Halloween is feeling closer and closer as the trees start to turn from green to gold. Questions like whether or not it’s a good weekend for a beach getaway, or how many pairs of sandals are too many pairs of sandals are things of the past. What you need to know now is where you and the family are going to go to make those timeless, spooky, Halloween memories.

Good thing there are plenty of New Jersey Halloween events to keep you happy this season!

Heaven Hill Farm

The Great Pumpkin Festival at Heaven Hill Farm is one of the biggest fall fests in New Jersey. With activities like a hay ride and hay maze, pumpkin-picking, the kid-friendly Boo Barn, and weekend carnival rides, it’s hard to not to feel the fall spirit at Heaven Hill Farm.

The Haunted Express

For something unique and spectacularly spooky, check out The Haunted Express in Allaire State Park. The train departs at night and takes you on a creepy trip through the haunted forest of Allaire State Park. The Haunted Express has been terrifying fans for decades. Do you dare to give it a go this fall?

Something Wicked This Way Comes

For the artist in us all who likes a little bit of terror, there’s the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey’s annual event Something Wicked This Way Comes. Here, you’ll get to witness dramatic readings of timeless horror stories performed by actors from the theatre. This, paired with creepy live music, makes for a sensational and unforgettable Halloween activity.

Whichever New Jersey Halloween event you decide to take part it, you’re sure to have a good time. Whether you’re looking for something family-friendly or catch-your-breath horrifying, there’s something in NJ for you!

New Jersey Halloween events