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 2022
Very Scary Events

Not recommended for children under 8

Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest
Blood Shed Farms Fear Fest - Drive Thru
2919 Route 206
Columbus, NJ
Website/tickets
Weekends beginning Friday, September 30th until Sunday, October 30, 2022
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 beginning Friday, September. 30th until, Sunday, October 30th, 2022
Flemings Junkyard
353 Zion Rd
Egg Harbor Township NJ 08234.
Website
Offers a hayride, and a Maze of Terror. They take you deep into the dark woods of Scullville to experience all the horrors they have to offer on the "Terror in the Junkyard Hayride". Take your chances in the "Maze of Terror"

Night of Terror
Night of Terror
Selected weekend dates beginning Friday, September 30th until Saturday, October 30, 2022
Creamy Acres Farm
448 Lincoln Mill Rd
Mullica Hill, NJ
Website/tickets 
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 21st & 22nd, 2022 (Open at dark, closes at 10pm)
182 City Line Road
(OFF Route 70, Mile Marker 32.5)
Pemberton, NJ 08068
Website/tickets
Cost: General Admission $10, Fast Pass $20
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.




Halloween South Jersey 2022
Not so Scary Halloween Events

Lights on Olmstead Lane
Lights on Olmstead Lane
September 16th thru October 1st, 2022
5 Olmsted Lane
Cinnaminson, NJ
Website
Tune Your Radio to: 91.9FM to Listen In as your view the Halloween light show.
This event is a charity fundraiser with donations benefiting the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, and the Food Bank of South Jersey

Giant Pumpkin Carve & Pumpkin Pageant
Giant Pumpkin Carve & Pumpkin Pageant
Saturday, October 1st, 2022, 4:00pm until 9:00pm
Salem County Fair Grounds
Route 40
Pilesgrove Township, NJ
Website
(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!
Proceeds from this event will benefit Meals on Wheels of Salem County

South Jersey Pumpkin Show
South Jersey Pumpkin Show
October 8, 9, 2022; 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 21 & 22, 2022
Historic Cold Spring Village
720 US 9
Cape May, NJ
609-898-2300
Website
Cost: $4.00 Admission fee for children and adults.
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. Proceeds benefit HCSV Foundation, a non-profit living history museum.

Haunts 4Heroes
Haunts 4Heroes
Saturday, Sunday, October 22, 23, 2022
S&J Stables
2561 Sheridan Ave
Franklinville, NJ
Website
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. This fundraiser will benefit 4Heroes Equine Therapy

Historic Smithville's Monster Bash
Historic Smithville's Monster Bash
October 22, 2022; from 10 am to 6:30 pm (rain date Oct. 29th)
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

Ocean City Halloween Parade
Ocean City Halloween Parade
Thursday, October 27, 2022, 7:15 PM - 8:15 PM
Asbury Ave. from 6th - 11th Street
Ocean City, NJ
609-399-1412
Website
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.

North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party
North Wildwood Trunk-or-Treat Halloween Block Party
Saturday,October 29, 2022; Vehicle check-in is at 4:30 p.m., event is 5:30 – 7 p.m.
Olde NJ Avenue
North Wildwood, NJ
Website
(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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