Halloween South Jersey:
The Best 2018 Halloween Events
8hoose your scary and not so scary 2018 Halloween Event
Halloween South Jersey has many "scary" and "not so scary" frightful shows, events, and parades that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
We have put on our costumes and headed into the dark of night with a full moon to search haunted houses, cemeteries, and pumpkin patches for ghosts, goblins, and skeletons to come up with the best Halloween events for families with kids. Caution: many of these events are Soooo scary that they are not recommended for children under 8. Suggest you call ahead to confirm age appropriateness.
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.
Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.
Halloween South Jersey 2018 Events
Very Scary Events
Cornfield of Terror
R and J Farm
723 W. Herschel St.
Egg Harbor City., NJ
The sights and sounds of the Cornfield of Terror will leave you screaming for your life as well as running out of your shoes. You don't have to be the fastest, just don't be the slowest.
They also has a non-scary corn maze for those that do not have enough courage or simply want to test their navigational skills in the dark with nothing but a flashlight to help guide your way though the corn.
Night of Terror
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd
Mullica Hill, NJ
A spook filled event featuring very scary attractions including; The ride of Terror, the Home of the Demented and Dead, the dreaded Corn Maze, 3-D hall of terror, Zombie Mayhem, and more.
Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest
2919 Route 206
This attraction features one of the longest walking outdoor traisl of Terror that will take you on a journey full of unimaginable horrors and bone-chilling frights. Several Halloween themed attractions at one location Including: The Fun house of fear, The HellsGate Prison (based on the former Burlington County Prison with dungeons, gallows and old cells decorated with mannequins and artifacts), The Necropolis Cemetery and the Trail of Terror.
Walk of Fear
134 Landing Street
10 themed areas interconnect by bamboo trails. A 30 to 40 minute Bone Chilling Walk in a Unique Atmosphere. FX Lighting, Foggers, Strobes, Loud Scary Music throughout entire Haunt. Actors Lurking everywhere Cross Blood Beach Enter The Black Light Forest Roam The Bone Yard Escape The Asylum.
Fear In The Forest
Friday & Saturday, October 19th & 20th, 20187 (Open at dark, closes at 10pm)
182 City Line Road
(OFF Route 70, Mile Marker 32.5)
Pemberton, NJ 08068
Donations: $10, ages 16 and over; $5 ages 5-15; and Free ages 4 and under
There are real trails leading through hundreds of trees, and real swamps. You will pass mine shafts and actual dungeons filled with demons and ghouls. The haunted forest is outdoors, so you better stay on the trail and not run.
Terror In The Junkyard
Beginning September 28th, 2018, open every Friday and Saturday to the end of October, from 7pm-11pm, and on Sundays from 7pm-10pm
353 Zion Rd
Egg Harbor Township NJ 08234.
Offers a hayride, a Maze of Terror, and Zombie Paintball
Not so Scary Halloween Events
Ghost Tours of Ocean City
Tours depart from the corner of 9th St & Asbury Avenue.
Ocean City, NJ
Not recommended for KIds . Most Children will be bored
A candlelight walking tour where that turns into "FEAR IN THE DARK"! It combines history, folklore, and ghost stories for a night of eerie fun in Ocean City's historic downtown. Tours last approximately 90 minutes. Recommend purchasing tickets by 6 pm to ensure your spot on the tour.
The 15th annual South Jersey Pumpkin Show
October 12, 13, 14, 2018
Salem County Fairgrounds
Free admission, parking $5
The event features a giant pumpkin pyramid, a Big Pumpkin Weigh-Off, pumpkin wine sampling, pumpkin foods, dessert contest, pumpkin themed pageant, pumpkin contests and so much more. Thousands of families from many states show up year after year in support of the South Jersey Pumpkin Show. The giant pumpkin pyramid will be showcased as the center piece of the festival and kids under ten will enjoy a free, friendly boo barn, pumpkins, craft making and free pumpkins. Families visiting the festival can enjoy wine sampling, pumpkin desserts, rows and rows of craftsmen, Fall Home & Living Expo, fun contests, scarecrows, amusement rides, give-a-ways, Adult only pumpkin toss, live bands, festival food court, camping, NJ Largest Baked Pumpkin Pie, colorful pumpkins, pumpkins and so much more!
Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run
Saturday, October 13, 2018
The Wildwoods Boardwalk Pumpkin Run is a ghoulishly fun and exciting family event for all ages Halloween Weekend. This festive boardwalk event offers a 5K & 10K run along with a 1 mile family walk, starting at 10 a.m. - rain or shine. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. inside the Wildwoods Convention Center. Participants are encouraged to dress in their favorite Halloween costumes to vie for the prizes in the best dressed categories of Family, Youth, Infant, and Best All Around. All proceeds benefit the Elementary Schools of the Wildwoods.
Giant Pumpkin Carve & Pumpkin Pageant
October 18, 19 and 20, 2018, 4:00pm until 9:00pm
Salem County Fair Grounds
Pilesgrove Township, NJ
The annual autumn event is fun family to welcome fall. More than 60 giant pumpkins will be carved by professional, amateur and student artists and showcased for public viewing and judging. Look forward to loads of fun for all ages: hayrides, music, crafts, costume pageant, games, vendors, wine tasting and more!
Thursday, October 18, Friday, October 19, and Saturday, October 20, Sunday, October 21, 2018: from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm
120 W. Main Street
Captains long lost at sea will stroll the Seaport's boardwalk for a night of screams. Climb aboard a hayride for a ghostly howling good time through the Haunted Woods. Be on the lookout for the Jersey Devil. We will also have a non-scary Family Fun Activity Area with PUMPKIN SLIME, crafts, stories, games, and not so scary fall activities. You will not want to miss any of the fantastic phenomenal hauntings of the evening. There will be Non-scary activities for the little ones, including make your own trick-or-treat bag, color a pumpkin, enjoy a hay bale maze, Halloween Dance Party, and games with treats! Plus, magic shows on the stage by Joe Holiday.
Sahara Sam's Monster Splash Halloween Event
Friday, October 19th & Friday, October 26, 2018; 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sahara Sam's Oasis
535 North Route 73
West Berlin, NJ 08091
Website & Tickets
Admission: $32.99 / Free for Season Passholders
Get in the Halloween spirit at their family friendly Monster Splash! This splashtastic, festive event is perfect for families with children of all ages! They will be rockin' the building with your favorite Halloween jams and holding contests and giveaways throughout the night. Plus --- they are doing a FOAM party!
Annual Cape May Halloween Parade
Sunday, October 21, 2018
Perry St. to Physick Estate
Cape May, NJ
The Cape May annual Halloween Parade is one of the highlights of the fall season. No where else in New Jersey can you see so many creative costumes parade by in such a short time. Prior to the parade, trick or treating on the Washington Street Mall will be held from Noon to 2 p.m., which is sponsored by the Washington Street Mall Business Improvement District. The Parade route begins at Perry Street and Carpenter Lane, proceeds down Carpenter Lane to Ocean Street, travels down Washington Street and ends at the Emlen Physick Estate located at 1048 Washington Street.
Ocean City Halloween Parade
Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 PM
Asbury Ave. from 6th - 11th Street
Ocean City, NJ
Mullica Hill's Ghost Walk
Saturday, October 13, 2018; 6:30pm till late
Tours will depart from outside Blue plate restaurant, every 10 minutes beginning at 6:00pm
47 South Main Street
Explore Mullica Hill's haunted history as you walk past the historic houses and public buildings along Main Street during the 1 and 1/2-hour guided tour. Advanced tickets sales are strongly recommended!. Children are welcome on the tours.
Alloway Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 27, 2018: @ 7:00pm (Rain date is October 28th at 7:00pm)
route will include Main St., Cedar, Greenwich, Dorrell Lane and Alloway-Friesburg Road.
This populat annual fall tradition which began in 1945 draws spectators and participants from all over the area. Parade viewers will get to enjoy floats, music, marching groups and all types of vehicles as they made their way along the parade route through the village of Alloway
Ultimate Halloween - Thrills on the Boardwalk
Saturday, October 27, 2018
Tropicana Casino & Resort
Atlantic City, NJ 08401
As darkness falls across the land, the midnight hour is close at hand. This thrilling extravaganza begins at 8 p.m. when brave souls are invited to join in to dance to the time warp from the Rocky Horror Picture show.
What is Halloween without a killer costume? The stakes are high at Tropicana's Annual Halloween Costume Contest. The contest kicks off at 9 p.m. in The Quarter's Fiesta Plaza.
At 11pm as the midnighrt hour approaches, take in the Rocky Horror Picture show in the Imax theatre
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