Arts & Entertainment

Where To Find The Great Pumpkin And More This Halloween In The Garden State

7fa9e13dc30619a0c5cb_mini_magick20171023-20272-i5f6ad.jpg
7fa9e13dc30619a0c5cb_mini_magick20171023-20272-i5f6ad.jpg

NEW JERSEY - If Halloween plans are still up in the air, take heart. There is plenty to do this final weekend before October 31 whether Garden State residents want their pants scared off or want some family-friendly fun.

  • Haunted River Walk in Milltown - October 27 and October 28 from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids and $4 for seniors. The walk begins at the gazebo near the Milltown Rescue Squad.
  • Haunted Woods of Old Bridge - October 27, October 28 and October 29 from 7 p.m. until 10 p.m. Entrance fee is a non-perishable food donation for the Old Bridge Food Bank. Folks can come to view without the scare factor from 3:30 p.m. until 6:30 p.m. on October 28 and October 29. Haunted Woods is located on 75 Springhill Road in Old Bridge.
  • Boo at the Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach is ideal for the little ones. There's trick or treating, a pumpkin path, beach maze, crafts, underwater pumpkin carving and a derby from noon until 4 p.m. on October 28 and October 29.
  • Celebrate a 19th Century All Hallow's Eve at the Historic Village of Allaire in Farmingdale on October 29 from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. $5 for adults and $3 for kids.
  • Witches enjoy a day out at Historic Smithville in Smithville on October 29 from noon until 5 p.m., so don't forget your broom. Scavenger hunt, a parade of witches and more.
  • Find the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown on the Delaware River Railroad's Great Pumpkin Train on October 28 and October 29. Trains leave at 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., 2 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Rides are 90 minutes and include a stop at a pumpkin patch for a free pumpkin. $18 for adults and $12 for kids.
  • Find out about the Jersey Devil and more at the Tuckerton Seaport and Bayman's Museum on October 27 and October 28 from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. Crafts, games, stories, pumpkin slime, and pirates. Ahoy! $10 for adults and $5 for children. Hayrides are an extra $5.
  • Hop on board the All-A-Boo Train at the DiDonato's Family Fun Center in Hammonton. Trains ride from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. October 26 through October 39. Tickets are $12.95.
  • Rock out to a 21 and over Halloween Concert at the Convention Hall in Asbury Park on October 28 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 and are available at Ticketmaster.

If you're not booed out by Halloween, the Turtle Back Zoo will be hosting a Safe Howl-O-Ween on October 31 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. There will be trick or treating candy stations and a kiddo-appropriate zoo train ride. Tickets are $5.

The Emlen Physick Estate in Cape May will be holding a Historic Haunts House Tour on Halloween from 7:45 p.m. until 8:14 p.m. if you dare. Cape May is after all known as one of the most haunted spots in the Garden State, so where better to spend Halloween night. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children ages three through 12.

Sign Up for E-News

Happy Halloween!

TAPintoElizabeth.net is Elizabeth’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/TAPElizabeth and Twitter @TAPElizabeth. 

 

Download the TAPinto App!   Click here for Android.  Click here for iOS.

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Elizabeth

Upcoming Events

Tue, February 20, 11:00 AM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Toddler & Pre-K Program

Education

Wed, February 21, 6:00 PM

Vauxhall Library, Vauxhall

Club Teen: Painting Class

Arts & Entertainment Education

Wed, February 21, 7:00 PM

Congregation Beth Israel, Scotch Plains

Course on Biblical Interpretation Taught by ...

Education Religions And Spirituality

Union County Freeholders Partner in Two Upcoming Hiring Events

February 17, 2018

ELIZABETH, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders have announced two hiring event opportunities coming up with Griswold Home Care of Union County and the United Airlines “Summer Assist” youth program.

The first event is with Griswold Home Care of Union County. They are a privately owned, non-medical home care company and are looking for Certified Home Health Aides ...

“Hidden in Plain Sight” - A Presentation Centered Around a Teen’s Bedroom 

ROSELLE, NJ - Elizabeth Parents, grandparents, caregivers, when it comes to your children and drugs, do you know where to look? Do you know what you are looking for? You may be surprised at what is "Hidden in Plain Sight."

The Roselle Everett Hatcher Prevention Coalition and Prevention Links invite all parents, grandparents, caregivers, teachers and other adults from the city of ...

Summit resident Nancy King will be honored with a Lifetime Service Award from Elizabeth Organization

ELIZABETH, NJ - Summit resident Nancy King will be honored with a Lifetime Service Award as Family and Children’s Services of Elizabeth, celebrates its 125th anniversary, hosting the organization's sixth annual Red Carpet Party March 1, at Canoe Brook Country Club.

King is the founder and benefactor of "Nancy’s Place," a Covenant House ...

TAPinto.net Named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons

NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ -  TAPinto.net has been named Partner of the Year by NJ News Commons, a network of more than 230 news organizations across New Jersey.  The award goes to a journalist or news organization that showed overall excellence in their work for 2017.    

Joe Amditis, Associate Director of the Center for Cooperative Media, said TAPinto won the award ...

At Westfield High School, Student Says ‘It’s Almost Normal to Juul Here’

February 16, 2018

Editor’s note: This story about the rise in teen e-cigarette use, written by Westfield High School student Greta Frontero, originally ran in the Jan. 8 edition of WHS student newspaper Hi’s Eye.

WESTFIELD, NJ — A 12th-grade Westfield High School female said she doesn’t bring her Juul to school, but will use someone else’s if the opportunity ...

Nutley Police Department: Video Does Not Contain Direct Threat to Nutley Public Schools

February 16, 2018

NUTLEY, NJ - The Nutley Police Department reports that the video leading to Nutley Public Schools being closed on Friday did not pose a direct threat to any of the township's schools.

Police reported at 11 a.m. Friday that the person responsible for the video has been cooperating with the Nutley Police Department in their investigation. Interviews are on-going. The ...

Letter to the Editor: I Stand With Her for Union County Chairman

February 16, 2018

Dear Editor:

My name is Patti Murgo. I am Committeewoman in Linden’s Eighth Ward.   I am a life-long  DEMOCRAT, a party activist, and a believer in what being a democrat stands for.  Last week I received a piece of literature from our municipal chairman, Nick Scutari, regarding his “plans” for the County Democratic Party if he is elected county ...

'What Stays' exposes family secrets and lies

‘What Stays’ exposes family secrets, resentment and lies

By Liz Keill

SUMMIT, NJ – In an original play by Laura Ekstrand and Jason Szamreta, the Dreamcatcher Repertory Theatre has provided an enlightening, funny and heart-felt view of family foibles.

Ekstrand has said that the germ of the play came from conversations with the ensemble members of the troupe, based on ...

'American Hero' explores with powerful performances

‘American Hero’ pulses with tension, clashing emotions at George Street

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNWICK – The issue of social injustice makes its way into “American Hero,” the second play in a trilogy by Christopher Demo-Brown.

Armand Schultz as Rob is to receive a medal of honor for his heroic actions during the Iraq war. Although he lost the use of his legs, he ...

Mintz & Geftic Secures Class Certification for Drivers in Wage and Hour Case

February 16, 2018

Is your employer failing to pay you time and a half for working more than 40 hours/week?

Is your employer misclassifying you as an independent contractor rather than an employee to avoid paying overtime premium pay?

These are some of the allegations being made by the plaintiffs and their attorney Bryan Mintz, of Mintz & Geftic LLC, against Big City Automotive and its ...