Where can I trade in Halloween candy in New Jersey?

Posted on: October 15th, 2018by


Where can I trade in Halloween candy in New Jersey?

It’s a question many parents may wonder. While some kids love collecting candy, others enjoy the thrill of the trick or treating, but not so much the candy.


Boys with halloween candy

Eat it or trade it?


Why do kids trade in Halloween candy?

  • Some simply don’t like candy.
  • Some are too young for candy.
  • Some kids have food allergies that make it unsafe for them to have candy.
  • Some kids have health conditions like Diabetes that require them to limit the amount of sugar they have.
  • Some like cool treats, rewards, and prizes better than candy.


Places to trade in Halloween Candy in New Jersey


Boscov’s Candy Exchange

One of the most popular Halloween Candy trade ins we’ve been telling you about for years happens at Boscov’s stores. See what New Jersey Boscov’s locations are doing for kids who can’t have all the sugary treats they get on Halloween. 


No more disappointment when the trick or treating brings sugary treats!


How does the Boscov’s Candy Exchange works?

  • Boscov’s offers a Halloween Candy Exchange to give a special treat to diabetic kids ages 14 and younger.  Starting now, register your child to bring in their Halloween candy to exchange for a $10 Boscov’s gift card for shopping in store for a toy, game,or other treat.
  • Food allergies? You’re eligible for trading as well at the Monmouth Mall, Woodbridge, and Toms River locations.


Which Boscov’s in New Jersey can I trade in Halloween candy?

  • 6725 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234
  • Deptford Mall, 1750 Deptford Center Road, Deptford, NJ 08096
  • Voorhees Town Center, 6001 Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees, NJ 08043
  • Monmouth Mall Rt 35 Eatontown Circle & Wyckoff Eatontown, NJ 07724
  • Moorestown, Moorestown Mall, Route 38 & Lenola Road, Moorestown, NJ 08057
  • Toms River, Ocean County Mall, 1201 Hooper Ave, Toms River, NJ 08753
  • Vineland, 100 Cumberland Mall, Vineland, NJ 08360
  • Woodbridge, Woodbridge Center 441 Woodbridge Center Drive, Woodbridge, NJ 07095


Register for the Boscov’s Halloween Candy Trade In events

  • For Monmouth Mall, Woodbridge Center, and Ocean County Mall Boscov’s Locations:
    • Please print and submit this form to JDRF (address on form). Candy will be accepted at the courtesy desk of the stores above from November 1 – 9.
  • Moorestown, Cumberland, Deptford, Voorhees, and Harbor Square Boscovs Locations:
    • Registration is required. Please register by emailing jrose@jdrf.org and requesting a registration form, or visit the store.


More Halloween Candy Trade In Events coming soon.


Remember there’s always the Switch Witch!

On Halloween night, your kids can leave their Halloween candy for the Switch Witch. As the kids sleep, the Switch Witch takes the candy and leaves behind presents and surprises. Therefore ‘switching’ the treats for something the kids will like better.



To view more family events in New Jersey and Philadelphia please visit our New Jersey Calendar of Events.


2 thoughts on “Where can I trade in Halloween candy in New Jersey?

  1. Alexandra says:

    Such a great program!

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