Our Spooktacular Guide to New Jersey Halloween Family Fun With Your Kids

Posted on: September 28th, 2018by


Celebrating Halloween in New Jersey is spooktastic!

Halloween is a holiday that allows kids and sometimes even grown ups to dress up and pretend to be whatever we want. A parent can take their kids to New Jersey Halloween events with cute crafts and non scary activities. Those of us with tweens and teenagers can scare our kids on spooky farms, trails and haunted houses all across New Jersey. Amusement parks get in on the fun with Halloween attractions. There are school Halloween parties to plan and attend, Halloween crafts to make, spooky treats to be cooked up, and so many Halloween specials to watch on TV. Most New Jersey towns now offer a Trunk or Treat, or Halloween parade – even dogs get their own parades!


If your family is anything like mine though, October can be hectic, very hectic. We’re balancing fall sports and school schedules all while trying not to have any mom guilt over not doing enough to New Jersey Halloween family fun activities with our kids. Let us help you! We can help make having New Jersey Halloween family fun easy! Just take a look at our ideas below and click over to our ways to celebrate a New Jersey Halloween with kids. Happy Halloween!


Our Spooktacular Guide to New Jersey Halloween Family Fun With Your Kids


7 Ways to Celebrate a New Jersey Halloween with Kids

Go Trick or Treating from neighborhood to neighborhood with these New Jersey Trick or Treat Times

Whether you just trick or treat around your neighborhood or you like to visit a few different ones, we can help you find all the places to trick or treat and let you know what the designated time is for trick or treaters is. We’ve even included Halloween events with trick or treating and New Jersey trunk or treat events in our listing of New Jersey Trick or Treat Times.


Halloween landing page button New Jersey Trick or Treat Times


Make a date to attend one of the Best Halloween Events for Kids in New Jersey

Looking for NJ Halloween events for kids? Read our list of the best Halloween Events in New Jersey including Free and almost FREE NJ Halloween events.

Halloween landing page button Halloween Events


Pick a pumpkin from one of the New Jersey Pumpkin Patches

We’re sharing our favorite spots to go pumpkin picking in New Jersey with a listing of New Jersey pumpkin patches organized by region and county. Find out where you can pick pumpkins in North Jersey, Central New Jersey, and South Jersey.



Visit fun and spooky New Jersey Halloween Attractions

From amusement parks with Halloween attractions to NJ attractions with Halloween activities, we’ve got the details on must see New Jersey Halloween attractions.

Halloween Attractions in New Jersey


Get spooked at New Jersey Haunted Houses & Halloween Displays

Want to spook out your kids? Are your teens looking for haunted attractions? Check out our listing of New Jersey Haunted Houses & Halloween Displays listed by region and then county. Our listing includes homes and businesses with Halloween displays, haunted houses and haunted trails.



Take family walks along New Jersey Scarecrow Trails

Did you know New Jersey is home to many unique scarecrows? Have some New Jersey fall family fun by taking a family walk at these free New Jersey scarecrow trails. Click on over to our guide of New Jersey scarecrow trails to find one near you.


New Jersey Scarecrow Trails


Close the kitchen and dine out at these restaurants where Kids Can Eat Free on Halloween

Who wants to cook on Halloween? You’re either busy taking your kids trick or treating or getting ready to host trick or treaters. Use our listing of where Kids Can Eat Free this Halloween or at a discounted rate across New Jersey and in some national restaurant chains to save yourself work and money this Halloween.

Halloween landing page button Kids eat free Halloween



Posted in: All, Things to do in Central Jersey, Things to do in New Jersey, Things to do in North Jersey, Things to do in South Jersey

Jennifer Auer is the hyperlocal mom blogger who runs Jersey Family Fun. From New Jersey, this mom of 3 boys just can’t sit still! Her husband likes to say she’s a work-at-home mom who never stays home. Jennifer started traveling as a child and hasn’t stopped since. Instead of letting her husband and boys slow her down, she brings them along! Did you know that boys behave better when they are out exploring? As her boys transition from tweens to teens there’s still so many places she wants to discover with them both across the U.S. and internationally.She has been a Jersey Girl for 20+ years, and a Jersey Mom for 8+ years and a New Jersey mom blogger for 10 years, although she'd much rather be referred to as an influencer or just by name.She has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a focus on Entrepreneurship from Bryant University in Rhode Island.

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