Ocean County Halloween Events for Kids Include Halloween Parades, Hayrides, Trunk-Or-Treats, Parties and More!
Looking for family friendly Halloween events in Ocean County, New Jersey? Things To Do In New Jersey’s got the scoop on all the best Halloween parades, not-so-scary hayrides, pumpkin festivals, Trunk or Treat Halloween events, and other kid friendly Halloween activities all around Ocean County! Read on to learn more about family friendly Halloween events in Ocean County that your whole family will love! Be sure to check back often as this post will be updated as more Ocean County Halloween events are announced!
Family-Friendly Halloween Events in Ocean County, NJ
October 15 & 16, 2016
October 22 & 23, 2016
300 Ocean Avenue
Point Pleasant Beach, NJ
Celebrate Halloween at Jenkinson’s Boardwalk with Boo at the Boardwalk. Enjoy this Jersey shore Halloween event on Saturday and Sunday, October 15 & 16 and 22 & 23 from noon to 4:00pm. Dress up in your costumes and trick or treat on the boardwalk with your family. This family-friendly Halloween celebration will feature free face painting, arts and crafts, games, pumpkin patches, and more! Visit Jenkinson’s Aquarium for the Underwater Pumpkin Carving Show. Don’t miss Perky’s Pumpkin Derby on October 22nd! Decorate your pumpkin, attach wheels, and see how fast it goes!
October 20 – 22, 2016
120 W. Main Street
This fall, visit Tuckerton Seaport for a “fright-astic” Halloween adventure known in local lore as Haunted Seaport. The Haunted Seaport will take place on October 20th through October 22nd from 6:00pm until 9:00pm each night. Pirates and sea captains lost at sea long ago will stroll the Seaport’s boardwalk for a night of screams. Try to find your way out of the phragmites maze and climb aboard a hayride for a ghostly howling good time through the Haunted Woods. Join in a game of black light, glow in the dark, mini-golf! Meet and greet with the Jersey Devil while dancing to music sure to bring even zombies back life. There will also be a non-scary pumpkin patch with crafts, stories, games, and kid-friendly fall activities opening at 3pm each day. General Admission is $8 for all ages. Haunted Woods Hayrides are $5 with paid admission and free for Seaport Members.
October 31, 2016
Main Street and Washington Street
Toms River, NJ
The Toms River Volunteer Fire Company #1 Halloween Parade is the second largest Halloween Parade in the world. Each year, this New Jersey Halloween parade boasts over 6,000 participants and over 100,000 spectators. The parade begins at 7:00 pm, but it’s recommended that spectators arrive 2 hours prior (bring blankets and chairs). The Halloween Parade begins at the Toms River Shopping Centre (corner of Rt. 37 & Main St.), travels down Main Street, then turns left onto Washington Street, ending at the corner of Washington Street & Hooper Ave.
October 30, 2016
1:00pm – 3:00pm
Point Pleasant, NJ
The Point Pleasant Halloween Parade attracts an abundance of spectators who line the streets to catch a glimpse of the hundreds of contestants, including couples, groups, children and even pets who vie to be recognized for their imaginative and often outrageous costumes. Participation is open to individuals of all ages, groups, pets, motorized and non-motorized floats, dance groups, and zombies! Pre-registration is required. The parade marches down Bridge Avenue to Community Park where the winners are announced and trophies awarded.
October 23, 2016
Seaside Heights, NJ
Celebrate Halloween on the Boardwalk in Seaside Heights! This is a free admission Halloween event featuring fun activities for everyone including pumpkin painting, a dog parade and kids’ costume parade, trick or treating, pumpkin chunkin’ and fireworks!
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