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Seaside Heights Halloween Festival

Carousel Pavilion 1415 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Seaside Heights, New Jersey.   Halloween Festival in Seaside Heights The Mayor and Council in Seaside Heights is excited to announce their very …

Free – $5

Ship Bottom Trunk or Treat

Ship Bottom Boat Ramp 11th and Shore Ave, Ship Bottom, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Ship Bottom, New Jersey.   Halloween Trunk or Treat in Ship Bottom Ship Bottom Police Department’s First Annual Trunk or Treat! Wear a …

Free

Palmyra Trunk or Treat

Borough Hall 20 W. Broad St., Palmyra, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Palmyra, New Jersey.   Halloween Trunk or Treat in Palmyra Family friendly trick or treating!   When is the Trunk or Treat? Friday, …

$3

Northfield Trunk or Treat and Halloween Movie 2021

Birch Grove Park 1700 Burton Ave, Northfield, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Northfield, New Jersey.   Halloween Trunk or Treat and Movie in Northfield Come join the Northfield Police Department and other city employees for …

Free

Eatontown Halloween Celebration

Meadowbrook School and Field Eatontown, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Eatontown, New Jersey.   Halloween Celebration in Eatontown Annual Halloween Celebration in Eatontown! Bring a flashlight for the candy hunt.   When is …

Free

Greenwich Pumpkin Carving Contest and Party

Cumberland County Historical Society 960 Ye Greate Street, Greenwich, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Greenwich, New Jersey.   Pumpkin Carving & Painting Competition, Games, & Crafts!   Halloween Pumpkin Carving Contest and Party CCHS is hosting a …

$2

Brick Township Trunk or Treat 2021

Drum Point Sports Complex 41 Drum Point Road, Brick Township, NJ

Details about the Brick Township Trunk or Treat, an annual Halloween event in Brick Township, New Jersey.

Free

Washington Township (Bergen County) Halloween Drive In Movie and Costume Contest

Township Theater - Washington Township 249 Pascack Road, Township of Washington, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Washington Township, New Jersey.   Halloween Drive In Movie and Costume Contest in Washington Township The Township of Washington Public Affairs Department invites …

Free
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Ridgefield Halloween Parade and Trunk or Treat

Borough of Ridgefield (See Description) Ridgefield, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Ridgefield, New Jersey.   Fright Night   Halloween Parade and Trunk or Treat in Ridgefield Friday night Halloween parade and Saturday Treat Street …

Free
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Edelman Planetarium Shows in Glassboro – Laser Floyd: The Wall

Edelman Planetarium at Rowan University Science Hall, 201 Mullica Hill Rd, Glassboro, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Glassboro, New Jersey.   Laser Floyd - The Wall Edelman Planetarium's laser light shows combine music from your favorite bands with stunning and …

$3 – $5

Sea Isle City Halloween Parade and Dance Party 2021

Sea Isle City Parade Route 83rd to 63rd St. & Landis Ave., Sea Isle City, NJ

Details about the Sea Isle City Halloween Parade and Dance Party, an annual Halloween event in Sea Isle City, New Jersey.

Free
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Linwood Trunk or Treat and Fall Festival 2021

All Wars Memorial Park 1299 Shore Rd, Linwood, NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Linwood, New Jersey.   Annual Fall Festival   Halloween Trunk or Treat and Fall Festival A weekend of family fun!   When is …

Free

Marlboro Fall Backyard Movie Series

Marlboro Recreation Center Recreation Way & Wyncrest Road, Marlboro, NJ

Here's more fun things to do in Marlboro, New Jersey.   Fall Backyard Movie Series   FREE Movies in Marlboro are back for Fall!   2021 Marlboro Movies Schedule October …

Free

Cresskill Halloween Drive In Movie 2021

3rd Street Parking Lot - Cresskill 3rd StreetCresskill,

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Cresskill, New Jersey.   Halloween Drive In Movie in Cresskill Join us for a spooky time! We will be showing Disney's 2003 movie …

Free
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Keyport Scarecrow Trail

Keyport Public Library NJ

Here are more fun Halloween activities in Keyport, New Jersey.   Keyport Scarecrow Trail Public Voting begins on Sunday, October 17th. In-Person and Online! One vote per person, per category. …

Free
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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 …

Free
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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 …

Free
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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 …

Free
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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 …

Free
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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 …

Free

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