Halloween South Jersey: The Best Halloween Events

Halloween South Jersey Events

Your Guide to New Jersey's best scary and not so scary
Halloween South Jersey Events

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: 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 2021 Events
Very Scary Events

Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest
Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest - Drive Thru
2919 Route 206
Columbus, NJ
Weekends beginning Friday, October 1st, until Sunday, October 31, 2021
From the safety of your own vehicle you will have frightening encounters with twisted creatures and menacing characters as you journey through theatrical sets full of terrorfiing displays and special effects.

Terror In The Junkyard
Terror In The Junkyard
Open every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday in October 2021 from 7pm-11pm, and on Sundays from 7pm-10pm
Flemings Junkyard
353 Zion Rd
Egg Harbor Township NJ 08234.
Offers a hayride, and a Maze of Terror

Night of Terror
Night of Terror
Selected weekend dates beginning Friday, October 1, until Saturday, October 30, 2021
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.

Fear In The Forest
Fear In The Forest
Friday & Saturday, October 15th & 16th, 2021 (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.

Not so Scary Halloween Events

All-a-boo DiDonato’s Trick-or-Treat Train
Saturdays and Sundays, from September 25 through Ocober 24, 2021
DiDonato Family Fun Center
1151 South White Horse Pike
Hammonton, New Jersey
(609) 561-3040
$12.95 per person on-line, Tickets purchased at the door will be $14.95. Children 12 months and younger are free.
This event features a train ride through a little-goblin friendly Halloween Town, a Halloween hay maze, a visit to the pumpkin patch, a giant slide, a treat, a meet and greet and photo opportunity with a witch, a snack and toy cottage hosted by Toy Market, and more.  

Giant Pumpkin Carve & Pumpkin Pageant
Giant Pumpkin Carve & Pumpkin Pageant
October 2, 2021, 4:00pm until 9:00pm
Salem County Fair Grounds
Route 40
Pilesgrove Township, NJ
(856) 935-3663
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!

South Jersey Pumpkin Show
South Jersey Pumpkin Show
October 9, 10, 2021; Saturday 10am to 8pm and Sunday, 10am to 6pm.
Salem County Fairgrounds
735 Harding Highway
Woodstown, NJ 08098
Web Site
Contact: Kathryn Wright, Phone: 856-765-0118, Email: sjpumpkinshow@aol.com
This festival features three- days of family fun with contests, artists, craftsmen, home products, a pumpkin pyramid, entertainment, food, wine, amusement rides, a Giant Pumpkin Weigh Off, headless horsemen, scarecrows, Little Miss & Mister Pageant, dog parade, Boo Barn and more.

Annual Ghoul Spring Village
Annual Ghoul Spring Village
Friday & Saturday, October 22 & 23, 2021; 5:30pm-8:00pm
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 US 9
Cape May, NJ
Cost: $5.00 Adults $3.00 Children 12 & under. Advance tickets available online at hcsv.org or available at the gate at time of event.
Join in as they pierce the veil between the world of the living and the world of the dead.
This event is a a family-friendly haunted walk-thru for young and old alike.

Haunts 4Heroes
Haunts 4Heroes
Saturday, Sunday, October 23, 24,2021
S&J Stables
2561 Sheridan Ave
Franklinville, NJ
This event is a benefit for Equine Therapy. It features an afternoon of Halloween fun with pony rides, archery, trick-or-treat, vendors, kids' activities, a spooky barn, and more.

Ocean City Halloween Parade
Ocean City Halloween Parade
Thursday, October 28, 2021, 7:15 PM - 8:20 PM
Asbury Ave. from 6th - 11th Street
Ocean City, NJ
This Ocean City nighttime tradition remains one of longest running Halloween parades in the tri-state area. The parade will march along Asbury Avenue from 6th to 11th Streets.

Alloway Halloween Parade
Alloway Halloween Parade
Saturday, October 31, 2021: @ 7:00pm (Rain date is October 31st at 7:00pm)
Main Street
Alloway, NJ
The 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.

North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party
North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party
October 30, 2021; Vehicle check-in is at 4:30 p.m., event is 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Olde NJ Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ
(609) 522-2955
The annual family fun event! features Music, Magic, Balloon Twisting and more! Families are encouraged to bring their vehicles decorated for Halloween. Children will come in costume and visit each car where families will provide treats from the trunks of their cars. There will be no judging of the children's costumes, but prizes will be awarded to the best decorated vehicles. Registration is free and forms are available at 900 Central Avenue in North Wildwood or at City Hall.

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