17 Events to Put You in the Halloween Spirit

Looking for some Halloween magic? Or maybe even a little mischief? We’ve got you covered with tons of Halloween-themed events this October!

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1. Flashlight Fridays
Every Friday & Saturday in October | 6:30 PM
Coombs Barnyard, Elmer

Bring your flashlight and make your way through Coombs Barnyard’s corn maze! This year’s corn maze theme is all about New Jersey! The maze is not scary, so it is perfect for families of all ages. Pumpkins and snacks will be available for purchase during the event. The cost is $6 per person.

2. Monster Splash Halloween Party
Fridays in October | 4 PM – 9 PM
Sahara Sam’s, West Berlin, NJ

Get into the Halloween Spirit at Sahara Sam’s family-friendly Monster Splash! There will be a rockin’ DJ playing all of your favorite Halloween jams, in addition to holding contests and giveaways all night. Plue there will be a foam party! Admission is $32.99 and free for season pass holders.

3. DiggerFest
Every Saturday & Sunday through October 27th
Diggerland USA, West Berlin, NJ

DiggerFest Weekends in the fall are some of the best days for visiting the park! Your season pass or a general admission ticket gives you access to all of your favorite rides and heavy machinery attractions, in addition to experiences and programming that encompass the fall festival season.

4. Witchy Weekends
Every Saturday & Sunday in October | 11 AM – 3 PM
Valenzano Winery, Shamong, NJ

Another year, another round of witchy weekend revelry! Valenzano Winery invites you to come out dressed in your best witchy wares and Halloween garb every Saturday and Sunday in October and enjoy a 15% discount on wine, merchandise, and food purchases.

5. South Jersey Pumpkin Show 
October 12 & 13 | 10 AM – 8 PM
Salem County Fairgrounds, Woodstown, NJ

Shop from over 100 vendors, visit the Salem County Fall Home Show, go on amusement rides, and so much more at the South Jersey Pumpkin Show! Guests can enjoy wine sampling, food trucks, and free pumpkins all three days. There will also be trick or treat goody bags for the first 100 kids each day, as well as tractor pull rides and hayrides.

6. Thriller Night
Friday, October 18 | 5 PM – 9 PM
Moorestown Mall, Moorestown, NJ

Join Moorestown Mall for another year of chills, thrills, and fun! Families can enjoy trunk-or-treat, outdoor movies featuring Hocus Pocus and The Nightmare Before Christmas, a live reenactment of “Thriller,” restaurant samplings, and so much more!  

7. Haunted Haddonfield Walking Tours
October 18, 19, 25, 26 & 30 | 7 PM
Downtown Haddonfield, NJ

Take a walking tour of old Haddonfield as author William Meehan Jr. regales you with ghost stories and legends from his popular paperback, Haunted Haddonfield. The tour begins at Greenfield Hall and winds past the cemetery and familiar homes along the way. The tour last about one hour and can be enjoyed by everyone. Make sure you bring a flashlight!

8. Halloween Hootenanny
Friday, October 25 | 6 PM – 8 PM
Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill, NJ

Visit the Garden State Discovery Museum for a happily haunted Halloween Hootenanny! Make your way through each Halloween themed exhibit and you’ll have the chance to create Halloween crafts and show off your dance moves. Then, head outside for Trunk or Treat! You can trick or treat around the decorated cars in the museum parking lot. Tickets are $20 for a non-member child, $15 for a member child, and $5 for adults.

9. Salem Ghost Tour
Friday, October 25 | 7 PM
Royal Port Antiques, Salem City, NJ

Enjoy a walking ghost tour of Historic Salem! Proceeds benefit the Salem County Historical scholarship fund. Tours are $5 per person and begin at Royal Port Antiques located at 13 Market Street, Salem, NJ.

10. Halloween Costume Party
Saturday, October 26 | 5 PM – 9 PM
Three 3’s Brewing Company, Hammonton

Three 3’s is throwing a Halloween party and it is going to be wicked time for everyone! Grab your friends and your costume too, to share in some fun and a brew or two!

11. Medford Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 26 | 7 PM
Main Street, Medford

Walk down Main Street in Medford and see the hundreds of kids all dressed up in costumes while the Halloween parade comes down the street. It’s a magical night that brings the community together and has grown to attract 30,000 spectators and participants. This family-fun parade features marching bands, cheerleaders, princesses, fireman, and so much more!

12. Spooky Lantern Tours
Saturday, October 26 | 7 PM – 9 PM
Whitesbog Village, Browns Mills

Celebrate Halloween at Historic Whitesbog Village! Choose your adventure: Haunted Lantern Tour, Scary Stories & Music around the Campfire, Haunted Wagon Ride, and Haunted Hike. Cider, hot chocolate, and apple cider doughnuts will be available at the General Store. There are only a limited number of tickets available and they are sure to sell out, so make your reservations early.

13. HalloWheaton
Sunday, October 27 | 1 PM – 4 PM
WheatonArts, Millville, NJ

Trick-or-Treat in your Halloween costume at WheatonArts! Children will have a chance to meet and take pictures with traditional costumed characters such as the Mummy, the Grymm Witches, the too-tall scarecrow, and many others. Throughout the grounds, actors will perform an eclectic mix of short skits capturing the Halloween season.

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14. Bloodshed Farms Fear Fest
Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays through November 2nd
2919 Route 206, Columbus, NJ

With four haunted attractions, Fear Fest at Bloodshed Farms is sure to be a thrill! Attractions include Hellsgate Asylum, Clown-o-Phobia, Trail of Terror, and The Last Ride Haunted Hayride. Tickets can be purchased online or at the ticket booth.

15. Night of Terror
Fridays & Saturdays from 6:30 PM to 9 PM through November 2nd
Creamy Acres Farm, Mullica Hill

New Jersey’s largest and scariest haunted attraction is back! Night of Terror at Creamy Acres has seven attractions for you to choose from including the Cornfield Maze, Zombie Mayhem, and the Ride of Terror.

16. V&V Adventure Farm
Fridays & Saturdays in October | 7 PM
1339 Old Indian Mills Road, Shamong, NJ

Looking for a night of Halloween terror? When the sun goes down, things get creepy at V&V Adventure Farm! Their haunted attractions include a flashlight corn maze, The Zombie Invasion Shootout Hayride, and the Jersey Devil Haunt.

17. Fear in the Forest
October 18 & 19 | Opens at Dark
182 City Line Road, Pemberton, NJ

Enter at your own risk! This family-owned blueberry farm transforms into one of the top haunted attractions around. This event opens at dark and closes at 10pm. Visitors will walk down an extremely scary and more than half a mile long trail! If you survive, there is live music and food available at the Haunted Shed.

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