FANWOOD, NJ -- Halloween is a highlight of the calendar in Fanwood and the Borough's annual celebration is one of the reasons that Fanwood was recently voted the Best Small Town by New Jersey Monthly magazine. 

Once the sun goes down, the Borough hosts a Halloween Parade, costume contest, and pumpkin carving contest. Before the official festivities, dinosaurs, superheroes, witches, and inanimate objects come to life filled the streets around La Grande Park. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.