The Best Central Jersey Family Festivals and Events

Central Jersey Family Festivals and Events

These popular festivals occur at venues in all corners of NJ and have wide appeal with families with kids.

They feature events with special themes and are known for having good music, food, entertainment, skilled artisans and performers, fun activities, crafts, and more!

Note: This information is provided by event sponsors as a free service to our viewers. Sometimes conditions require cancellations or changes of dates, times and location which are not reflected in the original schedule. Before planning a trip to visit one of the listed events, it is suggested that you call the event sponsor to confirm the event schedule or for additional information on the event.

October 2018 Central Jersey Family Festivals & Events

Columbus Day Pumpkin Fest
October 8th, 2018; 11 am - 4 pm
Delicious Orchards
320 Rt. 34
Colts Neck, NJ 07722
Held annually on Columbus Day, this festival features fun for all ages. The day includes: Pumpkin Painting and Decorating, Fun Games, Antique Tractor Display, Live Music, and free food samples

Allentown Fall Festival
October 13, 10:00 am & October 14, 2018, 5:00 pm
28 S Main St
Allentown, NJ
Cost: Free to attend
It features quality artisans and crafters, a civil war re-enactment camp, a classic car show, live entertainment in the forms of music, dancing and clowns, a petting zoo, contests and more. This show has continued to improve year after year and has drawn in crowds of over ten thousand. The Fall Festival is our premiere annual family event, attended by thousands. We close down Main Street for this amazing festival. For children, we have bouncy houses and slides, a petting zoo, pony rides, puppy rescues, arts and craft stations, contests and more. For the adults, we have a craft beer garden and wine tasting.. The event is rain or shine with seating available under tents.

4th Annual Amazing Pumpkin Carve
October 10 - 14, 2018
Woosley Park
221 Washington Crossing-Pennington Road
Hopewell Township, New Jersey
(609) 281-5887
Admission: Adults $10 Ages 11-18 $5 Under 10 Free Seniors (65 & over) $8 Return Visits: $5 for Adults – kids under 18 Free
This event features giant pumpkins carved by local artists, Electrified Pumpkins, Scarecrows decorated by local non-profits & local artists, Pumpkins for sale at the Pumpkin Patch, Paint-a-Pumpkin craft tent, Evenings at the fire pits with s'more kits, Humongous hay bale playground , Slice-of-Art show & sale, Halloween-Themed Photo Ops, Food vendors • and much more
Weekend Special Events:include Dance & vocal performances by The Pennington Studio for Dance & Creative Arts, Slice of Art Show and Sale, Storytellers at the community fire pits, Live music, and a Pet costume parade.

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