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Rutherford Halloween Spooktacular
October 30 @ 3:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Date: October 30th
Location: Memorial Park
Throughout the night there will be carnival games, a selfie station and vintage fire truck equipped with candy and treats!
Time: 5pm – Dusk For Little Kids (Aged 3rd grade or younger)
• Non-spooky Hayride
• Character Photo Opportunities
• Bounce House
• Trackless Train
Attention families of children and young adults with special needs: Find a Spooktacular Volunteer to help expedite your wait in lines.
Time: Dusk – 9pm -For Big Kids (4th grade and up)
• SCARY HAYRIDE!
A terrifying and gory experience that will haunt your dreams. Enter at your own risk! NOT RECOMMENDED for the faint of heart or little kids.
The Borough of Rutherford will host its 6th Annual Halloween Spooktacular on October 30th at Memorial Field. This Halloween themed event will begin with fun offerings for younger children earlier in the evening and then transform into a scary atmosphere upon nightfall for our older children & teens.
Parents & children are encouraged to wear their costumes but please NO weapons. This is a family-friendly event.
Refreshments will be available to purchase from RHS Project Grad at the Snack Shack on Tryon Field.
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.