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Haunted Scarehouse Website | 732-485-2653
105 W. Dewey Ave., Wharton, NJ 07885  Northern NJ
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ARE YOU READY TO SCREAM?? New Jersey's largest and scariest haunted house returns for the 2016 Halloween season! Haunted Scarehouse is Morris County's ONLY haunted house attraction and the only all-indoor haunted attraction in the area, so they are always open, rain or shine. Haunted Scarehouse offers terror at every turn and a haunted experience like no other. Their interactive special effects, movie-like props and fearfully realistic scenes have won them many awards in the industry!

This adrenaline inducing, heart racing and exciting Halloween attraction is open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from Sept. 23rd through October 30th. They will also be open two Thursdays in October, the 20th and the 27th. For more detailed hours of operation, click here. This is an intense haunt and is not recommended for children under 8 years of age.

What: The Haunted Scarehouse
Where: 105 West Dewey Ave., Wharton, NJ 07885
When: Open Friday, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 23 - October 30
Contact: 732-485-2653
Website: www.hauntedscarehouse.com

Scare Rating: Intense haunt - not recommended for children under 8
Wagner Farm Arboretum's Brite Nites Website | 908-350-7383
197 Mountain Avenue, Warren Twp., NJ 07059  Northern NJ
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Returning for the sixth year, Wagner Farm Arboretum's spectacular Halloween-themed event "Brite Nites" showcases elaborate displays of intricately and creatively hand-carved and lighted pumpkins, a Secret Haunted Garden and, the ever popular, Black Hat Cafe. Meander through the garden path filled with breathtaking pumpkin sculptures, where you will be astounded by their complexity and originality. Wagner Farm Arboretum promises that you will be mesmerized by their spectacular Jack O'Latern displays. Travel above and under the ocean, past pirates and giant serpents and through the Wild West, looking for famous people on the way. Your journey will take you through a multitude of amazing scenes that the artists have created using pumpkins. Don't miss out on a visit to their Secret Haunted Garden, which is inhabited by ghouls, vampires, ghosts and zombies. At the end of your journey, don't forget to stop at the Black Hat Cafe for seasonal refreshments like cider, hot coca, fabulous cupcakes or cookies. Wandering entertainers like magicians, musicians or dancers will keep you entertained on this night that the whole family will remember for years to come!

What: Wagner Farm Arboretum's Brite Nites 2016
Where: 197 Mountain Avenue, Warren Twp., NJ 07059
When: October 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 and 30. Entry times are from 6:45 - 8pm
Admission: $15 per Adult; $10 Seniors; $10 Military, Police, Firemen & Veterans; $10 Children 4 - 12; Free Ages 2 and under
Contact: 908-656-1402 or BriteNites@wfafnj.org
Website: www.wfafnj.org/events/brite-nites-2016/

Scare Rating: Both Scary & Family-Friendly Sections!
Tranquility Farms Website | 908-979-0303
10 Tranquility Farm Lane, Andover, NJ 07821  Northern NJ
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Tranquility Farms, located in Allamuchy, NJ, is home to a diverse 3rd generation family-run agriculture business. They have farm-fun for the whole family during their fall festival, starting weekends (Saturday and Sunday) in September through October, including Columbus Day!

Hop on a hayride to the pumpkin field where you and your children can find the perfect pumpkin. Spend the day in Sussex County NJ and enjoy Tranquility Farms' corn maze, kid's fun tent, playground area and petting zoo! Test your skills on their kid-friendly pumpkin launchers or bounce on their bounce pillow. New this year, take a ride on their cow train! There is no admission fee! Tranquility Farms also offers great birthday party packages! Visit their stand to purchase a wide variety of their own fresh vegetables and fruit, baked goods, fall decorations and mums. They hope to see you soon!

What: Tranquility Farms Fall Festival
Where: 10 Tranquility Farms Lane, Allamuchy, NJ 07821
When: Weekends in September through October, including Columbus Day!
Contact: 908-979-0303
Website: www.tranquillityfarmsnj.com

Scare Rating: Not scary. Recommended for children and families!
Miller Farms Haunted Hayride and Maze Website | 856-728-3500
624 S. Egg Harbor Rd., Winslow, NJ 08037  Southern NJ
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Haunted hayrides are a staple for the Halloween season and when you take your family to Miller Farms this year, they are sure to get the fright of their life. These haunted hayrides will take place on farm property in Winslow, NJ and will run every Friday, Saturday and Sunday from October 1st through Halloween from 7 - 11pm each night, the last ride leaving at 10:30pm.

Additionally, Miller Farm will be running a haunted maze. This family-friendly maze will be both frightening and fun because monsters and zombies can appear at any time, unannounced! Admission to the hayride is $11, haunted maze is $6 and a combo pack of tickets is $15. Bring the whole family for an evening off ghoulish Halloween fun in Southern NJ!

What: Miller Farm Haunted Hayride and Maze
Where: 624 S. Egg Harbor Rd., Winslow, NJ 08037
When: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday 7 - 11pm, October 1st - 31st
Admission: Hayride - $11; Maze - $6; Combo - $15
Contact: 856-728-3500
Website: www.millerfarmsllc.com

Scare Rating: Scary but Family Friendly for all to Enjoy
Brighton Asylum Website | 201-716-2827
2 Brighton Ave., Passaic, NJ 07055  Northern NJ
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Brighton Asylum is New Jersey's #1 haunted attraction with haunted events not only in September and October, but throughout the year! It is the haunted attraction The Today Show called "The Scariest Place On Earth." Haunted Attraction Magazine named Brighton Asylum "must see haunt" of 2014. Huffington Post named it #1 on their top 5 list of haunts for millennials.

Brighton Asylum is an all-immersive, interactive, high-startling haunted experience with Hollywood style sets, Face-Off quality costumes and horror movie style scares. Now with 2 haunted attractions and 2 escape rooms. New for 2016: INTERACTIVE ESCAPE ROOMS. You and your party can experience what it's really like to be stuck in a horror movie like SAW or 1408. You'll need guts, critical thinking skills and teamwork to escape! Brighton Asylum is all indoors and is not subject to the weather. It is open rain or shine. All queue lines are outdoors, but are weather protected. In the event of rain, don't worry, they've got you covered! During the 2016 Halloween season, they will be open Sept. 23rd, 24th and 30th, Oct. 1 - 2, 7 - 9, 13 - 16, 20 - 23, 27 - 31 and Nov. 5 and 12. Visit the website for specific times.

What: Brighton Asylum
Where: 2 Brighton Avenue, Passaic, NJ 07055 (on the Clifton border)
When: Sept. 23rd, 24th and 30th, Oct. 1 - 2, 7 - 9, 13 - 16, 20 - 23, 27 - 31 and Nov. 5 and 12
Contact: 201-716-2827
Website: www.brightonasylum.com

Scare Rating: Very scary and intense!
Field of Terror/Sunshine Acres Website | 609-758-7817
831 Windsor-Perrineville Rd., East Windsor, NJ 08520  Central NJ
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The Field of Terror offers a daytime event, Sunshine Acres, ideal for small children and families! "Sunshine Acres" offers tons of activities for small children and families for the fall and Halloween season in East Windsor, NJ. Activities include pumpkin picking, a corn maze and hayrides. The hayride is free! Pay for the pumpkins you buy, .49 cents per pound! This awesome farm in Mercer County also has gourds and mini-pumpkins for toddlers! Cider is available all day, fresh caramel apples, fruits and vegetables available, corn stalks, straw bales and tons of other fall decorations! Sunshine Acres is open every Saturday and Sunday in October. Great place to bring the family for fun fall events in NJ!

Field of Terror
K and S Farm also features the Field of Terror suited for brave teens and adults. Four events take place nightly - Killer Kornfield, Haunted Hayride, the Unknown Barn and Dementia 3D. Field of Terror has a live DJ, dancing, concessions, a bonfire and fireworks on designated nights! If you're brave enough, come out for nightly fun and scare at The Field of Terror! This spooky Halloween attraction is open Sept. 23, 24 and 30, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October as well as Oct. 20, 27 and 31st.

What: Daytime - Sunshine Acres / Nighttime - Field of Terror
Where: 831 Windsor-Perrineville Rd., East Windsor, NJ 08520
When: Sept. 23, 24 and 30, every Friday, Saturday and Sunday in October as well as Oct. 20, 27 and 31st.
Admission: Sunshine Acres - pay for what you buy / Field of Terror ticket pricing
Contact: 609-758-7817
Website: www.fieldofterror.com

Scare Rating: Sunshine Acres children (Under 12) - Field of Terror: brave teens and adults!
Night of Terror Website | 856-223-1669
448 Lincoln Mill Rd., Mullica Hill, NJ 08062  Southern NJ
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As one of Southern NJ's spookiest Halloween attractions, Night of Terror is something no one should miss. They have 7 awesome attractions, including haunted hay rides, a 3D fun house, zombie fun and much more!

Come out to this scary Gloucester County Halloween attraction and ride the Ride of Terror - One of South Jersey's largest and scariest haunted hayrides. Descend into Dark Dreams to find out what evil lurks in the shadows. Can you find your escape, or will you be lost to the creatures of the Dreaded Cornfield Maze? The Slaughter Cave will send chills down your spine as you navigate your way through dark, with only blood-wet walls to guide you. Come meet the most twisted and demented clowns you can find in the 3D Funhouse and Zombie Mayhem! Open Sept. 23, 24 and 30, Oct. 1, 7 - 8, 13 - 15, 20 - 22 and 27 - 29. For more information, click here.

What: Night of Terror
Where: 448 Lincoln Mill Road, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
When: Sept. Sept. 23, 24 and 30, Oct. 1, 7 - 8, 13 - 15, 20 - 22 and 27 - 29
Contact: 856-223-1669
Website: www.creamyacres.com or www.nightofterror.com

Scare Rating: Very scary - Not for the weak hearted!
iPlay America Website | 732-577-8200
110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ 07728  Central NJ
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It's Spooky family FUN for everyone as iPlay America transforms for iPlay America's Spooky Spooktacular Halloween this October! All month long, September 30 - October 31, experience a Halloween event like no other in Central NJ. This family friendly event features FREE live Magic Shows and kid's entertainment every weekend, a Trick-or-Treat Trail, spooktacular decor, photo opportunities with Danny iPlay in his costume, and other FREE Halloween themed activities.

Join iPlay in their restaurant Game Time Bar & Grill for spooktacular food and drink specials. Friday nights are frighteningly FUN during the Spooky Spooktacular. Get in on the excitement every Friday night in October at Full Moon After Dark starting at 7pm complete with LIVE DJ and spooktacular prizes. Be sure to mark those calendars for Fridays September 30, October 7, 14, 21 and 28, to take advantage of all the monster FUN. This Halloween experience is one you don't want to miss! For more information, go to iPlayAmerica.com/Halloween.

What: iPlay America's Spooky Spooktacular Halloween!
Where: 110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ 07728
When: September 30 - October 31
Contact: 732-577-8200
Website: www.iplayamerica.com

Scare Rating: Not Scary. Spooktacular fun for the whole family!
Bamboo Gardens Walk of Fear Website | 609-859-2842
134 Landing St., Southampton, NJ 08088  Southern NJ
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Bamboo Gardens Walk of Fear is New Jersey's only Haunted Bamboo Forest! Prepare for the walk of your life and experience the fright as you descend into a twisted maze of Bamboo Horror in Southampton. Feel the Fear. It's like being in a horror flick. The fear is real. A night of unimaginable terror that will haunt your dreams for weeks to come.

Scream your way through Bubbas playground, enter the claustrophobic tunnel. Take on the asylum, roam the bone yard, escape Blood Beach before the grave diggers drag you into the abyss, run from the zombies in search of fresh meat, strobes, foggers, FX lighting and loud scary music throughout the entire haunt. Better take your meds and pack some fresh undies before you come to this haunt! Click here to see their dates and hours of operation, grab your friends and head out for a night of fun and fear in Burlington County NJ!

What: Bamboo Gardens Walk of Fear
Where: 134 Landing Street, Southampton, NJ 08088
When: See website for open dates
Contact: 609-859-2842
Website: www.walkoffear.com

Scare Rating: Very scary!
Fall Events at Insectropolis Website | 732-349-7090
1761 Rt. 9, Toms River, NJ 08755  Central NJ
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Insectropolis will host a variety of events this Fall season for children and families throughout the end of September and into October. The Fall Event Series kicks off with Endangered Wings: Saving the Monarch Butterfly. Children and families will learn how to attract, raise and release these beauties from an expert. Choose from two convenient times: Thursday, September 22 from 9:30 - 10:30am or Saturday, October 1 from 9 - 10am. Registration required by calling 732-349-7090.

The second Fall event series at Insectropolis in Toms River, NJ is the Junior Entomologist Study Series. This 6-week series is designed for students in grades 6-8 who wish to delve deeper into the world of bugs. Each week will include an in-depth discussion, plus an interactive activity. Session 1: Wednesdays 2:30 - 4pm starting 10/26. Session 2: Saturdays 2:30-4pm starting 10/29. Please register by October 19th.

Insectropolis will partner with Lotus Lounge Yoga Services this Fall for a 6-week yoga series for both children and adults. Caterpillar Karma, ages 6-12, takes place Sundays 10:30-11:15am starting 10/16. Butterfly Vinyasa, adults only, takes place Mondays from 4:30-5:30pm starting 10/17. Register by October 13th.

The final Fall Event Series at Insectropolis is the Doodle Bugz Art Program, traditional craft lessons with an insect twist for children 8 years and older. Registration required for each session. October 1: Dream Catcher. November 5: Sugar Skull. December 3: Gingerbread.

For more information on the Fall events happening at Insectropolis, visit their website or call.

What: Fall Event Series at Insectropolis
Where: Insectropolis - 1761 Route 9, Toms River, NJ 08755
When: Various dates throughout September and October
Contact: 732-349-7090
Website: www.insectropolis.com

Scare Rating: Family-Friendly Fall events, fun for all ages!
EAKFEST Website |
373 Adamston Road, Brick, NJ 08723  Central NJ
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EAKFEST is a haunted trail and Halloween festival, happening in Brick, New Jersey, to benefit the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. There is Halloween fun for all ages such as hayrides, carnival rides, a ghoul-free game room (Saturday only), food, vendors, music, face painting and one of the scariest haunted trails in New Jersey! Guests walk along winding paths through the deep, dark woods of Brick Township where they never know what will come creeping out of the brush! EAKFEST is definitely an event you won't want to miss!

EAKFEST was created 8 years ago by the Eak family when their daughter was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a life-threatening genetic disease with a median survival age of just 41. The Eak family, along with many friends and family decided to fight back by scaring the hell out of Cystic Fibrosis. Come out for a great night of Halloween fun and help make CF stand for CURE FOUND! Visit www.eakfest.com for pricing information and vendor info.

What: EAKFEST, Halloween Fundraising Event for CF
Where: 373 Adamston Rd., Brick, NJ 08723
When: October 21 and 22nd
Contact: Alicia@eakfest.com
Website: www.eakfest.com

Scare Rating: Halloween Fun for all ages!
''THE COVEN:'' A Moving Horror Play Website | 201-825-8805
37 E. Allendale Ave., Allendale, NJ 07401  Northeast NJ
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The Park Players present for the Halloween Season "The Coven," a Moving Horror Play at The John Fell House Historic Site, located in Allendale, NJ.

A mother shows up at a darkened boarding school worried for her daughter's life. "The Coven" allows participants to follow her into the School for Wayward Children. Locals whisper of a coven practicing witchcraft within the walls of the school. The Little Witches are up to no good and One is showing signs of possession. Based on true events. Investigate the paranormal in the candle-lit corridors of "THE COVEN."

Tour groups will check-in at Archer Hall (on the grounds of Archer United Methodist Church, 37 E. Allendale Avenue, Allendale, NJ 07401) and travel on foot north on Franklin Turnpike to the John Fell House property. Do not check-in at the John Fell House, you will be sent back to Archer Hall). Tours leaves every 30 minutes and are limited to 12 guests per tour.

What: "The Coven:" A Moving Horror Play
Where: Check in and park at Archer Hall, Allendale, NJ 07401
When: October 21st and 22nd. Tour times are 6:00, 6:30, 7:00, 7:30, 8:00, 8:30 pm
Admission: Tickets: $19 Adults, $17 (Students 17 & under and Seniors 65 & Older)
Contact: 201-825-8805 or srytheatre@aol.com
Website: www.SRYT.org

Scare Rating: Scary moving play. Not recommended for children 10 and under
Schaefers Farms' Frightfest Website | 908-782-2705
1051 Flemington Whitehouse Rd., Flemington, NJ 08822  Central NJ
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They'll scare the yell out of you! Schaefers Farms' Frightfest 2016 will have four nightmare inducing attractions! The Hayride of Horror is sure to make your hair stand on end. You and your friends will make your way through 200 acres of frightfest. You can fall prey to anything on this ride, so be prepared! When they drop you off for a casual stroll through the farm, you may end up on the Trail of Terror! As you walk the trail and explore the haunted graveyard, you are sure to remember who your loved ones are! After they rescue you from the Trail of Terror, you may find yourself outside the MassAcre Maze! If you choose to enter this haunted NJ maze, you will definitely be running for your life! In such a large field, you never know who will be behind each corn stalk. The Carnival of Chaos will be held in the old, run-down home of Great Grand-Dad Vincent Schaefer, III. At this carnival, you will find numerous remnants of his old experiments, horrifying humans, pets and more! You never know what might be laying, or hanging, around!

What: Shaefer Farms' Frightfest 2016
Where: 1051 Flemington Whitehouse Road, Flemington, NJ 08822
When: September 24 and 30, October 1 - 2, 7 - 9, 14 - 16, 21 - 23 and 28 - 30
Contact: 908-782-2705
Website: www.schaefersfrightfest.com

Scare Rating: Very Scary, not recommended for children
Bane Haunted House Website | 973-369-7677
630 W. Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039  Northern NJ
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Looking for the scare of your life? Do you want to have an adrenaline rush unlike any other? Then come and test your boundaries of fear at BANE, NJ's scariest and most interactive haunted attraction. BANE is located in the old Katherine Gibbs College on Route 10 West in Livingston, NJ! BANE's terrifying haunted attraction spans 40,000 square feet and every foot is packed with haunts and scares! Get ready the craziest, scariest and most interactive haunted attraction in NJ!

Bane Haunted House is unlike any haunted attraction you've ever been to! They are the most interactive haunted attraction on the east coast because unlike other haunted houses, they specialize in using all live actors instead of animatronics. They have over 50 live actors in the house nightly! They are also the "ONLY" haunted attraction in New Jersey located right on a main highway! Unlike most haunted attractions, Bane doesn't make their victims wait outside in the elements, they are an indoor attraction with a huge inside waiting area. Another unique aspect of Bane Haunted House is that they allow anyone with a valid Military ID in for FREE! That's right, completely free on any night! Try to find another haunt that does that and you'll be searching forever!

Bane will also host a special day just for kiddies called Happily Haunted. Every Sunday from 3pm-5pm in October, while the zombies are sleeping, kiddies can come and enjoy a flashlight guided tour through the attraction.

What: Bane Haunted House! NJ's Premier Haunted Attraction
Where: 630 West Mount Pleasant Ave., Livingston, NJ 07039 (also known as Route 10).
When: September 23rd, 24th and 30th. October 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 7th, 8th, 9th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, 16th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 26th, 27th, 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st.
Contact: info@banehauntedhouse.com
Website: www.banehauntedhouse.com

Scare Rating: Terrifying!
The Dark Carnival Website | 732-599-5147
136 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville, NJ 08721  Central Shore Region NJ
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The Dark Carnival has been serving up its unique brand of psychological torment since 2010. Set in the backwoods of Bayville, NJ, the Carnival offers a high intensity, high volume, fast paced atmosphere where guests travel through winding mazes and valleys. Through the 8,000 square foot circus arena guests will encounter the most tormented, criminal and insane clowns, freaks, and fools that one would hope to only find in their darkest nightmare.

Those escaping the Carnival with some degree of sanity can then venture into the Mind Terror Attractions. In the Meat Grinder, the screams of wild animals and the tearing sounds of chainsaws hunt you down as your enter the lairs of the Pig Man. In Night Terrors, guests learn just how much fears are amplified once you lose the comfort of sight. Darkness surrounds each guest leaving them completely vulnerable to the demons that lie within. Lastly, guests will travel into the Sanitarium where medicine has completely failed to control the sickness. Once this happens, only madness remains.

The Dark Carnival uses 35-40 actors per night. Many of the actors have been with them since inception. They take their job seriously and take pride in their ability to prevent guests from being able to finish the attraction.

What: The Dark Carnival
Where: 136 Atlantic City Blvd., Bayville, NJ 08721
When: Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night from September 30 - October 30, 7pm to 11pm.
Contact: 732-599-5147
Website: www.darkcarnivalnj.com

Scare Rating: Intense, Sociopathic, Tormenting Terror... Not recommended for children under 10 (unless they are really brave!!)
Boo at the Boardwalk Website | 732-892-0600
300 Ocean Ave., Point Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742  Central Shore Region NJ
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Put on your best Halloween costume and join Jenkinson's Boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, New Jersey for their annual Boo at the Boardwalk Halloween Festival on Saturday and Sunday October 15, 16, 22 and 23 from noon to 4pm.

Boo at the Boardwalk features Halloween fun for everyone. At this kid-friendly Halloween attraction on the beach and boards, kids can participate in arts and crafts, trick or treating, face painting, stilt walker, fun and games and more!

Returning for the 2016 season is the Beach Maze, Underwater Pumpkin Carving at Jenkinson's Aquarium and 2nd annual Perky's Pumpkin Derby!

The Aquarium Gift Shop, Pavilion Arcade and Jenkinson's Sweet Shop will all be open in addition to Jenkinson's classic boardwalk games.

What: Boo at the Boardwalk Halloween Festival in Point Pleasant, NJ
Where: Jenkinson's Boardwalk, 300 Ocean Avenue, Pt. Pleasant Beach, NJ 08742
When: Saturday and Sunday October 15-16 and 22-23
Contact: 732-892-0600
Website: www.jenkinsons.com

Scare Rating: Halloween fun for the whole family!
Bullock Farms Website | 609-758-8726
83 Emlys Hill Rd., Cream Ridge, NJ 08514  Central NJ
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Bullock Farms has been a family owned and operated farm since 1860. During the fall season they open for pick your own pumpkins. They also have a corn maze, Hayrides, pumpkin market and activities for kids. The fun fall hayride around the picturesque farm drops you off at the pumpkin field where you will find fresh pumpkins still on the vine.

The pumpkin market is open daily from 10am-6pm, pick your own pumpkins and hayrides are available Friday through Sunday 11am-6pm. Bring the family for a fun filled day at the farm! The kids will be able to enjoy the crisp fall weather and seasonally appropriate activities without being frightened to death and you will be able to pick out pumpkins and get the fresh produce you want. Everyone is sure to have a good time at Bullock Farms in Monmouth County NJ when they visit around Halloween!

What:
Halloween Activities at Bullock Farms
Where: 83 Emleys Hill Rd., Cream Ridge, NJ 08514
When: September 23 - October 31
Contact: 609-758-8726
Website: www.bullockfarms.com or www.facebook.com/bullockfarms

Scare Rating: Halloween fun for all ages!
Snyder's Farm Website | 732-496-0441
586 South Middlebush Rd., Somerset, NJ 08873  Central NJ
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Snyder's Farm sits on 80 acres of mostly preserved farm land in beautiful Somerset, NJ. Bring the entire family and enjoy a month full of fall fun! Snyder's Farm proudly presents their famous Fall Festival, which begins the first weekend in October and runs through the end of the month.

The Festival is held annually, every weekend, from 11am - 6pm from October 1 through the end of October and is a great attraction to bring the entire family to. Activities for the entire family included in admission range from hay rides to a corn maze, potato sack slide, wooden train, pumpkin bowling and much more! Additional activities include pony rides, pumpkin picking, corn cannon, pumpkin cannon, Jump Jumper, face painting and glitter tattoos. Come out and see why Snyder's Farm's Fall Festival is one of the best in the state! No one in the family will be disappointed when they spend time at this farm in the fall!

What: Snyder's Farm Fall Festival
Where: 586 South Middlebush Road, Somerset, NJ 08873
When: October 1 - October 30, weekends only
Admission: $10
Contact: 732-496-0441
Facebook: Snyder's Farm

Scare Rating: Not scary! Family-friendly fun!
Fairfield Farms: Family Fun Website | 973-227-1011
177 Big Piece Rd., Fairfield, NJ 07004  Northern NJ
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Fairfield Farms provides a fun fall family experience right in Essex County, just minutes from Paterson, Newark and New York City. Activities include kid-friendly hayrides, pumpkin picking, a family-friendly corn maze, a hay-play area for younger children and a hay mountain and giant slide for older kids. Their refreshment stand offers hot dogs and various snacks, including apple cider doughnuts, fresh fruit pies, local honey and homemade jams. Drinks include apple cider, soda, coffee and the farms specialty, hot mulled cider!

During the week the farm conducts field trips for pre-school through second grade children. They also host birthday parties and corporate outings during the week and on weekends. Jersey fresh produce including corn, tomatoes and peaches are available from mid-September to mid-October and fresh Jersey apples throughout the fall season. Any questions please call 973-227-1011.

What: Kid-friendly Halloween activities
Where: 177 Big Piece Rd., Fairfield, NJ 07004
When: Every Day - September 19th through Nov. 1st
Contact: 973-227-1011
Website: www.fairfieldfarms.net

Scare Rating: Family-Friendly Halloween fun!
Tuckerton Seaport Website | 609-296-8868
120 W. Main St., Tuckerton, NJ 08087  Central Shore Region NJ
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Visit Tuckerton Seaport, if you dare, for a 'spook'tacular adventure known in local lore as Haunted Seaport. Haunted Seaport will take place on Thursday, October 22nd, Friday, October 23rd and Saturday, October 24th from 6:00pm until 9:00pm each night. Ghost ships sail up the Tuckerton Creek and dock to let the crew stroll the Seaport's boardwalk for a night of screams. Try to find your way out of the haunted woods and climb aboard a hayride for a ghostly good time. Meet and greet with the Jersey Devil while dancing to music sure to bring even zombies back life. Purchase refreshments from the Voodoo Witch Doctor. They will also have a non-scary pumpkin patch with crafts, stories, games, and not-so-scary fall activities.

General Admission is $8 for all ages. Hayrides are $5 with paid admission and free for Seaport Members. Black Pearl rides are an additional $10 per person. Tuckerton Seaport is located at 120 West Main Street in historic Tuckerton, NJ. For more information, please call 609-296-8868 or go to www.TuckertonSeaport.org.

What: Haunted Seaport
Where: 120 W. Main Street, Tuckerton, NJ 08087
When: October 22, 23 and 24, 2015 / 6pm to 9pm
Admission: $8, Hayride $5 (free for members) with paid admission
Contact: 609-296-8868
Website: www.tuckertonseaport.org

Scare Rating: Somewhat spooky. OK for Children
Scare Farm Website | 908-371-2697
116 South Branch Rd., Hillsborough, NJ 08844  Central NJ
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Scare Farm, an extension of the Central NJ Norz Farm, will have 3 terrifying attractions to bring out the fright in you this Halloween season! Creepy Hallow centers on one of the darkest stories Scare Farms has to offer: the story of the Atrum family. It seems the head of the house, Old Eli, grew a gruesome crop that scared all the neighbors and left everyone on edge. They invite you to walk the fields where these crops were grown and "live the story...or die trying!" Paranoia explores your deepest and darkest fears as you walk through their corn field. The field was planted on once sacred burial grounds and the spirits are not happy! Do YOU know what scares you? Because they do and you should remember, EVERYONE is out to get you!

The slay ride is a terrifying hayride sure to drive you to madness and terror! In the darkness of these October evenings, you can see Scare Farm as it truly exists. Your fright will be real and your nightmares will come to life!

What:
Scare Farm
Where: 116 South Branch Rd., Hillsborough, NJ 08844
When: September 25-26th; October 2-3, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25 and 30-31st
Admission: Click here for ticket information
Contact: 908-371-2697
Website: www.scarefarm.com

Scare Rating: Terrifying!
Fall Festival at Norz Hill Farm Website | 908-371-2697
116 South Branch Rd., Hillsborough, NJ 08844  Central NJ
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Norz Farms welcomes families from all New Jersey areas to come to their Hillsborough farm to walk their 2 mile corn maze during the month of October! Each year the corn maze is designed in a unique way that will engage walkers and allow them to have fun during the crisp fall days. The rules are simple: bring water, remain on the trails at all times, do not attempt shortcuts through the corn, there will be no throwing or damaging the corn, no smoking and, of course, have fun.

Norz Farm also invites families to visit them during the fall season to pick pumpkins. They have a great selection of pumpkins that people can choose from and make their season truly complete! When you spend a day or afternoon at this fun fall attraction in Central NJ, it doesn't matter whether you are 5 or 85, you are sure to have fun and get your fill of family-friendly Halloween activities!

What: Fall Festival, Corn Maze & Pumpkin Picking
Where: 116 South Branch Rd., Hillsborough, NJ 08844
When: Weekends throughout September & October
Contact: 908-371-2697
Website: http://www.norzhillfarm.com/fallfestival.htm

Scare Rating: Family-friendly Halloween event
Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride Website | 610-459-0647
1835 Middletown Rd., Glen Mills, PA 19342  Pennsylvania
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Located outside of Philadelphia, PA, the Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride is entering its 26th season and includes three major attractions. The Haunted Hayride is a heart pounding ride through the dark forest of Arasapha Farm and is filled with huge, detailed sets, giant monsters and more pyrotechnics than a rock concert. With new sets, and a new digital soundtrack, the Hayride is better than ever. The Haunted Corn Trail is a terrifying walk through a tall corn field that's filled with buildings, detailed sets, tons of animatronic monsters and over 30 actors in full makeup and custom costumes.

The cornerstone of this attraction is the Bates Motel, a huge, Victorian mansion that is filled with amazing detail, 25 seasoned actors and unexpected scares. The realism in the Bates Motel is astonishing and is guaranteed to wow even the most discriminating haunted house enthusiast. The Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride have been consistently ranked as one of top Haunted Attractions in America over the past 15 years, it only gets better with time and it's extremely close to NJ. Go to www.thebatesmotel.com for all the grizzly details, or call 610-656-0980 or 610-656-0980 for group sales. It's the scariest place on the planet!!

What: Bates Motel and Haunted Hayride
Where: 1835 Middletown Road (Rt. 352), Glen Mills, PA 19342
When: September 23 - 25 and 30, October 1 - 2 and 7 - 31st
Admission: Bates Motel: $15, Haunted Hayride: $20 Adult and $15 Child
Contact: 610-459-0647
Website: www.thebatesmotel.com

Scare Rating: Very Scary. Not recommended for children
The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze Website | 914-631-8200
639 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills, NY 10591  New York
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As one of the coolest kid-friendly Halloween attractions in the tri-state area, The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze is a magnifying display of pumpkins that will excite the child in everyone. At this year's display, you will be able to see a dragon Jack O'Lantern display, a humungous spider web, decorated houses and much more!

There will be over 7,000 hand-crafted carved pumpkins on display that you will be able to see not only in October, but also throughout November. They invite everyone, big and small, to come gawk at the pumpkins, take pictures and share the experience with their loved ones. Whether it is your first time visiting the largest display of pumpkins outside NJ or you have visited this attraction every year, you are sure to find something fascinating and leave in total awe of the displays you just saw. Admission is $20 for adults ($25 on Saturdays), $16 for children 3 - 17 ($20 on Saturdays) and free for children under 3.

What: Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
Where: 639 Bedford Rd., Pocantico Hills, NY 10591
When: Sept. 30, Oct. 1 - 2, 7 - 10, 13 - 16, 19 - 31, Nov. 3 - 6 and 10 - 13
Contact: 914-631-8200
Website: www.hudsonvalley.org

Scare Rating: Not scary. Family-friendly
Nightmare at Gravity Hill (At Cicconi Farms) Website | 732-703-4198
1005 Farmingdale Rd., Jackson, NJ 08527  Central NJ
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Nightmare at Gravity Hill's Haunted Trail attraction is a 35 to 45 minute walkable experience where guests will encounter numerous frights. With over a dozen scary scenes to witness, trail goers are sure to feel their heart rate increase. There is no knowing what may be around the next turn, but one thing is for sure, it will be frightening.

As soon as you enter the gates of Gravity Hill, the nightmare begins. You will encounter many creepy, spine chilling scenes and settings over the course of this haunted walk. This is no hayride! There is no running or escaping the creepy creatures of the night. The cost of this scary Halloween attraction is $20.00 per person. Visit the website for more information and to get a taste of what you can expect at Nightmare at Gravity Hill.

What: Nightmare at Gravity Hill Haunted Trail
Where: 1005 Farmingdale Rd., Jackson, NJ 08527
When: Weekend Nights from September 16th through October 30th
Admission: $20
Contact: 732-703-4198
Website: www.nightmareatgravityhill.com

Scare Rating: Very Scary!
Cicconi Farms Website | 732-363-1420
1005 Farmingdale Rd., Jackson, NJ 08527  Central NJ
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Every weekend throughout October, Cicconi Farms in Jackson, NJ is hosting kid-friendly Halloween Activities. From 11 in the morning until 4 in the afternoon, children of all ages can partake in Halloween/fall events. The farm has a family hayride which is fun for both children and parents alike!! It is a 20 minute hayride with fun music and a stop at the farm's enclosed pumpkin patch where kids will be allowed to choose a pumpkin to take home(small pumpkin included in price). Dad can take them on the ride while mom shops for pumpkins, mums, pies, cider and so much more at the market!

This afternoon of family fun is only $5.00 per person. Photo opportunities and other activities will also be available! Pumpkin Slingshot only costs $1.00 a shot. See how far you can launch a pumpkin! Visit the farm on Facebook (Cicconi Farms) or call for more information: 732-363-1420.

What: Kid-friendly Halloween Activities
Where: 1005 Farmingdale Rd., Jackson, NJ 08527
When: Every weekend throughout October
Admission: $5 per person
Contact: 732-363-1420

Scare Rating: Not scary. Recommended for children!
Shady Brook Farm Website | 215-968-1670
931 Stony Hill Rd., Yardley, PA 19067  Pennsylvania
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Fun is always in season at Shady Brook Farm! Shady Brook Farm had humble beginnings, starting out as a venture that sold produce off the back of a truck. One hundred years later, it has evolved into a farm that still grows many acres of fruits and veggies, boasts a large farm market and garden center and is known regionally for its seasonal events.

Bring the family for a day of fall fun down on the farm at PumpkinFest! Enjoy wagon rides, pick-your-own pumpkins, the Bears Playground, giant jumping pillows, corn maze, inflatables and SO much more! PumpkinFest After Dark is all the same fun, just when the moon comes up! Be sure to bring a flashlight for the corn maze! For a scary fun time, join Shady Brook Farm for HorrorFest featuring four thrilling attractions: the Hayride of Horror, Barn of Horror, 3-D Alien Encounter and the Carnage Corn Maze. Everyone in the family can have fun at this Halloween Attraction and it's only a short drive away from NJ!

What: PumpkinFest & HorrorFest
Where: 931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067 (GPS use Morrisville)
When: PumpkinFest - October 1 and 2 then daily from Oct. 7 - 31; HorrorFest - Oct. 1, 7 - 9, 14 - 16, 21 - 23 and 28 - 30th
Contact: 215-968-1670
Website: PumpkinFest or HorrorFest

Scare Rating: Non-Scary & Scary Activities for the whole family
The Market at Delaware Valley College Website | 215-230-7170
2100 Lower State Rd., Doylestown, PA 18901  Pennsylvania
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Agritainment at its' best! The Market at Delaware Valley College, where farmers are grown. This PA college is not only known for growing great people, but also great farmers! Join this college just outside NJ for a fall afternoon of picking the best crops a farmer can grow. They have everything you can imagine, including the best strawberries and peaches to pumpkins, delicious apples and more! You are also invited to enjoy a wagon ride to see and pet horses, sheep, cows and other beautiful animals.

Fall fun on the farm includes wagon rides, corn maze, rope maze, inflatables, pumpkins, animals and more. Bring your group of friends, or your family, on Friday or Saturday evenings to enjoy Moonlit Fun with a bonfire, wagon ride, flashlight corn maze (please bring your own flashlight) and on Friday evenings, enjoy the wine tasting concert series! For more information, please call 215-230-7170.

What: The Market at Delaware Valley College
Where: 2100 Lower State Road, Doylestown, PA 18901
Contact: 215-230-7170
Website: www.themarketatdelval.com

Scare Rating: Not scary
Scary Rotten Farms Website | 732-477-0606
151 Brick Blvd., Brick, NJ 08723  Central NJ
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Scary Rotten Farms, a frighteningly haunted experience in Central New Jersey, offers visitors two scary attractions for Halloween 2016! Guests can attend Sinister Sneed's Chaotic Carnival of Chaos and The Forbidden "The Inbred & Nearly Dead." Sinister Sneed's Chaotic Carnival is a hauntingly scary carnival where the many helpless souls who find themselves enslaved by the Devil with no way out put on a show for your entertainment. Keep in mind: Your Exit is Not Guaranteed!!

At The Forbidden "The Inbred and Nearly Dead" Halloween walkthrough, campers enter MILLER'S MILL, a summertime dream camp-or so it seems. Campers keep disappearing and then reappearing after they've been skinned alive! Guests will have a chance to explore this campground and see some of the horrifying scenes for themselves. Come out for a night of horror! Once again, your exit is NOT GUARANTEED!!!! A portion of the proceeds from these awesome New Jersey Halloween attractions will go towards the Ocean of Love Cancer Foundation.

What: Scary Rotten Farms
Where: 151 Brick Blvd., Brick Township, NJ 08723
When: September 23 - 24 and 30, October 1, 7 - 9, 14 - 16, 20 - 23, 27 - 30
Admission: $15 per person. Combination $25
Contact: 732-477-0606
Website: www.scaryrottenfarms.com

Scare Rating: Very scary. Not recommended for children under 13 unless parent present
BloodShed Farms Website | 609-267-0400
2919 Rt. 206, Columbus, NJ 08022  Southern NJ
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BloodShed Farms Fear Fest is New Jersey's Ultimate Haunted Attraction Scream Park! BloodShed Farms is run by the cast and crew from The Haunted Prison in Mt. Holly, NJ. The Haunted Prison ran from 2004 until 2013. The Fear Fest has four terrifying attractions for 2016, including Hellsgate Prison (an institution for the criminally insane), Funhouse of Fear (who doesn't love clowns?!), Necropolis Cemetery (where the population keeps decreasing) and The Trail of Terror (a backwoods walk worthy of a slasher film)!

Bloodshed Farms Fear Fest also features a nightly party like atmosphere with a live DJ, food, roaming Scaracters, games, entertainment and live shows. Bloodshed Farms Fear Fest is looking at rapid expansion and has recently added, specifically for the 2016 season, two more attractions. This year, in addition to the well-known scary attractions, you can also find The Last Ride, a haunted hayride, as well as daytime events such as vendors, hay rides, pumpkin picking, corn mazes and more!

What: BloodShed Farms
Where: 2919 Route 206, Columbus, NJ 08022
When: Every Friday and Saturday in October, plus October 9 and 30
Admission: Vary by attraction, click here for more info.
Contact: 609-267-0400
Website: www.bloodshedfarms.com

Scare Rating: Very scary
Chiller Theatre Expo Website | 888-627-8148
199 Smith Rd., Parsippany, NJ 07054  Northern NJ
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Come out to Chiller Theatre in Parsippany, NJ for the 2016 Halloween season! This cool attraction features numerous fun activities, including a toy, model and train expo, Dr. Dreary's Museum of Rare Alice Cooper Memorabilia and even Halloween costume contests. Those who attend this event are sure to get a few scares and leave with some awesome seasonal knick knacks.

Running from October 28 through the 30th, this year's Chiller Theatre convention is guaranteed to be awesome. Doors will open at 6pm on Friday, October 28th, 10am on Saturday the 29th and 11am on Sunday, the 30th. Tickets are required, and can be purchased here. For additional information, or to become a vendor, call 888-627-8148. The event will be held at the Sheraton of Parsippany, NJ for the 2016 Halloween season.

What: Chiller Theatre Expo
Where: 199 Smith Rd., Parsippany, NJ 07054
When: Oct. 28 - 30th
Contact: 888-627-8148
Website: www.chillertheatre.com

Scare Rating: Moderately scary
Oasis Family Farm Website | 609-259-7300
3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville, NJ 08691  Central NJ
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Oasis Family Farm is located in Mercer County, NJ and is geared towards families and offers family-friendly events all season long. Their fun zone, gem mining and fossil adventure are available seven days a week! They are a great adventure for scout troops, schools or families looking for someplace cool to visit in the fall season!

For Fall 2016, they will offer pumpkin picking, Fun Zone, gem mining and fossil adventure for daytime fun! Saturday's and Sunday's only, Little Monster Kids Maze is available for smaller children. For the more adventurous visitors, the farm is also offering the Oasis Island of Terror: the destination to fear! It is a realistic walk through haunt that will have you afraid to turn the next corner! Oasis Island of Terror is Mercer County NJ's most realistic walkthrough haunt! Prepare for your survival!

What: Oasis Family Farm
Where: 3 Circle Drive, Robbinsville, NJ 08691
When: Throughout September and October
Contact: 609-259-7301
Website: www.oasisfamilyfarm.com

Scare Rating: Fall activities for the whole family
Cornfield of Terror Website | 609-593-6180
723 W. Herschel St., Egg Harbor City, NJ 08215  Southern NJ
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A terrifyingly scary cornfield in NJ! R and J Farm in Galloway Township, NJ will be hosting a Cornfield of Terror for the 2016 Halloween season. The farm comes alive at night and while the cornfield seems innocent in the daylight, it can be terrifyingly scary at night. Come out and walk the field, get lost and, if you make it out alive, enjoy munchies and a movie afterwards! The Cornfield of Terror is entering its seventh year of operation and is guaranteed to be the best yet! Come out for the fun!

If you do not like scary Halloween attractions, or you have small children who may be frightened by the Cornfield of Terror, R and J Farm also offers kid-friendly Halloween activities. They have a corn maze, hayrides through their pumpkin patch, a farm stand, a hay pit and a rope maze! There is sure to be something fun for everyone in the family at R and J Farm this Halloween!

What: Cornfield of Terror
Where: R and J Farm, 723 W. Herschel St., Galloway Twp., NJ 0821
When: Dates Throughout October, see website for hours.
Contact: 609-593-6180
Website: www.cornfieldofterror.com

Scare Rating: Terrifyingly scary cornfield at night and kid-friendly attractions during the day
Family Fun at Schaefer Farm Website | 908-782-2705
1051 Flemington Whitehouse Rd., Flemington, NJ 08822  Central NJ
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Schaefer Farms, a Flemington, NJ farm, is offering families countless hours of fun this fall season. Bring your little ones to the farm and take them on a relaxing hayride where the final stop will be their pumpkin patch! With over 40 acres of home-grown pumpkins, your children will have a blast searching for the pumpkin of their dreams!

Children are also welcome to meet the farm's friendly barn animals. Kids will have a blast learning about and petting the various animals they have at the farm. After meeting the animals, your children can have fun in their Daybelle bounce house, roam their corn maze and even try their hand at shooting Schaefer Farm's Corn Cannon! Before you leave for the day, stop by their farm stand and stock up on their excellent fall produce! You will find Indian corn, kale, mums, corn stalks and so much more! Take home some of the farm's delicious treats including freshly baked pies, bread and even some of their apple cider!

What: Family friendly fall activities
Where: 1051 Flemington Whitehouse Road, Flemington, NJ 08822
When: September 20th - October 26th
Contact: 908-782-2705
Website: www.schaeferfarms.com

Scare Rating: Family-friendly Halloween event
Halloween at Happy Day Farm Website | 732-977-3607
97 Daum Rd., Manalapan Township, NJ 07726  Central NJ
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Happy Day Farm has numerous family-friendly Halloween activities! Families from around New Jersey can make their way to this farm and pick their own pumpkins in Happy Day Farms' well-stocked pumpkin patch, enjoy an afternoon hayride or stroll through New Jersey's largest corn maze.

Happy Day Farm has something for the entire family! Young kids will be excited as they explore the field in search for that perfect pumpkin, older kids will be ecstatic to try the farm's popular pumpkin blaster and corn cannons and parents will enjoy spending the day with their family, watching the kids have fun! As children and families roam through the farm on the cool, crisp autumn afternoons or evenings, they will remember the joys of this season, how wonderful nature can be and how easy it is to have a fun-filled fall day outdoors in Central NJ.

What: Fall Festival, Corn Maze, Pumpkin Blaster, Corn Cannon
Where: 97 Daum Rd., Manalapan Township, NJ 07726
When: September 17th - October 30th
Contact: 732-977-3607
Website: www.happydayfarmnj.com

Scare Rating: Family-friendly Halloween event
Woodbridge Ghost Walk Website | 732-738-6022
400 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ 07095  Central NJ
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The Woodbridge Ghost Walk is presented by The European School of Dance of Fords, NJ and the Woodbridge Rec. Dept. This historical NJ Halloween event is a fun and fascinating 40 minute guided tour into the spirit filled past of New Jersey's oldest charted settlement. Costumed characters tell the stories of New Jersey's first European settlers, Revolutionary War heroes, members of Victorian society and much more! Meet the spirits of both famous and infamous local residents of the town's past! First tour is at 6:30pm, last tour is at 9pm. Tours leave every 15 minutes.

Additionally, all zombies and vampires are invited to join the Woodbridge Ghost Walk cast for a spooky and eerie walk through the streets of Woodbridge, NJ! Tickets for this fun Halloween event are only $8 per person with admissions for children and strollers free! Call 732-738-6022 for additional details.

What: The Woodbridge Ghost Walk
Where: 400 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ 07095
When: October 7th and 8th
Admission: $8
Contact: 732-738-6022
Website: www.hauntedhistoryproductions.com

Scare Rating: Not scary! Historical Halloween fun for all ages!
Farms View Website | 973-839-1212
945 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470  Northern NJ
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Farms View has been a fully sustainable farm in Passaic County NJ since 1894. The NJ Agricultural Society awarded Farms View The Century Farm Award in 1994. The farm offers U-Pick strawberries and pumpkins when in season in addition to 65+ varieties of vegetables which are available for sale in their market. Farms View has an animal barnyard open during business hours which is complimentary for customers. Farms View opens just prior to Easter through and including Halloween and then again just prior to Thanksgiving until mid-December for the Christmas/Winter season. The season starts with Easter Flowers and progresses to all your gardening needs including Annuals, Perennials, hanging baskets, mulch and topsoil, U-Pick strawberries, home grown produce, including corn picked and sold the same day, U-Pick pumpkins and all your fall decorating needs. The season ends with Christmas trees, hand decorated wreaths and grave blankets.

U-Pick pumpkins start the last weekend in September and continue through October. Pick a pumpkin from the fields where they were grown! Hayrides with U-Pick pumpkins are available on Saturdays from 10am-5pm, Sundays from 10am-4pm, Tuesday through Thursday one ride is offered daily at 4pm and on Columbus Day from 1pm-4pm. Class trips are also available by reservation.

Like Farms View Roadstead on Facebook for additional updates of what is offered and when it is in season.

What: Pumpkin Picking, Hayrides and U-Pick
Where: 945 Black Oak Ridge Road, Wayne, NJ 07470
Contact: 973-839-1212
Website: www.farmsview.com

Scare Rating: Not scary. Great for small children and families!
Halloween in Ocean Grove Website | 732-774-1391
45 Pilgrim Pathway, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756  Northern Shore Region NJ
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Halloween by the NJ beach can be both fun and exciting. Ocean Grove, one of the towns along the NJ Shore, will be featuring quite a few Halloween and fall events for the 2016 season. Come out to the Fall Harvest Festival and Craft Show, a premiere event where you, your children, friends and neighbors can enjoy the season's best highlights and gather up some art for your home.

Additionally, Ocean Grove, NJ will be hosting a Halloween Parade on Halloween Weekend. There will be prizes awarded to the best-dressed pets, and fun for all ages! They invite everyone to come out and celebrate the spooky holiday in the beautiful, Shore-front environment. Call The Historical Society of Ocean Grove at 732-774-1391 for more information. You can also click here to see more fun events in Ocean Grove and learn about everything the town has to offer.

What: Halloween in Ocean Grove
When: Fall Harvest Festival: Oct. 8th, Halloween Parade: Oct. 29th
Where: 45 Pilgrim Pathway, Ocean Grove, NJ 07756
Contact: 732-774-1391
Website: www.oceangrovenj.com

Scare Rating: Kid and family-friendly
Greater Wildwood Elks Haunted House Website | 609-729-2170
109 W. 1st Ave., Wildwood, NJ 08260  Southern Shore Region NJ
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The Greater Wildwood Elks Club, operating out of Cape May County NJ, will be running a haunted house for children during the 2016 season. On Halloween Day, you can bring your little one to the Elks Lodge on 1st Avenue where they can make their way through the "haunted house," trick-or-treating in the process.

Families will love spending the evening, between 5 and 8pm, at the Elks Club because it is child appropriate and trick-or-treaters of all ages are sure to have a good time. Members of the club will be the ones handing out the candy and parents can partake in the fun by going "door to door" with their children or relaxing while the kids enjoy themselves.

What: Greater Wildwood Elks Halloween Haunted House
Where: 109 W. 1st Ave., North Wildwood, NJ 08260
When: Oct. 31st
Contact: 609-729-2170

Scare Rating: Not scary
Great Pumpkin Festival Website | 973-764-5144
451 Rt. 94, Vernon, NJ 07462  Northern NJ
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The Great Pumpkin Festival at Heaven Hill Farm in Vernon, NJ is sure to be a Halloween attraction the whole family can enjoy. As the largest NJ fall festival, there is sure to be something everyone in the family, both young and old, can participate in. They will have over 30 farm activities, including a corn maze appropriate for all ages, hay rides around the Northern NJ farm and pumpkin picking in the large pumpkin patch.

Don't miss your chance to spend the afternoon on a beautiful NJ farm with the kids this Halloween season! The festival will be held Wednesdays - Sundays in September and October with admission being only $10 per person.

What: The Great Pumpkin Festival
Where: 451 Rt. 94, Vernon, NJ 07462
When: Wednesdays - Sundays in September and October
Contact: 973-764-5144
Website: www.heavenhillfarm.com

Scare Rating: Not scary
The Haunted Woods of Old Bridge Website |
75 Spring Hill Rd., Old Bridge Township, NJ 08857  Central NJ
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The Haunted Woods of Old Bridge, NJ is a fun and haunting ghost walk that is great for the 2016 Halloween season. The event will run on October 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29 and 30th. Saturday and Sunday they have an afternoon session with no actors for people who just want to see the displays and scarecrows which are built by their local scouts. On Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, their actors go out in the woods, prepare to scare visitors and always open around 7pm.

On Fridays and Saturdays, the Haunted Woods stays open until at least 10pm, but sometimes remains open later due to stragglers who want to experience the fright in NJ. There is no admission fee, but a food donation for the Old Bridge food bank is required. The local Cub Scout pack and Boy Scout troop who help put together this awesome Middlesex County NJ Halloween attraction also run a bake sale at the conclusion of the woods. Any proceeds from the bake sale help to fund the woods and support the troop's activities throughout the year. For more information, email Barbara at barbara@haunted-woods.com.

What: The Haunted Woods of Old Bridge
Where: 75 Spring Hill Rd., Old Bridge Township, NJ 08857
When: October 15, 16, 22, 23, 24, 28, 29 and 30th
Contact: barbara@haunted-woods.com
Website: www.haunted-woods.com

Scare Rating: Moderately scary. Children under 8 need guardian
Medford Halloween Parade Website | 609-654-2608
17 N. Main St., Medford, NJ 08055  Southern NJ
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Come out to the Medford Halloween parade this 2016 season and enjoy hours of fun and family-friendly entertainment that even the youngest members of your family can enjoy! The last Saturday in October, the 29th, you and your friends, family, neighbors and community can enjoy Halloween themed floats, vendors, live entertainment and so much more!

This is a sure-fire way to get you in the Halloween spirit because people will be roaming the Medford, NJ streets in full costume, there will be decorations strewn about the area and, of course, a few people attempting to scare others! It is fun for all ages and everyone is invited! The fun won't be confined to one area either, because the parade will make its way through town, ensuring that everyone gets the chance to have fun and experience a few spooks. Call 609-654-2608 for details and start times.

What: Medford Halloween Parade
Where: 17 N. Main St., Medford, NJ 08055
When: Oct. 249th
Contact: 609-654-2608
Website: www.medfordtownship.com

Scare Rating: Family-friendly. Appropriate for children
Cape May Ghost Tours Website | 609-884-5404
1048 Washington St., Cape May, NJ 08204  Southern Shore Region NJ
Cape May Ghost Tours Halloween-themed walking tours in Southern NJ Southern Shore Region NJ - Cape May County
The historical town of Cape May, located in Southern NJ, is offering family-friendly ghost tours during the Halloween 2016 season. These haunted tours will bring you on a journey where the Victorian period will come to life. Seek out ghosts who have been roaming the streets for years and don't get scared when something mysteriously moves because all of the ghosts are friendly!

Everyone in the family, even the younger children, can have fun on these Cape May, NJ ghost tours because they are not scary. You will take a step back in time, meet the "spirit" residents of the southern-most point in NJ and find out for yourself whether a ghostly encounter is everything you thought it'd be. Tickets are required and can be purchased at the Washington Street Mall information booth or the Carriage House Visitors Center prior to the date of the tour.

What: Ghost Tours of Cape May
Where: 1048 Washington St., Cape May, NJ 08204
When: Mid-September through Early November
Contact: 609-884-5404
Website: www.capemaymac.org

Scare Rating: Mildly scary. OK for children
Atlantic Frightlands Website | 818-694-1732
27 Prospect Cir., Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716  Northern Shore Region NJ
Atlantic Frightlands Best Moderately Scary Halloween Attractions in NJ Northern Shore Region NJ - Monmouth County
Atlantic Frightlands is the Halloween themed attraction to visit in Monmouth County NJ. New for 2016, Atlantic Frightlands will be a 2-night haunted walking tour! Take a 45 minute tour of Atlantic Highlands hunting ghosts along the town's most notorious paranormal "hot spots!"

Tickets for the Atlantic Frightlands Walking Tours are $8 and available for purchase at the door. Arrive early to guarantee your spot! Tours take place from 8 - 10pm on October 21st and October 22nd. Nothing will get you and your friends into the holiday spirit more than a walking tour of the spooky hot spots of Atlantic Highlands, NJ! Call 818-694-1732 to confirm dates and times.

What:
Atlantic Frightlands
Where: 27 Prospect Cir., Atlantic Highlands, NJ 07716
When: October 21 and 22nd
Contact: 818-694-1732
Website: www.atlanticfrightlands.com

Scare Rating: Moderately scary
Halloween Parade and Dance Party Website | 609-263-0050
45th to 40th St. and Landis Ave., Sea Isle City, NJ 08243  Southern Shore Region NJ
Halloween Parade and Dance Party Fun Halloween Events for Families in NJ Southern Shore Region NJ - Cape May County
Bring the kids to an age-appropriate Halloween parade in Southern NJ this year! The 2016 Sea Isle City Halloween parade in Cape May County has something everyone can enjoy. There will be countless costumed characters that children will love seeing pass through the streets. Additionally, there will be holiday-themed floats, live musical entertainment and much much more!

In addition to the fun floats and costumed-characters, there will be a dance party in Excursion Park. Come out and join the various holiday mascots as they dance to the beats of popular music and enjoy the fun fall weather! Your dancing skills won't matter at this event because the theme is Halloween and the monsters, zombies and spooky creatures don't judge. The fun will begin at 7pm and all are invited to attend. Call 609-263-0050, or visit Sea Isle City's website for additional information.

What: Halloween Parade and Dance Party
Where: 45th - 40th St. and Landis Ave., Sea Isle City, NJ 08243
When: Oct. 21st at 7pm
Contact: 609-263-0050
Website: www.visitsicnj.com

Scare Rating: Family-friendly. Appropriate for children
V & V Adventure Farm Website | 609-801-2495
1339 Old Indian Mills Road, Shamong, NJ 08088  Southern NJ
V and V Adventure Farm Scary Halloween Attractions in Southern New Jersey Three haunted attractions!
Join the folks at V & V Adventure Farm for a night of Halloween terror. When the sun goes down, things get creepy at this Southern NJ farm. Their corn maze is fine during the day...but it's a bit more frightening in total darkness. All you need is a flashlight, a few friends and no fear.

The Zombie Invasion Shootout Hayride allows guests to save the farm from an onslaught of undead zombies. Airsoft guns are mounted on a special zombie hunting trailer so you can fight the oncoming zombie invasion. Children 13 and older can also take part in the Jersey Devil Haunt. The moonlight is your only guide through a 10-foot cornstalk trail. Make it out of the trail before the Jersey Devil finds you first!

What: Flashlight Corn Maze, Jersey Devil Haunt, Zombie Invasion Shootout Hayride
Where: 1339 Old Indian Mills Road, Shamong, NJ 08088
When: October 1 - 29th; 7pm-10pm
Contact: 609-801-2495
Website: http://www.vvadventurefarm.com

Scare Rating: Very Scary. Jersey Devil Haunt not recommended for children under 13; Zombie Invasion Shootout Hayride not recommended for children under 10.
Jason's Woods Website | 717-875-5110
99 Stehman Rd., Lancaster, PA 17603  Pennsylvania
Jasons Woods List of Halloween Attractions Close to NJ Pennsylvania
If you are heading outside of NJ for Halloween but don't want to miss out on all of the spooky, scary fun, Jason's Woods in Lancaster, PA is where you should head. This awesome location offers five different attractions that brave souls are more than welcome to experience. If you dare, you can go for a ride on the Horrifying Hayride, enter the Chamber of Horrors, step into the Zombie Apocalypse, take a walking tour of Jason's Woods or visit the Carnival of Fear.

Every attraction at Jason's Woods is sure to raise your blood pressure, make your heart race and leave you in a frozen state of fear. The bone-chilling experience of any of their six attractions is sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. Admission starts at $25 for three shows and is $40 if you want to visit all five. To learn more about Jason's Woods, click here.

What: Jason's Woods
Where: 99 Stehman Rd., Lancaster, PA 17603
When: Sept. 16, 14, 23, 24, 30. Oct. 1, 7 - 9, 14 - 16, 21 - 23, 28 - 30 and Nov. 4 - 5th
Contact: 717-875-5110
Website: www.jasonswoods.com

Scare Rating: Terrifying!
Shocktoberfest Website | 610-777-6388
94 Park Ave., Sinking Spring, PA 19608  Pennsylvania
Shocktoberfest NJ and Tri State Area Halloween Attractions Pennsylvania
Only an hour and a half drive away from NJ, Shocktoberfest is definitely one of the Halloween attractions in the tri-state area that you need to check out. This terrifying Halloween attraction will allow you to experience awesome activities that everyone, dead or alive, will love! When you attend this holiday-themed fest, you can take a Zombie Revenge Hayride where the zombie version of Jurassic Park can be seen first-hand, participate in the Zombie Night Run and run for your life or visit The Unknown and expose yourself to all of your fears!

Other attractions include Prison of the Dead Escape, The Zombie Escape and The Monster Midway. These attractions, all inappropriate for children or extremely fearful adults, will leave you shaking in your boots. Single attraction passes are $20 with all access passes costing $45. Visit their website for details.

What: Shocktoberfest
Where: 94 Park Ave., Sinking Spring, PA 19608
When: Sept. 11 - 12, 18 - 19, 25 - 26, Oct. 2 - 4, 9 - 11, 16 - 18, 22 - 25, 29th - Nov. 1st, Nov. 6, 7, 13, 14th
Contact: 610-777-6388
Website: www.shocktoberfest.com

Scare Rating: Very scary

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