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Rahway Halloween Parade and Monster Mash

October 31, 2019 @ 4:45 pm - 7:00 pm


UPDATED on 10/29/2019

Due to the forecast of rain, the event will take place at the Rahway Recreation Center. The timeline of the event stays the same.


Calling all ZOMBIES, VAMPIRES, AND CREATURES!! Halloween in Rahway is BACK!

Join us for our annual celebration which will include our Street Parade, Costume Contest, and Monster Mash Carnival at Train Station Plaza. The town will stay creepy well into the night with events and parties happening in our local restaurants and venues. Stay tuned for more detailed info as the date approaches.

This year, the parade will step off from Hamilton Stage at 4:45PM. At the end of the parade, at Train Station Plaza, we will kick off the Monster Mash Carnival from 5–7PM, where registered children will be able to participate in carnival style games, prizes, music, and giveaways. The Halloween Costume Contest will also be held at 6:30PM. Costume contest categories include children aged: 0-3, 4-6, 7-10, 11-17, 18+ (Creative, Funny, and Scary), and group (family, senior citizen).

This event is FREE for Rahway residents, but registration is required. Each registered child will also receive a goody bag.

Register in person at the Recreation Center or online at by October 30th.


For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing. 


October 31, 2019
4:45 pm - 7:00 pm
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Rahway Train Station Plaza
40 E Milton Ave
Rahway, NJ United States


City of Rahway


Registration Required
Indoor, Outdoor

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