20+ Things To Do In New Jersey This Fall!
Ahhhh… fall in New Jersey! Cool crisp evenings, warm sunny days, beautiful fall foliage – I love it! On top of the great weather and beautiful scenery, there are tons of fun New Jersey events and activities to enjoy in the fall! In fact, there are so many fun things to do in NJ in the fall that I decided to put together the ultimate New Jersey fall bucket list! Read on for some awesome things to do in New Jersey this fall and start planning your adventures today!
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The Ultimate New Jersey Fall Bucket List!
Build a scarecrow at a NJ scarecrow festival or contest!
Take the New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge!
Conquer a corn maze!
Commemorate the start of the Continental Army’s historic “retreat to victory” at Fort Lee Historic Park’s Retreat Weekend.
Go on a hayride!
Enjoy the beautiful fall foliage in NJ! Some great places to see fall leaves in New Jersey – Washington Crossing State Park, Tenafly Nature Center, Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, Morristown National Historical Park, High Point State Park, Parvin State Park, and Monmouth Battlefield State Park.
Catch a football game!
Visit the Grounds for Sculpture and enjoy a beautiful day of art and fall foliage.
Get your scare on at a NJ haunted house!
Celebrate all things cranberry at the Chatsworth Cranberry Festival!
Visit a New Jersey winery!
Go pumpkin picking.
Watch amazing choreographed musical kite-flying routines on the beach, see giant inflatable kites as large as a full-sized whale, and even make your own kite at the LBI Fly International Kite Festival.
Take a scenic train ride!
See thousands of beautifully lit hand-carved pumpkins at the Rise of the Jack O’Lanterns!
Go on a ghost walk!
Do some early holiday shopping at a New Jersey craft show. A couple of great ones to check out are the Festival of Fine Craft at WheatonArts & Cultural Center in Millville and the Sugarloaf Crafts Festival in Somerset.
Enjoy live music, family friendly activities, and UNLIMITED chowder tasting at Long Beach Island’s Chowderfest!
Celebrate your inner geek with fellow video gamers, larpers, board game enthusiasts, Quidditch players, cosplayers, YouTube stars, and more at the South Jersey GeekFest!
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