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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.





State of NJ

COVID-19 executive orders in effect apply to large outdoor public gatherings such as concerts, festivals, and fireworks, and are limited to 500 persons.

indoor performance venues, including concert venues can reopen. Face masks and social distancing will be required and capacity will be capped at the lesser of either 25% of the venue's capacity, or 150 people.. Indoor nightclubs that have dance floors have to remain closed.
Restaurants and bars may resume indoor dining at 25% capacity and with social distancing between tables


With near term cancellations occurring at a rapid rate, and despite trying to remove them as soon as we learn of the cancellations or restrictions, we  recommend viewers contact the event sponsors before heading out to a listed event to confirm their status.

Stay tuned --- we will be updating this list as the event sponsors confirm this year's events.

Halloween South Jersey 2020 Events
Very Scary Events

Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest
Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest - Drive Thru
2919 Route 206
Columbus, NJ
Website/tickets
Weekends beginning Friday, October 2, until Saturday, October 31, 2020
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

Night of Terror
Night of Terror
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd
Mullica Hill, NJ
Website/tickets 
Weekends beginning Friday, October 2, until Saturday, October 31, 2020
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.

Historic Smithville's Monster Bash
Historic Smithville's Monster Bash
October 24, 2020; from 10 am to 6:30 pm (rain date Oct. 31)
Historic Smithville
615 E. Moss Mill Rd.
Smithville, NJ
Website

This Halloween event features the areas largest Zombie Walk. That’s not the undead walking the streets of Galloway Twp.. it’s Smithville’s annual Zombie Walk!, People from south Jersey and the surrounding areas find their way to Smithville either in full zombie gear or ready to be painted to look like a zombie (for a small fee).
Events include:
Vendors, Makeup artists , Live Music, and The Walk of the Zombie's





Not so Scary Halloween Events

Annual Ghoul Spring Village
3rd Annual Ghoul Spring Village
Friday & Saturday , October 23 & 24, 2020; 5:30am-8:00pm
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 US 9
Cape May, NJ
609-898-2300
Website
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.

Resurrection of Screamin Jay Hawkins
Resurrection of Screamin Jay Hawkins
Saturday, October 24, 2020; 6:30pm - 8pm
Randy Now's Man Cave
134 Farnsworth Avenue
Bordentown, NJ 08505
Website/tickets
The Resurrection of Screamin' Jay Hawkins Tribute Band performs live shows taking you back in time to the music of Screamin' Jay Hawkins. This project is comprised of extremely talented and seasoned musicians. Mike Armando was the original guitarist for Screamin' Jay Hawkins back in the 1970's. Another reason this project is exciting. The band is not just performing the music of Screamin' Jay Hawkins but creating a time machine of one of rock's true wild men. A show you will surely remember for many years.

Wildwood Halloween Movie
Downtown Wildwood Halloween Movie & Treats
October 30, 2020; 5:30pm
Byrne Plaza
3400 Pacific Ave.
Wildwood, NJ
Website
(609) 523-1602
Cost: Free admission
This family event begins with treat bags given to all children, 12 years old and younger. As soon as it gets dark enough (at about 6 p.m.), HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 will be shown. Gather your friends and bring your chairs and blankets for a fun movie night, under the starry skies. Drinks and snacks will be available for purchase during the movie. FREE PARKING is available behind the Deck and Yellow Umbrella Gift Shop, on the east side of Pacific Avenue, between Oak and Schellenger Avenues, and behind Alumni Grill, on the west side of Pacific Avenue, between Oak and Wildwood Avenues





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