24 Events Happening this Halloween Weekend in South Jersey

Spooky season is upon us, which means tons of chills, thrills, and Halloween fun! From monsters and ghosts to pumpkins and candy, this weekend in South Jersey is jam packed with seasonal events! So put on your costume and grab your biggest candy bag – you don’t want to miss these exciting events!


1. Perkins Pumpkin Party & Parade
Friday, October 26 | 3 PM – 5 PM
Perkins Center for the Arts, Moorestown

Join the Perkins Center for a free after school, family-friendly Halloween Party and Parade! The festivities will be held on Evergreen Lawn at Perkins Center in Moorestown. Wear your costume and march in the parade, play games, create a piece of art, snap a spooky selfie in the photo booth, and enjoy seasonal refreshments. MORE >


2. Monster Splash Halloween Party
Friday, October 26 | 4 PM – 9 PM
Sahara Sam’s, West Berlin

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. Plus there will be a foam party! Admission is $32.99 and free for season pass holders. MORE >


3. Food Truck Friday
Friday, October 26 | 5 PM – 8:30 PM
White Horse Winery, Hammonton

Start your weekend off right with food trucks and live music at White Horse Winery! White Horse Winery’s live music performances are held in their spacious tasting room or on their outdoor patio depending upon weather. This week’s featured food truck is Grilled Cheese Factory and performing live is Sara James. MORE >


4. Halloween Bash
Friday, October 26 | 5 PM – 9 PM
Cape May Brewing Co., Cape May

Stop by the Tasting Room at Cape May Brewing Co. for a night filled with Halloween fun! They will be tapping a spooky one-off brew, offering limited edition Halloween glassware, hosting a costume contest, and so much more! Grab a flight and enjoy a haunted tour and a pour in the ghostly beer garden. MORE >


5. Woodstown Fourth Friday
Friday, October 26 | 5 PM – 9 PM
Historic Woodstown

Join Historic Woodstown for Fourth Friday along Main Street sponsored by the Woodstown-Pilesgrove Business Association. Every fourth Friday of the month, guests can enjoy extended store hours, food trucks, and live music! There are plenty of children’s activities including face painting, balloon animals, and so much more! Make sure you come dressed up in your best Halloween attire to be entered into the costume contest! This is the last Fourth Friday of the season. MORE >


6. Glassboro Truck-or-Treat
Friday, October 26 | 5:30 PM – 8 PM
Downtown Glassboro

The Glassboro Fire Department in collaboration with the Glassboro Police Department will be hosting a Truck-or-Treat Fire Truck Display and Haunted House with dozens of area fire departments participating. Trick or treat from fire truck to fire truck while learning about fire safety! Guests can enjoy DJ music and interactive entertainment including an 18 foot fire truck slide, using firehoses to snuff out ghosts, and the infamous Haunted Firehouse with police officers acting out the parts of Jason, Freddy Krueger, Harley Quinn, and many more frightful characters. MORE >


7. Ghost Tours
Friday, October 26 | 6 PM – 7:30 PM
Downtown Woodbury

Take a walking tour of Woodbury’s historic buildings and encounter the ghosts that haunt them! Make sure you bring a flashlight because you never know what might pop out! Guided tours last about one hour and will begin at 6 PM and the last one will start at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children. Participating eateries will give you 10% off dinner when you present your ticket. MORE >


8. Pitman Fourth Friday
Friday, October 26 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Uptown Pitman

Come stroll along Broadway every fourth Friday of the month! Guests can enjoy live music, awesome vendors, classic cars, great shops, tasty restaurants, delicious beer and wine, and lots of fun in Uptown Pitman! MORE >


9. Friday Live Music Series
Friday, October 26 | 6 PM – 9 PM
Sharrott Winery, Hammonton

Come enjoy wine and live music at Sharrott Winery! Live music will be in Sharrott’s new tasting room with indoor and outdoor seating available. Wine tastings are $10 per person and include six samples of Sharrott’s award-winning wines. They also have delicious food options and gourmet flatbreads from their new wine bar menu. Can’t make it out on Friday? Don’t worry, Sharrott Winery has live music performances every Saturday and Sunday as well! MORE >


10. Halloween Hootenanny
Friday, October 26 | 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
Garden State Discovery Museum, Cherry Hill

Visit the Garden State Discovery Museum for a happily haunted Halloween Hootenanny! Make your way through each Halloween themed exhibit and you’ll have a 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 required. MORE >


11. Flashlight Fridays
Friday, October 26 | 6:30 PM – 9 PM
Coombs Barnyard, Elmer

Bring your flashlight and find your way through Coomb’s Barnyard’s 2018 Corn Maze! This is a night that is fun for the entire family because the maze is not scary. Pumpkins and snacks will be available for purchase during the event. The cost is $6 per person. This is the last Flashlight Friday of the season. MORE >


12. Wine & Music Series: Oldies Night
Friday, October 26 | 7 PM – 10 PM
Summit City Winery, Glassboro

Things are always hopping at Summit City Winery during Oldies Night! Come by for a glass or two of wine and some great Oldies tunes from DJ Lou Costello! There is a $10 cover charge and you are welcome to bring your own food. Can’t make it out? Don’t worry! Country Night with Steve Carroll is on Saturday! MORE >


13. Salem Ghost Tour
Friday, October 26 | 7 PM
Royal Port Antiques, Salem

Enjoy a walking ghost tour of historic Salem, founded in 1675! Proceeds benefit the Salem County Historical Society scholarship fund. Tours are $5 per person and begin at Royal Port Antiques. MORE >


14. Witchy Weekends
October 27 & 28 | 11 AM – 3 PM
Valenzano Winery, Shamong

Join Valenzano Winery for another year of spooky fun during Witchy Weekends every Saturday and Sunday in October! Guests wearing “witchy” clothing will enjoy a 20% discount on wine, merchandise, and food purchases. This is the last Witchy Weekend of the season. MORE >


15. Haunted Hops & Ghouslish Grub Fest
Saturday, October 27 | 11 AM – 6 PM
Riverwinds, West Deptford

The Haunted Hops and Ghoulish Grub Fest features some of the state’s best craft breweries! There will be food trucks to feed your monster-like appetite, vendors selling unique products, and an array of kids activities – it’s sure to be a hauntingly amazing event! Bring the kids too because there will be plenty of activities for them to enjoy including a moon bounce, sand art, tattoos, and more! Tickets are available online and at the gate. MORE >


16. Halloween Party
Saturday, October 27 | 5 PM – 10 PM
Eight & Sand Beer Co., Woodbury

You don’t want to miss Eight & Sand Beer Co.’s spookiest night of the year! Wear your best costume and prepare for some ghoulishly delicious brews! MORE >


17. 50th Annual Alloway Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 27 | 7 PM
Downtown Alloway

Celebrate the unusual and the scary at the 50th Annual Alloway Halloween Parade! This unique Salem County tradition is fun for the entire family! The rain date is October 28th. MORE >


18. Spooky Lantern Tour & Campfire Storytelling
Saturday, October 27 | 7 PM – 9 PM
Historic Whtiesbog Village, Browns Mills

Come out to Whitesbog Village and choose your adventure! Take a Haunted Lantern Tour through the village and into the woods or sit around the campfire with a storyteller who tells the tales of the Jersey Devil. Guests can also take a haunted wagon ride and go for a haunted hike! Cider, hot chocolate, and apple cider doughnuts will be available in the vintage Halloween decorated General Store. All tickets benefit the preservation of Historic Whitesbog Village. MORE >


19. LIVE! From the Vineyard Stage
Saturday, October 27 | 7 PM – 9 PM
Auburn Road Vineyards, Pilesgrove

Presented by Woodstown Music, Kelly, Joanna, and Adam return to the Enoteca for a great night of music! Enjoy delicious wood-fired brick oven pizza cooked on-site by Ravello Woodfire Pizza! Also be sure to try Auburn Road’s gourmet Goof Karma Panino, salad, fresh organic bruschetta and antipasti! Admission is $8 per person. MORE >


20. Medford Halloween Parade
Sunday, October 27 | 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, firemen, and so much more! MORE >


21. Halloween Festival
Sunday, October 28 | 1 PM – 4 PM
Voorhees Town Center, Voorhees Township

Voorhees Township’s Annual Halloween Festival is a free family event that features a pumpkin patch and a costume parade! There will also be hayrides, bounce houses, face painting, balloon artists, and so much more! MORE >


22. HalloWheaton
Sunday, October 28 | 1 PM – 4 PM
WheatonArts, Millville

Come 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. This event is scare-free and family friendly. Admission is free. MORE >


23. Frankenstein
October 31 – November 4 | Showtimes Vary
Walter K. Gordon Theater, Camden

To celebrate the 200th anniversary of the original publication of Mary Shelley’s horror story, Frankenstein, Rutgers-Camden Theater kicks off its season with this thrilling and faithful stage adaption! The brilliant Dr. Frankenstein creates life in his laboratory, but he soon realizes that he can’t control it and must destroy it. Widely regarded as the original science fiction novel, the amazing twists and turns of this classic tale have gripped generations of readers and will keep audiences on the edge of their seats. MORE >


24. Halloween Fon-BOO
Wednesday, October 31 | 4 PM – 10 PM
The Melting Pot, Maple Shade

Enjoy your choice of cheese, salad, and pre-selected entree and chocolate fondue for a special price on Halloween night only! MORE >