrow Contest

Spotswood Spotswood, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Spotswood, New Jersey.   Spotswood Scarecrow Contest Winners will be announced at the Trunk or Treat!   When is the Spotswood Scarecrow Contest? …

New Brunswick Free Pumpkin Picking

New Brunswick Youth Sports Complex 419 Joyce Kilmer Ave, New Brunswick, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in New Brunswick, New Jersey.   Halloween Pumpkin Picking in New Brunswick Join the City of New Brunswick's Department of Human and Community Services …

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Asbury Park Farmers Market

Asbury Fresh Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Asbury, New Jersey.   Asbury Fresh Farmers & Makers Market Back in Kennedy Park for another year of our outdoor Farmers and Makers Markets! …

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Street Fair in New Providence

Springfield Ave- New Providence Springfield Ave, New Providence, NJ

Here are more fun activities in New Providence, New Jersey.   New Providence 7th Annual Street Fair The New Providence Street Fair will be in downtown New Providence held on …

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18th Century Field Day at Red Bank Battlefield

Red Bank Battlefield Park 100 Hessian Avenue, National Park, NJ

Here are more fun activities in National Park, New Jersey.   18th Century Field Day 18th Century Field Day has a focus on life in Colonial times and the Battle …

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Scarecrow Alley at the Physick Estate

Emlen Physick Estate 1048 Washington St, Cape May, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Cape May, New Jersey.   13th Annual Scarecrow Alley at the Physick Estate The grounds of Cape May’s original haunted house, the Emlen Physick …

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