UPDATED: Fall is for festivals, fairs, scary stuff and Halloween fun
Dave Newman has been collecting Halloween decorations for 25 years and encourages people to visit his front yard at 100 Raymond Ave., Evesham, NJ. Cherry Hill Courier-Post
Fall is for festivals, ghosts, mazes, Halloween fun, pumpkin carving, trick-or-treating and more.
If you are looking for something to do this fall, check out this listing.
It will be updated throughout the fall season.
Fall Fest, features hayrides, pony rides, pumpkin patch, petting zoo, face painting, horseback trail rides, hay maze, corn box, barnyard grill, music, family photos and more, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 22 to 24 and 29 to 31, also haunted trail, 4 to 9 p.m. Oct. 29 to 31, admission $5, petting zoo, corn box, bonfire, music, barnyard grill and more, additional fees for some activities, Chica’s Ranch, 279 Pancoast Mill Road, Buena, www.chicasranch.com.
Halloween Village, features artisans, food trucks, train rides, pony rides, craftsmen, antiques, plants and flowers, music, pumpkin painting, shopping, and more; children in costumes welcome, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23 and 24, rain or shine, parking $2 per carload, Shoppes at Dragon Village, 97 Trench Road, Bridgeton, (609) 381-4462, shoppesatdragonvillage.com.
Fall Festival, features vendors including Buckhorn Brood, Market Lane Designs, Farmhouse Wreath Co., Wicky Candle Co., Black Bird Local and more. There will also be a monogram pumpkin painting table and an autumn photo station, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, Willow and Main Market, 941 Ye Greate St., Greenwich, (856) 223-7688, www.willowandmainmarket.com, www.facebook.com/willowandmainmarket.
Fall Fest, hosted by Triple Threat Workshop, in partnership with The Dream Foundation, features craft vendors, food trucks, pick your own pumpkin, fall games, performances by members of Triple Threat Workshop, a Halloween costume contest, photo booth station, face painting, trick-or-treating and more, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 23, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 2384 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, email triplethreatworkshopNJ@gmail.com or Facebook: Triple Threat Workshop.
Wicked Brews, features a family friendly event with music by Mile Marker 3, Mighty Joe’s Deli and Grill food truck, and a beer garden hosted by One More Bar & Grill, plus fun fall activities including a corn maze, pillow bounce, spider web rope climb and playground, noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, tickets $12, V&V Adventure Farm, 1339 Old Indian Mills Road, Shamong, (609) 801-2495, vvadventurefarm.com.
Fall Food Truck Festival, features a variety of food trucks, plus music by Shayds of Gray, vendors, on-track action, games, drink specials at The Finish Line Pub and more, bring a chair or blanket, 3 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23, free admission Lightning Raceway infield paddock, Lightning Raceway, New Jersey Motorsports Park, 8000 Dividing Creek Road, Millville, (856) 327-8000, www.njmp.com.
Fall Festival, sponsored by Monroe Township Parks and Recreation Commission, features pumpkin decorating, slide, pony rides, games and prizes, bounce houses and food vendors, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct. 23, Earling E. Owens Memorial Park, 690 Tuckahoe Road, Monroe, Facebook: Monroe-Township-Williamstown-Parks-Recreation.
Fall Festival, a family-friendly event with face painting, balloon animals, cotton candy, cookie decorating, a fortune teller, hay bale bowling lanes, cornhole and a lawn bar serving festive treats and cocktails, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Nov. 14, tickets required for games and activities; also music on the lawn by the fire pits, 6 to 9 p.m., following festival activities, La Mer, 1317 Beachfront Ave., Cape May, (609) 884-9000, www.capemaylamer.com.
Hedge Field Fall Fest, features a corn maze, hayrides, tractor wagon rides, bounce house, food, vendors and more, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays, through Oct. 30, tickets $8 in advance or $10 at the gate, plus fees; Flashlight Maze, family friendly, bring a flashlight, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 29, tickets $5, Hedge Field Farm, 609 Garton Road, Bridgeton, (856) 498-2724, hedgefieldfarms.com.
Fall Fest, features hayrides, pumpkin picking, cornfield maze, rides on the cow train, barnyard visits and more, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays in October, tickets $12, Creamy Acres, 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, (856) 223-1669, www.creamyacres.com.
Fall Festival Weekends, features music, corn maze, gem mining, apple and pumpkin picking hayrides, food tent, and more, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October, tickets $6.50 in advance and $7.50 for walk-ins, if space is available, and free for children younger than 1, Johnson’s Corner Farm, 133 Church Road, Medford, (609) 654-8643, www.johnsonsfarm.com.
Fall Fest, features Trunk-or-Treat, bounce houses, balloon art, face painting, music with a DJ, hayrides, giveaways, bee and cider demonstrations, exhibitors and more, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 30, rain date noon to 4 p.m. Oct. 31, Faith Bible Church, 3139 E. Chestnut Ave., Vineland, (856) 691-3460, www.faithbible.org.
Fall Festival Trunk-or-Treat, hosted by Glassboro in partnership with Kingsway Church Glassboro, features Trunk-or-Treat with more than 50 police, fire, ambulance and other vehicles packed with candy and treats on Rowan Boulevard, plus DJ music, interactive stations, inflatable games, coffin selfies, playful ghosts, a haunted boneyard and other festivities, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, Rowan Boulevard and Glassboro Town Square, free, (856) 881-9230, www.glassboro.org.
Ghost tour, presented by Salem County Historical Society, Royal Port Antiques and Music Around the County, take a walk around Salem City as it comes alive with legends of the past, refreshments available after the tour, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, tickets $5, proceeds benefit the John Rock Scholarship, tour begins at Royal Port Antiques, 13 Market St., Salem, (856) 339-0400.
Take the Pathway of Doom to the Carnival of Souls and the Bonfire of Death, features ghosts, goblins and tales of horror, 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23, tickets $5, hosted by Cumberland County Historical Society/ Gibbon House, 960 Ye Greate St., Greenwich, (856) 455-8580, cchistsoc.org.
5K Trick-or-Trot Fun Run and 1-mile walk, hosted by Harrison Township Recreation Commission and Victory Physical Therapy, prizes for best costumes and top finishers, registration, 7:45 to 8:30 a.m., run start, 8:30 a.m. Oct. 23, rain or shine, entry fee $15 in advance or $20 on race day, 100 percent of the registration fee will be donated to families directly impacted by the recent tornado, Ella Harris Park, 155 Commissioners Road, Mullica Hill, https://runsignup.com/trickortrot.
Ghostly Gatherings, hosted by Friends of Hancock House, features tales by the campfire, bring cider or hot beverage and a blanket and dress for the weather, 7 and 9 p.m. Oct. 23, reservations required, Hancock House, Front Street, Hancocks Bridge, (856) 935-4373, Facebook: Friends of Hancock House.
Haunted Haddonfield Walking Tours 2021, hosted by Historical Society of Haddonfield, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, 23, 29 and 30, and rain date Oct. 31, tickets $15 for ages 13 and older and $10 for ages 12 and younger, advance ticket purchase required, Greenfield Hall, 343 Kings Highway East, Haddonfield, https://bit.ly/2YCksit.
Terror in the Timbers, hosted by Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee, a self-guided walk for all ages, Oct. 23, 29 and 30, start time 8 p.m. Fridays and 7 p.m. Saturdays, tickets $8, online purchase required; Movie Nights, 7 p.m. Oct. 22, tickets $2, Danna Farm Trailhead/Parvin State Park, 789 Parvin Mill Road, Pittsgrove, www.parvinvolunteers.org, Facebook: Parvin State Park Appreciation Committee.
Ghost Walks, hosted by Historic Cold Spring Village, features lantern-lit walks with tales of the mysterious spectral happenings as reported by village staff and revealed by paranormal investigation teams, 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 30, and 8 p.m. Friday through Sunday in November, tickets $12 to $16, advance ticket purchase required, proceeds benefit the HCSV Foundation, tours start at Cold Spring Brewery, 733 Seashore Road, Cape May, (609) 898-2300, visit www.hcsv.org.
Halloween Nights at Eastern State Penitentiary, features a festival staged in the site’s cellblocks and courtyards with 15 attractions, two haunted houses, four immersive walkthrough experiences, two live performances, four themed bars and lounges, laser shows and video projections; a self-guided audio tour of the location's architecture, and a guided, flashlight walking tour of the hospital wing and two exhibits on the modern criminal justice system will also be available, select nights through Nov. 13, tickets start at $34, Eastern State Penitentiary, 2027 Fairmount Ave., Philadelphia, (215) 236-3300, www.easternstate.org.
Haunted History Tour, offered by Mount Holly Tours, features a lantern lit, guided tour during which participants will learn about Mount Holly’s ghostly stories, local legends, and haunted history, 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through October, tickets $15 for ages 13 and older and $10 for ages 12 and younger, (201) 450-1027, mounthollytours.com.
Haunted History Tours, offered by Bordentown Walking Tours, features a guided tour during which participants will hear the stories of Bordentown’s ghostly activity and haunted happenings as they make their way through dark and mysterious alleys; 6 and 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays, and 6, 7, 8 and 9 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through October; virtual tour also available; tickets $15 for ages 11 and older and $10 for ages 10 and younger, and $10 for virtual tour, (201) 450-1027, bordentownwalkingtours.com.
Halloween Hustle, hosted by Good Day for a Run and MEAN GUY running, a 5K Fun Run and 1-mile walk, a non-timed run will travel through Pitman, including a short run through the woods, features on course trick-or-treats, a post run costume contest, Halloween music and an on-site food vendor, 5:15 p.m. Oct. 27, registration deadline Oct. 20, entry fee $13 plus $1.75 signup fee, includes one complimentary beer and a Halloween style trick-or-treat bag, Neck of the (Haunted) Woods Brewery, 614 Lambs Road, Pitman, https://bit.ly/3tVzGe1.
Ghost Tour, hosted by Mauricetown Historical Society, features a walk through the dimly-lit streets of the quaint sea-faring village as guides tell stories of sea captains and some very “unfortunate”' residents, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, tickets $15, includes doughnuts and cider after the tour, tour begins at the Compton House, 1229 Front St., Mauricetown, (856) 785-0457, mauricetownhistoricalsociety.org.
Ghosts of Cape May Trolley Tours, Spirits & Oddities Trolley Tours, Ghosts of the Lighthouse Trolley Tours, and Graveyard, Ghosts & Mansion Combination Tours, enjoy the sea air as the sun sets over Cape May's Historic District and beyond, presented by Cape May MAC, these open-air trolley tours and combination tours offer insight into the mysteries of Cape May’s spirit world, some tours feature tales of hauntings, brazen pirates, lonely maids and ghost stories unearthed by renowned psychic medium and author Craig McManus, times, dates and ticket prices vary, capemaymac.org/experience/tours/trolley-tours.
Monroe Township Halloween Parade, 7 p.m. Oct. 23, rain date Oct. 24, Main Street, from CVS parking lot to Church Street ball fields, Monroe, Facebook: Monroe-Township-Williamstown-Parks-Recreation.
Bordentown Halloween Parade, hosted by Consolidated Fire Association, 2 p.m. Oct. 24, rain date Oct. 31, participants and spectators are asked to bring a pair of socks for Kiwanis of Bordentown’s annual sock drive, Farnsworth Avenue, Bordentown, full parade route available at www.bordentownhalloween.com, https://bit.ly/3a0dMx1.
Ocean City Halloween Parade, 7:15 p.m. Oct. 28, along Asbury Avenue from 6th to 11th streets, Ocean City, (609) 399-1412, www.ocnj.us.
Alloway Halloween Parade, 7 p.m. Oct. 30, rain date Oct. 31, Main Street, Alloway, https://bit.ly/3orgtjw.
Mays Landing Halloween Parade, sponsored by the Mays Landing Merchants Association and hosted by Mays Landing-Egg Harbor City Rotary Club, 6:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Main Street (starting at Intex Millworks Solution and ending at Shaner School), Mays Landing, mayslandinghalloweenparade.com, Facebook: RotaryClubMLHalloweenParade.
Westmont Lions Halloween Parade, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, rain date Oct. 31, Haddon Avenue, Haddon Township, www.WestmontLionsNJ.org.
Haunted Hayride, hosted by Cumberland County 4-H Horse Clubs, 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 22 and 23, tickets $10 for ages 13 and older, $5 for ages 7 to 12 and free for ages 6 and younger, 4-H, 291 Morton Ave., Rosenhayn, (856) 451-2800, ext. 3.
Ghoul Spring Village, features a family-friendly, haunted walk-thru for all ages, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22 and 23, rain or moonshine, tickets $4, Historic Cold Spring Village, 735 Seashore Road, Cape May, (609) 898-2300, hcsv.org.
Phantoms of the River Haunted Cruise, aboard Patriot Harbor Lines, listen as a pirate narrator tells the darkest tales of Delaware River pirates, the Jersey Devil and other “Phantoms of the River,” 7:45 p.m. Oct. 22 and 23, tickets $34 for ages 12 and older and $17 for age 11 and younger, departs from Seaport Museum dock at Penn’s Landing, 211 S. Christopher Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, www.phillybyboat.com/phantoms-of-the-river.
Nightmare Before Tinsel, a Halloween Pop-up Bar featuring the ghosts of Tinsel’s past plus eerie ambiance, scary photo ops, witches brew cocktails, seasonal fall beers, costumed bartenders, and tons of frights and flights, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. Monday through Friday, 2 p.m. to 2 a.m. Saturday and Sunday, through Oct. 31, 116 S. 12th St., Philadelphia, (215) 397-3308, www.nightmarebeforetinsel.com.
Creamy Acres’ Night of Terror, recommended for ages 13 and older, features a haunted paintball hayride and haunted attractions including the playground, the harvest, ride of terror haunted hayride and dark dreams, opens 6:30 p.m. Oct. 22 and 23 and 28 to 30, tickets $40 for general admission or $65 for VIP admission for four haunted attractions; $30 for haunted paintball hayride with $5 for paintball reloads; timed tickets must be purchased in advance online, Creamy Acres, 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, (856) 223-1669, www.nightofterror.com.
Scullville Volunteer Fire Company’s Terror in the Junkyard, features a haunted hayride and walk through haunted maze, 7 to 10 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 7 to 9 p.m. Sundays, through Oct. 30, tickets $12 for hayride, $8 for maze or $15 for a combination ticket; Sensory Friendly Hayride, while there will still be scary images, there will not be long lines, “pop-outs,” loud noises or flashing lights, free for families with Autism and other developmental disabilities, 4 p.m. Oct. 23, registration required via Eventbrite – link will be available prior to the event, Junkyard, 354 Zion Road, Scullville, (609) 927-2588, Facebook: Scullville Terror in the Junkyard.
BloodShed Farms: The Last Drive, features a haunted, immersive drive-thru experience with new and more interactive designs, Fridays through Sundays, through October, tickets start at $60 per vehicle, timed tickets, advance purchase required, 2919 Route 206, Columbus, (609) 251-6707, www.bloodshedfarms.com.
Haunted Hayride, features a hayride past various scenes, face painting, selfie station, food, beverages, shirts and glow sticks, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 23, rain or shine, tickets $5 for ages 3 and older, Knight Park, Collingswood, email: CollsHauntedHayride@gmail.com.
Pumpkin Carving/Painting Competition and Ghost Walk, presented by Cumberland County Historical Society, games, crafts and ghost walk, 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 22, tickets $2, Gibbon House, 960 Ye Greate St., Greenwich, (856) 455-8580, cchistsoc.org.
Enchanted Pumpkin Walk, hosted by Saddler’s Woods Conservation Association, 4 to 6:30 p.m. Oct. 23, rain date Oct. 24, timed tickets $8 for ages 4 and older and free for ages 3 and younger, advance ticket purchase required, Saddler’s Woods, 250 MacArthur Blvd., Haddon Township, www.saddlerswoods.org.
Barnyard Bash, features hayrides, pumpkin picking from the patch, corn maze, barrel train rides and visits with barnyard animals, 1 to 4 p.m. Sundays in October, tickets $15 for children, includes all activities and pumpkin with decorating kit, and $5 for adults, includes hayride, corn maze and visit with animals, Coombs Barnyard, 20 Route 77, Elmer, (609) 364-2520, www.coombsbarnyard.com.
Pumpkin Extravaganza, hosted by Millville’s Recreation and Volunteer Committee, features pumpkin decorating contest, costume contest, trunk-or-treat, low cost food, games, music and more, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 30, free admission, 201 N. 2nd St., Millville, https://bit.ly/3B5VDKa.
Owl-O-Ween Fun, recommended for ages 3 and older, dress up in your Halloween costume to enjoy an afternoon with trick-or-treating, a Halloween movie, costume contest, games, crafts, food and more, 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 23, tickets $13 for ages 13 and older, $10 for ages 4 to 12 and free for ages 3 and younger in advance or add $2 per ticket at the door, Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, 4 Sawmill Road, Medford, (856) 983-3329, www.cedarrun.org.
Monster Bash, presented by Underground, features spooky, scary fun with vendors, music, special guests, a costume contest with a $100 cash prize and more, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 23, rain date Oct. 30, free admission, Historic Smithville, 615 E. Moss Mill Road, Smithville, www.facebook.com/MonsterBashNJ, (609) 748-8999, www.historicsmithville.com.
Witches Day Out, witches and their friends are invited to wear their best witch hat (and the rest of their best witchy attire too, if they choose) to shop and stroll, prizes will be randomly awarded during the event to witches in attendance for best overall witch, best shoes, best hat and best junior witch, noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 24, free admission, Historic Smithville, 615 E. Moss Mill Road, Smithville, (609) 748-8999, www.historicsmithville.com.
Halloween Costume Party, for children ages 5 to 13, features music by DJ Fah-D, prizes for best costumes, treat bags, food and drink, 5 p.m. Oct. 29, tickets $8, Director’s Ink Creative Arts Center, Hamilton Mall, Blackhorse Pike, Mays Landing, (609) 380-2914, www.directorsinkcreativearts.org.
Tunes from the Crypt, presented by Music Around the County, features organist Erik Meyer, 6 p.m. Oct. 22, free admission, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 76 Market St., Salem, www.musicaroundthecountysalem.com.
Trunk-or-Treat, hosted by Somers Point Police Department, family-friendly costumes encouraged, also, police will also accept toys (no stuffed toys) for the Wyatt Strong Foundation, 4 to 6 p.m. Oct. 23, free, Harbor Lane and Bay Avenue, Somers Point.
Trunk-or-Treat, 4 to 7 p.m. Oct. 23, rain or shine, free, Calvary Church, 317 Conrow Road, Delran, calvarydelran.com/trunk-or-treat.
Dog Day and the Humane Society of Ocean City’s Howl-O-Ween Parade, features a day of fun for leashed dogs and their owns on the Boardwalk, features Howl-O-Ween Parade, dog-specific vendors at the Ocean City Music Pier, photo-op stations, and the Humane Society’s announcement of Ocean City’s “Pet of the Year,” photos with Santa and more, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, Ocean City Boardwalk and Music Pier, Boardwalk and Moorlyn Terrace, Ocean City, (609) 399-6111, www.ocnj.us/dogday.
Trunk-or-Treat, hosted by New Jersey State Park Police, 2 to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, rain date Oct. 24, Atsion Recreation Area office, Wharton State Forest, 715 Route 206, Shamong, (856) 264-7416.
Trunk-or-Treat, 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 23, 30th Street Parking Lot near the beach, Avalon, www.avalonrecreation.org.
All-a-boo the Trick-or-Treat Train for Halloween fun, features a train ride through Halloween Town, a Halloween hay maze, a visit to the pumpkin patch, a giant slide, a treat, a meet and greet and photo opportunity with a witch, a snack and toy cottage hosted by Toy Market, and more, noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Oct. 24, tickets $12.95, for ages 1 and older, if purchased in advance, and free for children younger than age 1; $14.95 at the door, if available, DiDonato Family Fun Center, 1151 S. White Horse Pike, Hammonton, (609) 561-3040, didonatofuncenter.com.
Trick-or-Treat, hosted by Downtown Hammonton, features trick-or-treat for children, music, costume contest, pet costume contest, art activities, Halloween games and more, 2 to 4 p.m. Oct. 23, rain date Oct. 30, www.downtownhammonton.com.
Haunts 4Heroes, features Halloween fun including pony rides, archery, trick-or-treat, vendors, kids' activities, a spooky barn, and more, proceeds benefit 4Heroes Equine Therapy, noon to 7 p.m. Oct. 23 and noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 24, S&J Stables, 2561 Sheridan Ave., Franklinville, (419) 205-8732, www.sjstable.com.
Halloween Truffles Pastry Class, learn how to make fun and creepy chocolate truffles during a hands-on class presented by Chef Thaddeus DuBois, noon Oct. 23, tickets $35, Hard Rock Hotel, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1000, www.HardRockHotelAtlanticCity.com.
Boo at the Zoo, features an opportunity to visit the zoo in your favorite costume to enjoy seasonal décor, photo opportunities, festival fall offerings and candy stations around the zoo, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23, 24, 29, 30 and 31, tickets $24 for ages 12 and older, $19 for ages 2 to 11 and free for children younger than age 2, advance ticket purchase required, parking $17, Philadelphia Zoo, 3400 W. Girard Ave., Philadelphia, (215) 243-1100, philadelphiazoo.org.
BOOgie Walk, hosted by Harrison Township Recreation Commission, features a Halloween walk with treats, fun activities, photo in front of the Halloween backdrop, and a pumpkin to take home, noon to 2 p.m. Oct. 23, rain date Oct. 24, Ella Harris Recreation Park, 114 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill, https://bit.ly/3tWJTXv.
Brick-or Treat/LEGO Spooky Season, create a LEGO pumpkin to display in the pumpkin patch, find all of the scary scenes in the Miniland scavenger hunt, and more, through Nov. 14, tickets start at $21.99, LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia, Plymouth Meeting Mall, 500 W. Germantown Pike, Plymouth Meeting, www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/philadelphia.
Fall fun, features corn maze, wagon ride, and pumpkin and apple picking, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday through Sunday, through Oct. 31, tickets $3 for corn maze and $3.50 for wagon ride, Russo’s Pick Your Own, 299 Flyatt Road, Tabernacle, (609) 268-0239, russosfruitandveg.com.
Maze Fun Park, features corn maze/flashlight maze, rides, games, hayride, apple and pumpkin picking and more, through Nov. 7, tickets vary depending on activities, visit website for schedule, Stony Hill Farms, 15 North Road, Chester, (908) 879-2908, stonyhillfarms.com.
Elmer’s Haymazin’ Maze, Happy Hayrides and Pumpkin Decorating, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, throughout October, tickets $26.95 in advance or $29.95 at the door; except for special Trick-or-Treat Weekends, includes maze, hayrides, pumpkins plus wear your costume and receive a trick-or-treat bag to collect treats at stations throughout the park, Oct. 23, 24, 30 and 31, tickets $29.95, advance purchase required, Storybook Land, 6415 Black Horse Pike, Egg Harbor Township, (609) 641-7847, www.storybookland.com.
Flashlight Fridays, bring your flashlight for some corn maze fun; pumpkins and food available too, opens 6:30 p.m., last entry 8:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, through Oct. 30, tickets $8, Coombs Barnyard, 20 Route 77, Elmer, (609) 364-2520, www.coombsbarnyard.com.
Corn maze, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursdays, 9 a.m. until evening Fridays, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays; and Flashlight Corn Maze, Friday nights, through October, Greater Bridgeton Amish Market, 2 Cassidy Court, Hopewell, (856) 451-3008, www.BridgetonAmishMarket.com.
Haddyween, expect dinosaurs wandering the downtown streets, a window decorating contest at local businesses, contests, giveaways and plenty of family fun, through Oct. 31, www.opensouthjersey.com/haddyween2021.
Fall Family Fun, features hayrides to the pumpkin patch, pumpkin picking, pumpkin decorating station, hay bale maze, treasure hunt and tiny tots hay bale treasure hunt, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays, through Oct. 30, Maugeri’s Farm Market, 1991 Oldmans Creek Road, Swedesboro, (856) 294-9900, maugerifarms.com/farm-market.
Franklin Fright, features spooky live science shows, Halloween-inspired décor, and the return of a museum-wide, indoor trick-or-treating adventure, bring a bag for trick-or-treating, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays in October, admission $19 to $23, The Franklin Institute, 222 N. 20th St., Philadelphia, (215) 448-1200, www.fi.edu.
Fall Fun, features hayrides with pumpkin, apple or sunflower picking, cornhole, barrel train rides, pillow bounce, rodeo roping, tricycle track and more, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays through October, tickets $12 for general admission/daytime activities, Flashlight Corn Maze and Smores Hayrides, bring a flashlight for the maze, 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 22, tickets $10 for each activity, V & V Adventure Farm, 1339 Old Indian Mills Road, Shamong, (609) 801-2495, vvadventurefarm.com.
Spooky Scavenger Hunt, hosted by Graycewyngs, features a frightfully fun family activity, no live haunts, just props, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 27, and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 30, tickets $5, 215 E. Pleasant St., Hammonton, (609) 839-7375.
Halloween Haunted House, presented by Greater Wildwood Elks, trick-or-treaters walk through a “haunted house” and receive treats at the lodge, 5:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Wildwood Elks Lodge, 109 W. 1st Ave., North Wildwood, (609) 729-2170, wildwoodsnj.com.
Trunk-or-Treat, hosted by 98.7 The Coast & the City of Wildwood, 3 to 6 p.m. Oct. 30, Fox Park, 4500 Ocean Ave., Wildwood, (609) 522-2444, www.wildwoodnj.org.
Halloween Crafts & Collectibles Show, presented by Cape May MAC, includes trick-or-treating, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 30, Emlen Physick Estate, 1048 Washington St., Cape May, (609) 884-5404, capemaymac.org.
Trick-or-Treat, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Oct. 30, visit stores and businesses in the Stone Harbor Business District, www.stoneharborchamber.com.
Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party, bring candy and a vehicle decorated for Halloween, prizes awarded for best decorated vehicles; also feature music, magic, balloon twisting and more, 5:30 to 7 p.m. Oct. 30, along Olde New Jersey Avenue, North Wildwood, (609) 522-2955, www.NorthWildwood.com.
Trunk-or-Treat, 5 to 8 p.m. Oct. 31, Marina Parking Lot, 42nd and Bay, Sea Isle City, (609) 263-0050, www.visitsicnj.com.
“Honeymoon at Graveside Manor,” a ghostly farce by Pat Cook, enter the halls of Graveside Manor, sit amongst the guests of the old Thorncraft manor where our bride, Marion, is looking forward to her honeymoon love nest with husband, Tyler Thorncraft; but just after bbeing carried over the threshold, she finds out that she’s in a haunted mortuary!; 8 p.m. 22 and 23 and 2 p.m. Oct. 24, tickets $20, Blue Moon Theatre, 13 West Ave., Woodstown, (856) 818-8874, thebluemoontheatre.com or https://bit.ly/3CQRWZo.
“Evil Dead: The Musical,” features comedy, horror and a “fake blood splatter zone” … find out what happens when five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons; will Ash (a housewares employee turned demon-killing hero) and his trusty chainsaw to save the day?, various times Oct. 24 to 30, tickets $20, Landis Theater, 830 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, (856) 691-3600, thelandistheater.com.
“The Sleepy Hollow Halloween Show,” presented by Kit’s Interactive Theatre, for ages 5 and older, features a spooky and fun interactive show that discloses the secret adventure of Ichabod Crane, 5:30 p.m. Oct. 26, registration required, Vineland Public Library, 1058 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, (856) 794-4244, www.vinelandlibrary.org.
Dark Art Show, features an exhibit of “dark art,” through Oct. 31, Casciano Coffee Bar and Sweetery, 212 Bellevue Ave., Hammonton, (609) 561-2600, www.cascianocoffee.com.
“Rocky Horror Picture Show,” presented by Bourre in partnership with the Atlantic City Theatre Company, features an interactive production with a shadow cast and a presentation of the cult classic film, costumes welcome, 7 p.m. Oct. 28 to 31, tickets $25, includes prop bag, Bourre, 201 S. New York Ave., Atlantic City, https://bit.ly/30p9nST, bourreatlanticcity.com.
Atlantic City Ballet’s “Dracula,” 8 p.m. Oct. 29, Circus Maximus Theater, Caesars Hotel and Casino, Atlantic City, www.acballet.org/attend.
Rocky Horror Live!, featuring Barry Bostwick, 8 p.m. Oct. 30, tickets start at $24, Hard Rock Hotel, 1000 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, (609) 449-1000, www.HardRockHotelAtlanticCity.com.
“Rocky Horror Picture Show,” with shadow cast Transylvania Nipple Productions, 9 p.m. Oct. 30, tickets $12, Levoy Theatre, 130 N. High St., Millville, (856) 327-6400, levoy.net.
“Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 11:59 p.m. Oct. 30, tickets $25, includes prop bag, Kathedral Event Center, 499 S. Egg Harbor Road, Hammonton, (856) 685-6664, kathedral.com.
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