GLEN ROCK, NJ - It's here! The Halloween Spooktacular, compliments of The Glen Rock Chamber of Commerce. Featured activities include The Great Pumpkin Contest (Creative Den), Story time in the Alcove (The Curious Reader), and a Pet Costume Contest (Glen Rock NJ Dog Park).

The Great Pumpkin Contest

Get your carved pumpkin over to Creative Den on Rock Road by 10 a.m. this morning to enter this fun event. Owner Tara McKee and her helpers will tag each pumpkin with a barcode. Pumpkins will be outside the businesses along Rock Road where anyone can take a picture of the barcode on the pumpkin with their phone. After clicking the picture of the barcode, you will notice an app come up in the right-hand corner giving you the choice to vote for the pumpkin you think fits the listed prize categories. Each category has a $25 prize connected to a local business if your pumpkin gets the most votes in the category.

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Creative Den will send out notification to all winners on Facebook by 6 p.m. Saturday.

If you choose not to pick up your pumpkin, it will be discarded.

Story Time in the Alcove

Stop by The Curious Reader and sign up for a story time: 10 a.m., 12 noon, or 2 p.m. We will practice social distancing and require masks at all times (Halloween masks alone do not suffice). Guest readers are sure to entertain families!

Pet Costume Contest

Dress up those pups and join the community for the 2nd Annual Howl-O-Ween Pet Costume Contest and Parade sponsored by the Glen Rock NJ Dog Park.

Where: 320 Bill Gilligan Lane off of Doremus Avenue. Even if you don't have a pup to dress up, it's certain to be great fun to watch.

When: 2 pm - SMALL Dog Costume Contest

2:30 pm - LARGE DOG Costume Contest

$5 entry free per pet

Prizes and Bragging Rights!

Please follow established COVID safety protocols for all events!

* Do not attend if you are experiencing any symptoms of Covid-19 or if you do not feel well.

* Masks required for humans (not puppies)

* Social distancing - maintaining a minimum of 6 ft distance

* Use hand sanitizer before and after the event

* Have fun!